ZZ9's May 2012 podcast of Douglas Adams news is downloadable from https://dl.dropbox.com/u/488603/ZZ9podcasts/ZZ9-2012-05.mp3
ZZ9's podcast for May 2012 includes the latest Hitchhiker's and Douglas Adams news, looks back to the Mays of 1974 and 1978 when Douglas was working on Week Ending, as a writer and then producer, and also tells you what ZZ9 are up to in the near future. Weblinks:
Philosophy and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
SF Masterworks edition of Hitchhiker's
Journey Planet #12 (includes Graham's introduction to Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep)
Prime Minister You Wanted to See Me by Ian Greaves and Justin Lewis
Please download the February 2012 ZZ9 podcast from http://podcasts.owal.co.uk/zz9/ZZ9-2012-02.mp3
ZZ9's look at the latest Douglas Adams related news, a look back at February in Hitchhiker History, and what ZZ9 are up to in the near future.
In particular Dirk Maggs has recorded a description of what to expect at the Douglas Adams 60th Birthday Party.
Latest Dirk Gently News:
Douglas Adams The Party Virtual 60th (Sunday 11th March):
Hitchhiker Live Tour (June/July 2012): http://www.hitchhikerslive.com/
Simon Jones in Hay Fever:
Doctor Who Magazine #444: https://www.facebook.com/doctorwhomagazine
Shada Novelisation (15th March): Amazon link:
Gareth Roberts Shada Signing (14th March):
The Hitchhiker App: http://www.thenewhitchhikersguide.com/
The International Douglas Adams Animation Competition:
Doctor on the Go DVD (Series 2): Amazon link:
Douglas Adams on Desert Island Discs:
Douglas Adams's Guide to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: This is
the cassette release of an expanded version of the BBC Radio 4
twentieth anniversary programme, the broadcast title was 'The Guide To
20 Years' Hitch-hiking'. ISBN: 0563552360. Amazon link:
'Don't Panic: The Official Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Companion'
was the original title of Neil Gaiman's book about Hitchhiker's and
Douglas Adams. It was added to by David K Dickson, then M J Simpson
and most recently in 2009 by Guy Adams. In the UK the current edition
is called 'Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the
Galaxy'. ISBN: 9781848564961. Amazon link:
Cambridge Tour (Saturday 10th March) Facebook Event:
Captain's Cabin Fan Gathering (Saturday 10th March) Facebook Event:
Islington Tour (Sunday 11th March) Facebook Event:
Picocon (Saturday February 18th):
Eastercon (Thursday 6th - Monday 9th April): http://olympus2012.org/
Dirk Gently actor Stephen Managan and producer Chris Carey will be at the SFX event this coming weekend and there will be a Dirk Gently Q&A on the Friday which will also include some clips of the forthcoming shows - expected on BBC4 in March.
Hitchhiker's News from ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha.
ZZ9's January 2012 podcast is now available, rounding up the Hitchhiker's / Douglas Adams related news, interviewing Dirk Maggs, looking back at January in Hitchhiker history, and forward to what ZZ9 are doing in the near future.
You can find it at http://www.zz9.org/podcast
January sees the anniversary of the second Hitchhiker's radio series which originally went out at 22:30 Monday to Friday the week of January 21st.
Some of us use the anniversaries as an excuse to listen to the broadcasts, and this time we plan on tweeting whilst listening.
January 21st is this coming Saturday, so at 22:30 GMT, play Fit the Eighth and join the fun, and then the others each successive day.
Put the hashtag #hhgg so others can find your tweets, and also lookout for the Twitter account @ZZ9News.
Fit the Eighth - http://www.facebook.com/events/301172796595473/
Fit the Ninth - http://www.facebook.com/events/166453733458239/
Fit the Tenth - http://www.facebook.com/events/268542326546766/
Fit the Elventh - http://www.facebook.com/events/303260976393287/
Fit the Twelfth - http://www.facebook.com/events/151387754973100/
Hitchhiker's News from ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha.
The Literary Platform hosts an international competition inviting creatives to produce an animation that illustrates an audio recording of Douglas Adams talking about the evolution of the book when he was making the Voyager Expanded edition of Hitchhiker's back in 1993.
Judging Panel: Stephen Fry, Bob Stein (SocialBook, Inc), Ranjit Dhaliwal (The Guardian) and Merlin Nation / Chris Angelkov (Atyp).
Entry Deadline: 15th April
Winner Announced: 25th May (TowelDay)
Hitchhiker News from ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha.
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This post worths a bucket of dingo’s kidneys and so does the so-called Part six. It has not much to do with the HHGG ethos, just adopted the props. I have been a fan for 25 years and Colfer’s deed is an ultimate proof of HHGG having been taken over by Vogons. Don’t get me wrong, I put my trust in it…
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In an effort to achieve enlightenment through the pursuit of towels, liberty and a nice cup of tea, I am taking my fetching Don’t Panic towel out and about to discover exactly why the answer is what it is, why I am who I am, where I am and when.