Energize: A Star Trek Podcast Network

Energize: A Star Trek Podcast Network

Energize is a podcast network dedicated to Star Trek series and movies. Following each new show episode or film, Sci-Fi nerd Anthony McLemore and Star Trek aficionado Steve Truitt, deliver in-depth analysis and character breakdowns. Listen as they engage in spirited debate and discussion of the key moments that make or break the TV show episode/film. Listeners are also treated to special guest appearances and are given a sneak peek at upcoming episodes.

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March 19, 2023

Energize: Picard Season 3 Episode #5 “Imposters"

Picard and Riker face a possible Court Marshall for placing the crew of the Titan in jeopardy. Worf and Raffi fight each other to the death to bait a key figure in the Daystrom Station attack. While Beverly Crusher uncovers t...

March 13, 2023

Energize: Picard Season 3 Episode #4 “No Win Scenario"

Riker and the crew of the Titan race against time to avoid certain death as the crippled ship faces imminent destruction. Seven of Nine scours the ship to flush out the changeling saboteur. Picard finds out why Jack never rea...

March 05, 2023

Energize: Picard Season 3 Episode #3 “Seventeen Seconds"

An onboard saboteur leaves a crippled USS Titan under siege by the vicious Shrike. Picard gets unwelcomed answers about why Beverly kept Jack Crusher’s existence a secret. Rafee and Worf uncover the Changeling conspiracy. And...

February 24, 2023

Energize: Picard Season 3 Episode #2 “Disengage”

In this episode of Star Trek "Picard," Hosts Anthony McLemore and Steve Truitt break down this week's exciting episode. Picard and Riker find themselves out of options as they desperately attempt to escape the clutches of a s...

February 18, 2023

Energize: Picard Season 3 Episode #1 "The Next Generation"

On the season premiere of Star Trek "Picard," an urgent distress call from Beverly Crusher plucks Admiral Jean Luc Picard out of retirement. Meanwhile, Raffi’s in a race against time to stop an emanant attack on the Federati...

October 31, 2022

Energize: Lower Decks Season 3 Episode #10 "The Stars at Night"

In episode#10 of Star Trek "Lower Decks," Rogue AI goes SKYNET on the Cerritos and threatens to destroy Starfleet. Admiral Buenamigo suddenly becomes UNNNN-FRIENDLY. Anthony McLemore and Steve Truitt break down this week’s sa...

October 24, 2022

Energize: Lower Decks Season 3 Episode #9 "Trusted Sources"

In episode#9 of Star Trek "Lower Decks," Captain Freeman and the crew of the Cerritos get a dream assignment, but a news reporter undermines their efforts when the crew’s dirty laundry is brought to light. Who’s the whistlebl...

October 17, 2022

Energize: Lower Decks Season 3 Episode #8 "Crisis Point 2: Paradoxus"

In episode#8, Star Trek "Lower Decks, " Ensign Boimler and his lower deck pals take role play to the next level as they act out an action film inside the Halo Deck, but his focus changes when he gets some tragic news. Meanwh...

October 08, 2022

Energize: Lower Decks Season 3 Episode #7: “A Mathematically Perfect Redemption”

In episode#7, Star Trek "Lower Decks, " Peanut Hamper Returns as she crash lands on a planet inhabited by bird people. Will she become a kinder, gentler, less entitled version of herself. Or will she continue to be selfish ...

October 03, 2022

Energize: Lower Decks Season 3 Episode #6

In episode#6, Star Trek "Lower Decks, " Captain Freeman leads trade negotiations with an alien species aboard Deep Space 9, but will a well-known, very shrewd Ferringe torpedo the deal? Mariner takes aim at her girlfriend’s ...

About the Hosts

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Anthony McLemore


For over 20 years, Emmy award-winning writer/producer/director/host Anthony McLemore has enjoyed a multi-faceted career in television news, talk shows, reality, and documentary programming. After winning a Cable Ace in 1998 for the sketch comedy/magazine show "HEP-TV" 1998, Anthony moved to Hollywood. In 1999, he helped develop and launch E! Entertainment Television's successful lifestyle show "Celebrity Homes," which earned him his first Emmy award nomination. Soon after, McLemore co-created BET's smash hit celebrity lifestyle/documentary series "How I'm Living," which became the network's second highest-rated show.

From there, McLemore went on to produce/direct countless documentaries, reality, and talk shows, including CBS's Big Brother, A&E's The Jackson's: "A Family Dynasty," the critically acclaimed documentary series "Brat Camp" & "Border Security USA" for ABC, the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" for Bravo, Discovery Channel's hit show "Street Outlaws" and "The Dr. Phil Show", the highest rated talk show in daytime.

In 2022, Anthony earned Outstanding Arts, Culture, Entertainment Report Emmy for the Netflix/Hulu documentary The New York Times Presents "Malfunction: The Dressing Down of Janet Jackson."

Anthony began his career in 1993 as a local news reporter/photographer/editor at the NBC affiliate KLSB-TV in Nacogdoches, Texas, while attending Stephen F. Austin State University. After graduating, McLemore was a reporter for several other affiliates, including KRBC-TV (Abilene, TX), KLTV-TV (Tyler, TX), and KTBS-TV (Shreveport, LA), before producing documentary-style programming.

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Steve Truitt


Steve Truitt is an avid space enthusiast, NASA historian and memorabilia collector. Currently the co-host of Energize! A Star Trek Podcast, he is also known to television audiences as a Los Angeles news anchor and host of such science and technology shows as Discovery Channel's Cool Stuff: How It Works and Nat Geo's The Human Edge. Star Trek fans may recognize Steve from his one line in "Enterprise," Season 3, Episode 21, which he got after begging the casting director for five years to appear on any Trek show.

Steve is also the author of the upcoming Sci-Fi novel series, The MindSet Chronicles. With action, suspense, and thought-provoking themes, MindSet explores the potential benefits and dangers of a post-AI, mind-connected society. The first book, The Deletion, drops in March 2023.

Steve lives in Los Angeles with his wife and four daughters.