a bartender shaking a mixture for a cocktail drink.

Shaken, Not Stirred

Picture the scene—a grand European casino filled with well-dressed patrons. A strikingly handsome spy stands at the craps table. He replies to the waitress asking for his drink, “A martini, shaken, not stirred.” There is a difference between shaking and stirring—words and mindset matter. Eventually, the theme song begins, and some criminal attacks the heroic […]