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Six Adjectives For 007: Each James Bond Actor In A Single Word


The world’s most famous secret agent is turning 50 – the James Bond film franchise is marking five decades since the October 5, 1962 release of Dr. No, the first movie of the series produced by London’s Eon studio.

Twenty-two movies and countless shaken-not-stirred martinis later, moviegoers are trying to sum up -- and rank -- the exploits of those who have portrayed Her Majesty’s best spy over the years.

Worldcrunch avoided the temptation to rank the best sex scenes, car chases or quotes - and chose instead to crunch each of the six actors down to a single adjective.

And James, don't ever forget, the English teachers love you too...

SEAN CONNERY – unforgettable

GEORGE LAZENBY – forgettable

Roger Moore - indefatigable

TIMOTHY DALTON - inscrutable

PIERCE BROSNAN - unmussable

DANIEL CRAIG – unbelievable (for his believability!)

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When Racism Poisons Italy's Culinary Scene

This is the case of chef Mareme Cisse, a black woman, who was called a slur after a couple found out that she was the one who would be preparing their meal.

Photo of Mareme Cisse cooking

Mareme Cisse in the kitchen of Ginger People&Food

Caterina Suffici


TURIN — Guess who's not coming to dinner. It seems like a scene from the American Deep South during the decades of segregation. But this happened in Italy, in this summer of 2023.

Two Italians, in their sixties, got up from the restaurant table and left (without saying goodbye, as the owner points out), when they declared that they didn't want to eat in a restaurant where the chef was what they called: an 'n-word.'

Racists, poor things. And ignorant, in the sense of not knowing basic facts. They don't realize that we are all made of mixtures, come from different racial and ethnic backgrounds. And that food, of course, are blends of different ingredients and recipes.

The restaurant is called Ginger People&Food, and these visitors from out of town probably didn't understand that either.

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