The James Bond fan community was saddened to learn of the death of Bernie Casey. The former NFL player-turned actor has died at the age of 78. He played the part of Felix Leiter in an unofficial James Bond film, 'Never Say Never Again', in 1983. Sean Connery talked Casey into taking the role as a black actor would make Leiter 'more memorable'. The official Bond films have since followed suit by casting Jeffrey Wright as Leiter in the first two Daniel Craig movies.
Beavertown Brewery announced earlier this year that they would be holding a two day beer festival. Tickets sold out swiftly, but my wife, a friend and I bagged one each for the second day. It wasn’t cheap, at £55 including booking fee, but it felt strongly like it had the makings of a very enjoyable day out.
We've all read shoddy autobiographies by disinterested movie stars, or books about the making of films that may inform but not entertain.
There was sad news today for the soccer stats community. Stats Zone is no more after Four Four Two chose not to renew it for the forthcoming 2017–18 season.
Over the past 55 years, the themes from the James Bond films have run a very wide gamut. From ballads and torch songs, to rock and instrumentals, the Bond themes have ranged from orchestral to electronic with many stages in between.
Fostering dogs is an emotional rollercoaster.When I was 16, my family got a dog. My wife has wanted a dog since she was a little girl, but it had never happened for her. There were a variety of reasons, but it was mainly due to the bane of everyone's life: work.