James Bond Gunbarrel Sequences 1962-2012 – [HD] – YouTube

How about “the gun barrel sequence of every James Bond movie, ever?” C’mon. It’s not like you were going to get much done on a Friday anyway. You can tell that the first few use a stand-in for Sean Connery, and that the producers only ever reshot the sequence when a new Bond came in.
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‘Man on the Run’ Excerpt: Paul McCartney Almost Kicked Linda Out of Wings | Billboard

'Man on the Run' Excerpt: Paul McCartney Almost Kicked Linda Out of Wings | Billboard. It’s a clickbait-ey headline, but a nice excerpt of the new Paul McCartney biography. It ought to be pretty interesting: it’s based on firsthand interviews that McCartney granted specifically for the book. I’ve already pre-ordered it. This seems like a
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…And sometimes, one of those lottery tickets pays off!

So I wrote back to Bill. “Dear Bill, I will do whatever you want, including setting my hair on fire.” via Ever Wished That Calvin and Hobbes Creator Bill Watterson Would Return to the Comics Page? Well, He Just Did. | Pearls Before Swine. Well! It turns out that Bill Watterson actually was ghost-drawing “Pearls
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The Illogical Reasons Why You Love Giant Smartphone Screens | Co.Design | business + design

The Illogical Reasons Why You Love Giant Smartphone Screens | Co.Design | business + design. I’ve no idea why so many commentators are still so committed to “proving” that people who prefer phones with larger screens are wrong. At this stage, a larger phone — even a huge honkin’ pop-tart — is clearly just as
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Is Bill Watterson ghosting “Pearls Before Swine” this week?

“Pearls Before Swine” sports a new art style this week. The running joke is that Stephan Pastis, sick of the regular complaint that he draws like a two-year-old child, arrogantly handed his pen to an actual two-year-old. And she’s kicking his butt. I noted the new style but the thought “Maybe Bill Watterson is ghost-drawing
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Carole Jelen and Michael McCallister – “Build Your Author Platform”

Eric Bickernicks is an industrial filmmaker here in New England. Fifteen years ago, he wanted to have something more substantial than a closet of corporate training videos to show his grandkids. So he wrote, shot, and then tried to sell his first independent feature film. He blogged steadily throughout a long and adventurous learning experience.
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