Every episode a guest will impersonate a character or a real person connected to the world of James Bond. Your host Jack Lugo will interview them in character for a limited amount of time. Then the character will "leave" and Jack will interview his guest for the episode. The conversation will then turn to casual banter about Bond, entertainment news, or various topics.
"Barbara & Michael" + Shayla Miller & Bill Koenig
"Barbara & Michael" make their return to Bond And Banter to mark the end of awards season for No Time To Die and what should be the end of the Daniel Craig era in the Bond franchise even if Barbara isn't ready to say goodbye. Afterwards Shayla Miller, Bill Koenig, and Jack Lugo have a wide-ranging discussion about the latest Bond news, The Oscars, The Slap, and some of our own suggestions as to what Amazon could do with the Bond franchise now that they're acquired MGM. All this and more!!
''Dikko Henderson" & Jon Auty
Bond And Banter returns for our first episode of 2022! "Dikko Henderson" turns up just as he was about to tell James Bond some vital information. Unfortunately he's been killed, but this gives host Jack Lugo an opportunity to ask him fun questions! Afterwards, Jon Auty of Behind The Stunts joins the podcast to talk to Jack about the stunts of the James Bond franchise as well as other film industry topics. Along the way, Jon gives us his top 5 fight stunts and top 5 car stunts of the Bond franchise! You don't want to miss this fascinating discussion!
The Xmas Episode with Bill Koenig & Shayla Miller
It's the Christmas / Holiday Bond And Banter special episode! For the final episode of the year, Jack speaks with "Michael G. Wilson"(played by Bill Koenig) & "Barbara Broccoli" (played by Shayla Miller). The 2 Eon producers are confronted with inconvenient truths about the financial performance of No Time To Die. Plus find out what kind of gifts the half-siblings get each other for the Holidays! Afterwards, Bill & Shayla join the podcast (as themselves) for some banter about Bond, an impromptu version of The Price Is Right (Bond Cameo Edition), Diana The Musical, Holiday plans, & More!
"The Havelocks" & Alan + Gillian Porter
On the 29th episode of Bond And Banter, "The Havelocks" drop in on the podcast just after being tragically gunned down by Gonzalez. They both open up about the events that led to their premature deaths as well as their hopes for their daughter Melina. Afterwards, writers Alan & Gillian Porter join host Jack Lugo for a discussion about their book The James Bond Lexicon, their thoughts on No Time To Die, Alan's new Beatles podcast Before They Were Beatles, and much more!
No Time To Die Group Discussion (Part 2)
For the 28th episode of Bond And Banter, host Jack Lugo welcomes guests Linda Zhu (James Bond Radio) & Ben Haworth (Movie Gang Podcast) to discuss the latest film entry in the James Bond franchise, No Time To Die. The group dives into a SPOILER-filled conversation all about the film taking a look at the film's strengths and weaknesses. They also talk about what might be next for the Bond franchise and where they would like the franchise to do moving forward.
No Time To Die Round Table Discussion (Part1)
On the 27th episode of Bond And Banter, host Jack Lugo invites a panel of Bond fans to discuss No Time To Die. Word of warning -This is very much a SPOILER-filled conversation. Joining the panel are: Bill Koenig of the Spy Command blog, David Lowbridge-Ellis of the Licence To Queer blog, Bond fan & YouTube host Shayla Miller, & master Bond character impressionist Justin Valero.
We discuss our thoughts, opinions, and observations on the latest entry in the Eon James Bond series. Find out what we thought were the film's strengths & weaknesses, our thoughts on this conclusion of the Daniel Craig era, and various other observations.
Very original concept. Jack is an incredibly knowledgeable Bond fan and this is quite a departure from all the other Bond podcasts out there. At the end of the day, you can always use another James Bond podcast. Thanks for the additional content in this lean Bond period.