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BBC Broadcasts The Hitchhiker's Guide To Elon Musk With Jill Lepore
It looks at his history in South Africa, the science-fictional history that both criticised and supported apartheid, as well as Douglas Adams' own involvement And that "in this world, stock prices can be driven partly by fantasies found in blockbuster superhero movies, but that come from science fiction, some of it a century old If[...]
"Earth Exceptionalism" In The DC Omniverse
A multiverse of multiverses, each with infinite universes, each with uncountable galaxies, each with uncountable stars and all revolving around, as Douglas Adams put it "Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun Orbiting this at a distance of[...]
Dirk Gently
The science-fiction detective series was based on the novels of the same name by celebrated author Douglas Adams The series was adapted by Max Landis and starred Samuel Barnett and Elijah Wood. The cable network released the following announcement: We are beyond proud of this brilliant original series and so appreciative of the outstanding team behind it[...]
Doctor Who: Shada, The Missing Douglas Adams Story, Recreated As BBC Feature Length Animation. But What Does Ian Levine Think?
Footage was used in the subsequent Five Doctors crossover to explain the absence of The Fourth Doctor, Douglas Adams reworked the story into Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, in 1992, its recorded footage was released on video using linking narration by Tom Baker to complete the story. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bm7LQvT_5C0Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Doctor Who:[...]
dirk gently
Adapted from the popular novels from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams, the Sherlock Holmes-with-a-twist series chronicles the case adventures of "holistic detective" Dirk Gently with his reluctant and his constantly questioning assistant Todd as they use fate and an "interconnected universe" to solve strange and unique crimes. Here's your first look at Dirk Gently's[...]
BBC America Renews Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency For Season 2
It's based on a series of novel's by the late Douglas Adams and adapted for television by Max Landis The series has a Doctor Who vibe going for it, which makes perfect sense since Adams, who may be best known for his The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy novels wrote three episode of Doctor Who[...]
The Most Dirk Gently-ish Line In Today's Dirk Gently #1
Today sees the release of IDW's first issue of Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, based on the Douglas Adams character from the novels, though telling new USA-set stories ahead of IDW's television adaptation of the same. Unlike the previous TV series which tried to merge aspects of the books into the new stories they told, these[...]
7 Pages From The New Dirk Gently Comic, Out On Wednesday
Here's an extended preview of Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, the comic based on the books by Douglas Adams, being turned into both a comic and a TV show by IDW, and written by IDW's Chris Ryall, even though he shouldn't have been allowed to and they should definitely have come to me instead. Just saying. It's[...]
Interactive Story In Gaming – Something Old or Something New?
Douglas Adams saw the potential years before and The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy text adventure is a good example of the possibilities; adapting his own dialogue and utilising skills he had already honed in scriptwriting Perhaps Adams was freer in the medium as he already had experience of adapting his popular story for different[...]
Douglas Adams Gets Google Doodled On His 61st Birthday
Today, on what would have been Douglas Adams' 61st birthday, Google create a visual interactive Hitch Hikers doodle logo, with a live Guide reprising visual versions of famous entries, from th Earth being Mostly Harmless, the origin of the universe in a sneeze, what Deep Thought was all about, how to fly by aiming yourself[...]