Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Douglas Adams: Lost interview tapes recovered has news of the launch of a new online Science Fiction magazine "Darker Matter". They are launching with extracts from a 28 year old, never before heard, taped interview with Douglas Adams.
The long lost interview dates back to the days when Douglas Adams was tasting the first fruits of fame – and celebrating by taking out a £20,000 mortgage to buy his first apartment.

The original cassette tapes of the three-hour interview were only rediscovered recently, after gathering dust in the bottom of a cupboard since 1979.

The interview, which is rich in anecdotes and previously unpublished detail about Adams’ early career, is being serialized in three parts, in the first three monthly issues of Darker Matter (
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1 comment:

Darker Matter said...


thought you might like to know that the second part of the interview is now up on the site:

I hope you enjoy it - let us know what you think.