Star Trek: The Pon Farr
The Pon Farr is one of the weirder aspects of Star Trek lore, making it a natural topic for Estradiol Illusions to explore! Join host Ian Thomas Malone and specials guests Johnny Kolasinksi and Dr. Jackson Vane from Hi Everybody – a Bad Medicine Podcast, as well as Dr. Courtney Nicholas and Dr. Greg Winter for a wide-ranging discussion all about everyone’s favorite Vulcan mating ritual. What would happen is a transgender Vulcan underwent the Pon Farr? Why don’t any Vulcans ever want to talk about this totally normal biological function? All of that and much more ahead!
This episode covers the following Star Trek episodes, as well as parts of Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
TOS: “Amok Time”
VOY: “Blood Fever,” parts of “Blood & Soul”
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