On Revisiting the Hitchhiker’s Trilogy

Yesterday a package arrived in the mail. It was a book, Douglas Adams’s Starship Titanic by Terry Jones. Hardcover with dust jacket. A first printing, it looks new, even though it was published nearly fifteen years ago. And with that book I am ready. This year — this month, actually — I intend to rereadContinue reading “On Revisiting the Hitchhiker’s Trilogy”

On New Hitchhiker’s

Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl, will be writing a new novel in Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series. I don’t know what to say. I mean, yes, I’ll be curious. But at the same time, I just don’t know. I mean, I really don’t know. Colfer himself says: My first reaction wasContinue reading “On New Hitchhiker’s”

On H2G2

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy opens on Friday. In the store we’re planning a group trip to see it. Then, on an e-mail list, I received a link to this review. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy movie is bad. Really bad. You just won’t believe how vastly, staggeringly, jaw-droppingly bad it is. I mean,Continue reading “On H2G2”