In this episode, we talk about all the stupid things the crew does as part of R&R. Also, seriously people – do not put a gun down your pants!!!! “the more complex the mind the greater the need for the simplicity of play” – no really it is absolutely an original star trek… Continue reading Episode 15 – Shore Leave
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
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 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.
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