Many fans of Austin Powers know that the character of Dr. Evil was inspired by Lorne Michaels, the producer of Saturday Night Live. But Dr. Evil was of course also inspired by Ernst Stavro Blofeld, the villain from Thunderball, who was played by Donald Pleasance. While we may never see another Austin Powers movie again, there may be the possibility that Blofeld could come back to the James Bond franchise.
Time to dig into the world of music with this week's unplugging column. Some sad news this week as one of the true legends of the original punk movement has passed away.
James Bond's famous 1964 Aston Martin DB5 is being auctioned off in London for a cool $5 million.