SCP3 #03 – Birds

Click here to hearย SCP3 #03ย on YouTube.

Continuing with our changes this season, thisย SCP3ย episode is another casual conversation. As I mentioned in the post for Conspiracy, we want to feature an expanded “cast” of associates. That’s why we introduced March last week, who’s set to be a regular guest. This week, we’ve invited MC Kat (coincidentally, another Latvian rapper) to join our conversation. Like March, her music is on our upcoming tape release. Unlike March, MC Kat is Benjamin’s wife. However, this isn’t the reason for her inclusion; even if it does ring of nepotism. The truth is, obviously, that Katy (as she’s generally known) is a talented and interesting person in her own right.…   [continue reading]

Star Trek: Discovery: Klingons, Crew Dynamics and Political Fiction [REPORT]

We’ve often discussedย Star Trek here. In fact, our very first podcast episode opens with a conversation about Captain Kirk‘s third season sexism. I even followed that up with an article, andย Star Trekย has been a common subject of other guestless podcasts.ย Accordingly, it makes sense that I take a look at the two instalments ofย Star Trek: Discoveryย currently available to us. I’ve been an enormous fan of the franchise for the majority of my conscious life, so I hope I can provide some context and perspective beyond that of a fresher viewer.

With my overall feelings ending rather mixed, it would be pointless to sum up my thoughts in an opening soundbite.…   [continue reading]