Captain Pike commanded the USS
Enterprise prior to Kirk, and the prequel series featuring him, Mr.
Spock, Nurse Chapel, and their contemporaries goes back to the
roots of Star Trek: exploring weird planets with weird things...
but with just the right amount of fun.
What if JFK survived the
assassination attempt, and instead of Vietnam, America invested in
a moon base? Bill Oakley is a former writer and showrunner on The
Simpsons, and award-winning comedy writer, and the author of
“Space: 1969” an Audible Original.
He joins, along with Brian
Brushwood, to discuss his...
Andrew Heaton and an army of nerds plunge deep, deep into films, books, and TV shows to ask: what's science fiction really about? What is The Twilight Zone really exploring? What are the underlying themes of Star Trek? What is the worldview of Star Wars? Also sometimes Heaton performs comedy on other planets.