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Topic: The Bondologist Blog - NEW ARTICLE (22/03/16)

Please find posted below a link to a brand new literary and cinematic James Bond blog that I have had set up called The Bondologist Blog - The Safe House of Brian McKaig. Watch out for many new James Bond articles which will be published there first in the next few weeks and months. I will promise many exclusive articles on many new slants looking at the literary Bond especially. I deal in all aspects of Lesser Spotted Bondology.

http://thebondologistblog.blogspot.co.uk/

Please note that you can now follow the activity of The Bondologist Blog on Twitter: @Dragonpol and on its newly created Facebook Page:

Please also feel free to 'like' the blog on the The Bondologist Blog Update Page on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/daviddragonpol

I can also be contacted by email for submissions, criticism, praise or anything else entirely right here: daviddragonpol@hotmail.co.uk

The blog is interested in the more obscure areas of Bondology - the lesser looked up areas. This is my promise to all of the James Bond fans around the world!

And...that's all for now, folks!

Thanks for reading. ajb007/martini

Last edited by Silhouette Man (4th Jul 2016 11:50)

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Re: The Bondologist Blog - NEW ARTICLE (22/03/16)

Just added a new article...well I say new - it's new at least to The Bondologist Blog, http://thebondologistblog.blogspot.co.uk/

The article in question, called "Albert R. "Cubby" Broccoli and the Blueprint for James Bond" was actually written by this author back in March 2009 for RIghty007's www.felixleiter.com webpage celebration of the Centenary of the birth of "Cubby" Broccoli. This was my contribution to the series, which also included contributuions from Righty007, 00Twelve, Richard Kiel and Simon Gardner. See the original article (and feel free to makle any comments or brickbats there too) here:
http://www.felixleit...silhouette-man/

I don't think the article got a big deal of exposure on the Felix Leiter website when it was first posted on there on 5 April 2009, so I've decided to post it as a new article on my blog. Please feel free to read and comment on the article and to join up to become a member of the blog. I need all of the Bond fan support that you can muster here on AJB to keep on writing lengthy and hopefully very interesting literary and cinematic James Bond articles. This article is designed to whet your appetites for the new set of articles which will very soon be featuring on the blog in the Autumn/Winter season of 2012. I intend to post an update e-newsletter on my blog about the "forthcoming attractions" to generate the maximum amount of interest in this year of Skyfall and the 50th Anniversary celebrations in October 2012.There will be several articles designed to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Dr. No in October 2012 and also the 60th Anniversary of Casino Royale's publication in April 2013. My special research interest at the moment is the early critical reception and levels of violence in the original Ian Fleming James Bond novels and the early EON Connery Bond films that were very faithful to their source material. There is much new, undiscovered material being utilised in these particular articles, so I do hope that they get a wide Bondian readership interested and engaged. I'm also very much interested in the controversial aspects of the Continuation of the James Bond Novels by Amis, Gardner, Benson, Higson, Faulks, Deaver (and in 2013) William Boyd. There are also a few critical pieces solely focusing on the James Bond films. Watch this space and the blog for all this and more...We've got all your favourites, kiddies!

Last edited by Silhouette Man (13th Sep 2012 18:25)

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Re: The Bondologist Blog - NEW ARTICLE (22/03/16)

Fans of The Bondologist Blog, my online home, can now also join a Yahoo! Bondologist Blog discussion group here: http://groups.yahoo....ogistbloggroup/ to discuss articles, ideas and the Jamnes Bond novels and films in general.

Please join up today and show your support!

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Re: The Bondologist Blog - NEW ARTICLE (22/03/16)

How about a piece on when Fleming gets topical, ie in TB he mentions Tommy Steel I think with the taxi driver to Shrublands, and North by Northwest. David Niven and Ursula Andress are mentioned later in the books, OHMSS and YOLT. But there's not much in the first few novels in terms of popular culture references.

Bond: Mr. Mathis, there's something that's been worrying me...
Mathis: Yes?
Bond: Well, you're a French police inspector, yet you speak with an Italian accent.
Mathis: Mamma mia, it worries me, too.

