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Episode 220: The Matrix Reloaded

Episode 220: The Matrix Reloaded

Episode 220: The Matrix Reloaded

This week the Synthaholics get Loaded, and no one can seem to agree whether there is a Matrix within a Matrix, or if Neo simply has a unique connection to the A.I who enslaved all of humanity. While there are far less rabbit holes in this episode, this weeks’ episode is a bit on the longer side -much like a few of the sequences in The Matrix Reloaded! This film is packed with action and intrigue and we are all looking forward to see what is next for Neo and the team! So Jack-in, find yourself a Jack’n’Coke, and traverse The Wachowski’s imaginary world that influenced so much of pop culture and film. And please… if you’re gonna Jack Off, keep it to yourself and don’t do it on our exit!

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Episode 219: The Matrix

Episode 219 The Matrix

Episode 219: The Matrix

Follow the white rabbit… Just not the A.D.D ones!  Hah.. the “Ones’”. David, Aaron, and Holly (or Detergent, Dishwasher, and Spork) find themselves outside of the Matrix this week, looking in on a world where Artificial Intelligence- or A.I, has enslaved the human race… but they’re most happy about it! …Oblivious would be the correct term. If you’ve not seen “The Matrix” you have most definitely either heard reference to it or been privy to experiencing interpretations of scenes from the film. A Classic Sci-Fi film that rocked the world with its concept and imagination. Do the other two films carry the weight of the first? We will Discuss this more as we traverse the Matrix, so stay Jacked In to find out.

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Episode 211: Such Sweet Sorrow Part 2 Discovery S2E14

Episode 211: Such Sweet Sorrow Part 2

Phillip Malerich joins Aaron and David to discuss Such Sweet Sorrow Part 2 the season finale of Star Trek Discovery Season 2. Holly was once again was abducted by the Red Angels so she was unable to participate in the discussion this week. Most of the Star Trek news this week is related to the ending of Such Sweet Sorrow so we wait to the end of the episode to discuss this week’s news. Beware this episode contains full spoilers for Such Sweet Sorrow Part 2 and the second season of Star Trek Discovery Season 2. On many levels this episode is pretty much what we expected it to be. The biggest surprise to us was the lack of any real clear cliffhanger. The ending also felt like a great opener for a Captain Pike and Number One seres. This is something we discuss after we talk about our thoughts on the Second Season of Star Trek Discovery. I wonder what alcoholic drinks Kelpian X-wing pilots enjoy? If you have any ideas let us know, it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 210: Such Sweet Sorrow Discovery S2E13

Episode 210: Such Sweet Sorrow Discovery S2E13

Episode 210: Such Sweet Sorrow Discovery S2E13

Aaron, Holly, and David are all together to discuss Such Sweet Sorrow the second to last episode of the second season of Star Trek Discovery. Much like season one of Star Trek Discovery this episode does a lot to set up what will happen in the finale while withholding all the action for the finale. Even though this is the case it is an episode full of character moments for character other than Michael and we get a great look at the updated Enterprise bridge and it is a truly beautiful sight to behold.

We are all looking forward to see next week’s episode to see how the wrap up the season. There are a  ton of possibilities many of which could be very exciting. Once we finish the episode discussion we have a bit of a PSA at the end to clarify our thoughts on Star Trek and Discovery as a whole. Break out your finest wine and have a toast for parting is such sweet sorrow. It’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 209: Through the Valley of Shadows Discovery S2E12

Episode 209: Through the Valley of Shadows

Episode 209: Through the Valley of Shadows Discovery S2E12

Holly, Aaron and David are guestless this week and we three must walk Through the Valley of Shadows on our own! Through the Valley of Shadows is the twelfth episode of Star Trek Discovery we only have two more episodes before season two is over.

Anson Mount shines as Captain Pike in this week as his future is unveiled to him while he trying to find himself a time crystal on the Klingon monastery planet of Boreth. Michael goes of on an adventure with Spock and meets another assimilated section 31 agent who’s not super smart.

Is control the Genesis of the Borg, will the Season 2 of Star Trek Discovery tie into the Calypso Short Trek? Well we’ve got two weeks to find out. Grab your best quartz or time crystal infused spirit it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek.

