Daily Archives: September 14, 2015

This post contains an affiliate link.   Star Trek: The Next Generation was a television series that followed in the footsteps of the original television show Star Trek. But if didn’t have Captain James T. Kirk.     Or Mr. Spock.     But it did have Captain Jean Luc Picard.     And Commander Riker, Geordie LaForge, Worf (a Klingon!!) the Borg and many more characters and travelers and worlds.   Running between 1987 and 1994 it was set in […]

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Data and Spot

cats on television
Cats have been appearing on the television virtually since it was created. In 1928 RCA created Felix The Cat as a test tool to monitor and adjust the picture and signal. Felix made his first appearance on W2CBS in New York City. Made of papier mache he was placed on a revolving record player and sat there for 10 years while engineers worked to get a good picture. Dizzying!     A Saturday morning fixture since the 1950’s cartoon characters Tom and […]

Cats On Television

Tiny kitten meets small stuffed dog
Cats as a species are notoriously independent, willful, creative and energetic. To the uninitiated they seem aloof and disinterested, sometimes disdainful of their humans. But those who have fallen under the hypnotic spell and have a feline in their life will know that these  adorable creatures have an arsenal of behaviors and activities to get what they want. Purring, rubbing, kneading are the obvious ones but more subtly they stare at you (unblinkingly), tilt their heads, fall on their backs, stretch […]

How To Train Your Cat