About The Show

Hosts Heather and Jeff are joined by convention-going friends and family to discuss a wide range of topics. Born out of a mutual love for the Star Trek Las Vegas Convention, the podcast has grown to cover cons and fan gatherings everywhere. Listen along as they cover convention news, memories, con-going advice, cosplay tips and more!


   


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Our Episodes

Date
Episode
Title
2017
Nov 19
SL036 Shore Leave #35 : Fall 2017 Star Trek Events in NYC
Hosts Heather and Jeff are joined by Ken Reilly from TrekCore, and Elijah from the Priority One Podcast to talk about fall 2017 Star Trek events in NYC!

2017
Nov 14
DT008 DiscoTrek #8: Star Trek Discovery Episode 9
Hosts Heather and Jeff are joined by Star Trek fans Sarah Gulde and Eric Muirhead to talk Star Trek Discovery episode 9, "Into the Forest I Go!"

2017
Nov 07
DT007 DiscoTrek #7: Star Trek Discovery Episode 8
DiscoTrek episode 7 is here covering the 8th episode of Star Trek Discovery, "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum" with hosts Heather and Jeff joined by Shannon Fauver and Jesse Oquendo!

2017
Nov 05
SL035 Shore Leave #35 : Social Media Harassment in Fan Spaces
Hosts Heather and Jeff are joined by Tristan, and Kenna from the Priority One Podcast to talk about social media harassment in fan spaces.

2017
Nov 03
DT006 DiscoTrek #6: Star Trek Discovery Episode 7
DiscoTrek is back this week covering Star Trek Discovery episode 7, "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad"!

2017
Oct 24
DT005 DiscoTrek #5: Star Trek Discovery Episode 6
Hosts Heather and Jeff are joined by Star Trek fans William Conlin and Tommy Burkhalter to discuss Star Trek Discovery episode 6: Lethe!

2017
Oct 22
SL034 Shore Leave #34: NJ Continuing Voyage Convention
Hosts Heather and Jeff are joined by friend of the show Thad Hait and Elijah from the Priority One Podcast to talk about the 2017 Continuing Mission Convention in New Jersey.

2017
Oct 18
DT004 DiscoTrek #4: Star Trek Discovery Episode 5
Hosts Heather and Jeff are joined by Trek fans and friends of the show Lauren Gonzalez and Alex Perry to discuss the fifth episode of Star Trek: Discovery, "Choose Your Pain."

2017
Oct 13
SL033 Shore Leave #33 : 2017 Continuing Mission Convention in Chicago
On the 33rd episode of Shore Leave, hosts Jeff and Heather are joined by Five Year Mission drummer Andy Fark and fellow Unofficial Star Trek Las Vegas Convention Group admin Jesse Oquendo to talk about their experiences at the 2017 Continuing Mission Convention in Chicago.

2017
Oct 10
DT003 DiscoTrek #3: Star Trek Discovery Episode 4
On the third episode of Disco Trek: A Star Trek Discovery After Party Podcast hosts Heather and Jeff are joined under the disco ball by guests Matt Hansen and Carl Wonders to discuss the fourth episode of Star Trek: Discovery, "The Butcher Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry."

2017
Oct 03
DT002 DiscoTrek #2: Star Trek Discovery Episode 3
Hosts Heather and Jeff are joined by Frankie Dawn Engelbert and Skeeter Ramirez to talk about the 3rd episode of Star Trek Discovery, "Context is for Kings"!

2017
Sep 26
DT001 DiscoTrek #1: Star Trek Discovery Episodes 1 & 2
Our newest show, DiscoTrek, takes off following the premiere of Star Trek Discovery! On this episode, hosts Heather and Jeff are joined by lottery-winning Star Trek fans Marina Kravchuk and Debbi Reinke to discuss our reactions to the first two episodes of Discovery!

2017
Sep 20
SL032 Shore Leave #32 : Trekonderoga 2017, FanSets Contest & Special Announcement
Heather and Jeff cover Trekonderoga 2017, the Shore Leave + FanSets "Pick The Pin" contest, and make a BIG announcement you won't want to miss!

2017
Sep 03
SL031 Shore Leave #31 : DragonCon for Beginners
Hosts Heather and Jeff are joined by Sue K from Women At Warp and Gary Mitchel of RevCast to chat about everything a beginner would need to know to attend DragonCon in Atlanta, Georgia!

2017
Aug 23
SL030 Shore Leave #30 : Supplemental STLV 2017 Questions from Facebook and Listener Interviews
Heather and Jeff drop a surprise mid-week Shore Leave picking up where episode 29 left off with questions/comments from The Unofficial Star Trek Las Vegas Convention Facebook Group and interviews from the convention floor!

2017
Aug 20
SL029 Shore Leave #29 : STLV 2017 Wrap-Up
Hosts Jeff and Heather chat with Gold Key Comics host Ian Adams and friends of the show Claire Little and Adam Drosin about their experiences at the 2017 Star Trek Las Vegas Convention.

