In this episode we speak with actor, podcaster, and writer Ashley V Robinson about her Star Trek fandom, how she discovered Trek, and what she loves about the show.
- Trying out YouTube as a young actor
- The Red Shirt Diaries
- Ora.tv and Collector Trekkie
- The Expanse and Wes Chatham
- Does working within Star Trek world affect our fandom?
- MSN groups
- Convention experiences
- Considering 2022 STLV
- RuPaul’s DragCon
- Starter Star Trek
- Ashley critiques some viewing choices
- Acting skills in Star Trek
- Dropping the F-Bomb on Conner Trinneer
- Catfish & Plasma
- Props to Jolene Blalock
- A crush on Julian Bashir
- The limitations of doing sci-fi on the screen
- Honorary Star Trek title awarded: Lead Holo Writer for the Federation Recreation Division
- Arena TOS S1E19
- Far Beyond the Stars DS9 S6E13
- Similitude ENT S3E10
- First First Contact LWD S2E10
- Star Trek (Film, 2009)
- The Lives of Dax 1999 Novel
- Talk with Ashley on Twitter
- The Red Shirt Diaries are here
- If you want to see Ashley perform on stage, she has a run at the Wallis Annenberg Center in Reckoning: A Short Play Festival. This will be starting in March 2022 in Los Angeles. Get tickets here.
- Check out Ashley on the Mission Log: Prodigy podcast
- Ashley’s personal site is here
- And also her podcast, Geek History Lesson is here
- Her Kickstarter for Aurora & the Eagle is here
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- Background photo by Venti Views on Unsplash
- Some portions of the Kobayashi Maru lightning round questions in this episode were written by listener Adam Saunders. If you’d like to submit questions for possible inclusion on the show, you can send me a message via Twitter or email me. I give some suggestions on good questions here.