OT: 42 (Was: Obscure C code (was Re: Excessive optimization)

Zane H. Healy healyzh at aracnet.com
Fri Dec 3 16:43:08 CST 2010



On Fri, 3 Dec 2010, Fred Cisin wrote:

>>> Douglas Adams
>>> "Restaurant At The End Of The Universe"
>>> (of "Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy")
>
> On Fri, 3 Dec 2010, Philip Pemberton wrote:
>> Ah -- that explains it. I really must get around to reading the other
>> Hitchhiker's Guide books at some point...
>
> I'd recommend them, assuming that your personal tastes run in those
> directions.
>
> The original BBC TV production was great!
>
> The books are great!  Five volumes in the trilogy, and a sixth book (by
> somebody else) that is a moderately good attempt to mimic Adams' style.
> Adams' other books that are NOT part of the series are also worth reading.
>
> The Disney movie:  I gave away my DVD.

The BBC TV production was good, the BBC Radio Production was FANTASTIC, the
books were great.  I didn't even bother to see the Disney movie.

Zane





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