NEWS: Douglas Adams dead at 49

From: J Corbally (
Date: Sat May 12 2001 - 16:46:00 MDT

Just pulled this off the web;

>Author Douglas Adams dies
>Author Douglas Adams, who wrote The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, has
>died suddenly aged 49.
>Mr Adams died on Friday morning in Santa Barbara, California, following a
>heart attack, said his spokeswoman Sophie Astin.
>The author became a household name when the cult science fiction novel was
>turned into a BBC TV series.

Can't believe he's gone....At only 49 years old.


"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and
crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures
to satiate desires both subtle and gross. But it's not for the timid."
-Q, Star Trek:TNG episode 'Q Who'

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