In which the Skirts have a guest star! Cate with a C, from the Shakesplaining podcast joins us! The Radiolab podcast Anna mentions: http://www.radiolab.org/story/playing-god/ The title is a reference to the line from Hamlet: “The play’s the thing wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the King.” (Act 2; Scene 2) This episode shares many… Continue reading Episode 13 – Conscience of the King
“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 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!
*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
“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