Ian Fleming

'I've had enough of this s**t': Sex offender loses temper during trial

A SEX offender lost his temper during a trial.<p>He screamed: "I'm f*****g out of here. I've had enough of this s**t."<p>Ryan Dunn, 20, then assaulted a …

Ian Fleming

Want to imbibe like Bond? London’s top bartenders show you how…

<b>From the Vesper in Casino Royale, to his iconic Martini ‘shaken, not stirred’ in Diamonds are Forever, James Bond’s penchant for high-class tipples</b> …

James Bond

How To Make A Dukes Martini, By Mr Paul Feig

In <i>The Journal</i> today we launch a new series where we take a look inside (or should we say walk into) the amazing wardrobes of some of the world’s most …

Paul Feig

What's Next for James Bond 25?

<i>This article comes from Den of Geek UK.</i><p>The recent announcement that Danny Boyle has exited the director’s chair on the 25th James Bond adventure, …

James Bond

1953 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback

When the door was lifted on the SoCal garage that held this 1953 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback for the last three decades, it was highly …

James Bond

Drinking Like 007: Bond’s Book of Cocktails

Behold the official manual of James Bond-inspired cocktails created with Ian Fleming's estate.<p><i>“I never have more than one drink before dinner. But I</i> …

James Bond

Orgeron says Joe Burrow needs to be taught to slide, but LSU QB says 'I'm not a slider'

In the first two games of the season, LSU quarterback has talked about his love for caramel-apple suckers, his favorite pregame music and his …

College Football

Drink Like James Bond

James Bond is as synonymous with a stiff drink as he is with the most technologically advanced gadgets. He's a man who takes time between dangerous …

James Bond

Jaguar's C-X75 super stunt car - chassis 001 - that stole the show chasing James Bond in Spectre is up for sale for £1.25m

A STUNT car that featured in the James Bond film Spectre is now up for sale for a whopping £1,250,000.<p>Before having its bonnet set alight by the …

Autos (UK)

How to Drink Like James Bond (According to Ian Fleming Himself)

From when James Bond christens The Vester in his first literary adventure, Casino Royale, to the immortal "shaken, not stirred" line inside Diamonds …

James Bond

Bond, James Bond: The ornithologist

The famous fictional British spy, James Bond (code name 007), whose action-packed exploits and international adventures are depicted in books and …

James Bond

James Bond team find continuing saga after director Danny Boyle quit is hard as 007 mission

Cracking the James Bond saga after director Danny Boyle quit is like a 007 mission in itself.<p>I’m told producer Barbara Broccoli, 58, wants to keep …

Danny Boyle

Bentley To Offer Special Centenary Badges For 2019 Only

Unique badges, stitching, and treadplates will mark out the anniversary editions.<p>Every Bentley built in 2019 will get special centenary features, the …

Le Mans

Idris Elba defends casting straight actor Jack Whitehall as gay character

<b>Idris Elba</b> (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)The controversial casting of straight actor Jack Whitehall as a gay character in Disney’s upcoming film …

LGBTQI

Blogs for Self-Publishers, August 25 - 31, 2018

By Shelley Sturgeon<p>Welcome September! For many this month is all about getting back to routines. As an indie author, do you find that you are more …

Writing

Idris Elba defends casting controversies after James Bond rejection

Idris Elba is defending Dwayne Johnson’s “Jungle Cruise” movie after it cast straight actor Jack Whitehall to play Disney’s first openly gay …

James Bond

Idris Elba says it’s “nonsense” to pressure Hollywood to cast gay actors in gay roles

“Artistic licence is artistic licence. If an actor has the attributes to do something, they should be able to do it. They’re acting.<p>You don’t …

LGBTQI

What Ian Fleming Did to Make James Bond a Success

<i>Ian Fleming worked as hard on marketing as today’s authors.</i><p><b>by Ruth Harris.</b><p>It’s not just today’s authors who work hard. Consider Ian Fleming.<p><i>The Man</i> …

James Bond

The corner of Jamaica where it's always happy hour: Encountering deadly cocktails, dolphins and old-world allure on a trip to the island's legendary resort

Teddy the barman confides wistfully that he just missed the chance to serve a rum punch to Marilyn Monroe back in 1957.<p>He joined the staff of Jamaica …

Jamaica

Bond 25 could still be released in 2019 – if one of these four directors signs up

The much-troubled production of Bond 25 could soon be thrown a lifeline, if the latest rumours are to be believed. Following earlier reports that the latest 007 film may miss its November 2019 release date by a year due to the departure of director Danny Boyle over "creative differences", Deadline …

Bond 25

Buddhist monk touched three women inappropriately on the body and made sexual remarks during yoga sessions

Rewatha Kumburawala, a Buddhist monk was pronounced guilty last month of three charges of behaving in a threatening or abusive manner towards three …

Sri Lanka

Buddhist monk sentenced for touching female students at Glasgow Mindfulness Centre

A Buddhist monk has a criminal record after being convicted of touching female students at a mindfulness centre.<p>Rewatha Kamburawala, 47, was …

Sri Lanka

Drink like James Bond with the ultimate book to making 10 iconic cocktails

Die hard fans of the James Bond franchise would know that a good cocktail is at the heart of every adventure for 007. From the classic vodka martini …

Cocktails

We can prove Q from Ian Fleming’s James Bond is a time-traveller

James Bond has saved the world 24 times already but he wouldn't have made it that far without some vital help. Ian Fleming's 007 books and the films …

James Bond

Creator Of Nintendo's 'GoldenEye 007' Confirms Playing As Oddjob Is Cheating

James Bond doesn't need help, but at least now we have an official ruling.<p>Finally, after years of debating with (flimflamming) friends, we have confirmation from one of the game’s creators: Playing as Oddjob in Nintendo 64’s “GoldenEye 007” is cheating.<p>Oddjob is a character from Ian Fleming’s James …

Entertainment

What Makes a True Thriller? - 11 Thrillers with One Big Thing in Common: Mortal Danger

In 2011, I had a conversation with Ian Fleming’s nephew about what makes a book a <i>thriller</i>. We were both milling around in the aftermath of the CWA …

Books

Director Danny Boyle bows out of James Bond 25 over creative differences

Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle (<i>28 Days</i>, <i>Later, Sunshine</i>) will no longer be putting his spin on Ian Fleming's espionage universe.<p>The filmmaker has …

Danny Boyle

How to Buy James Bond's Iconic Aston Martin DB5 from 'Goldfinger'

If you’ve ever had dreams of being James Bond, Aston Martin is doing its part to help you make your wish come true.<p>Aston Martin has signed a deal …

Aston Martin

Camera review: the Kodak Instamatic 500 or, why I love 126 format film – by Ian Fleming

The Kodak Instamatic 500 was the “jewel in the crown’ of the Kodak Instamatic line. This my review of the camera and a shout out for the underloved …

Cameras

Shaken: Drinking with James Bond & Ian Fleming

Cocktails are at the heart of every James Bond adventure, and <i>Shaken: Drinking with James Bond and Ian Fleming</i> is the official cocktail book of 007. …

James Bond