“In [Vladimir Putin]’s first terms, he did things to the Russian economy that looked like he was using a cheat code. If he’d left after that, he’d have gone down as one of the most beloved leaders in Russian history. … Unfortunately, he’s less likely to leave than the Urals. Treating the constitutional law against more than two consecutive presidential terms as a minor technicality, Putin and Dmitry Medvedev swapped the presidency and prime ministership back and forth like mix tapes until Putin was president again, then extended the length of the presidential term from four years to six. Medvedev vigorously denied that he was a puppet, but political observers notice that his mouth still twitches every time Putin moves his hand.”

7 Signs That Vladimir Putin Has Become a Bond Villain


Tom Hardy as a James Bond villain 

Trust me, I know your links James, and they all like me better than you. I’m going to enjoy watching you see the world burn.”

But seriously, why would you go with Andrew Scott when Stephen Hawking volunteered to be the next Bond villain?

I don’t care how much pre-production they’ve done and how much the script calls for the villain to physically do shit, when Stephen motherfucking Hawking wants to be in your movie, you make it his fucking movie.

(What is more badass than living almost 50 years beyond your prognosis? Dude belongs in a Bond film.)

M: Mr. Silva, you’re going to be transferred to Belmarsh Prison, where you will be remanded in custody, until the Crown Prosecution Service deem you fit to stand trial…

Raoul Silva: Say my name. Say it. My real name. I know you remember it.

M: Your name is on the memorial wall of the very building you attacked. I will have it struck off. Soon, your past will be as non-existent as your future. I’ll never see you again.

Raoul Silva: Do you know what it does to you? Hydrogen cyanide? Look upon your work, mother.