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Finito, Alberto, La Musica

This was one of my mother’s favourite phrases, uttered when things had come to their inevitable conclusion. Had she been a fan of Douglas Adams she could equally have said, “So long, and thanks for all the fish.” 368 more words

Social Commentary

Some Books I Have Loved

A version of this appeared in the Charleston Gazette a few months back:

The Charleston Gazette is publishing short essays called Books I Have Loved. Here is mine: 421 more words

IDW Publishing to Bring Douglas Adams' Dirk Gently to Comics

In partnership with Ideate Media, IDW Publishing has announced that Dirk Gently will be appearing in his first-ever comic-book series in 2015, helping to prove the interconnectedness of all things, the precept by which Dirk Gently, … 213 more words

Comics

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

What fun! My claim is that Douglas Adams was one of the greatest comedic writers of his generation.  A high honor! I posted already on the start of his great “Hitchhiker’s Guide” 93 more words

Books

ELLIS'S FIRST BOOK IS MORE DAMP SQUIB THAN WET & WILD

I generally like pet shops because they conjure up images of fantastical emporiums that are meant to enthral you with the wide and variety of cute living breathing products they stock. 963 more words

Book Review

The Unequally Yoked Club: Yes Yes, But What Does It Look Like?

I wanted to briefly discuss something I talked about last time, about couples “basing their marriage on Jesus.” I was talking about how Christians tend to have very unclear ideas of exactly what they’re basing their relationship on, … 2,284 more words

Religion

Book "Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy" Celebrates 35 Years

TftD! MT @tomkerss Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy was published 35 years ago today. RIP Douglas, you bloody legend. pic.twitter.com/fTJAOGp093

— Dr Suze Kundu (@FunSizeSuze) …

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Culture