With the James Bond Lexicon book now in production, here’s a sneak peek at the proposed page design and layout. – Let us know what you think.
The latest episode of Bond Music: Six of the Best is all about THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH. Alan has the lead on this episode. 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!
How will the 2nd Arnold soundtrack compare to his first? What do the Wonder Twins have to do with it? And what is Alan doing with a fake, wooden laptop? — Tune in & find out!
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.
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!
Now available online “The Many Lives of James Bond ” panel from SpyCon featuring myself, Clinton Rawls, Jarrod Alberich, and Mark Edlitz discussing Dancing Bonds, Radio Bonds, Comics Bonds, and Video Game Bonds among other things.
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.
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.
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!
Over at the Hero Collector website I take a look at the results of my highly unscientific poll of everyone’s favorite James Bond toys. You can check out the results HERE.