Michael Dorn (@akaWorf on twitter) gave an in depth look at a post-Star Trek:TNG life. Frankly, as a pilot and the former owner of two military fighter jets I’d say he’s not doing too bad. He gives an interesting insight into life as a vegan (who would have guessed?), working on the set of ST:TNG, and goes on to tell of current projects. He has a Kickstarter project, Through the Fire – Life After Star Trek, to launch a feature length romantic comedy with lots of faces sure to be familiar to fans of ST:TNG. He’s not the first ST:TNG alum to launch an independent movie or show. Brent Spiner (Lt. Commander Data) has 2 seasons of his web based show Fresh Hell where he stars along side the lovely Kat Steel. During the podcast Michael Dorn drops the bombshell that he’s currently playing a role in the now filming adaptation of Castlevania. While details are few and far between this news is definitely going to rouse some fanboys.
So far The Nerdist Podcast has had Worf, Jordy, Data, and perhaps even more members of ST:TNG as guests on the show… but beware, the contents are frequently R-rated or worse and the subject matter has more than once made me stop mid-podcast and press my delete button. More often however, guests like Dr. Demento, Joan Rivers, Alton Brown, and Henry Rollins give great interviews about their personal lives and what it’s like to be on the other side of the spot light.