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Jan. 3, 2021

BONUS POD: "There is a Tide..." Review

"I'm not afraid of you anymore. I've seen real bravery, real strength, and loyalty. And love. You're nothing compared to that. All you have is fear... and no one is feared forever." Ryn This week the crew of "A Strange New Po...

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Dec. 27, 2020

BONUS POD: "Su'Kal" Review

As the final two episodes of Star Trek Discovery quickly approach, the ASNP Crew review season three's eleventh episode, "Su'Kal." What secrets lie in the Vreubian Nebula, and what do Michael, Saru, and Hugh find when they be...

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Dec. 18, 2020

BONUS POD: "Terra Firma, Pt. 2" Review

This week on Star Trek Discovery, "Terra Firma, Pt. 2" wraps up the Mirror Universe arc in a dramatic fashion. Is Georgiou able to bring Michael back into the fold, or is history doomed to repeat itself? Also, we finally lear...

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Dec. 11, 2020

BONUS POD: "Terra Firma, Pt. 1" Review

This week, Tolor actor Ian Lake joins the ASNP crew to talk about his role as the villainous Orion in episodes six and eight of this season of Discovery. Ian talks to us about the makeup process, auditioning, and much more. L...

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Dec. 4, 2020

BONUS POD: "The Sanctuary" Review

With only five episodes to go this season, the ASNP crew review and react to this week's episode, "The Sanctuary." Join Hawk and the rest of the crew as they discuss Book and his planet's issues with sea locusts, Tilly adjust...

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Nov. 28, 2020

BONUS POD: "Unification III" Review

Star Trek Discovery brings us one of the show's most important episodes to date this week, tying together the events from TNG's "Unification" parts one and two. Join Julian, Erik, Hawk, and Erin on this special Thanksgiving e...

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Nov. 20, 2020

BONUS POD: "Scavengers" Review

Season three of Star Trek: Discovery is already at the halfway point, and ASNP is here to review another episode. Brittany, Erik, Hawk, and Erin are joined this week by special guest Christopher Littlefield from Open Channel ...

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Nov. 13, 2020

BONUS POD: "Die Trying" Review

On this very special bonus edition of ASNP, the crew breaks down Discovery's fifth episode of Season 3, "Die Trying." When Discovery finally reaches what's left of the Federation and Starfleet, what do they find? What does th...

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Nov. 6, 2020

BONUS POD: "Forget Me Not" Review

This week, the Discovery and Adira head to a familiar Trek location in Trill, while the crew suffers from a severe case of PTSD. Join Brittany, Julian, Erik, Hawk, and Brittany as they deep dive this very important episode of...

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Oct. 30, 2020

BONUS POD: "People of Earth" Review

Star Trek Discovery has hit its third episode of season three, and "People of Earth" is an emotional rollercoaster, to say the least. Join Erik as he takes the con this week along with the rest of the ASNP crew as they wrap u...

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Oct. 23, 2020

BONUS POD: "Far From Home" Review

It's part two of Discovery's premiere, as "Far From Home" focuses on Discovery's side of coming through the wormhole. It's up to Saru and Tilly to make first contact with the locals of the strange planetoid they have crash-la...

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Oct. 16, 2020

BONUS POD: "That Hope is You" Review

Season three of Star Trek Discovery is finally here, and A Strange New Pod will be here all season long, reacting and reviewing each episode! If this is your first time listening to the show, join Julian, Brittany, Hawk, Erik...

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Oct. 9, 2020

BONUS POD: "No Small Parts" Review

It's the season finale of Lower Decks and we've brought back all of our guests from our Bonus Pods to help us break down "No Small Parts." Our guests this week are Marcie London from the newly launched Disco Tech Podcast, Sim...

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Oct. 2, 2020

BONUS POD: "Crisis Point" Review

Listen or die! This week on Lower Decks, Mariner works out her mommy issues by hijacking Boimler's holodeck program. Plus, Boimler tries to prepare for a review meeting with the Captain. Does Vindictia get her revenge? Does B...

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Sept. 25, 2020

BONUS POD: "Veritas" Review

This week on Star Trek: Lower Decks, Mariner, Boimler, Tendi, and Rutherford are caught off guard when aliens force them to testify about a series of seemingly unrelated events. Plus, a special appearance from one of the most...

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