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Primitive Culture
A Star Trek History and Culture Podcast
Primitive Culture is a podcast dedicated to a deep examination of the connections between Star Trek and our own history and culture. In each episode, Duncan Barrett and his guests take you on a fascinating exploration of how our world inspires the franchise we love—and how that franchise inspires us.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 42 ratings
Insightful Trek Discussion
Great exploration of Star Trek and its connection to a diverse number of cultural and historical references. I enjoy the set up and meaningful tone of the show.
Rmo518 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/26/18
Love it
I’m a huge fan of this series. It speaks to me as a Star Trek fan who loves watching the show and seeing the literary, cultural and historical connections that play out on screen. The attention to detail and level of discussion between Duncan and AJ are fantastic and make for a unique Star Trek...Read full review »
EH7LW via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/09/17
Not great
This show Would be good if Duncan Barrett was not on it,
dgtauen via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 11/20/17
Recent Episodes
Music in Star Trek From Alexander Courage’s “bright galactic beguine” in The Original Series to Jeff Russo’s churning, Game of Thrones-style theme for Discovery, the music of Star Trek has always embodied the spirit of its time, as much as it looks to the future. Rick Berman famously sacked...
Published 03/09/23
Half a Decade of Primitive Culture Star Trek’s original five-year mission was brought to a premature end in 1969. But over the ensuing half-century and more, the franchise has continued boldly going to new frontiers. By the 1980s, when a second generation of fans came to seek out fresh...
Published 10/03/22
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