My Name is James Bond

A word to the wise: although I can understand how it would be tempting, if your last name is Bond, do NOT name your son James. But people still do it, and that spells trouble any time your son encounters the police, particularly that one time he neglects to carry an official ID. Hear the stories of several men who learned the hard way that cops do not find it funny that you were named after a fictional British super spy, even when it's the truth.

You can imagine these poor guys have trouble any time they tell anyone their last name, and that's the subject of the award-winning documentary The Other Fellow. Australian filmmaker Matthew Bauer tracked down men from all over the world who share the name James Bond and found out how that name affected their lives for better and for worse. You can see more clips at the film's website, and catch the full documentary on several streaming services.  -via Laughing Squid

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