New Best of the Web talk: Douglas Adams

Posted by: Matthew Trost

Douglas Adams: Parrots, the universe and everything

Blind river dolphins, reclusive lemurs, a parrot as fearless as it is lovelorn … Douglas Adams’ close encounters with these rare and unusual animals reveal that evolution, ever ingenious, can be fickle too — in a University of California talk that sparkles with his trademark satiric wit.

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Comments (1)

  • Jay Sin commented on Jul 30 2013

    No! I’m reading “The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide”, complete and unabridged(whatever that means) for the second time. I can’t help but think that in many, many ways, this is some of the best writing that I have ever come across. I felt like maybe I should tell him so on the internet I go,….. DAMN! I didn’t know, RIP.