Tag Archives: Douglas Adams

5 British Literary Characters That Made a Comeback

Some literary creations are so potent they cannot be contained by one book, one series, or one author alone. They may make the move from the page to the stage, from the stage to the radio, from the radio to the television, and from the ...

A History: Are Brits Better at Satire?

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No.

Actually, it would perhaps be more fitting if I said YES, yes they are, and then go on to claim that the Brits are better at anything that involves saying things you don’t literally mean. I could then claim that this is why ...

Don’t Panic: Lost Douglas Adams ‘Hitchhikers’ Manuscript Found!

Now here’s a story that is precisely five days late.

Having just celebrated Towel Day, the international celebration of the writings, thoughts and imagination of Douglas Adams, it has just been announced that a first draft of his third Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy novels has been ...

Happy Towel Day: Six Life Lessons From Marvin The Paranoid Android

To celebrate the life and work of Douglas Adams, as we must always do on May 25, we should all make an effort to be better, cleverer people, taking the words of one of his finest, noblest characters as direct inspiration: Marvin the ...

Poll Results! 10 Greatest British Sci-Fi/Fantasy Novelists

The results are in! You’ve voted, we’ve counted, and now we can reveal which of the ten writing giants listed below is the favorite of Anglophenia readers.

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Time For A Massive Celebration

I’m not entirely sure how much higher fan expectations of the rest of this year can be ramped without necessitating the building of, y’know, a really big ramp. We’re already gagging to find out what happens with Clara ...

There Can Be No Sequels When An Author Dies

Here’s a quandary. What do you do as a fan of a major talent who is no longer with us, if the people responsible for their legacy try to extend the brand in an uncomfortable way?

Happy Towel Day: 25 Douglas Adams Quotes To Live By

Probably the most famous single quote by Douglas Adams – former Doctor Who script writer, creator of The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy, novelist, naturalist, rationalist and fantasist of the highest order – is this: “I love ...

News Roundup: Robert Pattinson Gives A Tramp The Gift Of Music

Guitar shops are magical places. There are all of these beautiful, shiny instruments on the walls, and they’re all slightly different – Gretsches, Gibsons, Rickenbackers, Fenders – so any self-respecting string-twiddler will ...

Who’s Day Roundup: Douglas Adams’ ‘Shada’ Set for 2012 Book

Douglas Adams‘s lost Doctor Who serial, “Shada,” is set to be novelized by BBC Books, The Guardian reports.