2017
Jul 23
SL028 Shore Leave #28 : Star Trek Discovery, Con Etiquette, and Departing for STLV 2017
Hosts Jeff and Heather are joined by fellow Tricorder hosts and show regulars for their final Shore Leave before the 2017 Las Vegas convention to discuss Star Trek Discovery news, convention etiquette, and what we are all looking forward to in a week's time!

2017
Jul 16
SL027 Shore Leave #27 : 2017 Vendor Room Spectacular (part 2)
Jeff and Heather are joined by Lew Halboth from FanSets to chat about new pins for STLV 2017 and Larry Nemecek stops by to give an update on his plans for the upcoming convention and lots more!

2017
Jul 09
SL026 Shore Leave #26 : 2017 Vendor Room Spectacular (part 1)
Hosts Heather and Jeff are joined by Dani Schwartz of ShopLLAP to chat about her table at STLV. Julie Nimoy and David Knight stop by the show to tell us all about the screening of the new "Remembering Leonard Nimoy" on Wednesday August 2nd at STLV, and Mikki Gunter of "Make It Sew" fills us all in on the new handmade Trek items she'll have on her table in the vendor room!

2017
Jul 02
SL025 Shore Leave #25 : Managing Conventions with Anxiety
Jeff and Heather are joined by Matt Hansen and Zach Nichols to discuss managing anxiety disorders while attending large conventions. Each host and guest shares personal insights and advice from their own experiences and thoughts on how others can overcome their own struggles with anxiety.

2017
Jun 25
SL024 Shore Leave #24 - STLV 101 Part 3 with Marina & Jesse
Jeff and Heather are joined once again by Marina and Jesse for the final installment of Shore Leave's STLV 101 series. In this hour, they discuss a range of convention topics including stress management, staying healthy at the convention, accessibility and lots more!

2017
Jun 04
SL023 Shore Leave #23 - STLV 101 Part 2 with Marina & Jesse
Shore Leave returns this week with part two of our STLV 101 coverage with Heather, Jeff, Marina and Jesse taking a look at convention hours, schedules and events, autographs, photo ops, meet and greets, cosplay, props and weapons policies and much, much more!

2017
May 14
SL022 Shore Leave #22 - STLV 101 Part 1 with John Krikorian
Everything you wanted to know about attending the Star Trek Las Vegas Convention on Shore Leave's STLV 101 episode!

2017
Apr 30
SL021 Shore Leave #21 - 2017 Kirk Memorial Tour & More w/Larry Nemecek
Shore Leave 21 has arrived with an extended chat session with returning guest, Larry Nemecek! Tune in to hear all about Larry's upcoming GeekNation tour in Vegas, his Portal 47 project, the Con of Wrath documentary and LOTS more!

2017
Apr 09
SL020 Shore Leave #20 - TTT Episode 200, STLV News and Cons of Yore w/Bonnie Moss
Heather and Jeff celebrate episode 200 of The Tricorder Transmissions, talk STLV news and talk cons of the past with special guest Bonnie Moss.

2017
Mar 19
SL019 Shore Leave #19 - Leonard Nimoy QA and STLV 2017 w/Dani Schwartz
This week on Shore Leave, Dani Schwartz stops by the show to talk about Shop LLAP's return to STLV in 2017 and to answer listener questions about her grandfather, Leonard Nimoy. Hosts Heather and Jeff chat with Dani about our mutual love for our grandfathers, how Dani's relationship with Leonard evolved from her childhood years through adulthood, vacations and holidays with the family, Dani's thoughts on Star Trek and Spock, and of course, some of her favorite memories of her grandfather.

2017
Feb 19
SL018 Shore Leave #18 - Star Trek : The Cruise 2017
Jeff and Heather are joined by friend of the show Jesse Oquendo to chat about the first anniversary of Shore Leave, STLV news, the recent ticket price hike, and Star Trek : The Cruise! Jesse tells us all about his time on the ship, the celebs, events, ports of call, Trek themed food & drinks, and lots more!

2017
Jan 15
SL017 Shore Leave #17 - 2017 Trek Wishes
In our first episode of the new year, Jeff and Heather assemble a crew of fellow Tricorder Transmissions hosts and STLV friends to chat about the Trek stuff we are most looking forward to in 2017! Join Claire Little, Ian Adams, Laura Harris and Jim Moorhouse as we talk Star Trek Discovery, STLV2017, the 30th Anniversary of TNG, and lots more!

2016
Nov 20
SL016 Shore Leave #16 - Northeast Trek Con
Heather and Jeff are joined by our roaming convention reporter Marina Kravchuk and newcomer to the show Frankie Engelbert to talk about the brand new Northeast Trek Con convention! Listen in as we cover all the panels, celebs, vendors and cosplay info plus lots more!

2016
Oct 16
SL015 Shore Leave #15 - NYCC and Star Trek Away Teams
On the fifteenth episode of Shore Leave, hosts Heather and Jeff divert from their usual course to check out the goings-on at the recent New York Comic Con. Stopping by the studio to report in on all things Trek at NYCC, Star Trek Away Team meetups and lots more are newcomer to the show Michael Nguyen and returning guest Marina Kravchuk!

