Episode · Season 1

Episode 13 – Conscience of the King

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

Episode · Season 1

Episode 9 – Dagger of the Mind

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

Episode · pilot · Season 1

Episode 3 – Where no man, woman or skirt has gone before.

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.

Episode · Season 1

Episode 1 – The Man Trap

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