42 Douglas Adams book of ideas

Douglas Adams book, 42 now ready for release

42, the crowdfunded The Wildly Improbable Ideas of Douglas Adams, is now ready for release — we bring you all the details you need More than two years ago we brought details of Kevin Jon Davies project to explore some of the many (many) documents Douglas Adams left to his alma mater (St Johns, Cambridge). … >

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Starship Titanic – adapted for radio, starring Sir Michael Palin

Terry Jones’ comic novel is getting the Hitchhiker’s Guide treatment on Radio 4 this Christmas.  Written and designed by Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Starship Titanic began life as a single player graphic adventure game in the late 1990s. With all his trademark wit and charm, it involved puzzle-solving and … >

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The Doomsday Contract – Doctor Who The Lost Stories 6.2 audio review

The Doomsday Contract was a storyline originally developed during Douglas Adams tenure as Doctor Who Script Editor. Written by his friend and sometime Hitchhiker’s Guide collaborator John Lloyd, it was put aside when the writer became too busy with other work. Now, approximately forty-two years later, drawing on two original synopsis documents, adaptor Nev Fountain … >

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BBC planning new ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy’

The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy is set to return to BBC Radio 4. More than a decade since the show last aired in 2005, a new season of the sci-fi comedy series has been commissioned. The sixth season is expected to be titled ‘The Hexagonal Phase’, the British Comedy Guide reports. The new episodes will apparently be … >

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5 comic-book crossovers we’d like to see

IDW’s Doctor Who/Star Trek: The Next Generation crossover is a delight. However, I can’t help but wonder which other comic-book crossovers which would blow my mind? Ironically, Scanners is not anywhere amongst the answers…   Godzilla meets Doctor Who’s Third Doctor in ‘Godzilla vs UNIT’ “You are just a man dressed for the opera driving … >

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Infographic: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Hacking

Norton have put together a new infographic explaining the history and dangers of hacking, based on Douglas Adams’ cult book series The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. The guide has been designed help users stay protected against hackers, using examples from the likes of Weird Science and WarGames! The first hack ever recorded was in … >

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