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SDCC 2016: Sneak Peek At BBC America’s ‘Dirk Gently’
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BBC America brought their upcoming original television series Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, where they revealed the first footage.

Watch the sneak peek video for the series here below.

Based on the books by Douglas Adams, the television series stars Elijah Wood as Todd, the new, yet highly reluctant assistant to eccentric private detective Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett).

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First Look: ‘Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency’ With Elijah Wood
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

BBC America has released the first look at Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, their upcoming original television series based on the book by Douglas Adams.

Check out the first image here below.

The image shows Samuel Barnett as detective Dirk Gently and Elijah Wood as Todd, Dirk’s reluctant assistant, seen holding a corgi.

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Book Review: Doctor Who: City Of Death by Douglas Adams & James Goss
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Doctor Who: City Of Death
Hardcover | Kindle
Written by Douglas Adams, James Goss
From a story by David Fisher
Ace Books
Release Date: October 6, 2015

Prior to this review for Doctor Who: City Of Death, I had never seen the Doctor Who episodes of the same name. I am a recent convert to all things Whovian, and I’m slowly getting through the massive quantities of literature and television programming. Nonetheless, I was quite happy to undertake the review for this book thanks in no small part to the fact that the original scripts were written by none other than Douglas Adams, though they were adapted from a story by David Fisher. The mere mention of Adams’s name makes me smile, so entertaining is his work. This publication is more than a novelization of Adams’ efforts, though. Author James Goss has taken the original scripts and created a far more comprehensive work than the program presented to audiences in 1979.

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Comic Review: Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency #1
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency #1
Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency #1
Written by Chris Ryall
Pencils by Tony Akins
Inks by John Livesay
Colors by Leonard O’Grady
Letters by Robbie Robbins and Shawn Lee
Covers by Tony Akins and Paul Mounts (Regular), Rob Guillory (Subscription), Robert Hack and Stephen Downer (Retailer Incentive)
IDW Publishing
Release Date: May 20, 2015
Cover Price: $3.99

Everything is connected. That’s the long and short of how the title character in Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency #1 sees the world in general and how he works through his mysteries in particular. If you haven’t read any Douglas Adams then immediately following this review, go do so. The man was not only amazing but he should have been sainted for the wonderful work he did in science fiction literature. I applaud anyone who revives or adapts his work for the newer generations. But we are here to talk about this individual issue, folks, so let’s do just that!

As it turns out, the concept of fundamental interconnectedness means that time, space, and reality can all be thrown to the wolves. If the entire makeup of everything is connected to everything else then it’s as if the universe is playing a game akin to the Six Degrees Of Kevin Bacon! In this comic, we see the eponymous Dirk Gently seeking those very same connections! Relying on his wits and wisdom, and a good deal of luck and fate, he somehow manages to find the thread that links it all together.

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Happy Towel Day 2014!
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Towel Day

It’s May 25th — Towel Day!

In honor of the late great author Douglas Adams and his timeless classic novel The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, be sure to carry a towel around with you today.

Don't Panic

There’s a lot of events happening around the world and online for this special day, so check out towelday.org to find out about all the happenings for Towel Day this year.

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