Monday, August 29, 2016

Episode 145: Squircle: Part Square, Part Circle

The crew led by Cdr. Hayes encounter a unique life form, which may have hostile intentions. A courtship ritual takes center stage.
This episode was improvised on July 31, 2016. Title suggested by Tyson Thorp via Facebook.
Edited by Eric Scull


Griffen Eckstein as Squircle, Lt. Cdr. Fritz Fassbender, Lt. Leopold Lackey, Lt. Son

Sean Kelley as Lt. Cdr. Crick Watson
Eli Mandell as Acting Rip Stipley, Rhombus
Chris Rathjen as Cdr. Corbomite Hayes, Trhombus
Mary Cait Walthall as Dr. Zarlene Zonalzon, En. Operator, Triangle

This episode is sponsored by Cards Against Humanity, a member of the Chicago Podcast Co-Op.
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Bonus: Alien V. Predator, Esq.

In this week's bonus, Crick seeks legal assistance to avoid becoming meat for a bounty hunter.


  • Many thanks to the Chicago Nerd Comedy festival and all of the folks who came to see our show there this year!
  • Join us at NerdCon Stories in Minneapolis this October, where we'll be doing a show, panels, a workshop, and more!

Monday, August 15, 2016

Episode 144: Codename Ensign Danger

The crew can't keep a lid on it when a special ops officer arrives for a secret mission. 
Improvised on May 29th 2016. Title suggested by Mackenzie Alexander Boyle via Facebook.
Edited by Nick Wagner 

Matt Young as Cpt. Julius Valentine Baxter, Squagular
Christopher Rathjen as Corbomite Hayes, Voletrawn
Nick Wagner as Lt. Ch'arles Lorem
Katy Schutte as Ensign Manger, Quabar
Sean Kelly as Crick Watson, Admiral Damocles
Eli Mandel as Rip Stipley, Kreamer

This episode is brought to you by Inventables, a member of the Chicago Podcast Coop. Learn more about Carvey, their new 3D carving machine, at

Monday, August 1, 2016

Episode 143: The One Where Ross Gets a Monkey

So, no one told you space was going to be this way. Your ships a joke, you're broke, your love-lifes holographic. Seems like you're always stuck at impulse speed, when it hasn't been your stardate, your starweek, your starmonth, or even your staryear.
Improvised April 10, 2016 from a suggestion by Doug Frye via Facebook
Edited by Chris Rathjen
With musical contributions by Eric Garneau & Dan Granata

Sponsored by Cards Against Humanity as part of the Chicago Podcast Coop

Griffen Eckstein as Fritz Fassbinder, Gunther
Sean Kelly as Crick Watson
Eli Mandel as Rip Stipley, Lt. Jeremy Swanson, Cpt. Morgan Bateson
Christopher Rathjen as Corbomite Hayes
Nick Wagner as Lt. Ch'arles Lorem
Mary Cait Walthall as Dr. Zarlene Zonalzon, Janet, En. Operator
Julia Weiss as Ensign Spot, Lt. Rita King
Matt Young as Cpt. Julius Valentine Baxter, Lt. Geller

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Bonus: Zippity Zoppity Zoo

Zarlene encounters a strange being and magic ensues.

Mary Cait Walthall as Dr. Zarlene Zonalzon
Eli Mandel as Zippity


  • We will also be performing and presenting panel discussions at NerdCon Stories from October 14th-15th: 
  • Sean, Matt Young, and Dan Granata are all guest stars on the newest season of the Our Fair City Podcast:

And many thanks for the many lovely recent iTunes reviews!