Do I Be a Pirate or Do I Be a Muppet?
Jul28

Do I Be a Pirate or Do I Be a Muppet?

Ahoy, me mateys! If yer one o’ my closest acquaintances, you’ll know what my favorite pirate movie be…probly because you’ll have heard me reciting the best lines and singin’ “Cabin Fever” at the oddest o’ times. Heh, ya guessed it, ya did. Why, it be Muppet Treasure Island! Don’t tell the Cap’n, but if I had a chance to be part o’ that crew, I’d fly on ta Tim...

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Clearin’ the Air
Jul21

Clearin’ the Air

Ahoy there, me mateys! A few o’ ya seemed a bit distracted ta say the least when I threatened to make ya walk the plank if ya didn’t pay proper attention last week. Well, let me set yer minds at ease, poppets, by lettin’ ya all in on a little secret. I feel like I can share it with ya now, since we’ve been gettin’ on so well, for at least this past fortnight. Come in close, ok? And ya must promise to tell...

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Piratickal Poetry
Jul14

Piratickal Poetry

Ahoy, me mateys! I had been plannin’ on puttin’ on me professor hat yet again today in order ta give ya all an exhaustive history of piratery, with a Powarrrrrr Point Presentation, footnotes, extracurricular activities, and the lot…but then I lost all me notes in a tempest and am currently stranded on the Isle o’ Dead Man’s Chest. The Cap’n’s in no mood today for a lecture, so instead, I...

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Chunga Lunga!: “The Pirates of Dark Water” (1991)
Jul07

Chunga Lunga!: “The Pirates of Dark Water” (1991)

Ahoy, me mateys! Today, for a small change of pace, I thought it might be fun to take a look at one of my all-time fav’rite Saturday morning cartoons, The Pirates of Dark Water. Ah, I remember gettin’ up early to watch this with me Cap’n, back when I was just a little parakeet. You can watch the original opening credits here! And, now, I’m goin’ to hand the rest of this post over to me good friend, first...

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Pirate Booty
Jun30

Pirate Booty

Ahoy there, me mateys! Today I thought I might address one of the rumors that have been whispered ’bout pirates for years now. Ya might have heard it in some tavern or Internet room o’ chat. Ya might’ve seen it one of those annual Parades O’ Pride… Yeah, ya guessed it. The rumor ta which I refer is that which infers that we pirates could at times be quite close to one another…in the sharin’ a...

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