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The Edge: A Star Trek Discovery Podcast

Sep 21, 2018

The Cast, Part 2.
When watching a show we love, we try to find characters we identify with. Many times, we do this without much thought about those who breathe life into those characters. It takes more then just good writing to truly make a character come to life.

In this episode of The Edge, hosts Amy Nelson and...

Sep 7, 2018

Each character in a television series is merely words on paper when created. But, when portrayed by actors, these characters come to life. Each actor brings their unique talent, spirit, and interpretation to the lines crafted by the writers and makes the character their own. Personal stories add another layer...

Aug 24, 2018


Caught between two worlds—one of nature and one of nurture—Michael Burnham is an orphaned human who was raised on Vulcan after being adopted by Spock’s parents Sarek and Amanda. When she chooses to join Starfleet, she finds that, despite being human, her Vulcan upbringing has made connecting with those of...

Aug 10, 2018


When we first met Discovery’s fiery cadet, Sylvia Tilly, she was a bright-eyed but socially awkward character serving in engineering. But she quickly befriends Michael Burnham and the two develop a mutually beneficial relationship, one that nurtures her goal of becoming a captain. At the end of the first...

Jul 27, 2018


One of the highlights of the first season of Star Trek: Discovery was the show’s kind and compassionate doctor, Hugh Culber. We see these aspects of his character repeatedly as he tends to his shipmates. When Commander Landry suffers severe injuries in “The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not for the Lamb’s...