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Fred Tatasciore Interview + Lower Decks "Hear All, Trust Nothing" Review

This week the SNP crew review Lower Decks' sixth episode of season three, "Hear All, Trust Nothing." The Cerritos crew unexpectedly spends a day on Deep Space Nine! We also welcome Lt. Shaxs himself onto the pod! Fred Tatasci...

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Fred Tatasciore Interview + Lower Decks "Hear All, Trust Nothing" Review

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Fred Tatasciore Interview + Lower Decks "Hear All, Trust Nothing" Review

Sept. 30, 2022

This week the SNP crew review Lower Decks' sixth episode of season three, "Hear All, Trust Nothing." The Cerritos crew unexpectedly spends a day on Deep Space Nine! We also welcome Lt. Shaxs himself onto the pod! Fred Tatasc…

Lower Decks "Reflections" Review

Sept. 23, 2022

We've hit the halfway point on Star Trek Lower Decks' third season! Join Erik, Girafe, and Hawk as they break down and review what is arguably one of the show's best episodes ever, "Reflections." What happens when Rutherfor…

Episode 100 | Lower Decks "Room For Growth" Review

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On this very special edition of Strange New Pod, the crew celebrates the show's 100th episode! Join Julian, Erik, Brittany, Hawk, and Girafe for a night of throwbacks, fun, and of course, their review of this week's episode …

Star Trek Day 2022 Wrap Up and Reactions

Sept. 9, 2022

Another Star Trek Day has come and gone, and Strange New has all the details and reactions you need to catch up on yesterday's announcements! Join Hawk and Julian as they welcome Michael Schaus and Simon Stager back to the s…

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Lower Decks "The Least Dangerous Game" Review

Sept. 2, 2022

This week, Girafe, Hawk, and Julian review and break down Lower Decks' second episode of season two, "The Least Dangerous Game." Brad Boimler is a new man…he’s BOLD Boimler? But does he go too far when he lets K’Ranch hunt h…

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Julian Brown

Creator & Co-Host

Julian is the creator and co-host of A Strange New Pod. His first experience with Star Trek was TNG and The Undiscovered Country. On his off days, he likes long walks on the beaches of Risa.

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Erik Canaria

Co-Host & Stream Manager

Erik is a self admitted music, video game & film geek… sometimes actor/director/writer. He has been podcasting for over 10 years. His weaknesses include shiny things, audio equipment, and collector’s editions. Oh yeah, and "Faith of the Heart."

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Michael "Hawk" Hough

Co-Host

Hawk lives in Ontario, Canada, and loves television, movies, music, and video games. He grew up on episodes of TNG and worshipped Patrick Stewart to the point of following him into male pattern baldness. Season and episode names? Yeah, he’s got that.

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Spotted Giraffe

Co-Host

Wild Tribble Chase founding member, die-hard TOS appreciator, inspired communication officer on a lifelong globe-trotting mission, occasional Rogue Drunk Space 9 organizer, official lizard bébé, "snack" aficionado, and first Collective member to get married on board of the Enterprise with ASNP crew as a bridesmaid, Giraffe is the CAPTAIN NOW!