Tag Archives: mostly harmless

The Trouble with Trillian

I haven’t gotten much response to my recent Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy posts, but I’m writing another one anyway. After all, it’s a series with a consistent popularity, and maybe somebody will want to read these in the future. … Continue reading

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Where’s the Shadow Government When You Need It?

Picture by Jonathan Burton There has been a lot written, both humorously and otherwise, about the nature of government and politics. Douglas Adams includes a fair bit about it in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, including the bit in … Continue reading

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Asking the Right Questions

I believe the second time I read the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series was around when we set the clocks either forward or back, and I thought it would be cool to make that a tradition. Of course it … Continue reading

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