Monthly Archive: September 2011

Bilgemunky Radio 185 – The Week After Yesterweek

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1. Pirates R Us – KYAR Pirate Radio (3:55)
2. Craig Nybo – Ship Of Zombies (2:53)
3. Tom Smith – Zombie Pirates In Love (2:36) (more…)

Review – Treachery and a Dead Man’s Promise

Rating: ★★★☆☆
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In the history of pirates on the silver screen, only a handful of films have managed to capture piracy in such a manner as to transcend fact, transcend history, and cut straight to the heart of the matter. I speak of course of rum-sodden stupor. In this way, Treachery and a Dead Man’s Promise surpasses all other pirate movies as it rolls beneath the tavern bench, belching gunpowder and occasionally waking up just long enough to start a bar fight before passing out in the alley – PIRATE STYLE.

Let’s be clear, this is a fan film. 20 odd minutes of dubious acting filmed on location at renfaire, the beach, and the woods with questionable dialogue featuring pirate accents of varying skill and consistency. And ninjas, lots and lots of time-traveling ninjas. Oh, and a sea hag who I think gave the ninja sea herpes or something like that. SPOILER ALERT – that last sentence contained a spoiler. (more…)

Bilgemunky Radio 184 – TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY 2011!!!

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Had an extra-long, extra-special episode to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day! Loads of great music, and perhaps a little extra rum to go alongsides 🙂

1. Tom Smith – Talk Like a Pirate Day (5:36)
2. Captain Dan and the Scurvy Crew – Rap Like a Pirate (2:33)
3. Mizzen – Cannonball Goes BOOM! (3:16) (more…)

Bilgemunky Radio 183 – TLAPDM 2011!!!

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Talk Like a Pirate Day Month is upon us! Yarrr!!!

1. Pirates R Us – KYAR Pirate Radio (3:55)
2. Jollyship The Whiz Bang – I am the Sea Lion (4:26)
3. Pirates Charles – Who We Be (live) (3:41) (more…)

Review: Don Q Gran Anejo Rum

Rating: ★★★½☆

Don Q Rum, named for the windmill-slaying Don Quixote, boasts a commendable line of standard and flavored rums, with Gran Anejo being their flagship, top-of-the-shelf label. The packaging alone is a spectacle – a lovely, squarish glass bottle housed in a golden, satin-lined box that remarkably slides open from the center. But the fun doesn’t end there, as the bottle’s glass stopper is hollowed out in such a way as to measure out a shot for you –  a bit gimmicky, sure, but so spiffy that I just can’t find it in my heart to criticize. (more…)