First Lexicon Update Entries Posted

The print version of the upcoming James Bond Lexicon will cover 271 Bond stories published between 1953 and 2019; but what of anything that is released after the manuscript was completed? Entries for those stories will be posted here on the companion website.

And we’ve just posted the first batch – with 39 new entries covering the events of the two latest James Bond comics:

  • Ian Fleming’s James Bond Vol. 3 #1-6 (Dynamite Comics 2019)
  • Ian Fleming’s James Bond: Reflections of Death anthology (Dynamite Comics 2020)

You can find links on the Lexicon Updates section of this website.

Bond Music: Six of the Best on Tomorrow Never Dies

On the latest episode of Bond Music: Six of the Best we discuss the sounds of Tomorrow Never Dies. Will Alan & Jarrod fawn all over David Arnold’s initial entry into Bond film scores? (probably) And the debate will be decided: Sheryl Crow vs KD Lang: the lads will decide which one they prefer! — Tune in & find out!

14 Connerys and No Bond

Over on the Her Majesty’s Secret Podcast network we took a look at Sir Sean Connery’s extensive movie career outside the world of 007, coming up with a list of 14 different movies to discuss from his earliest roles in the late 1950s up to his last movie in 2003.

The movies covered were:

  • Hell Drivers (1957)
  • Marnie (1964)
  • The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
  • A Bridge Too Far (1977)
  • The First Great Train Robbery (1978)
  • Outland (1981)
  • Highlander (1986)
  • The Name of the Rose (1986)
  • Untouchables (1987)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
  • The Hunt For Red October (1990)
  • Rising Sun (1993)
  • The Rock (1996)
  • League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)

Tune in to see if you agree with our assessments and recommendations on which from the list are worth a watch.

Bond Music: Six of the Best reviews GoldenEye

The GoldenEye soundtrack is an easy target for us to point fingers at as the worst 007 movie score. But why did it turn out that way, and is there a few actual golden nuggets in there? – Join Jarrod and I as we discuss these and many other aspects of Eric Serra’s contribution to Bond’s musical history.

Bond Music: Six of the Best has a Licence To Kill

The latest episode’s of Bond Music: Six of the Best is all about LICENCE TO KILL. The lads will provide factoids and discussion on the main title song, 6 of their favorite tracks (hence the title of the podcast), and a bonus remix…maybe more!  What will the boys make of Michael Kamen’s only 007 soundtrack? Is the soundtrack truly as bland as many say it is?  Where does one get a license to kilt?  —  Tune in & find out!

Going Rogue with the Kid Brother

Alan was drafted in to join the Rogue Agents crew from the On Her Majesty’s Secret Podcast to discuss the oddity that is Operation Kid Brother aka O.K. Connery, aka many other titles.

How did M, Moneypenny, several Bond villains, and others end up in this 1967 Italian spoof featuring Sean’s brother, Neil Connery? What did we think of it, and just how much do they Rogue Agents crew owe Alan for putting up with this nonsense?

Tune in HERE to find out.

Bond Music: Six of the Best and Guest reviews The Living Daylights

The latest Six of the Best is all about THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS. Alan has the lead on this episode but will turn his track selections over to our special guest: Jason Alberich from our network sister show “Rookie Agents”.

What will the boys make of the final John Barry soundtrack? Will Jason make good use of his track picks?  Will any milk puns make it into this episode? 

—  Tune in & find out!