Under the Crossbones - The Pirate Podcast
About This Show
Join comedian and pirate geek Phil Johnson as he explores the history and pop culture of pirates. Deep dive interviews with the most interesting people in the pirate community who bring the history and stories to life. Actors, treasure hunters, musicians, historians, and more.
From Blackbeard to Black Sails, Jack Sparrow to Jack Rackham... Under The Crossbones is loaded with colorful characters who will take you away from your day to day and drag you happily out to sea.
Most Recent Episode
096 Del Merritt of The Sea Dogs
4 days ago
Del Merritt is the leaders of The Sea Dogs. Being that New Jersey isn't a hotbed of pirate culture, Del and his folks have become the pirates on call for whatever needs pirating. Music, living history, re-enacting, history education... Del likes to keep his calendar full! We'll dig into the full history of the group the challenges of making it work. Under The Crossbones is a podcast all about pirate culture. Your host Phil Johnson (comedian, musician, and pirate geek) interviews the most interesting people in the pirate subculture: Actors, Authors, Historians, Musicians, Artists, Festival Founders, Clothing and Prop Designers, Treasure Hunters, Archaeologists, and more. Today's show is sponsored by: Pirate Radio of the Treasure Coast - The best in pirate talk and music! Get to listenin'! http://www.PirateRadioOfTheTreasureCoast.com For videos, pictures, book links and more, be sure to click through to the full show notes. http://www.UnderTheCrossbones.com/096 Important Websites: The Sea Dogs NJ - www.seadogsnj.com You can get my latest comedy special, "Pretty From TheBack"at http://bit.ly/prettyfromtheback Additional Show Notes: http://www.UnderTheCrossbones.com/096 Support the show!: http://www.UnderTheCrossbones.com/support Subscribe to Under The Crossbones on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/under-crossbones-pirate-podcast/id1039621331?mt=2 Visit http://www.UnderTheCrossbones.com for all the episodes.