It’s episode 42 and we’d be dumber than a Vogon to pass on the chance to do a Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy episode! Are you ready for some Hitchhiker’s Guide trivia? I know I am.
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Do you know where your towel is?
Hey there fellow travellers, I’m your host, Brian Rollins and this is the Dorky Geeky Nerdy Trivia Podcast. Of course, we had to have an episode of the venerable classic.
If you’re new, welcome aboard. For those of you that have hitchhiked with us before, you know the drill. Thirty questions broken up into three rounds. If you need a guide, you can visit DorkyGeekyNerdy.com/rules for some help.
OK, you Hoopy Froods, stick out your thumbs and let’s get off this rock.
The Dorky Round
The Geeky Round
1. Drinking what is like 'having your brains smashed in by a slice of lemon wrapped around a large gold brick'?
6. Who was the voice of The Book in the 2005 film and also the voice of the British Harry Potter audiobooks?
Book of the Week
A quick break for the book of the week, so mix yourself a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster and check out “Don’t Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” by Neil Gaiman.
In Don’t Panic, Gaiman celebrates everything Hitchhiker: the original radio play, the books, comics, video and computer games, films, television series, record albums, stage musicals, one-man shows, the Great One himself, and towels. And as Douglas Adams himself attested: “It’s all absolutely devastatingly true—except the bits that are lies.”
You can find this, or any other book of the week at dorkygeekynerdy.com/book. Finish that drink and let’s go.
The Nerdy Round
And we’re back on Earth. Or at least an Earth. I’m not sure which. Thanks for joining us for our 42nd episode. I hope you had fun.
Next week, we’re heading off into space again. Here’s your clue:
It’s my personal favorite TV series, so I’m really looking forward to sharing it with you. I’m your host, Brian Rollins. Have a nice cup of tea and thank you for listening.
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