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Final Results for the May 28 Poll: “With the Bond and the Losties and the Hey, Hey, Hey!”

Comic Book Guy and Professor Frink must be beside themselves.

Yes, it's true, a not-terribly-surprising 70% of respondents wanted Lost executive producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse to write the next James Bond novel.

Which would undoubtedly involve Sir James and a scantily clad, impossibly beautiful secret agent washing up on the shores of a mysterious island patrolled by homicidal black smoke. (And it would turn out the Hansa Corporation is run by a certain Mr. Ernst Stavro Blofeld.)

BUT... in a not-remotely-close second, 18% would like to see Simpsons creator Matt Groening write the next installment. That leaves us pondering the delicious possibilities, which might look something like this:

Lost Bond

We contacted Professor John I.Q. Nerdelbaum Frink, Jr. for a comment and he emailed the following statement:

Oh my great, good glaven! Such a hybrid would undoubtedly inspire a frenzy of redorkulated fan response the likes of which we've never seen, with the shoving and the flaming and the blogging and the hurting! For glaven out loud, spare us the anguish! Mm-hai.

And Comic Book Guy had only this to say: "Worst greatest idea ever."

Final results:



Come back next week to find out if Ralph Wiggum bends our Wookies.

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Brockman is the head writer for the daily Book News posts on the blog. In his free time he's hard at work on his fictional memoir, which changes titles daily.

The views and commentary posted by Brockman are entirely his own, and are not representative of the whole of Powell's Books, its employees, or any sane human being.

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  1. Devil May Care: The New James Bond Novel
    Used Hardcover $4.50

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