“Aggressively Average” is my boring religious music cover band? In this episode we talk trivia mostly 🙂 The name of the game in this episode really is the special effects, which were so special this one got a Hugo nomination. (What are the Hugos?) We also talked about the original vs remastered version of… Continue reading Episode 10 – Corbomite Maneuver
Or… how meditation will kill you if you do it long enough…. Anna talks about Rabbi Hillel and the golden rule here, so we are providing a link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillel_the_Elder#The_Golden_Rule A note on this from Nimoy in this article An interesting bit: This episode marks the first appearance of the Vulcan mind meld. The final shooting… Continue reading Episode 9 – Dagger of the Mind
In this episode the skirts discuss the nature of growing up, old 70s movies, WORST trees ever and how Australia is out to kill you. Here is he evil tree we were talking about. EVIL. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchineel And hte Babylon 5 stuff. Just scroll down to Sentient Telepaths! 🙂 http://babylon5.wikia.com/wiki/Telepath Mysterious Island of Beautiful women… Continue reading Episode 8 -Miri
In this episode the skirts go on all the tangents. All of them. Like immigration, robots, more robots and how to pick blueberries. A Civilization of Obedient Androids is my new something cover band. How does one pick strawberries – http://www.latimes.com/local/great-reads/la-me-strawberry-pick-20130503-dto-htmlstory.html Blueberry picker – https://thumbs.dreamstime.com/t/berry-picker-white-background-73326415.jpg but imagine that on stick California work issue –… Continue reading Episode 7 – What are little girls made of… ooh shiny!
In this episode we learn that all female guest stars get the soft focus! Whee! Apparently it is a TV Trope! I tried to find scholarly research or papers based on Mudd’s Women but i couldn’t come up with anything useful. If anyone finds any, link us in comments!! sorry no idea what else to put… Continue reading Episode 6 – Mudd’s Women
*content warning – talk of sexual assault* What temperature is it when it is too cold to snow – Science! Theories of how a transporter works – How DOES it work? In case you care to follow up, here is some info on Communism…. asymptotically approaching communism Anna’s Soap box – This episode is how to… Continue reading Episode 5 – The Enemy Within
Welcome! This is the one with the epee!! 😀 First though , a link to Discovery – which we will watch despite the paywall i am sure. No ABC. sigh. Diana was totally right, CBS. w00! Babylon 5 episode Anna mentioned – Soul Hunter Oh hey. So “they kept sitting like they didnt care” lets… Continue reading Episode 4 – The Naked Time
So as we all know, lithium is a real thing, element LI – wiki info here In Star Trek, we have dilithium (which also exists in the real world but alas doesn’t do warp drive) and it powers the faster then light warp travel – Dilithium wiki entry ESP (or if you recall Mean Girls- ESPN) lets… Continue reading Episode 3 – Where no man, woman or skirt has gone before.
“Space Orphan” is the name of my emo cover band? Readers, any better genre for cover band here? The episode was initially intended to air around Thanksgiving, hence the turkeys reference. However it ended up airing earlier due to it being the only completed episode at the time. Things we mentioned: Beehives, basket hairdo,… Continue reading Episode 2 – Charlie X
Here are some things we mentioned: M -class – http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Class_M M-Objects that Diana mentioned – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_object First Contact – also known as… Anna is full of shit – http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/First_Contact#Human-Vulcan_first_contact i… am just super duper wrong. 24-hour time – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/24-hour_clock Time representation by country: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Date_and_time_representation_by_country Sawbones: Patient Privacy – http://podtail.com/podcast/sawbones-a-marital-tour-of-misguided-medicine/sawbones-patient-privacy/ Burning Man – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burning_Man Dead Sea… Continue reading Episode 1 – The Man Trap