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Episode 158 – James Bond – Sean Connery

We’re taking a closer look at the James Bond film franchise, and more specifically the early Sean Connery days. What kind of cultural context gave birth to these films? Is real-world espionage a factor or nah?

We’re taking a closer look at the James Bond film franchise, and more specifically the early Sean Connery days. What kind of cultural context gave birth to these films? Is real-world espionage a factor or nah? And the most important question: which of these iconic Bond themes is the best?

Warning: We really made use of the explicit tag on this one to repeatedly reference genitalia.

Some Sources You Might Find Interesting:

The Politics of James Bond by Jeremy Black

Licence to Thrill: A Cultural History of the James Bond Films by James Chapman

Drone Masculinity: James Bond and the Cultural Discourse of Covert Action by Matthew Bellamy

Gender and Sexuality Politics in the James Bond Film Series: Cultural Origins of Gay Inclusion in the U.S Military by Susan Burgess

James Bond and America in the Sixties: An Investigation of the Formula Film in Popular Culture by Drew Moniot

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