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The Edge: A Star Trek Discovery Podcast

Feb 1, 2020

Animated Short Treks.

It’s been more than 45 years since the airing of “The Counter-Clock Incident,” the final episode of Star Trek: The Animated Series. All Star Trek since has been live action—until now! “The Girl Who Made the Stars” and “Ephraim and Dot” represent a new chapter in Star Trek’s second...

Dec 14, 2019

Ask Not.

Starfleet has a tradition of testing its members: Kirk and the Kobayashi Maru, Wesley Crusher and the psych scenario, Deanna Troi and her command test are examples. These trials are designed to judge character, loyalty, and the ability to make decisions. When serving aboard Captain Pike’s Enterprise, the...

Nov 2, 2019

Q&A and The Trouble with Edward.

The first two Short Treks of Season Two offer a glimpse into what we all hope will be a new Captain Pike series. In “Q&A,” we see Ensign Spock’s transfer to the USS Enterprise NCC-1701 and the first meeting of the legendary science officer and Number One. In “The Trouble with...

Oct 8, 2019

Live Reaction Show.
In this episode of Live from The Edge, hosts Brandi Jackola and Bruce Gibson discuss their initial thoughts and feelings about “Q&A,” the first episode of the second season of Star Trek: Short Treks.

Brandi Jackola and Bruce Gibson

Bruce Gibson (Editor) C Bryan Jones (Executive...

Aug 18, 2019

Short Treks Retrospective.

Now that Star Trek: Discovery’s sophomore season has come to an end, a look back at the Short Treks that preceded it is in order. How well did the those mini installments foreshadow what was to come? Do you need to watch them to fully understand Season Two? Were they just fun little stories...