Articles Tagged 'Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy'

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10 ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide’ References in Pop Culture

It’s easy to see why people in creative industries like to mention the work of Douglas Adams. His unique perspective was eccentric and funny, but also very sharp and occasionally extremely wise. A story as riddled with ideas as The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (whether book, TV show or radio drama) is bound to […]

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Happy Towel Day: 9 Zaphod Beeblebrox Quotes for Any Occasion

When faced with complicated or unsettling circumstances in life (the universe and everything), the key thing is not to look fazed. You should face every upsetting event with your cool intact because that’ll give you more time to work out what to do. A past-master in this sort of thing is Zaphod Beeblebrox, the two-faced […]

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Should We Read Douglas Adams’ Unpublished Manuscripts?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 are—is the real fan the person that says they don’t want to see outtakes, early drafts and […]


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 television to the movie screen, but what happens then? Well, […]

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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 discovered, and extracts will be published in a […]

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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 new ideas there are, and the higher the chances that some of them will […]