I recently had the opportunity to chat with Matt Stone – proprietor of Sea Wolf Clothing, and pirate-afficianado – in which we discussed several of the ways in which he indulges in piracy in his daily life, as well as the roots, soul, and future of his pirate business. Continue reading
I wanted to take a moment to plug the new Pirate Exhibit in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. It’s not every day that the midwest gets to experience true piratey goodness, but the folks at the Oshkosh Public Museum have done a right fantastic job for us. Continue reading
I thought I’d try something a little different this time, so rather than blathering on by myself, I present you with the following interview of a REAL LIFE PIRATE DESCENDENT 🙂
I should be doing updates. I should be writing reviews. But how can I possibly worry about Bilgemunky.com when the spirit of the holidays has so completely engulfed my being??? Continue reading
It’s been a deceptively quite month – there’s plenty of pirate news to report, and plenty of booty to review (indeed, I have a small backlog of reviews to write,) but somehow it all seems rather quiet. I think this might be sort of an “eye of the storm” thing – Talk Like a Pirate Day was the focal point of much of my summer as I made plans for the most ambitious party my household had ever thrown, and following that was something of a calm as we all began the long wait for Sid Meier’s Pirates! to complete its home stretch. Continue reading
Arrr, mateys – it be a true golden age of piracy!
Well, yeah, the actual golden age of piracy was in the 1600’s, but my point is that it’s still a pretty good time for us pirate enthusiasts. The public’s love affair with buccaneers, kicked off by last summer’s Pirates of the Caribbean, has maintained a surprising amount of momentum. Continue reading
Dear Mr. Depp,
First, we’d like to congratulate you on a lifetime of exceptional cinematic achievements. Second, we’d like to humbly request you please COOL YOUR JETS ALREADY!!! Continue reading
I’m getting a wee bit nervous.
Like many website owners, I carefully monitor bilgemunky.com’s web statistics. It’s always nice to know how many people are visiting my site, and if I can get some more specific data, such as geography or IP info, all the better. Continue reading
It recently dawned us at Bilgemunky.com that women are terribly under-represented in pirate-rock bands. Continue reading