The Pensky Podcast
Observer Effect

Observer Effect

December 2, 2021

A pair of non-physical Organians study the response of the Enterprise crew to the infection of Hoshi Sato and Tucker by a fatal silicon-based virus brought on board during an away mission.

In this episode of the podcast, Wes (infected by a silicon-based virus) and Clay discuss "Observer Effect" and how simple tweaks can create novel situations. Plus! The guys chat about unnecessary connections, the deadly art of Aikido, and memory wipes that work.

Daedalus

Daedalus

November 25, 2021

The inventor of Earth's transporter comes aboard Enterprise for an experiment.

In this episode of the podcast, Wes and Clay discuss "Daedalus" and the Star Trek trope of "megalomaniacal inventors and the inventions that un-do them". Plus! The guys chat about why something "feels" like Star Trek, the return of Angry Archer, and the end (?) of the Trip and T'Pol relationship.

RHPS: Mandy

RHPS: Mandy

November 24, 2021
Kir‘Shara

Kir‘Shara

November 18, 2021

Archer and T'Pol endeavor to expose an ancient Vulcan artifact to Vulcan society, while Enterprise becomes involved in a standoff between the Vulcan and Andorian fleets.

In this episode of the podcast, Wes and Clay discuss "Kir'Shara" and the conclusion to the Syrannite Arc of Star Trek: Enterprise. Plus! The guys talk about continuity notecards, the spikey thing, and the dearth of Romulan interference.

Awakening

Awakening

November 11, 2021

Archer and T'Pol encounter the Syrrannites, the radical group supposedly responsible for a terrorist bombing on Vulcan.

In this episode of the podcast, Wes and Clay discuss "Awakening" and predicting events incorrectly. Plus! The duo chat about things always being in the last place you look, the "greatest" Vulcan who ever lived, and the authority structure of the Vulcan High Command.

BATTASS: Beware of the Creeper & Judgment Day
The Forge

The Forge

November 4, 2021

When Earth's embassy on Vulcan is bombed, the investigation puts Archer and T'Pol on the trail of a Vulcan religious faction hiding in a treacherous desert.

In this episode of the podcast, Wes and Clay discuss "The Forge" and course-correcting the Vulcans. Plus! The guys chat about Soval's abrupt change of heart, chasing away monsters, and frozen pizzas.

RHPS: The Innocents

RHPS: The Innocents

November 3, 2021
RHPS: The Platform

RHPS: The Platform

October 31, 2021
Revisiting ”Genesis” with Amanda and Clay (Patreon 2020)

Revisiting ”Genesis” with Amanda and Clay (Patreon 2020)

October 30, 2021

Happy Halloween! This episode of the podcast is a re-release of last year's Patreon podcast where we got together to discuss how "Genesis" works as a piece of horror. 

If you want to hear our thoughts about "Schisms", you should become a patron - it will be this year's Halloween special.

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