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This is the Story of a Book from Earth, You and 42: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Douglas Adams

Hullo Hoopy Froods! Many of you may already know, unless you are still recovering from “having your brains smashed in by a slice of lemon wrapped round a large gold brick” after far too many Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters, that there is a brand new shiny book being published tomorrow, April 23rd:  You and 42:…

TOWEL DAY AMBASSADOR CONTEST – ROUND TWO!

Oh no, not again! ROUND TWO IS HERE! This is your chance to choose the rest of the finalists before the next round! You have chosen your favourites from the last round. Now it is time to cast your vote in Round Two! So far, we are looking forward to a tight match. There are…

The Original Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy 1978 Radio Show

As we approach Towel Day, we are coming up with some sweet treats for our followers. One of these treats is the original Radio Show. It is full stereo and very hoopy. Most of you probably encountered with it previously, but for those of you, who didn’t: You are in for a treat. Noted for…

Friends and Fans Remember Douglas Adams in You and 42

Friends and Fans Remember Douglas Adams in You and 42 by Anthony S Burdge On this date the first of Froods, Douglas Adams, was born.  Our Douglas Adams fan community here at Galactic Hitchhikers are noting the occasion of his 65th birthday with our own special Thumb Toast to the Frood.  Whether you are a member…

A Very Hoopy Christmas – Gift ideas

Now that Thanksgiving and Halloween are behind us, I thought it would be time to consider possible Gift ideas that one could surprise their fellow Hitchhikers with. Without further ado, here is my first selection of present ideas from across the internet: A Set of Mugs for the Coffee and Tea Enthusiasts! These mugs will…

Be Excellent (and Charitable) To Each Other

Howdy Hoopy Froods! It should not matter the day, time, season, or holiday, we should all be excellent to each other, and help those in need. The climate of our current world situation looks grim each and every day, whether war, politics, human rights violations, hunger, or children in need, being excellent to each other…

Hyper-Hysterical & Glorious: The Illustrated Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

For a number of years now I have read about, had in my hands, albeit briefly flipped through, yet never owned, the mammoth sized Illustrated Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy that was published 22 years ago this month (10/1994) Well, that changed today when a 1st edition copy was delivered after finding it relatively cheap…