Remember that time Picard had a wife and kids and mastered playing the flute? Except it wasn’t Picard – it was the entirety of Kamin’s life, played out on the dying planet Kataan. Find out what lessons Picard learns from walking a lifetime in someone else’s shoes when we put The Inner Light into this week’s Mission Log.
Tags: Administrator, alternate life, Batai, children, Daniel Stewart, David Lauritson, drought, Eline, environment, extinction, family, father, flute, Frere Jacques, Jannifer Nash, Kamie, Kamin, Kataan, Legacy, lullaby, Margot Rose, Meribor, Morgan Gendel, nova, nucleonic beam, Nurse Ogawa, path not taken, pennywhistle, Peter Allan Fields, probe, radiation, Ressik, Richard Riehle, Scott Jaeck, Solid fuel, supernova, telescope, The Inner Light, The Next Generation, The Next Generation Season 5, TNG
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Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Your Mission Log crew are taking time this holiday to be with friends and family, and we wish the best of times to everyone of you as well. Your regularly scheduled Mission Log will return next Thursday at 12:00am PST. Remember, no matter where you are, your Star Trek Pals are most of all thankful for you!
At the 2016 Star Trek convention in Las Vegas, we were proud to take to the Roddenberry Interactive Stage to present the Podcast Summit with some of our favorite friends and colleagues. The discussion ranged from distinguishing ourselves in the crowded field of Trek podcasting, the marker of success to the types of audience feedback we get. You can listen to the audio-only podcast courtesy of TrekGeeks or watch the video below from our friends at Priority One.
Like Picard learning about Darmok, Mission Log listeners may need to check in from time to time to figure out what their hosts are saying. There’s lingo, there are running themes, there are in-jokes and references galore. One of our industrious listeners, Alan Simonis, put together this handy (and evolving) guide: (more…)9 Comments
At The Official Star Trek Las Vegas Convention, your Mission Log hosts along with Rod Roddenberry, Clint Howard and our host, explorer, science enthusiast and Tiki expert Jonathan Knowles, unveiled the recipes for Tranya.
First considered at Tiki Oasis, the recipes are based on the competing stories that the prop-master on “The Corbomite Maneuver” used either grapefruit or apricot juice. We present those here along with one recipe that uses both in the true spirit of IDIC.
Relive the Interplanetary Tranya Symposium and Cocktail Hour by mixing your own, then kick back while you contemplate the long history of boozy libations in science fiction.
Special thanks to our mixologists Kelly Knowles and Mark Holt.
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