You know him as “Dr. Trek,” but how much do you really know about Larry Nemecek? How did he discover Star Trek? Why was he asked to create the Star Trek: The Next GenerationCompanion? And what is his reaction to the news that the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror is giving the TNG cast a Lifetime Achievement Award? I’ve got the answers to these questions and more in my first interview of 2024.
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Charlynn had the chance to sit down for a lively chat with Bonnie Gordon, voice of Prodigy’s Protostar computer and so much more! Big thanks to guest co-host Marina Kravchuk, and thanks to everyone who participated in Virtual Trek Con! You can catch the video of this conversation here: https://www.youtube.com/live/qpSii3MmcjM?si=mjysQ22nHnhRDRF4
Is the word given? Gene-ology follows Gene Roddenberry’s early TV writing career as he issues “The Command” to the ’50s military show West Point, with plenty to say about leadership and balancing individual achievement with the greater good.
Guest starring Matthew Corey as Colonel Bellman, and Sam Kogan as Cadet John Bellman Jr.
Tom Paris craves adventure, and his wish is granted when Steth, a bodysnatching alien, steals his body and ships him off into deep space. Imposter Tom wanders Voyager, fixing and, just as quickly, breaking “his” life apart. Real Tom finds a way back to Voyager hoping to convince the crew of the Freaky Friday body switch with the aid of Steth’s previous victim. Sponsored by Sponsored by listeners like you – supporters on
Max Headroom U.S. series premiere – March 31, 1987
From unlikely beginnings – a character created to introduce music videos to UK audiences – sprang a trailblazing, underappreciated #cyberpunk chapter in American genre TV. Sci-Fi 5 reloads Max Headroom into your memory.
We are thrilled to welcome Margaret Weitekamp, Curator and Department Chair of the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum, to discuss science fiction’s role in the story of space flight. A 1972 letter from Gene Roddenberry to Fred Durant, Assistant Director of NASM, underlines the cultural impact of shows like Star Trek and the importance of heroic stories in garnering public support.
Design and effects legend Doug Drexler drops by Mission Log: The Orville to talk about his contributions across multiple science-fiction series. Plus, special guest appearance by Beaker the parrot! Thanks to everyone who joined us on Virtual Trek Con 5.
She’s the voice of the computer on Star Trek Prodigy but when Bonnie Gordon isn’t acting or singing she’s hanging with some ghosts. That’s right chanteuse Bonnie Gordon loves ghosts! She tells host Clare Kramer and guest co-host Jake Marin all about how she first got into spirits, her most memorable paranormal encounters, and even how her an her mom have been written about in ghost hunting books. Only on Fanaddicts!