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Tunes for Tuesday: Bond Theme Songs III

No one minds if I skip the Timothy Dalton era when Bond didn’t know what he was doing with himself and the theme songs reflected that, right? Right.

Let’s just go directly to Bono and the Edge having Tina Turner show us that Bond was returning to form.

And from the same era the proof that Shirley do usually pair well with Bond–this time it being Shirley Mason.

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Tony Awards 2011

The annual Broadway advertising segment known as the Tony Awards went off last night.Neil Patrick Harris reminded us that he should be first in line to host everything, always. There were musical numbers in nearly every segment, almost all which showed why, if you like this sort of thing, these shows were going to be the sort of thing you liked. The creators of South Park took home nine trophies for The Book Of Mormon, a moving culmination of their success story. Best of all, Bono was humble!

There were a few dud moments. The opening number was marred by a painful turn by Brooke Shields, who showed she could neither read a teleprompter, nor get a line right without multiple takes, and then was so embarrassed she couldn’t shut up about it later. Christie Brinkley also did herself no favors with a painfully delivered introduction of something else, suggesting that her turn in Chicago next season of will be feast of bed reviews.

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