In this their 21st podcast, Gerri and Eugenia have an all "Women Talk Sci FI" podcast! At The Hub Productions Star Trek Convention in Adelaide, they got to interview Denise Crosby their first female actor interview. Eugenia and Gerri discuss the impact her character had on the show and how in her portrayal of Tasha Yar Denise made it easy to imagine that women who were capable could be responsible for the security of a great big ship. They ask all the questions that fans would if they had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Denise. Thank you to Carissa and Rand and crew from The Hub Productions for the opportunity to interview Denise.
The second of Gerri and Eugenia’s triptych about the reimagined series Battlestar Galactica. Sci Fi television shows have long been able to look at modern societies and take issues that are current and work these into their story lines. They can discuss conflict, religion and war more openly than contemporary shows because if an alien is doing it, then it is not these people or that political group. BSG does just that and is a continuation of a tradition that can be seen in some of the episodes from Classic Star Trek. It takes on this view much more than the original series and of course in this incarnation the “baddies” were created by the human race in their own image, so to speak and the aim of this creation is to replace the originals as the next upgrade is better than the last. So, you think that this may be a bit deep, well yes and no, as always Gerri and talk about some of the issues raised. However, they also have an interview with the very handsome Tahmoh Penikett, Karl Agathon, otherwise known as “Helo”. Did you know that he is the son of an ex Canadian Premier? They thank Daniel from Supanova Expo www.supanova.com.au and Lionel Midford, from Lionel Midford Publicity www.lionelmidfordpublicity.com for the chance to interview Tahmoh.
This podcast is the first of in a series of what Eugenia and Gerri call a triptych about the re-imagined series Battlestar Galactica. BSG (re-imagined) of the few series in recent times to look at the fundamental issues of what and who we are! BSG is a darker story than the show that was made in 1978, which had at times a more optimistic premise. In this episode Eugenia and Gerri discuss the differences in both incarnations and in particular they look at the Cylons. For those of you that have not watched the original series the difference between the portrayals of this enemy are significant and interesting. So, is this going to be a dark and dreary podcast, no way! Still wanting to hear the old Cylon byword of “At your Command” Eugenia and Gerri discuss all of the above but they also get to have a chat with the Cylon of Cylons Number Six herself, the very beautiful and charming Trisha Helfer. They thank Daniel from Supanova Expo www.supanova.com.au and Lionel Midford, from Lionel Midford Publicity www.lionelmidfordpublicity.com for the chance to interview Tricia.
Hear an interview from the two big guns of the new Star Trek movie in Gerri and Eugenia's latest podcast. Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto headline this podcast with in-depth interview about their roles as the iconic characters James T Kirk and Spock. So join Gerri, Eugenia and guest presenter Marlene over at Women Talk Sci Fi.
Gerri and Eugenia talk about one of their favourite incarnations of Star Trek the sometimes maligned Star Trek Voyager! However, the appeal to the Women Talk Sci Fi presenters is of course that this show has more strong female characters than any other does! However, this is not only their point of discussion they talk about, the longest serving Ensign in Starfleet, the very much indomitable Harry Kim. Yes the interview with this episode is none other than Garrett Wang. So sit back and enjoy! Thanks to Scotty and Diana from First Contact Conventions www.firstcontactconventions.com.au.
Fan Sites to Fan Fiction
Submitted by Eugenia on July 08, 2011 at 19:38 pm
In this podcast Eugenia and Gerri interview Herb Jefferson Jr. Boomer from the original Battlestar Galactica TV series but, that is not what this podcast is about. They explore the world of fan fiction in particular Star Trek fan fiction films. What is the link between Herb Jefferson Jr and Star Trek fan fiction? You will just have to listen and the connection will become clear! Thanks goes to Daniel and Lionel from Supanova for the interview www.supanova.com Eugenia and Gerri talk about the wonderful animated series Star Trek Aurora www.auroratrek.com that every Star Trek fan should watch and you can read about Tim Vinning creator of Star Trek Aurora in their free e-zine GE News – Women Talk Sci Fi www.genews-ezine.com. There are many fan fiction sites Star Trek Intrepid www.starshipintrepid.net, Star Trek Hidden Frontier www.hiddenfrontier.com and Star Trek Of Gods and Men www.startrekofgodsandmen.com which is filled with Star Trek alumni. Trekkie Central Magazine is a great resource for star trek fan fiction www.trekkiemagazine.mfbiz.com and Eugenia and Gerri are head writers.Listen or download this episode by clicking on an icon below. Whilst listening why not rate, vote in our poll or leave a comment. You can subscribe by RSS, Email or iTunes and get each new episode automatically.
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