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Being James Bond

Oct 5, 2013

CINEMATIC 007 - For many years, the M’s real name was a closely guarded secret, but this wasn’t always the case. In the beginning, M’s identity was fairly well known, particularly by James Bond, going all the way back to the writings of Ian Fleming.

Jul 1, 2013

INNER 007 -- No doubt, James Bond is a connoisseur of great food. From cracked stone crabs with melted butter and pink champagne in Miami, to grilled ray with butter sauce in the Caribbean, Bond is a lover of its endless variety. Few notice that Bond's diet is very close to what we would call The Paleo Diet.

Jun 24, 2013

CINEMATIC 007 -- Head of Section offers up his personal top five Bond songs. These are only opinions, and are definitely going to reflect my personal bias. As most of these are the songs I grew up with, they tend to choose songs from my own era. Please don’t hold it against me Shirley Bassey fans.

Jun 10, 2013

THE GOOD LIFE -- Tracking a gangster in the Big Easy, Bond enters a bar called Fillet of Soul with his CIA counterpart, Felix Leiter, and asks for “bourbon, no ice.” Leiter changes the order, requesting two Sazeracs. “Where’s your sense of adventure?” he asks Bond. “This is New Orleans. Relax!”

May 28, 2013

THE GOOD LIFE -- Few things can bring the James Bond lifestyle into your home like having a respectable home bar, and being able to create and serve cocktails to suit the setting and mood. In order to transform your amateur setup into a professional level home bar, you’ll need a few good bar tools.