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Beware of the Leopard: the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy podcast

81 EpisodesProduced by Mark Steadman, Jon Bounds, Jon Hickman, Danny SmithWebsite

New additions to the book with the famous words "Don't Panic" on the cover. Smart and funny, fusing real-world observation with a writing style Douglas Adams fans have sorely missed.With each topic, the panel of authors and performers present an essay in the style of a Hitchhiker's Guide entry, whic… read more


20: From the Gagrakacka Mind Zones to Genuine People Personalities

Mark Steadman, Jon Hickman and Jon Bounds continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon, in alphabetical order. As well as the usual affair, we submit to yuletide cheer and discuss Christmas in the Hitchhiker’s universe.

Gagrakacka Mind Zones

The place Disaster Area come from. In other news, we discuss what a mind zone is.

Gail Andrews

A famous astrologer, who was berated by Tricia McMillan on TV, but who was gracious enough to come and see her, to find out why she, Tricia, was unhappy.

Galactic Eezeereed

A galaxy-wide written language. We come across it on the Golgafrincham B Ark, and it does handily solve the problem that the Babel fish can’t.


The waiter at Milliways, and is so unhip it’s a wonder his bum doesn’t fall off. Mark posits that Garkbit is a little stuffy for the kind of establishment that Milliways is purported to be.

Genuine People Personalities

GPP is a feature of a line of Sirius Cybernetics Corporation robots. Marvin is a personality prototype, so the panel examines the ramifications of going with a gen-1 Sirius Cybernetics product.

Jon Bounds has been writing again

Read two new pieces by Jon Bounds on our blog:

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