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The Edge: A Star Trek Discovery Podcast

Jan 12, 2019

The Escape Artist.

The fourth episode of Star Trek: Short Treks highlights Harcourt Fenton Mudd, a character that has been around almost as long as Star Trek itself. Rainn Wilson not only portrays Mudd, but also directs. The twists and turns of Mudd being captured and turned over to Starfleet again and again make for a...

Nov 16, 2018


Although the Star Trek with which were are familiar is set in the future, “Calypso” goes far beyond what we’ve seen before—a thousand year far. Once merely a starship computer, Zora has spent the past millennium becoming sentient. Meanwhile, Craft was a fighting in a war away from his family and was...

Oct 12, 2018


The end of Star Trek: Discovery’s first chapter has left us wanting more. And to help us along, as we wait season two, the writers are giving us Trek Shorts a set of four vignettes that expand upon the characters we have come to love over the past year. The first of these shorts focuses on Sylvia Tilly—now...

Oct 10, 2018

Runaways, birds, and reptiles.

While we wait for the premier of Star Trek: Discovery season two, currently slated for January 17, 2019, the writers have put together a set of four vignettes to tide us over. Called Trek Shorts, these bite-sized installments promise to flesh out characters we came to know through the...

Oct 8, 2018

Fan Response to “Runaway.”

The first episode of Star Trek: Short Treks is here! After watching “Runaway,” fans had much to talk about. In this episode of Postcards from The Edge, host Amy Nelson is joined by Wes Huntington to discuss all the feedback we’ve received from listeners—both positive and...