While cleaning out my links in Instapaper, I came across this interview with Douglas Adams in 2001. Not sure what book he was promoting at the time, but if you stick around for the full recording you’ll hear him talk about his days in radio. Back when he was in radio, it was an inexpensive medium and one where people took chances. Things are a bit different now, aren’t they?
By now, you’ve probably heard that Encyclopaedia Britannica will no longer be published in book form. It will, however, continue to be available online. If it’s been a while since you’ve seen this encyclopedia on a bookshelf, have a look at one of the commercials featuring Donavan. You remember Donavan, don’t you? No? Well, you might remember his dad, Stan Freberg. Stan’s voice is in the commercial, too. Excellent!