Trek Untold

Hosted ByMatt Kaplowitz

"Trek Untold" is the Star Trek podcast that goes beyond the stars! This show features guests including character actors, stunt performers, directors, writers, VFX artists, and the behind-the-scenes people who make the Star Trek universe boldly go where no sci-fi franchise has gone before.

Trek Untold-Episode 89: The State of The Star Trek Fandom with Larry Nemecek

“Fandom” has seemingly become a dirty word on the internet, but it doesn't have to be that way! “Dr. Trek” Larry Nemecek has been enjoying Star Trek for more time than I've been walking this earth, and if one man knows and understands the fandom, it's certainly him.

John discusses the history of the fandom and how two fans named Bjo and John Trimble ensured that the series continued to live on after its initial demise, why there has always been a segment of fans who dislike the latest iteration of a show, “Toxic fans” and “Gatekeepers,” how the COVID-19 pandemic actually helped strengthen and create new fans for this franchise, his hope for the future of this fandom, and more!

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