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Episode 141: Into The Forest I Go

Episode 141: Into The Forest I Go

Episode 141: Into The Forest I Go

Star Trek Discovery comes to its mid season finale with Into the Forest I Go. The first chapter of season one comes to a close, luckily the wait won’t be too long for the second chapter of season one! Aaron and David first talk a bit of news and non spoiler reactions to the episode before the episode synopsis and the spoiler filled episode discussion.

Everything about the episode is fantastic, the writing, the acting, the terrific fight scene it all comes together for an absolutely fantastic mid season finale! We hope you brought lots to drink and a bag full of bread crumbs because it’s time to go into the forest for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Synthaholics Episode 137: Star Trek Discovery Choose your pain

Episode 137: Star Trek Discovery Choose your pain

Synthaholics Episode 137: Star Trek Discovery Choose your pain

Jenbom the Klingon Pop Warrior returns this week to talk to us about Choose your pain! Jen gives us an update on her Extra Life campaign before we get into our mostly spoiler free first impressions. Once those are out of the way Aaron recaps the episode and we get into our in depth discussion.

This week Discovery was so much fun we got a classic Star Trek moral dilemma and a TNG style rescue mission all in one episode! Star Trek Discovery continues to deliver amazing Star Trek week after week! It’s time to choose your pain or choose your poison because it’s time for your weekly short of Star Trek!

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Episode 135: Buffalo Comic Con 2017

Episode 135: Buffalo Comic Con 2017

Episode 135: Buffalo Comic Con 2017

This week Aaron and David attended Buffalo Comic Con 2017! Unfortunately Aaron was tied to his table most of the weekend but David went around the con looking for guests, con attendees, and vendors for some great Trek or geek conversation! David had the amazing opportunity to speak with the Harp Twins, Holly Wolf, Steampunk Harley, as well as several others! We hope you enjoy this bonus con centric episode of Synthaholics!

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Buffalo Comicon
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The Harp Twins
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https://www.youtube.com/user/CamilleandKennerly
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Holly Wolf
http://hollywolf.ca/
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Cromwell’s Curiosity Shop
http://cromwell.biz/
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Steampunk Harley
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Don Jackson
https://www.facebook.com/donaldjacksonartmusic/

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Episode 129: Message in a Bottle

Synthaholics Episode 129: Message in a Bottle

Synthaholics Episode 129: Message in a Bottle

Have you ever sent a Message in a Bottle? Well it doesn’t really seem Voyager really did on this episode with the same name. It seemed like it was maybe more like message in a doctor? That’s not the only part of the episode that doesn’t make sense.

But before we try to crawl backwards into the bottle, for news we talk a little about the Orville because I don’t think it is something we have really touched on. Black Mirror’s new season is mentioned because they have one episode for the upcoming season that is visually similar to Star Trek.

Star Trek Voyager’s Message in a Bottle guest stars Andy Dick as the EMH II. There is some great back and forth between Robert Picardo and Andy Dick that are some of the best parts of the episode. The B plot just feels kind of like a waste of time. Also why does sending a file cause the file to be lost? All this and more this week on Synthaholics your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Synthaholics Episode 128: Explorers with Andrew Dumais

Episode 128: Explorers with Andrew Dumais

Synthaholics Episode 128:  Explorers with Andrew Dumais

This week we talk the Deep Space Nine episode Explorers with Andrew Dumais. Andrew has been a past guest on the show. He was on our episode about The Doctors and our Religion and Star Trek episode. We hope you enjoyed the Ben and Jake Sisko bit Aaron and David did back on our episode about the Jem’Hadar because that bit is back in a big way!

Before we get into the episode we talk some Star Trek news mostly dealing with Star Trek Discovery’s Jason Isaacs. Over the past week or so he has made a wave in the Star Trek community with some of his fascinating comments.

