It’s been 35 years in the making and Jon and Elliott are still not ready. They discuss SPOILERS upon SPOILERS as showrunner Terry Matalas had to balance the cameo budget against rebuilding the Enterprise, how story trumps Easter Eggs and why a 70-year old cast makes the hosts feel well over 50. Plus, how the characters of “Star Trek: the Next Generation” slowly but surely worked themselves into our dnam even bitter Gen Xers who saw them as a threat to Kirk and Spock. [EP329]