From The Guardian Newspaper
Today's Google Doodle celebrating the 61st birthday of Douglas Adams is testament to the undisputed king
of comic science fiction: it makes you wonder why, 12 years after his death, no one has been able to supplant him from that throne.Let's face it, the genre is akin to a sweetshop for comedy writers; its anthills stretch as far as the eye can see, just waiting to be poked with the funny stick.
Strange alien races? Silly laser guns? Spaceships? Super-computers? Square-jawed intergalactic heroes? Check, check and check again. Or, maybe not.
Intergalactic travel may seem ripe for comedy, but Douglas Adams, whose 61st birthday is celebrated by Google today, showed that the funniest laughs are found in the real world
I just went to the douglasadamstheparty
web site and it says:Dont Panic
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