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.
OK by now you know that Gerri and Eugenia are uber GEEKS and they have interviewed quite a number of your and their favourite TV Sci Fi icons! But, what happens when you interview one of your ultra-favourite? You geek out! Yes, and that is what they did they geeked out! In this podcast they discuss one of their all-time favourite movies and that is Star Trek First Contact and (another geek out moment) they get to, not only speak to the Director of the movie but also to one of the stars! None other than the handsome, funny and wonderful Jonathan Frakes so who would not GEEK OUT when you get to sit down and talk with an Icon of Sci Fi both as an actor and now a director of some of our favourite TV shows. Thank you very much must go to Carissa, Rand and Maggie from Oz Comic Con www.ozcomiccon.com for the interview.
Gerri and Eugenia in this podcast get to interview the man who has appeared in more Star Trek episodes and movies than any other actor. It is none other than Michael Dorn who played the Klingon warrior Worf from Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space 9 and of course Colonel Worf in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. This is part 2 of their TNG interview specials and they were very excited to get the chance to speak to one of the most recognised characters from all the Star Trek Series at the First Contact Contact Convention www.firstcontactconventions.com.au
When you think of Star Trek Deep Space Nine you not only think of the main cast but the many recurring characters in the show. This is a show with a strong supporting cast that Eugenia and Gerri could have spent hours discussing. To choose just a few of them was proving a challenge for them both as one name lead to another including Gul Dukat, Garak and or course the magnificent Ferengi. One of these memorable characters was Leeta who was not only a Dabo girl but also the consort of the Grand Nagus. In this podcast Eugenia and Gerri interview Chase Masterson who played Leeta. Thanks go to Scott and Diana Liston from First Contact Conventions, www.firstcontactconvention.com.au for arranging the interview. Listen and find out about Chase’s time on the show and some of her other projects and you even get to listen to a sample of songs from her album which can be purchased through her website www.chasemasterson.com .
The Star Trek Movie review that we have all been waiting. Hear what the Women Talk Sci Fi girls thought of the new reincarnation of Star Trek. Not only is there a review but there is a fantastic interview with the new Bones McCoy, Karl Urban.
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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