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Episode 56: Glenn Dakin

Glenn Dakin is a writer and cartoonist, specializing in fantasy and humor. But he’s also a huge Star Trek fan. Let’s take a dive into his fandom and learn what Trek means to him.

Glenn Dakin


  • How John makes the show
  • The challenges of trying to watch Star Trek in the UK in 1970’s
  • Glenn does not prefer the remastered TOS episodes
  • Spock’s Little Book of Mindfulness
  • The Walk & Talk
  • The book I am Spock
  • The Whitfield book
  • A dive into Star Trek mixology
  • Tolkien and Berúthiel
  • A look at the These are the Voyages books
  • The darkness implicit in Star Trek Discovery
  • Honorary Star Trek title awarded: Federation Cultural Attaché to Bajor

Episodes Discussed

  • The Trouble with Tribbles TOS S2E15
  • Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
  • Tapestry TNG S6E15
  • The Measure of Man TNG S2E9
  • Context is for Kings DSC S1E3



Some Lightning Round questions in this episode were submitted by listeners Adam Saunders and Corbie Hill. You can also submit questions for possible inclusion on the show.

Background photo by Abhishek K. Singh on Unsplash