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Star Trek: Picard (Season 2, Eps 9 - 10), the new Obi Wan trailer, & more!

Ep. 72

This week, Swapna and Preeti obsess over the Picard & Q journey, and break down all that incredible character work in the last two episodes of Star Trek: Picard season 2. They also talk about the Percy Jackson casting, that horrible Saved by the Bell reboot news, and the last Obi Wan trailer.


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Erasing the Orientalist yellow filter: Why Moon Knight's SWANA representation is a step in the right direction: https://english.alaraby.co.uk/features/marvels-moon-knight-signals-growth-swana-region-film


Desi Geek Girls patreon: http://www.patreon.com/desigeekgirls 


Swapna's WIRED column: https://www.wired.com/author/swapna-krishna/


Preorder Spider-Man’s Social Dilemma: https://www.printbookstore.com/book/9781368051699 


Preorder Avenger’s Assembly: X-Change Students 101: https://bookshop.org/books/x-change-students-101-marvel-avengers-assembly-3/9781338767612 


Preeti's TikTok: http://www.tiktok.com/@runwithskizzers


Swapna’s TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@swapna_krishna 


Star Trek: Picard, Q, and the Borg: https://shows.acast.com/6181a97a239943001917ea15/episodes/6181a98625d1890019be791f 


Latest Picard recap: https://www.startrek.com/news/recap-star-trek-picard-hide-and-seek


Recommended Next Generation episodes for Wesley Crusher:

“Where No One Has Gone Before” and “Journey’s End”


Recommended Enterprise episodes for Arik Soong: “Borderland”

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