66 - Will Stape Returns
Lee Hutchison (@Lee_Nostromo) is joined again by former Star Trek: The Next Generation & Deep Space Nine scriptwriter, Will Stape (@WillStape).
Will updates Lee on his latest Star Trek project, Laugh Trek, a feed and website dedicated to a comedic take on the Star Trek franchise.
The two converse during an American government shutdown and discuss the challenges and opportunities of writing comedy during the larger than life Trump era.
The attitudes towards 90's comedy by millennials, serialised television, the evolution of comedy geeks, the death of the sketch show, campus comedy and the difference between UK and US comedy.
Looking at the challenges of writing for Star Trek: Discovery and the controversial death of a minority charachter.
You can find Laugh Trek at http://laughtrek.com and on twitter - https://twitter.com/LaughTrek
You can read Will's Star Trek articles on www.treknews.net/author/will-stape/ and buy his books by following this link www.amazon.com/Will-Stape/e/B00IFUWJXS