Looking for love in the Delta Quadrant is difficult no matter who you are, even for the EMH and his Vidiian girlfriend with a holographic uplink. This week, Mission Log looks for Lifesigns.

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Dishin’ – Vegan Bacon

April 1, 2022

In today’s dramatic episode, John & Norm discuss the merits of vegan bacon and whether we’ve pushed the very definition of “bacon” too far. Join us for what could be the final episode of Dishin’ with John & Norm – the one with the vegan bacon.

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Production by Braden Cadenelli


A Conversation with Rod Roddenberry

June 6, 2020

Without a show this week, Rod Roddenberry joined Norman and John to speak from the heart about current social concerns. We wanted to share what we’ve been thinking and what we’ve heard from you. Hope you appreciate the conversation.

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Programming Note – December 28, 2017

December 26, 2017

Happy holidays to all of you from all of us at Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast!

We are off during the week of Christmas, celebrating with friends and family. We hope you all have a joyous time no matter how you ring in the season.

On December 28, we’ll present a short Q&A Supplemental featuring some of your comments and questions. Join us again on Thursday, January 4 when we resume our mission with the TNG episode Emergence. Then join us again on Tuesday, January 9 for the return of Mission Log Live for the latest discoussion of Star Trek Discovery!

Warmest wishes to everyone – and thank you again from John, Ken and Rod for all of your support!

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Mission Log Live – Watch The First Episode!

September 25, 2017

Watch the premiere episode of Mission Log Live below! Then join us every Tuesday at our Facebook page for a new live show!

Since 2012, Mission Log has dug deep into the heart of Star Trek episodes analyzing the story elements for morals, meanings and social relevance.

Starting September 26, Roddenberry Entertainment adds a show that puts fans in the captain’s chair. 48 hours after each new Star Trek: Discovery episode, “Mission Log Live” invites you to join hosts John Champion and Ken Ray to share your thoughts on the new series. What was the episode about? What were the morals, messages and meanings? How does this new series fit in to the Star Trek universe?

This time it’s your chance to dig into the series and discover what’s there!


Podcasts, Conventions and Comedy!

July 28, 2017

It’s convention season again, and that means John and Ken will be on the road!

If you missed San Diego Comic Con this year, on August 3rd we’ll release the audio from Larry “Dr. Trek” Nemecek’s panel featuring four of your favorite Trek podcasters, and we’ll get the latest news on Roddenberry Podcast Network. Special guests: Kayla Iacovino (TrekMovie/Shuttle Pod podcast), Aaron Harvey (TrekFM/Saturday Morning Trek), Lisa Guetzkow (TrekRadio) and John Champion (Mission Log).

Then if you’re coming to Creation Entertainment’s massive Star Trek convention in Las Vegas, you can find John and Ken at the Roddenberry booth all five days along with the hosts and crew from Priority One and Women at Warp podcasts. On Thursday, August 3, be sure to attend the Mission Log panel “TNG 30: Trek in Transition.” As our coverage of TNG comes to a close, we’ll see how the passing of the torch affects the future of Star Trek’s storytelling. (Audio from this panel will be released as a podcast on Thursday, August 10. Mission Log will resume on August 17 with “Gambit, Part I” and “Gambit, Part II.”)

Those arriving in Vegas early be sure to come to the 8th annual “Landing Party” being held at the Masquerade Bar at the Rio Hotel. There will be trivia, prizes, and mingling with your fellow con attendees. Brought to you this year by Roddenberry Podcast Network, Larry Nemecek’s Portal 47, Bye Bye Robot, TrekRadio, TrekMovie and GeekNation Tours.

Finally – if you are in Southern California, make sure you catch The Improvised Generation, a hilarious and completely original improvised show in the style of Star Trek: The Next Generation. We saw their special performance at Comic Con and can enthusiastically recommend it to Trek fans and comedy lovers throughout the Federation. Performances are every Sunday night in August at 7:30pm at the Impro Studio. Follow @ImprovisedGen, and let us know if we’ll see you there for this away mission!