2016
Sep 25
SL014 Shore Leave #14 - Exploring the 2016 Trek Cons
Jeff and Heather are joined by well-travelled convention goer and good friend Marina Kravchuk to see how other Trek cons she has been to compare to STLV! Later, Jeff and Heather reflect on their participation in the live-tweet event for the new Leonard Nimoy documentary.

2016
Sep 11
SL013 Shore Leave #13 - Las Vegas Convention Wrap-Up (part 3)
Hosts Heather and Jeff sit down with two very special returning guests to look back on the 2016 Las Vegas convention on this 13th episode of Shore Leave. First up, the wonderful Dani Schwartz of ShopLLAP stops by to reminisce about arriving the con, her booth in the vendor room, stories about her grandfather from fans she met, and plans for the future of the shop! Later, our good friend Jim Moorhouse joins in to reflect on his experiences at the con, look back at his panel on the Roddenberry stage, and chat about the Mission NY convention.

2016
Aug 28
SL012 Shore Leave #12 - Las Vegas Convention Wrap-Up (part 2)
On this second part of our 2016 Las Vegas convention wrap-up, hosts Heather and Jeff welcome returning guests Andy Fark of Five Year Mission, Adam Drosin, and newcomer Josh Duffy to the show. More convention memories, house band stories from backstage, hopes for next year, and a First Khans segment with Josh!

2016
Aug 18
SL011 Shore Leave #11 - Las Vegas Convention Wrap-Up (part 1)
Four Tricorder Transmissions hosts converge for the first part of our 2016 Star Trek Las Vegas convention wrap-up here on Shore Leave! Join Heather Barker and Jeff Hulit as they chat with Atavachron co-host Claire Little and our brand new Gold Key Comics co-chair, Ian Adams about all things STLV50!

2016
Jul 31
SL010 Shore Leave #10 - Departing for STLV50!
On this final episode before STLV 2016, they are joined by Andy Fark of Five Year Mission and Claire Little, co-host of our Atavachron series to answer listener questions!

2016
Jul 17
SL009 Shore Leave #9 - Vendor Room Spectacular - Part 3
Heather and Jeff beam in with the third part of the Shore Leave Star Trek Las Vegas 2016 Vendor Room Spectacular. On this episode, Dani Schwartz of ShopLLAP stops by to chat about the history of the store, designing merchandise with her grandfather, the special items she will have available at the convention, future plans for ShopLLAP and more!

2016
Jul 10
SL008 Shore Leave #8 - Cosplay 2016
Jeff and Heather talk cosplay and answer listener questions with the incredibly talented Brooke Wilkins of Garaks Tailor and Repair, popular STLV cosplayer Eric Allan Hall and show regular Adam Drosin!

2016
Jul 03
SL007 Shore Leave #7 - Vendor Room Spectacular - Part 2
Jeff and Heather host the second part of the Shore Leave STLV50 Vendor Room Spectacular featuring Five Year Mission, STOked Radio, and Bye Bye Robot!

2016
Jun 19
SL006 Shore Leave #6 - Vendor Room Spectacular - Part 1
Heather and Jeff are back with the first part of their STLV50 vendor room series featuring Skyboat Media and Make It Sew!

2016
May 15
SL005 Shore Leave #5 - Larry Nemecek & First Khans 5
You heard right! Larry Nemecek makes an appearance on the 5th installment of Shore Leave to talk Portal 47, STLV50 and share some rare convention memories! Later in the show, Heather and Jeff answer more listener questions.

2016
Apr 10
SL004 Shore Leave #4 - Five Year Mission & First Khans 4
Heather and Jeff are joined by Andy Fark and Mike Rittenhouse of Five Year Mission, Brian Nac and Adam Drosin to talk 5YM news, STLV50, answer listener questions and more! Stay tuned at the end for our fourth installment of "First Khans" where Andy, Mike and Brian remember their first STLV conventions.

2016
Mar 13
SL003 Shore Leave #3 - STLV News Update & First Khans 3
Hosts Heather and Jeff are joined by Claire Little, co-host of the Atavachron podcast, Jim Moorhouse and Dan Davidson from TrekGeeks to talk new STLV50 guests, more about the early sell-out and the third edition of our First Khans segment.

2016
Feb 21
SL002 Shore Leave #2 - STLV News Update & First Khans 2
Episode 2 of our newest series, "Shore Leave", is here! On this episode we are joined by Bill Smith, Adam Drosin and Ian Adams to talk breaking Star Trek Las Vegas con news and our second "First Khans" segment.

2016
Jan 24
SL001 Shore Leave #1 - Intro, STLV50 News & First Khans
Hosts Jeff Hulit and Heather Barker are joined by Atavachron co-host Claire Little and friend of the show Gerardo Yanes to introduce the series, and talk the current state of STLV50. Also on this episode we present the the first installment of "First Khans", a segment where guests reminisce about their first time attending the Star Trek : Las Vegas convention!



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