James Bond Podcast

James Bond & Friends – Episode 0076: James Bond Jr Watchalong 1

January 11th, 2021 by

For this episode, we resurrect an oft-forgotten relic of the canon – James Bond Jr – as it celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Whether you grew up seeing it on TV, or have never watched it before, we recap the history of the project before diving in at the deep end with the first two episodes

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0075: Holiday Fireside Chat

December 31st, 2020 by

What were our Bondian highlights of 2020 and what are we looking forward to in 2021?

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0074: Bond Family Feud – Grand Final

December 24th, 2020 by

Taking a break from our usual discussion & watchalong format, we play Family Feud (or Family Fortunes, depending on where you’re from) with returning champions Lisa Funnell and Ben Williams battling Bill Koenig and David Leigh in the grand final for the 2020 title.

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0072: Bond Family Feud – Semi Final 1

December 11th, 2020 by

Taking a break from our usual discussion & watchalong format, we play Family Feud as two teams hope to make it through to the grand final!

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0071: Watchalong with Goldfinger

December 6th, 2020 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. Join us as we watch 1964’s Goldfinger together as a group experience. Is the iconic film still the gold standard or are parts of it due for smelting down? Along the way, we discover Oddjob’s bad fridge habits, effective […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0070: Bond Women of the 1980s

November 26th, 2020 by

For this episode, we reflect on the Bond Women of the 1980s, who were far from the gun-arm hanging damsels in distress the series had been criticized for in earlier decades.

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0068: Watchalong with Thunderball

October 15th, 2020 by

For this episode, don your orange wetsuit, grab a spear gun, and cue up your copy of Thunderball as the panel chats over the film in real-time with observations, trivia, insights, and irreverence. Along the way, we discover grieving orphans, personalized hotel doors, a sweaty Vargas, Pinder’s woodworking, and wonder where the dance floor is on the Disco Volante.

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0067: No Time To Release

October 3rd, 2020 by

For this episode, the panel dives into the breaking news that No Time To Die has been delayed again, this time to April 2nd, 2021. When was this decision made? How has MGM handled the ill-fated campaign reboot? Given the big marketing push over the past week, how will this go down with the fan base? Is April next year even a viable target?

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0066: Killing Fleming

September 26th, 2020 by

For this episode, the panel delves into the concept of ‘Death of the Author’ in the context of Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels.

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0065: Watchalong with Live And Let Die

September 18th, 2020 by

Don your tactical turtleneck, grab a bourbon (no ice), and cue up your copy of Live And Let Die as the panel chats over the film in real-time with observations, trivia, insights, and irreverence.

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