Recommended!

My friends Rob Cline and Lennox Randon have each published a debut novel in the last couple of weeks. I've read them both, and even though I happily admit to being prejudiced, they are both great reads. Now, I see that Amazon is recommending them to me!Please allow me to do the same to you.Follow …

In Which I Am Surprised So Many People Knew Who Shirley Bassey Is.

So, I see that Shirley Bassey's birthday is today. She's 76, and really only known in the U.S. for singing the theme from "Goldfinger," arguably the tune that set the standard for big Bondian opening themes that continues today with Adele and "Skyfall." (Sergio Mendes' "The Look of Love" actually preceded Goldfinger, as it was …