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SNW "The Elysian Kingdom" Review + Bernadette Croft Interview

On this special edition of Strange New Pod, the crew welcomes Strange New Worlds Costume Designer Bernadette Croft to the show! Plus, Erik, Erin, Girafe, Hawk, and Julian review the fantastical 8th episode of the series, 'The...

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SNW "The Elysian Kingdom" Review + Bernadette Croft Interview

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SNW "The Elysian Kingdom" Review + Bernadette Croft Interview

June 24, 2022

On this special edition of Strange New Pod, the crew welcomes Strange New Worlds Costume Designer Bernadette Croft to the show! Plus, Erik, Erin, Girafe, Hawk, and Julian review the fantastical 8th episode of the series, 'Th…

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SNW "The Serene Squall" Review

June 17, 2022

Arrrr, it's Strange New Pod's review of episode 107 of Strange New Worlds, "The Serene Squall!" Join Erik, Girafe, Hawk, Julian, and Erin who makes her triumphant and surprise return to the pod as they break down this amazin…

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SNW "Lift Us Where Suffering Cannot Reach" Review

June 10, 2022

We are officially into the back half of Strange New Worlds with episode 106. This week, after a comedic break, SNW delivers with its deepest and most powerful episode yet. And as always, Erik, Girafe, Hawk, and Julian are he…

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SNW "Spock Amok" Review w/ Karyn Brown

June 3, 2022

Strange New Worlds' first season hits its midway point with the show's most lighthearted and hilarious episode yet in "Spock Amok." With Girafe on an away mission over to Star Trek Discovery Pod, the SNP team welcome Julian'…

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SNW "Memento Mori" Review w/ Michael Schaus

May 27, 2022

Strange New Pod celebrates its two-year anniversary with a review of what is possibly Strange New Worlds' best episode to date, "Memento Mori." SNP also welcomes back a friend of the show and Geeks with Kids contributor Mic…

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SNW "Ghosts of Illyria" Review w/ Matthew Kaplowitz

May 20, 2022

They say good things come in threes, but Strange New Worlds ' third episode of its freshman season, "Ghosts of Illyria," seems to be the most polarizing episode among the SNP crew so far. Joining the team this week to help …

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Once upon a time, on the mystical starship Enterprise... We're getting closer and closer to the Strange New Worlds season one finish line…

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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!