‘Sherlock’ + ‘Supernatural’ + ‘Doctor Who’ = ‘Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency’

From the producers of The Walking Dead (that should tell you something right there), Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency is a comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric “holistic” detective Dirk Gently, played by Samuel Barnett (Twenty Twelve, Penny Dreadful) and his reluctant assistant Todd, played by Elijah Wood (Lord of the Rings). Overall, Gently is […]

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‘Doctor Who’ meets ‘Sherlock’ meets ‘Supernatural’ in latest Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency adaptation

For more reasons than the law allows, the San Diego Comic-Con is nothing short of pure greatness. Each year, just when you think they can’t top their previous years’ effort, both the line-up of guests and show trailers created and produced with the thought of them actually premiering at the annual event (which happens to be […]

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Don’t Panic! National Towel Day 2016 is just around the corner!

Still reeling from having missed the opportunity the last couple of years to alert everyone as to the fact that National Towel Day is just around the corner, I thought I’d get a head start this year so everyone (me included) can plan the days activities for #TowelDay2016 on May 25. As most of you probably know, National […]

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New ‘Dirk Gently’ re-boot targeted for Fall 2016

When news recently surfaced that an eight-episode order to an adaptation of the Douglas Adams novel series “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency” had been finalized, my immediate thought was a long-forgotten Yogi Berra quote that said, “It’s Deja-Vu all over again“. Especially when I read that the co-executive producer, Arvind Ethan David, commented, “I’ve been waiting almost […]

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R.I.P. Alan Rickman (1946-2016)

When I read the news about Alan Rickman’s passing yesterday, my initial reaction was to channel Howard Beale, open the window and shout, “I’m mad as hell and not going to take it any more!” First David Bowie and now Alan Rickman. In just a few short days, Planet Earth lost two incredibly talented and […]

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A Hitchhikers Guide to the Daleks

Now that we finally know the true identity of Missy, we turn our attention to the Daleks. Do we really know who they are?   To the casual observer, little is known about the mutated remains of the Kaled people of the planet Skaro. They travel around in tank-like mechanical casings and are a race […]

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Father Ted's Ardal O'Hanlon heads to BBC Radio 4 for new sitcom

In addition to the abundance of regional theater readily available throughout the UK, the other bit of brilliance that makes me want to hop on the next Boeing 777 and head east is the very civilized process of continuing to develop of good comedy via BBC Radio 4, which is also home to one of […]

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Lost Hitchhikers Guide chapters found!

The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, which tells the story of how human Arthur Dent travels the universe after escaping the destruction of Earth, originally began as a BBC radio series in 1978. The following year brought joy to the literary world when H2G2 was released in novel form with the brilliant six-part BBC 2 […]

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