For those who are unfamiliar with the concept of a hitchhiker’s guide, or who do not understand sarcasm, the primary purpose of this website is humor or parody. While the information here can and should be informative, it should also be taken with a rather large grain of salt.

    Should you find anything in this guide that you disagree with or in fact know to be false, please do remember the golden rule first laid out in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, “The Guide is definitive. Reality is frequently inaccurate.”

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Journalists have a tenuous relationship with advertising in that they thoroughly despise it yet are utterly dependent upon it for their survival. 99.9 percent of all American journalism is advertising supported and the .1 percent that isn’t will be going out of business soon because it isn’t able to sell ads. This is largely due… read more »