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Friday Talking Points -- Don't Panic!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.21.2017 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Can we all just take a deep breath? I'm speaking to many Democratic voters as well as the bulk of the mainstream media here, just to clarify. Because far too many seem to currently be going off the deep end. But from where I sit, this is an overreaction to a very short-term situation.

Friday Talking Points -- A Knee-Jerk Week

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.20.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Republicans, of course, do the whole fear thing very well. Democrats cannot hope to ever stoke the public's fear as effectively as Republicans. But this week it was on display more than usual, because there are still 14 Republicans running for their party's presidential nomination.

'Speaking in Bones,' A Conversation With Kathy Reichs

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 07.21.2016 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Kathy Reichs is a forensic anthropologist and a professor of anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She's the author of the bestselling series featuring Temperance Brennan, who is also a forensic anthropologist. Kathy's the producer of the hit TV series Bones.

Humility Made Fun

Michael Neill | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

One of my favorite definitions of humility is "being open to the possibility that things are other than the way I think them to be." In this sense, it is one of the absolute keys to change and an essential quality on the path to transformation.

Cherrytree Records Extravaganza: Ivy Levan and Sting Set to Rock Beatles on Letterman; RAC Readies New Album; Much More

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 04.06.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Remember when you first heard "Roxanne"? I do. I was a child in a record store without a clue about the song's theme. Not sure I could've identified reggae, let alone purloined reggae. But I well recall my impression.

The Tech Daddy Applies For Health Care

Ken Gruberman | Posted 12.18.2013 | Technology
Ken Gruberman

Today I'm reviewing a process. Namely, the process involved with signing up for health care under the ACA.

Friday Talking Points -- The Answer To Obamacare, The Universe, And Everything

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's all becoming clear now. House Republicans are just really big fans of Douglas Adams -- that's been their plan all along.

Google Asks That You 'Don't Panic'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.11.2013 | Technology

Happy birthday to a hoopy frood: Google celebrates British humorist and author of "The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy" Douglas Adams' 61st birthday ...

Thirteen Reasons I Adore Douglas Adams

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.11.2013 | Home
Gregory Weinkauf

Today would have been Douglas Adams' 61st birthday. I didn't know him, but I've read his every published word, some many times over, and I miss him. Here I salute him 13 succinct times. (Why 13? I dunno. 42 would blitz my word-count.)

Men in Black 3 Brings the Rare Threequel Win

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 07.25.2012 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

It's a raucous, rollicking ride, as visually stunning -- in truly sensational 3D -- as it is hilarious and exciting. The Oscars, which usually lean Heavy and Significant, really should launch a category for Funnest Picture.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Negotiations

Matt Cohen | Posted 05.06.2012 | Business
Matt Cohen

I'd like to examine a great negotiation scene from the beginning of Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy that sheds some light on pre-settlement settlements, the principal-agency problem, and the gap between positions and interests.

Sci-Fi Classic Coming To iPad

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 10.12.2011 | Technology

Attention, sci-fi lovers! Douglas Adams's cult classic adventure story, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, is getting its very own mobile app. Vanc...

What Book Character Would You Love To Be Best Friends With?

Posted 08.02.2011 | Home

This week, we asked Huffington Post readers to let us know what book characters they would love to be best friends with. While we received some respon...

Guardian Readers Pick The Best Science Fiction Books | Posted 07.26.2011 | Home

We asked for suggestions of your favourite science fiction books. Here are the results...

Douglas Adams's Lost 'Doctor Who' Serial To Be Novelized | Benedicte Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A novelisation of the "lost" Doctor Who serial Shada, scripted by Hitchhiker's Guide author Douglas Adams in 1979, will be published next year. Ada...

Towel Day: Fans Honor 'Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy' Author Douglas Adams

Wired | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Two weeks after the death of Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, fans get together and celebrate May 25 as "Towel Day" in h...

Book Review Round-Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Here it is, your weekly book review round-up: Eating, Jason Epstein The New York Times The book is delicious, in its minimalist, essayistic way. But ...

She's Gotta Cook It: Julie & Julia Gets Rich

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

if you like food, friendship, romance, sex, comedy, Paris or New York, you'll probably love Julie & Julia.

Hitchhiker's Guide Book Series To Continue With New Author

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LONDON - Children's author Eoin Colfer is to write a sixth novel in the "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" series, seven years after the death of its ...