Mark Steadman, Danny Smith and Jon Bounds continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order. This week, it’s everything Arcturan.
A four-legged beast off which Deep Thought could talk all legs. Of. In that vein, we discuss the things we’ve persuaded people to do.
A mode of transport which Zaphod hitches aboard. Here, Jon and Danny share their worst travel stories.
Used as a comparative phrase, as in “ankle-high to a…”, so we discuss some of the Dad-based anachronisms from our past.
Another large animal that should be small, but since it’s spelt “leach” not “leech”, we falsely accuse Danny of emptying our wallets on nights out. Read Passport to the Pub, the guide to British pub etiquette.
Arcturan stunt apples
A squadron of which would have put Sir Isaac Newton out of commission, and thoroughly hammered home the concept of gravity.
This week we’re recommending Armageddon the Musical by Robert Rankin. Pick it up in audiobook form for free by taking out a free 30 day trial with Audible. Just head to audibletrial.com/leopard to get started.
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