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  • Richard Todd dies at 90; British actor was Ian Fleming's choice to play James Bond

    Richard Todd dies at 90; British actor was Ian Fleming's choice to play James Bond
    Richard Todd, an actor who reenacted his wartime exploits in the 1962 film "The Longest Day" and was Ian Fleming's choice to play James Bond, has died of cancer. He was 90. Todd, who was nominated for an Academy Award for the 1949 film "The Hasty Heart"...
  • James Bond's women thrive on bimbo power

    James Bond's women thrive on bimbo power
    What's in a name? Well, if the name happens to be "Pussy Galore" or "Holly Goodhead" or "Plenty O'Toole," there's a bounty of salacious innuendo that prompts a tussle over the true identity of the gorgeous, well-endowed women known as Bond girls. Are they...
  • New Bond film titled `Quantum of Solace'

    New Bond film titled `Quantum of Solace'
    "Quantum of Solace" is the title of the new James Bond film, the 22nd Bond adventure. The title was revealed to reporters Thursday at Pinewood Studios outside of London, where the movie is being filmed. Producer Michael G. Wilson said the title,...
  • Los Angeles Times Bestsellers

    Los Angeles Times Bestsellers
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || The Host by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $25.99) A woman refuses to give in to alien invaders who take over the minds, but not the bodies, of humans. || 4 || || 2. || The Enchantress of...
  • James Bond takes a 'Quantum' leap in luxury

    James Bond takes a 'Quantum' leap in luxury
    Forty-six years ago, when Sean Connery played his first hand of chemin de fer clad in a shawl-collar tuxedo as James Bond in "Dr. No," the world was a much different place. Dressing up for dinner was de rigueur, and high-tech meant a shortwave radio...
  • Milt Program Schedule Sept 08

    MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST THE BARN HOUSE Joining us in the studio tonight will be Ed Zotti, the editor of the syndicated column The Straight Dope and author of the new book The Barn House , which tells the story of Zotti attempting to rehab his old Chicago...
  • At the speed of pulp

    At the speed of pulp
    Richard Stark created the character of Parker, a nerveless professional thief, all the way back in 1963, in "The Hunter" ( University of Chicago Press: 198 pp., $14 paper). Stark was, and is, a pseudonym for Donald Westlake, then a young writer so...
  • 'Bond girls' still special -- and tough to cast

    They don't call them "Bond babes" any more. Not publicly, any way. The producers of the James Bond films have evolved, as has Bond himself. Ian Fleming's agent is a little less sexist. Fleming's double-entendre names -- Pussy Galore, Holly Goodhead? Not...
  • A James Bond driving tour of England's Kent

    A James Bond driving tour of England's Kent
    James Bond would choke on his dry martini at today's gas prices -- 1.20 pounds a liter in his British homeland, or about $8 a gallon. Powering along Britain's open roads in supercharged machines for fictional adventures, 007 would soon feel the pinch at...
  • James Bond's Latest Takes 'Solace' in Title

    The latest 007 adventure is no longer titled "Bond 22." In a Thursday (Jan. 24) press conference, producers announced that the latest James Bond film will be titled "Quantum of Solace." While that title may have casual observers scratching their heads,...
  • New James Bond Film Splashes Down Early in U.K.

    James Bond fans will have to travel across The Pond if they want to experience "Quantum of Solace" early. According to the industry trades, the 22nd James Bond film is now scheduled to open on October 31 in England, one week ahead of its Nov. 7 release...
  • Fat cat trumps indicted senator: Colbert

     
    by Mark Silva Comic Stephen Colbert, making light of the indictment of Alaska's Sen. Ted Stevens this week, made even lighter of the comparative media coverage of it. Picking up a copy of The Washington Post , Colbert complained in......