Tag Archives: James Bond

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

“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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HUMOR — “Vodka Martini. Shaken, Not Stirred” [UPDATE]

“Do I look like I give a damn?” James Bond —  Casino Royale (2006) “Shaken, not stirred” is a catchphrase of Ian Fleming’s fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond and describes his preference for the preparation of his martini … Continue reading

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James Bond [D. Craig] Visits CIA Headquarters (June 25 2018)

“I would regularly bump into a parade of Hollywood types, including Harrison Ford and Ben Affleck. I often wondered why these actors were allowed to walk around a top-secret facility. Because he’s going to be playing a CIA guy in a … Continue reading

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“Vodka Martini. Shaken, Not Stirred” [Humor]

“Do I look like I give a damn?” James Bond —  Casino Royale (2006) “Shaken, not stirred” is a catchphrase of Ian Fleming’s fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond and describes his preference for the preparation of his martini … Continue reading

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

“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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