The Rules of Acquisition: A Star Trek Deep Space Nine Podcast

The Muse (DS9 S4E21)

November 29, 2017

What happened here? Just how did this episode come about?  When the widow of your vaunted creator wants to pitch a story, you let her, because you're not a jerk.

Marky Mark, we have words for you.

Space Vampires? Is this… Babylon 5?

We talk about the craft of writing, and how it pertains to the subject and content of this episode.

Masters of the Universe? Oh, yes.

What good CAN we say about this episode? Is this part of a 3 episode Odo arc?

Mellodrama? Oh, how bout we talk about Outlander? That’s supposed to be a good show.

Is this episode about Odo and Kira at all, or is it just a plain ol’ bad episode about Odo and Lwaxana?

But OH, the muse plot!

We're a little distracted.  Jake likes older women. He meets one who likes to rub orange cheese out of his brain as he writes books... Oh, we have a few things to say.

In Voicemails! (48:50)

Stefan thinks Kurn should have killed himself. 

We get political and talk about the shows we want in dark times, Tim Allen, and Reagan, and... the AIDS crisis? How did we get here?

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