Monthly Archives: March 2010

Nerd Alert: Website Stats

A couple of months ago, the demo of a song scheduled to be released on Meat Loaf’s upcoming album Hang Cool Teddy Bear appeared on the internet. In October I took a quick and dirty stab at transcribing the lyrics, and put it on my website. Nothing much happened. Then it became clear that this… Read more »

First Lines: Last Chance to See

In the late 1980’s Douglas Adams (author of, amongst other things, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy) and zoologist Mark Cawardine traveled around the world to see endangered species. Last Chance to See is the book that accompanies the BBC radio series that documented those journeys. As someone who doesn’t usually read non-fiction—I tend to… Read more »

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First Lines: And Another Thing…

Eoin Colfer’s And Another Thing… is the sixth part of Douglas Adams‘ increasingly inaccurately named Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy trilogy. It was released October last year on the 30th anniversary of the first H2G2 book. To put it short and unimaginatively: the book is Mostly Harmless. The regular cast appears, earth is once again… Read more »

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