The Real Zaphod Beeblebrox
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Zaphod Beeblebrox

Three arms, two heads, and one big ego. Zaphod Beeblebrox is cool. He's so cool you could keep a side of meat in him for a month.
He's also the president of the galaxy - or at least, he was until he stole the starship Heart of Gold, and went on a jaunt to find the fabled planet of Magrathea.

He's not quite sure why. There might have been fabulous wealth involved, but he might have been searching for the real ruler of the universe.

When faced with the horrifying prospect of being fed into the Total Perspective Vortex, he thought first of his stomach, and secondly of a trip to a discotheque.

Whateve he does, he does with style (and a smattering of bad language).

Douglas AdamsWriter, computer evangelist, guitarist, amateur naturalist and advocate of balance between science and the arts. What a guy. Sadly, Douglas Adams died suddenly of a heart attack on May 11th, 2001. The Minor Planet Centre space agency has named an asteroid Arthurdent, coincidentally announcing its plan the day Adams died. Find out more about Douglas Adams here.

 

Author of several science fiction books as well as Last Chance to See, a book documenting Adams' search for the most endangered animals in the world.