Tag Archives: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

A Brief History of Time Travel

A Brief History of Time Travel

A Brief History of Time Travel is a new online radio drama with the potential to become a real cult hit. Read More

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Make Every Day Towel Day

Make Every Day Towel Day

In honor of Towel Day, I could tell you about my love for Douglas Adams and how much The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy means to me. Instead, I want to tell you about my little life experiment with towels and encourage you to take my unofficial Towel Day pledge with me! Read More

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

Keep Your Legs Warm With Geeked-Up Tights

Despite my protests, summer always leaves eventually. I live in the southern US, so I can pretend for a long time, but come January, I have to face it. It’s just plain cold. There are only two ways to make that better: gingerbread lattes, which leave after Christmas, and funky tights, which are always your friend. Here are a few of my favorites. Read More

Fall Fun With Looney Labs

What do you do on your anniversary when you suddenly find yourself with a babysitter on a week night, a few extra hours and cash in hand? Why you sit in Starbucks, drink cider and check out two new games from Looney Labs, that’s what! My love of the card game Fluxx is certainly no… 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