R.I.P. Terry Pratchett — creator of ‘Discworld’ dies at 66.

R.I.P. Terry Pratchett — Discworld has stopped spinning…. As sentiments on Twitter have poured in from around the world, the above tweet, which easily came in under the 140-character limit, seemed to say it all. The literary world is a much lonelier place today as Terry Pratchett, the mind palace that created the brilliant Discworld series […]

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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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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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With Towel Day just around the corner, H2G2 – The Game turns 30

While longtime H2G2 fans will immediately remember the original Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy radio and TV series, how many actually remember the H2G2 game? First, you have to set the Wayback Machine to 1984. It was then that Steve Meretzky of Infocom got together with H2G2 creator, Douglas Adams, to create a game based […]

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Celebrity guests lining up for 'Kumars at No 42' return in January

As the Duck Dynasty-clan will, hopefully, soon disappear from both telly AND its place as one of the trending topics on Twitter, it looks like the Kumar-clan will soon return to television after a seven-year break. The International Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedy/talk show hybrid The Kumars At No. 42 will return beginning 15 January […]

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Happy National Fish and Chips Day…a bit early!

It is with extreme sadness, that we must admit we missed Saturday’s National Towel Day. While we can’t do anything about our egregious error with National Towel Day, which annually celebrates the greatness of Douglas Adams and, of course, the towel, which any good hitchhiker knows is “the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker […]

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Happy Belated National Towel Day 2012

Sadly, another National Towel Day has come and gone. A day unlike any other day, National Towel Day was created in 2001, not long after the untimely passing of the great Douglas Adams on 11 May, 2001. What does one do to celebrate the day? Easy. You carry a towel wherever you go to demonstrate […]

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Hitchhiker's Guide Radio Tour – Live!

Should you find yourself in, around or near Glasgow, Aylesbury, Basingstoke, Birmingham, Blackpool, Brighton, Bromley, Cambridge, Edinbugh, Leicester, Liverpool, Llandudno, Manchester, Newcastle, Northampton, Plymouth, Southend, Southampton, Woking, or York in the not-too-distant future, please try to score a ticket and pencil in a trip to The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Radio Show – Live!. […]

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Celebrate life, the universe and everything in 2012

Sunday, 11 March, 2012 is the day to celebrate the man who gave us life, the universe and everything. The Apollo Hammersmith in London (Planet Earth) is the place to be for the birthday party of all birthday parties. Greats from the world of science, comedy and music will come together for an evening of entertainment […]

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