Episode: 224

What’s Inside 224


Ming Chen (https://twitter.com/mingchen37) talks about what a mess Stan Lee’s Marvelous Nerd Year’s Eve Con was, bringing “Comic Book Men” to HBO Max, and running a podcast studio (https://www.ashareduniverse.com/).

Gates McFadden (https://twitter.com/gates_mcfadden) talks about her podcast “Gates McFadden Investigates: Who Do You Think You Are?”, how “Star Trek” unites people, and strengthening friendships during quarantine.

0:00 SEGMENT 1: Ming Chen and James reminisce about attending Stan Lee’s Marvelous Nerd Years Eve Con and why it was such a mess, loving podcasting, Brian Quinn from “Impractical Jokers” working to bring back “Comic Book Men”, and attending future cons.

My Interview from 2016


10:19 SEGMENT 2: Gates McFadden (https://www.cameo.com/gatesmcfadden) talks about her podcast “Gates McFadden Investigates: Who Do You Think You Are?”, being pitched the podcast by Brian Volk-Weiss of The Nacelle Company, interviewing her space son Will Wheaton, turning down the role of Dr. Beverly Crusher, and maybe doing a second season of the podcast.

21:35 SEGMENT 3: Gates McFadden talks about the “Star Trek” docuseries “Center Seat” coming to the History Channel, whether she will appear on “Picard”, her thoughts on “Star Trek: Discovery”, inspiring women to become doctors, the current space race, and why the arts are so crucial to society.

28:50 SEGMENT 4: Gates McFadden talks about what it was like working with Jim Henson and David Bowie, learning about “Star Trek” from the fans, being scared during her first public appearance for “Star Trek”, staying up to date with new episodes, fighting with cacti, loving the French show “The Bureau”, how the podcast kept her sane during quarantine, being an introvert, and how her podcast guests have impressed her.

40:09 SEGMENT 5: Gates McFadden talks about her favorite episodes of “Star Trek” and then plays a game of Celebrity This or That.

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