Warp Factor Trek

The Star Trek Fan Website

Webmaster of WarpFactorTrek, Dan is an avid Star Trek fan who lives in Aberdeen, Scotland. Also known as “The Scotch Trekker”, Dan has loved Star Trek ever since discovering it in his childhood. He worked as an administrator, for six years, on the encyclopedic Star Trek website Memory Alpha, which involved studying the making of the various series and films. He has been mentioned in the official Star Trek Magazine, has qualified from a Star Trek course run at Glasgow Clyde College, and ran The Scotch Trekker YouTube channel, which regularly featured live interviews with the cast and crew of Star Trek.

Who is the Borg Queen? Part II: The End

“Look up.” – ‘Agnes’ (“The Star Gazer”) The most recent portrayal of the Borg Queen has been in the second season of Star Trek: Picard, portrayed by Annie Wersching, who

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Who is the Borg Queen? Part I: The Beginning

“Locutus.” – the Borg Queen So begins one of the most popular of all the Star Trek films – Star Trek: First Contact. Whereas Locutus had previously been a spokesperson

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Interview with SNW Stuntman Jack Sansone

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing stuntman Jack Sansone. He performed a brief stunt in the Star Trek: Strange New Worlds episode “Lift Us Where Suffering Cannot Reach”. Many

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An Interview with “Memento Mori” Director Dan Liu

I recently interviewed Dan Liu, who directed this week’s episode of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, “Memento Mori”. First, congratulations on being hired to direct for Star Trek: Strange New

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An Interview with Kitty Swink

I recently enjoyed chatting with Kitty Swink, who guest-starred twice in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (as the Bajoran Minister Rozahn in the Season 2 episode “Sanctuary”, and the Vorta

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The Gorn and First Contact

“Like most humans, I seem to have an instinctive revulsion to reptiles. I must fight to remember that this is an intelligent, highly advanced [species].” – James T. Kirk, TOS:

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Phyllis Strong on Illyrians

With this week’s episode of Strange New Worlds focusing on so-called “Ghosts of Illyria”, I decided to do a brief interview with Phyllis Strong, the writer of the Enterprise episode

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Interview with Strange New Worlds Costume Designer Bernadette Croft

“Actually, what I said is you… might want to wear your dress uniform.” – Lieutenant Ortegas, “Children of the Comet” With dialogue in the most recent episode of Star Trek:

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Interview with Strange New Worlds Composer Nami Melumad

The most recent episode of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (“Children of the Comet”) features music and singing extensively. I recently interviewed the show’s composer, Nami Melumad, about it and

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An Interview with Fred Bronson, Part 3: TNG

I recently interviewed Star Trek writer Fred Bronson, discussing such topics as the character of Robert April and Fred’s work on Star Trek in the 1970s. In this final segment,

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