Mar 27, 2014 — Also: Meg Wolitzer on the origins of her inspiration; journalist and author Jonathan Schell has died.
Dec 12, 2013 — A painstaking analysis of 14 James Bond novels by some British doctors reveals that the international spy consumed six or more drinks a day, on average. He also went on benders that would have made his driving stunts downright suicidal.
Aug 15, 2013 — Mark Sutton doubled for 007 at the London Games, when Bond and "Queen Elizabeth II" parachuted into the stadium. Sutton died Wednesday while wingsuit flying in Switzerland.
Oct 5, 2012 — It's official: Sean Connery IS James Bond, according to NPR readers who weighed the question this week. Connery set the gold standard as 007, the spy known for his playfulness, his ruthlessness — and his ability to look good in a suit. The Bond film franchise turns 50 today.
Oct 2, 2012 — A lavish new book explores the essence of one of cinema's most enduring brands as defined by Bond posters from around the globe and across the decades.
Mar 8, 2011 — Around the world, events are being held today to mark the 100th International Women's Day. James Bond (actor Daniel Craig) lends his support in a new video where he dresses as a woman to make a point about inequality.