Monday, December 16, 2013

Jimmy Fallon On James Bond's Hard-Drinking Lifestyle

Late night comedian Jimmy Fallon offers the below comment on the British medical study on Ian Fleming's iconic fictional character James Bond's drinking:

Somebody actually did a study that found that because of his hard-drinking lifestyle, the character James Bond would live to be only 56 years old. When men heard that they were like, “Yeah, I'd take that deal.”

Note: Was a study really needed?

Ian Fleming, Bond's creator - who gave Bond his personal lifestyle, which included eating well, heavy smoking and hard-drinking - lived to be 56.

They also could have saved time, effort and money by simply reading Ian Fleming's Thunderball.

In the beginning of Fleming's thriller he has Bond sent to a clinic because he is drinking too much.

Fleming also wrote Bond's (and his own) epithet: "I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time."

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