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A Discovery Home Companion is an unfiltered look at Star Trek: Discovery, a new  Star Trek for a new era of television, set in an older era before Kirk and Spock.  Will it be great, or will it be disappointing? Three close friends will approach the show with open hearts and critical minds. Oh, and it turns out we'll end up yelling at each other sometimes.

Check out our ongoing exploration of another Star Trek and “Prequel to the Golden Age of Television,” Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, in our other podcast, The Rules of Acquisition

Nov 25, 2020

What's going on?  Has it been a whole year? How long is that anyway? Where's Sean? Questions are answered.  Lane and Courtney Bowen come back to talk about Star Trek Discovery.  Back on Earth things have fallen apart and the Discovery crew has to fix it.  Who needs Michael?  Oh.  Have things devolved back to what they...


Oct 30, 2020

The Discovery crew shows up 930 years later and we finally get to meet some characters.  Wade is just so happy to finally like what the show is doing. Sean and Glen are less enthused, to varying degrees. -But what would one of these podcasts be with a little disagreement?  

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Oct 23, 2020

It's a brand new season and a new start for Disco.  

Do we like Star Trek Discovery now? Are we off brand? Total hypocrites? 

We're done being reflexively unsupportive. 


Oct 13, 2020

Has Lower Decks pulls off the show everyone thought it should be?  What themes is this show pulling off that Trek hasn't dealt with? What can we expect from the next season? What did we hate?  Does a Rick and Morty structure work here? What is going on? Status Repot never ended.  


Oct 11, 2020

Wade has become what he hates.  The worst kind of Star Trek fan.  Sean is there to put us in his place.  Glen is the same kind of fan he’s been. 

In Status Report, everybody gets along. Kinda.