Tag Archives: Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy

Should We Read Douglas Adams’ Unpublished Manuscripts?

Now here’s a test of ultimate fandom. If an artist, writer, performer or director is particular about which versions of their work should be made available to the public and which should not—and let’s face it, they all ...

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 ...

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 ...

10 Sci-Fi Franchises Influenced by ‘Doctor Who’

Let’s be fair, all science fiction is drawn from a small pot of ideas, most often based around where science fact (and cultural reality) has got to when the ideas are first minted. And the more science fiction there is, the fewer ...

Which British Actor Links ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Hitch-Hikers,’ ‘Doctor Who’ AND ‘A Clockwork Orange’?

Well of course you all already know this, don’t you? It’s Dave Prowse, the man with the best sci-fi CV in the known universe, and yet someone who could happily cross the street unmolested, even going from a comic book store ...