On this, our maiden voyage of PoliTreks - A (the new 'season'), we look at Villains of Star Trek. This discussion is merely the beginning as Trek has many great portrayals. We also try to bring to the fire villains who may not get as much attention. The news is spicy with, our thoughts on the now ended government shutdown, a hot-take from Barry on Venezuela that may spark some discussion, and a quick nod to the new season of DSC.
Please rise for the honorable judge advocate general of TrekRanks as our panel of legal experts take on the Top 5 Courtroom Showdowns in Star Trek history. The Trek storytelling structure allows it to take on any type of topic, and legal maneuverings and courtroom decisions are the backbone of some of the series' greatest episodes. Our panel of judges fighting for you this week include host Jim Moorhouse and the honorable Claire Little and Matt Hansen.
This week on WeeklyTrek Alex is joined by ReadingTrek co-host Marty Allee to discuss the impending announcement of a second animated Star Trek TV show, a series of behind the scenes looks at the making of Star Trek: Discovery, setting the record straight on some recent comments on the Picard show, and a new build your own (huge!) Enterprise D from Eaglemoss.