This episode heavily features the father and son dynamic so after the main episode discussion Aaron poses the question to Andrew and David if they had any memorable times with their fathers. Once we answer we turn the question to Aaron and his is probably one of the more interesting stories that we get to hear. Where’s the rum you are gonna need it on this solar sail ship because it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 116: Star Trek DS9 The Jem’Hadar

Synthaholics Episode 116: Star Trek DS9 The Jem’Hadar

Synthaholics Episode 116: Star Trek DS9 The Jem’Hadar

This week we talk the Star Trek DS9 episode The Jem’Hadar. This is the season two finale for Deep Space Nine and and our first good look at two of the major players for the Dominion, the Jem’Hadar and the Vorta! But before we talk The Jem’Hadar we reflect on our weekend at Nickel City Con and talk a little bit more about our experience there as well.David wildly speculates about Voyager after mentioning the segment you all heard last week with Erin Gray. The Dominion the Vorta and the Jem’Hadar seem wildly overpowered and are scarier in this episode then they seem to be going forward. To wrap up we also talk bridge design pointing out the Enterprise and Odyssey have different bridges so it’s totally feasible for the USS Shenzhou’s bridge to look very different from the pike era Enterprise. Make sure you prep your jambalaya before you go camping, and don’t forget the alcohol! It’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 114: Light Bringer Earth Shaker

 Light Bringer Earth Shaker

Synthaholics Episode 114: Light Bringer Earth Shaker

Voyager is the Light Bringer, Earth Shaker is this season six episode of Star Trek Voyager: Blink of an Eye. Aaron and David are sticking to their promise to bring you more voyager in 2017! This week we give Harry Kim a break since he barely appears in this episode! We enjoyed this episode about really bad science because it let us get to know the planet as it aged and the people that inhabited the planet and how its mythos was build all around the Light Bringer and Earth Shaker! It is interesting how myths and stories form a culture and we talk a little bit how things of old have their place in our culture. We once again let you know we will be at the Nickel City Con this weekend and we hope to see you all there! The link for the con will be in the links section.

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Episode 111: The Suffering of O’Brien Part 2: Hard Time

Hard Time The Suffering of O'Brien

Episode 111: The Suffering of O’Brien Part 2: Hard Time

Miles Edward O’Brien is facing hard time in Deep Space Nine. This might be one of his hardest times! This week we talk about The Star Trek Deep Space Nine season four episode Hard Time. Aaron and David first talk some limited Trek news before delving into this week’s episode. Hard Time really gets the Synthaholics diving into a discussion on mental health, the justice system and the prison system. We still keep the humor coming but this is a bit on the deeper side of Synthaholics! After you get out of a 20 year jail sentence what is the first thing you get to drink? If you guest Synthale you are probably Irish! Personally I’d for for something harder but you choose whatever wets your whistle because it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 110: Star Trek The Disease

Disease

Episode 110: Star Trek The Disease

This week Aaron and David are alone to talk about Star Trek Voyager season 5 episode The Disease. We wanted to get into this episode because we referenced it the last time we spoke about Voyager in the Nightingale episode. Two is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do when you are Harry Kim and there is no reason you can’t be together in the story. He can’t be with his love because of silly 90’s television rules! This is a surprisingly strong episode of Voyager even though it is a Kim strong episode. We have fun discussing the episode and making up silly words for the parts of love! Aaron brings it with some great background info The Disease’s two main guest stars be sure to listen till the end to hear these. There are no borg in this episode but we did have a Borg Queen Martini to drink. You know the drill mix or pour yourself a drink because it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek.

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Episode 109: Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell

Episode 109: Ghost in the Shell

Josiah LeRoy joins us to talk about the recent Ghost in the Shell film starring Scarlett Johansson. But before we get into that we talk some The Walking Dead spoilers and what that means for our Star Trek Discovery lead Sonequa Martin-Green. Aaron and David are huge fans of the original 1995 Ghost in the Shell anime and Josiah had gotten to see a portion of it before getting together to do this podcast. We go in depth about the differences and similarities between the original film and this live action adaptation. The discussion also delves into the philosophy of the original movie and how it’s changed for the new film. We all agree this movie delivers a visual feast for the eyes so if you have not seen this movie you should see it for the spectacle alone. This isn’t a perfect movie but we all agree it is worth seeing and worth seeing on the big screen! What do cyborgs like to drink? I don’t’ know but you should drink what you like because it’s time for your monthly shot of Non-Trek Science Fiction!

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Please check out our friends at The Geekiverse. https://thegeekiverse.com/

Josiah’s Ghost in the Shell review https://thegeekiverse.com/2017/03/31/ghost-in-the-shell-review/

You can follow Josiah on Twitter at @JosiahDLeRoy

And you can follow the Geekiverse @The_Geekiverse

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