Monday, May 23, 2016

Episode 138: Where Everyone Has Gone Before

Hotshot Cadet Haven Dexter assesses the Sisyphus for her fast-track captain program.  What can the crew teach a kid who already knows it all? Rip writes a play.

Improvised January 10, 2016 from a title by Damien Heywood(@damianjh) via twitter.
Edited by Chris Rathjen

Shantira Jackson as Cadet Haven Dexter
Sean Kelley as Lt. Cdr. Crick Watson, Ginsu 5000
Eli Mandel as Rip Stipley
Christopher Rathjen as Cdr. Corbomite Hayes, Dr. F'gaux
Nick Wagner as Lt. Ch'arles Lorem, Dr. Spinak
Mary Cait Walthall as Dr. Zarlene Zonalzon, Robomom
Matt Young as Captain Julius Valentine Baxter, Sally
Sponsored by Basecamp, a member of the Chicago Podcast Coop.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Bonus: The Making of Something About a Gorn

This week's bonus is a chat with Eric Scull, Chris Rathjen and Nick Wagner about the making of IST's first episode. Check out the full chat on YouTube


  • Thanks to the following folks for great iTunes reviews:  OkieLane, Robertt364, RichardBowenCPA, Manabizzle, Spiritpotato
  • Our friends at Our Fair City are hosting their Season Seven Seven Launch Party Saturday, May 21st at the Preston Bradley Center (941 W Lawrence, Chicago, IL) with live performances, music and dancing, complimentary food and beverages, and more Tickets and more information at

Monday, May 9, 2016

Episode 137: Korg Starbite: Klingon Dentist

The crew takes shore leave on everyone's favorite, relaxing planet, Qo'nos, home planet of the Klingons! Well, everyone except Crick, who has a dentist appointment. Meanwhile, Zarlene learns about professionalism and Lt. Atlas and Ensign Operator learn about love from the best teachers they can find, Corbo and Charles. Gagh's all around!

Improvised November 29th, 2015 from a suggestion by Michael Greenhut via Facebook.

Matt Young as Captain Julius Valentine Baxter, Krung, Sally and Gagh stand owner
Chris Rathjen as Cdr Corbomite Hayes and Lt. Atlas
Nick Wagner as Lt Charles Lorem and Korg Starbite, Klingon Dentist
Mary Cait Walthall as Zarlene Zonalzon and Ensign Cecille Operator
Sean Kelley as Lt. Cdr Crick Watson

Monday, April 25, 2016

Episode 136: Left of Centaur

When a hooved starfleet weapons expert comes aboard, Rita needs to deal with trampled past.
Improvised February 28, 2016 from a suggestion by Adam Marier via Facebook.
Edited by Roger Payton
Eleanor Hollingsworth as Counselor Rayvek, Torpedo 4
Sean Kelley as Lt. Cmdr. Watson
Eli Mandel as Dr. Clop, Torpedo 2, Rip Stiply
Christopher Rathjen as Cdr. Corbomite Hayes
Nick Wagner as Lt. Ch’arles Lorem, Torpedo 3
Julia Weiss as Lt. Rita King, Ensign Bevergeuse, Torpedo 1, Ensign Spot
Sponosred by Cards Against Humanity, a member of the Chicago Podcast Coop

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Bonus: Sigh, It's a Corbomite Episode Folks...

Captain Baxter and Fritz meet in the ready room to discuss their big news, so as not to crash Corbomite's special journey.
Improvised as a warm-up scene on February 14, 2016, from a suggestion by Mike Medina via Facebook.
Edited by Eric Scull
Griffen Eckstein as Lt. Cdr. Fritz Fassbender
Matt Young as Captain Julius Valentine Baxter

- Improvised Star Trek is now 5 years old! April 9th marked the 5th anniversary of "Ep 1: About a Gorn" being published on the podcast feed.
- IST will be live, one week from today! That's Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 at Stage 773 in Chicago. The show is at 8pm and is FREE to attend!
- Next week's live show will ALSO be streamed LIVE as it happens over the internet, using Gigity! Tickets for online streaming are $5, via this link.
- Thanks to iTunes users Gargolito, NuminousLeverage, Galbatron12, and ProudR/HrShipper for their generous iTunes reviews!