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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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From Alpha Centauri to Apple

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


Alpha Centuri


A real star system that might’ve put paid to the Vogons’ plan to destroy earth. Otherwise known as an intergalactic Slough.


Altarian Dollar


A now defunct currency that probably doesn’t go as far as it used to.


Amalgamated Union of Philosophers, Sages, Luminaries and Other Thinking Persons


The organisation to which Vroomfondel and Majikthise belong. We discuss whether they’re any good at the thing they purport to protect.


American Express

A small credit card from Earth, and the subject of some pretty nasty bar disputes.


Angst in Space


A film Wowbagger watches, deftly summarised in Netflix synopsis style by Jon.


Antarean mosaic lizard


A teeny-tiny lizard whose skin adorns a marble-topped bar in Milliways.


Antarean parakeet glands


Revolting little cocktail garnishes, but the inspiration for a few confessions from our team.


Anthony Sharp


The voice of the Milliways waiter and of the great prophet Zarquon. Here we discuss what we’d like to be remembered for.


Apple


The people who make computers, one of which was purchased by Arthur when he tried to find his old cave on prehistoric Earth.


Book recommendation


This week we’re recommending Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline. 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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