Year: 2011

Sunday Drive (A James Bond Short Story)

When committed in the name of revenge, even the vilest deeds may seem forgivable. Bond had certainly not forgiven the Algerian. For weeks he had been lying sleepless, night after night, envisioning in detail how he would slowly kill this man. He’d rehearsed in is mind’s eye every gory and painful detail of his revenge […]

The Return Of Q Branch

Bond: Ejector seat, your joking? Q: I never joke about my work 007! Where would 007 be without Q?  “If it hadn’t been for Q Branch, you’d have been dead long ago” quoted Q in License To Kill.  Q frequently refers to Bond as “007”, rather than by his name. Despite the great annoyance Bond […]

The Return Of Miss Moneypenny

Naomie Harris has signed on as the new Moneypenny according to the British newspaper The Guardian for the soon to be named James Bond 23 movie. Best known as the mysterious Tia Dalma in the Pirates of Caribbean franchise, Micheal Mann’s 2006 Miami Vice and the horror film 28 Days Later. Missing in the first two […]

Max Zorin – Ahead Of His Time

No longer considering himself a KGB operative when he oversaw the execution of a Soviet spy who attempted to sabotage his oil well, Zorin becomes self employed. Winning horse races with ease by activating illegal horse steroids by means of implanted microchips, forms a plan to destroy his only competition in Silicon Valley by triggering […]

Most Successful James Bond

Pierce Brosnan. A combination of Sean Connery toughness and Roger Moore charm. Brosnan raised the bar for what it meant to be James Bond. Salary wise, his contracts with the Bond  franchise was more lucrative than the previous four Bond actors combined as well as the new Bond, Daniel Craig to date. Pierce is also […]

Seven Deadliest Bond Villains

In order to celebrate our illustrious 007, I’ve come up on my take on Bond’s deadliest villains, a kind of un-magnificent seven. Your opinions may very. 7. Le Chiffre (“Casino Royale) With his bleeding eye and creepy manner, Le Chiffre would undoubtedly give any woman her worst date ever. Mads Mikkelsen, who has a very […]

Death To Spies

2008 Casino Royale replaced  the MI6 nemesis S.M.E.R.S.H. with the fictional criminal organization Quantum to better reflect an updated Bond world. What most casual fans of everything Bond didn’t realize is that S.M.E.R.S.H. was actually based on Smersh, the  Soviet counter-spy agency with a fantastic history of catching spies and disrupting and aiding like-minded governments […]

The Many Lives of Miss Moneypenny

Lois Maxwel, the actress who played Miss Moneypenny for most of the James Bond films was also a race car driver, Golden Globe winner, Canadian Army Corps volunteer and classmate of Roger Moore way before she played the famous secretary of MI6 Section Chief M and Bond’s flirtatious admirer on the big screen. In her […]