Long ago, in a tavern far, far away….

Just outside of the Betelgeuse system, there was a bar. There were actually several bars. In fact, the moon-base that this particular bar was on was part of a vast lunar pub crawl orbiting a trendy brewery planet. It is a widely known, and popular fact that a better portion of the galactic trade economy revolves around alcohol; This is partially because of a generally loose and  happy go lucky attitude on the part of the people of many species across the galaxy, but also because nobody is really having a good time at it and seek to drown their proverbial sorrows. The generally loose and happy go lucky attitudes are a direct result of everyone being pretty much drunk out of their minds pretty much most of the time.

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…

Fit the First: A Guide to Celebrating 40 years of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Unless you have been living under a mattress lately then you may well know that March 8th, 2018, a Thursday, celebrated the 40th Anniversary of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.  In addition, March 8th, saw the launch of the Hexagonal Phase of Hitchhiker’s, which greatly helps us get the hang of Thursdays. For six…

Douglas Adams Fan Anthology You & 42 Update: Prepare for the Whooshing

Howdy Hoopy Froods! If you are shaking your head as to the meaning of my subtitle, “Prepare for the Whooshing,” then shake no more. It is not a tribal rite of Arcturus Grefa, nor the sound of flying mattresses out of the swamps of Sqornshellous Zeta, however it is the distinct noise a deadline makes as…

The 1st Annual Thumb Toast to The Frood: No fire or bread heater required.

On Saturday, March 11th in honor of the birthday of Douglas Adams Thumb Toast to The Frood will be the annual Douglas Adams Birthday Tribute event hosted by Galactic Hitchhikers. A pre-cursor to the Towel Day festivities if you will. STORY SO FAR… A few of our inter-dimensional members thought it would be a pretty…

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…