Douglas Adams

15 Great Douglas Adams Quotes

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Comedy

The late, great Douglas Adams would have been 62 today - not that we need an excuse to remind ourselves of his wit and wisdom. From 'The Hitchiker...

PRISM: The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Chris Brauer | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK Tech
Chris Brauer

We don't know much about how PRISM may or may not work, or may or may not exist, at least in the form specified in the leaked slide deck. We also don't know if we should be aghast or complacent, cool like Ferris on his day off, or agitated like his pal Cameron. Are we witnessing privacy and the rights of individuals explode around us?

Google Celebrates Douglas Adams On 61st Birthday

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Tech

Google has celebrated the life of Douglas Adams on the late sci-fi author's 61st birthday with one of its customary 'Doodles'. An interactive graph...

The New Douglas Adams Has arrived and He's Discovered the Real Meaning of Life

Catherine Graham | Posted 19.01.2013 | Home
Catherine Graham

That book is Eskine Quint, Intrepid Adventurer Extraordinaire, and it is the story of the hunt for the source of all human madness, and of course, the Holy Grail. It is a pythonesque extravaganza of humour that starts in the Himalayas in India where Eskine and his faithful companion Kimjabi begin their quest by climbing Mount Everest.

WATCH: Douglas Adams' Wise Words Brought To Life

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Comedy

May 25 is Towel Day, and as any nerd worth his salt will tell you, that's the day everyone remembers the wonderful man that was Douglas Adams: the man...

Happy Towel Day! 10 Great Douglas Adams Quotes

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Comedy

The life, work and all-round fantastic wonderfulness of author Douglas Adams is being celebrated across the universe today. The first Towel Day too...

Publishers Still Don't Understand What Douglas Adams Knew About Ebooks in 1979

Ben Cameron | Posted 04.06.2012 | Home
Ben Cameron

In his introduction to the 2009 edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Doctor Who writer Russell T Davies praises the tattered old paperback copy of Douglas Adams' sci-fi classic that he carried around in his back pocket in his school days. I had one too and I loved it just as much.

Before They Were Writers: How Famous Authors Made Ends Meet

Posted 24.02.2012 | Home

Sometimes it can feel like writers are split into two types: the rich and famous and the poor and struggling. But every journey begins with the sma...


Tiernan Douieb | Posted 25.03.2012 | UK Comedy
Tiernan Douieb

As of today the UK is now over £1 trillion pounds in debt. Wahey right? Woo look at us finally hitting the big 18 zeros mark! Yeah take that America....