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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

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Arctura

Mark Steadman, Danny Smith and Jon Bounds continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order. This week, it’s everything Arcturan.


Arcturan megadonkey


A four-legged beast off which Deep Thought could talk all legs. Of. In that vein, we discuss the things we’ve persuaded people to do.


Arcturan megafreighter


A mode of transport which Zaphod hitches aboard. Here, Jon and Danny share their worst travel stories.


Arcturan megagin


Three cubes of which are added to panhgalactic gargleblaster. Here’s what it might look like, and here’s an Instructables piece on the ingredient.


Arcturan megagrasshopper


Used as a comparative phrase, as in “ankle-high to a…”, so we discuss some of the Dad-based anachronisms from our past.


Arcturan megaleach


Another large animal that should be small, but since it’s spelt “leach” not “leech”, we falsely accuse Danny of emptying our wallets on nights out. Read Passport to the Pub, the guide to British pub etiquette.


Arcturan stunt apples


A squadron of which would have put Sir Isaac Newton out of commission, and thoroughly hammered home the concept of gravity.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U90dnUbZMmM


Book recommendation


This week we’re recommending Armageddon the Musical by Robert Rankin. Pick it up in audiobook form for free by taking out a free 30 day trial with Audible. Just head to audibletrial.com/leopard to get started.


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