Dec 7, 2015
Greetings, Captains! You’re listening to EPISODE 250 OF PRIORITY ONE PODCAST, your weekly report on all things Star Trek! This episode was recorded LIVE on Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 and made available for download or streaming on Monday, December 7th, 2015 at PriorityOnePodcast.com! As we’ve mentioned before, we’re expanding our content to include more of Star Trek. We’ll be bringing you the latest in Trek news, commentary on your favourite Trek episodes, and we’re introducing a new rotating segment highlighting the best of Star Trek literature, fan art, products, and more. Our science advisor Dr Robert Hurt will be bringing us reports from the astrometrics lab, and of course, not forgetting, the latest developments in Star Trek Online. This week in Trek It Out, we’re bringing you up to speed on the latest news from the JJ Verse, as well as a few other tidbits. In Star Trek Online news, Q’s Winter Wonderland is upon us, and we’re checking out the new Jupiter Class Carrier. Later, Cookie and Elijah are Encountering things at Farpoint, and Jayce is here in the first of our monthly literary reviews. TOPICS DISCUSSED Trek It Out JJ Abrams admits that he got into trouble with "Into Darkness" ...and that there were some fundamental story problems Damon Lindelof admits hiding Khan's identity was a mistake Neil DeGrasse Tyson is firmly Team Enterprise Episodes 2 & 3 of Star Trek Renegades have reached their Kickstarter goals Walter Koenig reveals that Chekhov will be kicking the bucket in Star Trek Renegades Star Trek Online News Jupiter class carrier launch and stats Q's Winter Wonderland is back (and the rewards) Winter event ship: Breen Rezreth Dreadnought Cruiser Star Trek Online Release Notes: December 3rd, 2015 On Screen Encounter at Farpoint (via Memory Alpha) Imzadi (novel) and where to purchase Chaos on the Bridge (via IMDb) Sets, props and visuals for Encounter at Farpoint (via Ex Astris Scientia) This week’s Community Question: What was your first impression of the new TNG cast? Let us know YOUR thoughts on this week's episode by commenting below! BE SURE TO VISIT OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE PREMIER STAR TREK ONLINE PODCAST! Priority One Productions is always looking for new team members that have a passion for Star Trek. Please know that all of our positions are volunteer, but we do offer a well-known outlet for your work. If you have a skill that you believe could enhance our content, then send your contact information and experience along with a few writing samples to INCOMING@PRIORITYONEPODCAST.COM Did you miss any of our great Blogs last week? Stop by THIS LINK and see for yourself! How about our latest Video Release? You can also follow us on the social media sites! We’re on Facebook! Head over to WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/PRIORITYONEPODCAST and say, “Hi!” Or, Check us out on Twitter via @PRIORITYONEPOD for show times and other cool stuff. Liked this episode? Totally hated it? Leave a comment below or CONTACT US via our handy web form! Enjoy the show!