Eugenia and Gerri joined by guest presenter Marlene recall their first experiences of going to a Sci Fi convention. You will hear their excitement, their fears and their memories of that special ‘first time’ when they went from geek to “Geek”!
In this their 21st podcast, Gerri and Eugenia have an all "Women Talk Sci FI" podcast! At The Hub Productions Star Trek Convention in Adelaide, they got to interview Denise Crosby their first female actor interview. Eugenia and Gerri discuss the impact her character had on the show and how in her portrayal of Tasha Yar Denise made it easy to imagine that women who were capable could be responsible for the security of a great big ship. They ask all the questions that fans would if they had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Denise. Thank you to Carissa and Rand and crew from The Hub Productions for the opportunity to interview Denise.
This podcast by Eugenia and Gerri is the last in their trilogy of Star Trek: The Next Generation icons (for now anyway). They had the pleasure of talking to Marina Sirtis who played Counsellor Deanna Troi at First Contact Conventions Oz Trek 3. They discuss the character of Troi and the contributions she made to the ship and crew of the Enterprise and then you get to listen to the delightful Marina as she talks about her involvement in Star Trek, her life and impending projects. Visit www.firstcontactconventions.com.au for some great upcoming conventions.
Did you have a golden ticket? Did you have a golden twinkle in your eye? Well Women Talk Sci Fi did. Join Gerri and guest presenter Marlene whilst they attend the world premiere of the new Star Trek movie. Don't miss the red carpet interviews with Eric Bana and Zachary Quinto as well as in in depth interview with Richard Arnold.
OK by now you know that Gerri and Eugenia are uber GEEKS and they have interviewed quite a number of your and their favourite TV Sci Fi icons! But, what happens when you interview one of your ultra-favourite? You geek out! Yes, and that is what they did they geeked out! In this podcast they discuss one of their all-time favourite movies and that is Star Trek First Contact and (another geek out moment) they get to, not only speak to the Director of the movie but also to one of the stars! None other than the handsome, funny and wonderful Jonathan Frakes so who would not GEEK OUT when you get to sit down and talk with an Icon of Sci Fi both as an actor and now a director of some of our favourite TV shows. Thank you very much must go to Carissa, Rand and Maggie from Oz Comic Con www.ozcomiccon.com for the interview.
It's Life Jim but not as we know it!
Submitted by Writer X on April 28, 2009 at 16:43 pm
What more could a Trekkie ask for than an interview with Kirk and Spock at the same time. Well that is exactly what happens in episode four of Women Talk Sci Fi. There are three things which spring to mind when listening to Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto. Their dedication to their craft, the respect they have for those that have come before them and their great sense of humour. Just like J.J. Abrams neither of these great actors claims to have been Trekkies when they accepted their new identities. It seems to be a recurring theme that may be distressing for many Star Trek fans, however they also share something else in common that alleviates that concern. That is a respect for both the characters they are playing and the fans that have come to love Star Trek. Without that respect a lot of damage could have been done to the beloved Star Trek franchise. That respect coupled with not being encumbered by expectations allows them to breathe new life into Star Trek. The humour that is on display in the interview is another promising glimpse into the new movie. Star Trek was always at its best when it didn't take itself too seriously and had a good laugh at its own expense. J.J. Abrams certainly seems to have surrounded himself with a group of actors who desperately want to bring something of themselves to their characters whilst trying to remain true to the originals. This is an attitude that cannot be missed when listening to Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto talk about their experiences making this movie. It's not all serious talk though, two actors certainly have a few interesting stories to tell. So join Gerri, Eugenia and guest presenter Marlene with their round table interview with Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto.
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