Episodes

Aug. 13, 2021

"Strange Energies" Review

Star Trek Lower Decks is back for its second season and the ASNP bridge crew is here to review the season premiere! Three months after the events of "No Small Parts," The Cerritos is on a second contact mission where, as Mari...

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Aug. 6, 2021

The Cardassian Reunion

On this edition of A Strange New Pod, the team wraps up the "Best Of" Cardassians series as they head over to Deep Space Nine. From "Duet" to "The Maquis," Brittany, Hawk, and Erin break down one of the more powerful Star Tre...

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July 30, 2021

Animation For the Next Generation

Join the crew of A Strange New Pod this week as they break down the trailers for both the first season of Star Trek Prodigy and Star Trek Lower Decks Season 2. The team also talks about what they expect from both series, as w...

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July 23, 2021

Warping Into Representation

On this edition of A Strange New Pod, the team welcomes back Spotted Giraffe as a co-host, as they tackle and talk about the evolution and history of representation in Star Trek. Julian, Brittany, Hawk, and Giraffe cover a wi...

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July 9, 2021

6 Degrees of Trek Fixation

This week on ASNP, Ensign Brittany takes the crew on a journey of all things Star Trek adjacent. From shows like The Orville to the classic Trek love letter Galaxy Quest, the crew warps into the fandom from a different point...

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July 2, 2021

Keeping Up With the Cardassians

A Strange New Pod's Best Of Species series continues with the military might of the Cardassian Union. In this episode, the crew takes a look back at the early days of the Cardassians in Star Trek: The Next Generation, from ep...

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June 18, 2021

The Road Not Taken

Join the ASNP crew this week as they break down what was a busy week in the Alpha Quadrant. First, Trek fans were delighted to be introduced to the cast of the upcoming animated series, Star Trek Prodigy. The team talks about...

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June 11, 2021

All's Well That Ends Well

It's finale week here at A Strange New Pod as we celebrate the endings of some of our favorite shows. If you were to ask Ben Sisko how Star Trek has done when it comes to ending a franchise, he'd say it's batting around .300....

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June 4, 2021

Reaching For the Stars

On this very special edition of A Strange New Pod, Ensign Erin hosts an all-women panel to help review and deep dive the new documentary, Woman in Motion. Join Erin and Brittany as they welcome frequent contributor Spotted Gi...

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May 28, 2021

True Believers

Join the ASNP Crew this week as they celebrate the show's one-year anniversary with our Patron Collective choice episode for the month of May! This week, Collective member Takako asks, if you were to introduce Star Trek to so...

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May 21, 2021

Let's Make Some Noise

"It isn't uncommon, you know, it's easy to get lost in the vastness of space. There's only yourself, your ship, your crew." -Commodore Paris It's the third and final part of our Kelvin-verse deep dive series as we take a look...

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May 14, 2021

Hailing Frequencies Open

On this edition of A Strange New Pod, we talk YOUR topics on the first of hopefully many "Hailing Frequencies Open" episodes. From the evolution of the Star Trek uniform to the best and worst romances in the quadrant, it's a ...

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May 7, 2021

No Time to Talk About Time

Welcome to another edition of ASNP, and this week, we're back with our Patron Collective's choice episode as we talk all things time travel in Star Trek. Join us as we discuss Kirk's really long temporal affairs file, and wha...

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April 23, 2021

Jolan Tru, Thanks for Everything!

Our Best Of Star Trek species deep dive series continues with the Romulans! From their origins in The Original Series to new mysteries with the Tal Shiar on TNG and DS9, we cover the rich history of the mysterious society and...

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April 16, 2021

"Bride of Chaotica" Table Read

Join the Strange New Pod crew for their second-ever table read. This is one the team has been wanting to do for a while, and that's Star Trek Voyager's "Bride of Chaotica!" Patron Collective member and one of our awesome disc...

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April 9, 2021

Q, And Disco, And Boimler, Oh My!

"What up? We doing sci-fi stuff today?" - Ensign Mariner We hope everyone enjoyed their First Contact Day! Join the ASNP crew as they wrap up all the events and panels that took place. The team also breakdown the trailers for...

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April 2, 2021

Darkness is Coming

"My crew is my family, Kirk. Is there anything you would not do for your family?" - John Harrison/Khan It's part two of our Kelvinverse Deep Dive series as we tackle JJ Abrams second Trek installment, "Into Darkness." How has...

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March 26, 2021

The Ship of Theseus

"Are you familiar with the thought experiment, The Ship of Theseus?" - The Vision, Marvel's "WandaVision" Yeah, we know it's a Marvel quote, but there has been so much Star Trek recasting over the years, it seems pretty appro...

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March 13, 2021

BONUS POD: Strange New Cast Members

"Space...the final frontier..." -Captain Pike The ASNP crew is joined by Rachel Amber Bloom from the Disco Tech Podcast to discuss today's announcement about the five new additions to the Strange New Worlds cast. Also, the c...

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March 12, 2021

There Be Whales Here!

"Admiral; if we were to assume that these whales were ours to do with as we pleased, we'd be as guilty as those who caused their extinction." -Spock The crew from ASNP take an in-depth look at the fourth, and funniest, film i...

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March 5, 2021

Today is a Good Day to Die!

"Our gods are dead. Ancient Klingon warriors slew them a millennia ago. They were...more trouble than they were worth." -Worf Today we drink the blood of our enemies as we continue our "Best of Species" series with the Klingo...

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Feb. 26, 2021

Across the Universe

We close out February on the heels of the big ViacomCBS Investors Day and showcase. The ASNP crew talks about the news that came out including new details on Paramount Plus as well as the highly anticipated animated Trek seri...

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Feb. 19, 2021

The Future Begins

"Your father was captain of a Starship for 12 minutes. He saved 800 lives, including your mother’s and yours. I dare you to do better." We've been featuring Star Trek ' 09 all week long on our social media channels, and toni...

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Feb. 12, 2021

The Needs of the Many

Join the ASNP crew as we start off our new "Best of Species" series with fan-favorite species, the Vulcans. From Spock to T'Pol, and some of the most important episodes to feature the species who made first contact with Earth...

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