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Episode 208: Perpetual Infinity Discovery S2E11

Episode 208: Perpetual Infinity Discovery S2E11

Episode 208: Perpetual Infinity Discovery S2E11

Long time listener and friend of the show Dave Kish joins Aaron and David on our podcast’s anniversary and to discuss Perpetual Infinity the 11th episode of the second season of Star Trek Discovery. This week Control jumps into Leland using nanoprobes to continue its quest to get the sphere data. Pike gets a grim vague image of his future, Michael eventually gets a heart to heart with her mother, and finally the friendship and trust between Ash and Georgio is put to the test. Will Michael save her mother from always going BACK TO THE FUTURE???? Find out this week on the Synthaholics coverage of Star Trek Discovery! If you are in a future with no life raid all the unattended liquor stores and pour yourself as much as you want, it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 203: The Sounds of Thunder Discovery S2E6

Episode 203: The Sound of Thunder Discovery S2E6

Episode 203: The Sounds of Thunder Discovery S2E6

Pete Herr of The Geekiverse joins Aaron and David  today to talk The Sounds of Thunder, Star Trek Discovery’s sixth episode of season two. Unfortunately Holly was abducted by the Red Angel this week she’ll have to tell us how that was once we get her back! Not much going this week in news except for the sad news of Star Trek actor Morgan Woodward passing away at the age of 93. This week the crew of the Discovery heads to Kamanar after a Red Angel sighting. The Ba’ul the predator race on Kamanar don’t like to talk to outsiders but Saru and his sister get an intimate meeting with one of the Ba’ul. After this meeting Saru gives us our best look at the Red Angel yet! Who could it be? Pour yourself a glass of Ba’ul Kamanar famous Kelpian Whiskey it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 202: Saints of Imperfection Discovery S2E5

Episode 202: Saints of Imperfection Discovery S2E5

Episode 202: Saints of Imperfection Discovery S2E5

This week our friend Joe DePinto joins Holly, Aaron, and David to discuss Saints of Imperfection, the fifth episode of the second season of Star Trek Discovery. Beware this episode contains full spoilers for Saints of Imperfection. Before we get started on talking about the latest Star Trek Discovery episode we respond to the news that a Star Trek Animated Series is being developed for children on Nickelodeon. We also recall how some of us couldn’t watch certain shows on Nickelodeon or were prohibited from watching the channel at all! This week we still don’t get any Spock but we do get Section 31 and Admiral Cornwell makes her first appearance in season two this week. Time to pour yourself a drink from your stash that isn’t as secret as you thought it would be. It’s time for you weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 197: Interstellar

Episode 197: Interstellar

On the last week before Discovery season two starts we thought we’d cover Interstellar one of our favorite modern sci-fi films. Before we get into Interstellar we do have some Star Trek news.

Star Trek 4 seems to be on hold for an indeterminate amount of time with the director now signed to work on the Game of Thrones prequel show. We also got news that more Short Treks are expected to be coming and some details on the Picard show.

Beware if you have not seen Interstellar we do go full spoiler on the movie. Though if you have listened to us for any amount of time you know we go full spoilers when discussing movies. We really enjoy Interstellar for its use of black holes and time dilation to tell an engaging story. We hope you enjoy your weekly shot of Science Fiction and Michael Caine impersonations!

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Episode 193: Jetrel

Episode 193: Jetrel

Episode 193: Jetrel

It’s been a while since we have discussed a Voyager episode so this week Holly, Aaron, and David talk the Star Trek Voyager episode Jetrel. But first we have some news. Aaron discovered on his YouTube feed that he started seeing new videos from the Axanar channel so it seems like that is back in production. This week the third Short Trek the Brightest Star was released and Holly and Aaron caught up on the paste episodes so we discuss our thoughts on Calypso and The Brightest Star.

Jetrel is a Voyager season one episode that centers on Neelix of all people. But this is actually a very solid episode with strong calls to World War II and Robert Oppenheimer. Jetrel is basically Oppenheimer and he developed a weapon of mass destruction that was used on the Talaxians. The episode is ultimately a message about forgiveness and Is really quite well done. Pour yourself a very strong drink, it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!   

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