Under the Crossbones - The Pirate Podcast
About This Show
Join comedian, musician, and pirate geek Phil Johnson as he explores the history and pop culture of pirates. Interviews with leading historians, actors, artists, writers, musicians, pirate festival organizers, and more.
From Captain Charles Johnson’s “A General History of Pirates” to JM Barrie’s Captain Hook to Errol Flynn’s swashbuckling cinematic adventures to Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean juggernaut, pirates have captured the world’s imagination for hundreds of years.
This show dives deep into the pirate community to talk to the people that bring the stories and history to vibrant life. You’ll also find they us that history of criminals and cutthroats to make the world a better place through charity work and a sunny outlook on life.
Whether you’re an old salt with your own cutlass or a someone who just thinks Johnny Depp looks cool with a braid in his hair, the colorful characters in Under the Crossbones are sure to take you away from your day to day and drag you kicking and screaming out to sea.
Most Recent Episode
Under The Crossbones 074 - Lee Arenberg of Pirates of the Caribbean
5 days ago
For extended show notes and more pirate goodies, visit www.UnderTheCrossbones.com Lee Arenberg has a great career as a character actor in many things. But you'll most know him as Pintel from the first three Pirates of the Caribbean films. Along with Mackenize Crook's Ragetti, they had some of the best comedic moments of the films and could also play creepy when needed. ('Ello poppet...) Lee tells us how the creepy little girl from The Ring helped get the first POTC film made the right way and other little bits of fun like which cartoon character Johnny Depp added into his Keith Richards to mold the character of Jack Sparrow. Plus comedy from Stuart Goldsmith. Today's show is sponsored by: Pirates on the Prairie VI - A great concert on Feb 11, 2017 at the Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie, Texas featuring The Bilge Pumps, Pride of Bedlam and Seadog Slam. Click here to get tickets. Pirate Radio of the Treasure Coast - The best in pirate talk and music! Get to listenin'! For videos, pictures, book links and more, be sure to click through to the full show notes. www.UnderTheCrossbones.com/074 Important Websites: Lee Arenberg - @LeeArenberg on Twitter Comedy: Stuart Goldsmith www.StuartGoldsmith.co.uk www.ComediansComedian.com You can get my latest comedy special, "Pretty From TheBack"at http://bit.ly/prettyfromtheback Additional Show Notes: www.UnderTheCrossbones.com/074 Support the show!: www.UnderTheCrossbones.com/support