The Greatest Generation Shows There’s No Shame in Loving Star Trek . . . or a Star Trek Podcast

The Greatest Generation Shows There’s No Shame in Loving Star Trek . . . or a Star Trek Podcast

By Aaron Coker

If you love something, it’s worth a little embarrassment. That’s the hook of the Maximum Fun network show The Greatest Generation, a Star Trek: The Next Generation podcast by “two guys who are a little bit embarrassed to have a Star Trek podcast.” The chagrined gentlemen in question are Benjamin Ahr Harrison and Adam Pranica, two 30-something writer-filmmakers who live in not-so-secret shame on opposite coasts. Musician John Roderick—front man for the Long Winters and a mutual friend—paired the two after one of his shows, proclaiming, “You two are the same guy . . . you’re going to be friends.” True to those words, Adam and Ben found themselves down at the other end of the table that night, kibitzing and cracking wise.

Monitor showing the Greatest Generation logo

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