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Napoleon Plural wrote:

How about a piece on when Fleming gets topical, ie in TB he mentions Tommy Steel I think with the taxi driver to Shrublands, and North by Northwest. David Niven and Ursula Andress are mentioned later in the books, OHMSS and YOLT. But there's not much in the first few novels in terms of popular culture references.

Yes, I was already actually thinking of something along these lines, myself - especially the very interesting Tommy Steele quote in TB. Will do something on this in time on my blog. Thanks for your feedback.

Last edited by Silhouette Man (29th Sep 2015 18:55)

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Re: The Bondologist Blog - NEW ARTICLE (22/03/16)

Some of these articles I will hopefully upload before the end of the year, plus lots more coming in the New Year 2013 also!

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I hope to upload the 'Drax's Gambit and the Future Direction of the James Bond films' article tomorrow on my Bondologist Blog tomorrow.  ajb007/smile

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Might be a bit late with that article, but, rest assured, there will be numerous new articles uploaded very soon!  ajb007/martini

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Re: The Bondologist Blog - NEW ARTICLE (22/03/16)

I also have just recently launched a brand new The Alternative James Bond Blog under my alter-ego Dragonpol where some longer pieces of writing will be uploaded in the New Year 2013. Please check out the link below for more details!

http://thealternativejamesbondblog.blogspot.co.uk/

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Just changed the background settings on my old The Bondologist Blog so its looks a bit more like the Casino Royale opening sequence - very James Bond, I think you'll agree!  ajb007/martini

Plus, it uploads much more quickly!  ajb007/lol

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I just wanted to wish all my blog readers and fans a very Happy New Year 2013 and to wish you well, irrespective of wherever you are around the globe - I've seen a breakdown of the blog traffic sources and it really is read from all over the world!

Thanks for making The Bondologist Blog such a success in its first year of running (it was only set up on 28 May 2012) and thanks also very much for all your attention in 2013 when I hope the blog will become even better known to literary and cinematic James Bond fans the world over!

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I've just added my The Bondologist Blog Mission Statement 2013 for any readers interested. It can be found here:

http://thebondologistblog.blogspot.co.u … ement.html

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Re: The Bondologist Blog - NEW ARTICLE (22/03/16)

Please find posted below an article on Kingsley Amis, Drax's Gambit and the Reform of the Action Sequences in the James Bond Films:

http://thebondologistblog.blogspot.co.u … eform.html

Please stop by and read some of the other articles on The Bondologist Blog. This is the first new blog article for 2013.

Please leave your comments in this thread - I do hope that you enjoy the article - t'was a labour of love!

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I've made some very minor revisions to the new "Kingsley Amis, Drax's Gambit and the Reform of the Action Sequences" article on my The Bondologist Blog. I've got a comment from Martin Amis no less - you can read it in the comment box below the article!

I've also posted a newly revised topic list for the year 2013 - with 31 article titles it's somewhat ambitious, but I aim to deliver!

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Re: The Bondologist Blog - NEW ARTICLE (22/03/16)

There will be new content uploaded onto The Bondologist Blog very soon - the second new article will be 'The Strange Death of Colonel Sun'.

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See the all-new revised The Bondologist Blog topic list posted below - some 45 article titles for the 2013-2014 season:

http://thebondologistblog.blogspot.co.u … -list.html

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Not single video of you shaving on the whole website David, very disappointed!

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alphaagent wrote:

Not single video of you shaving on the whole website David, very disappointed!

Again, I'm very puzzled by this remark - can you enlighten us with your presumed in-joke?

This is the second time that you've made this remark, and I didn't get it's significance then either.

As I said before, massively confused.com  ajb007/insane  ajb007/insane  ajb007/insane  ajb007/insane  ajb007/insane

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Re: The Bondologist Blog - NEW ARTICLE (22/03/16)

As a late update to this thread I have since added one new article to the blog on Anthony Burgess' script for The Spy Who Loved Me which went up on the blog on Monday 24 March 2014:

http://www.thebondologistblog.blogspot. … ed-me.html

Let me know what you think of this one. I've got a new article on the way soon (finally!)  ajb007/rolleyes

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Nice article, David  ajb007/martini

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