“I was given an ultimate edition of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy years ago by a dear friend who was aghast that I hadn’t actually read it at that point. Eventually, I caught up and found out what all the fuss was about. With colorful characters getting into ridiculous situations in a star-spanning narrative over a six part ‘trilogy,’ what’s not to love? These days, I find that a reliable gauge of how well I’ll get along with someone is their affinity for the absurd, and things don’t get much more absurd than The Hitchhiker’s Guide.”

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