Tag Archives: Douglas Adams

Dirk Gently: NYCC Interviews and Preview Review

Dirk Gently: NYCC Interviews and Preview Review

Dirk Gently is a quick witted, fun frolic through the world of Douglas Adams via the mind of Max Landis. GeekMom Karen interviews the cast and reviews the show. Read More

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Towel Day: 42 Occurrences of The Number 42 in Pop Culture

Towel Day: 42 Occurrences of The Number 42 in Pop Culture

Any good geek knows that the answer to the great question of life, the universe and everything is 42, but were you aware just how often that number has crept up in pop culture? From apartment numbers to Hurley numbers, dates to car registrations, the number 42 is everywhere when you start looking hard enough. Here are 42 examples of the number turning up in pop culture. Read More

Celebrate Towel Day in Style!

In memory of Douglas Adams, May 25th is Towel Day. Excerpt from Ch 3 The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: A towel, it says, is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have. Partly it has great practical value. You can wrap it around you for warmth as you bound across the cold… Read More

The Unsinkable Starship Titanic

A few years ago, I inherited some of my dad’s book collection when my mum decided to have a clear out. Included in the books were all five volumes of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to The Galaxy “trilogy.” I couldn’t wait to read them. As a child, I had been brought up watching the 1981… Read More