Category: Gunner’s Handbook
Another day. Another news conference. Another opportunity for our poker-faced, fork-tongued, sweet-talking manager to perfect the dark art of opacity.
On May 11, 2001, Arsenal lost the FA Cup Final to Liverpool. 2-1, in Cardiff.
On the same day, in Santa Barbara, California, beloved author and Arsenal supporter Douglas Adams’ world did end. He died suddenly of a heart attack at the tender age of 49.
Let’s just say it was a bad day for Gooners and leave it at that.
The following is an imaginary interview with Douglas Adams. (DA) – conducted by yours truly: Batmandela (BM). Mr. Adams’ replies are culled, verbatim, from his numerous books, letters and scripts. It is an interview I would have loved to have conducted during Douglas Adams’ lifetime. But things don’t always work out the way we planned.
I have a feeling, though, that he’d have found this concept mildly amusing…
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How to survive being an Arsenal fan in these trying times.