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On This Day — James Bond “Die Another Day” Premiere in London (November 18 2002) How Jamaica inspired James Bond [2019]

Colonel Moon: You will not live to see the day all Korea is ruled by the North. James Bond: Then you and I have something in common. James Bond — Die Another Day (2002) “Die Another Day is the wrong … Continue reading

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20 Years Ago — James Bond “The World Is Not Enough” Premiere in Los Angeles (November 8 1999)

“There’s no point living, if you can’t feel alive.” Elektra King  “Now, pay attention 007. I’ve always tried to teach you two things. First, never let them see you bleed.  (And the second?) Always have an escape plan.” Q Dr. … Continue reading

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On This Day — James Bond “From Russia With Love” Premiere in London (October 10 1963) [2019]

 “… the film is highly immoral in every imaginable way; it is neither uplifting, instructive nor life-enhancing. Neither is it great film-making. But it sure is fun.” Richard Roud — The Guardian  (October 11 1963) “Fleming found he had a love for … Continue reading

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On This Day — James Bond Dr. No Worldwide Premiere at the London Pavilion (October 5 1962) [2019]

“Dr. No is a dangerous mixture of violence, vulgarity, sadism and sex.” Vatican spokesperson (1962)  “James Bond is the personification of capitalist evil.” Kremlin spokesperson (1962) “Fleming found he had a love for espionage, and combined with his support for … Continue reading

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On This Day — Happy Birthday Sean Connery! (25 August 1930) [2019]

“You eckshpect me to talk?” “No, Mr Bond, I expect you to DIE!” Goldfinger (1964) “More than anything else, I’d like to be an old man with a good face, like Hitchcock or Picasso.” Sean Connery “Fleming found he had … Continue reading

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HUMOUR — “Vodka Martini. Shaken, Not Stirred” [2019]

“There is strong and consistent evidence that James Bond has a chronic alcohol consumption problem at the ‘severe’ end of the spectrum. He should seek professional help and try to find other strategies for managing occupational stress.” Medical Journal of … Continue reading

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Animal Spies & Warriors — WWII : British Hawks vs Nazi Pigeons [2019]

“But the sad truth is that the only pigeons they [the MI5 British hawks] managed to kill were British ones because hawks don’t have a friend or foe identification system. An MI5 report at the end of the war noted that … Continue reading

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On This Day — Happy Birthday to Ian Fleming (May 28 1908 – August 12 1964)

“Fleming found he had a love for espionage, and combined with his support for all things British, provided purpose to his life. But after WWII ended, he found himself at loose ends, and took a job with a newspaper. He … Continue reading

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MEDINT — James Bond Has a Severe Chronic Alcohol Problem

“There is strong and consistent evidence that James Bond has a chronic alcohol consumption problem at the ‘severe’ end of the spectrum. He should seek professional help and try to find other strategies for managing occupational stress.” Medical Journal of … Continue reading

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On This Day — James Bond “Die Another Day” Premiere in London (November 18 2002) [How Jamaica inspired James Bond]

Colonel Moon: You will not live to see the day all Korea is ruled by the North. James Bond: Then you and I have something in common. James Bond — Die Another Day (2002) “Die Another Day is the wrong … Continue reading

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