Pete GeeKay and Jesse discuss the current state of sexism and racism in SciFi and across modern culture. Jesse bubbles with excitement for the casting of Idris Elba as Roland Deschain in the upcoming Dark Tower film series, and plays a live version of his song ‘Oh, Susannah’ based upon the books. This episode also includes an update on Aron Eisenberg, and an impassioned diatribe on the importance of supporting Star Trek Axanar. Next week will be all about The Force Awakens, but this episode is spoiler free!
Star Trek Club discusses episode 5 of Discovery, ‘Choose Your Pain.’ We spend time with Harry Mudd in a Klingon prison, and worry about the space bear’s health.