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    Filed at 10:34 pm under by dcobranchi

    The BBC is running a new batch of Hitchhiker’s Guide radio shows. For the young ‘uns and less geeky in the audience, the original started out as a teleplay. I got hooked on the show in ’80 when NPR picked it up. Each show is available for 7 days starting on Thursdays. (via Chris)

    And as a complete aside, Anthony is currently reading the first book. Like father, like son.

    3 Responses to “ABSOLUTELY (GEEKILY) COOL”

    Comment by
    September 24th, 2004
    at 11:22 pm

    “Alright,” said Deep Thought. “The Answer to the Great Question…”

    “Yes …!”

    “Of Life, the Universe, and Everything …” said Deep Thought.

    “Yes …!”

    “Is …” said Deep Thought, and paused.

    “Yes …!”

    “Is …”

    “Yes …!!!…?”

    “Forty-two,” said Deep Thought, with infinite majesty and calm.

    That always cracks me up. 😀

    Comment by
    Tim Haas
    September 25th, 2004
    at 7:51 am

    “It’s unpleasantly like being drunk.”

    “What’s so unpleasant about being drunk?”

    “Ask a glass of water.”

    Comment by
    September 25th, 2004
    at 6:26 pm

    Any man capable of being elected President should be immediately disqualifed from consideration.

    -election advice from The Guide