Dirk Gently, radio drama

Richard MacDuff is having one of those days. His couch is stuck in the stairwell, there’s a horse in the bathroom, and his old school pal Svlad Cjelli has invited himself back into Richard’s life on some kind of interconnected detective case. Penned by The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency is…

A Geek’s Guide to Islington

I moved to Islington in 2007 primarily because I’m a geek. I had this idea that if I lived where Douglas Adams had lived, I’d find the same source of inspiration. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is dedicated to “the Arlingtonians for tea, sympathy, and a sofa.” This refers to Jonny Brock and Clare Gorst, who…

News: Dirk Gently Given 8 Episodes

We heard a while ago that BBC America was planning to remake Dirk Gently, a TV series based on Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams, which had been made once before in the UK starring Stephen Mangan. It had also been announced that Max Landis will be writing it. Now it’s been confirmed at BBC America has…

Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture 2013

I don’t really know what to do with this information other than post it here. I wish I were in England for this. Stephen Mangan is great, and a wonderful Douglas Adams fan. A great Dirk Gently, as well. I hope you get to attend. Time: 18:30 Cost: £15 Address: 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7…