Category archives for Pirates

Of course! They’re lurking everywhere, scheming to get onto school boards and wreak havoc. I recently heard from a few people at the University of Hawaii who were shocked to see some of the responses of school board candidates there to the question, “Should public schools teach intelligent design?”—they gave answers like this: Henry W.…

Arrrrr. Let us begin a rude day with a rude picture.

Essential language lesson

(via Language Log)

Skip this if you’ve had a big breakfast

This is quite possibly the most offensive video ever: Christian pirate puppets rapping. Seriously, don’t watch it if your stomach is at all unsettled.

No. I think not.

Peak Piratery?

Please, say it ain’t so. We’ve just put up the pirate flag on our house.

Pirates and zombies, oh my

First, the Minnesota zombies invaded the lakes. Then there was some unpleasantness from the police when they took over the mall. Now there’s going to be a zombie pub crawl in Minneapolis on Saturday, September 9. But wait! There’s also going to be a pirate pub crawl on the same day! What to do, what…

Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys

Aye, this is a CD I shall be purchasin’. Leering, full of menace and the threat of pain, “15 Men on a Dead Man’s Chest” is arguably the most famous pirate song ever committed to tape (and thanks to its refrain, “Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum,” it also ranks among the more…

Tonight is the Morris premiere of that fabulous documentary on exotic marine invertebrates and nautical history, Pirates of the Caribbean. I will be there. I will be leaving early so I can get a good seat, front and center. I shall be singing sea shanties as I walk downtown to the theater. I will be…

George Harrison sings the Pirate Song

(And now Jokermage’s life is complete. Don’t give up, though: seek out new challenges, and continue in your personal growth.)