Greetings, Captains! You’re listening to EPISODE 311 OF PRIORITY ONE PODCAST, your weekly report on all things Star Trek! Recorded LIVE on Thursday, March 30th, 2017 and available for download or streaming on Monday, April 3rd at PriorityOnePodcast.com!
This week, we are honored to have with us two prolific artists – from Star Trek Online, Lead Ship and UI Designer & Artist Thomas “The Cryptic Cat” Marrone and Academy & Emmy Award winning designer and Star Trek Master Doug Drexler – for a fantastic discussion about Star Trek history, ship design, and the future of Star Trek. Brace yourselves, Captains! This is going to be a long show, but worth every minute!
But before we get to that, we’re catching you up on the news. We’re Trekking Out the return of fan films, some Star Trek-themed ransomware, and a roundup of the latest news about Discovery. Then in Star Trek Online, a new season’s been announced for PC, with some long-awaited changes to PvP combat.
And of course, before we wrap up the show, we’ll open hailing frequencies for your incoming messages!
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Elio is a Northern New Jersey Cuban-American and graduate of Kean University, having earned his Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Performance in 2011. He has performed in internationally renowned performance halls such as Avery Fisher Hall with the New York Philharmonic, as a member of the Westminster Symphonic Choir, and in Beijing, China as a representative for Kean University.
Since 2012, he has had the wonderful opportunity to Executive Produce Priority One – the premiere Star Trek Online podcast. Whether recruiting, managing the global team of talented volunteers, arranging interviews with special guests, editing, web-development, finding sponsors, managing crowd funding, or writing content for the podcast, Elio has a hand in it all.
A long-time Trekkie, Elio has been watching the series since he was a child and sneaking in late night, back-to-back, episodes of TNG reruns. He finally embraced the Trekdom in college and spent many hours catching up on the entire multiverse…. instead of studying.