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 079 - 'Quest For Blackbeard' author Baylus Brooks
6 days ago
For extended show notes and more pirate goodies, visit www.UnderTheCrossbones.com Baylus Brooks has done a lot of new research into the life and career of Edward "Blackbeard" Teach and presents it in his new book "Quest For Blackbeard". As history's most famous pirate, Blackbeard has led many to dig into his life for details of his exploits. Was he a bloodthirsty pirate or a successful businessman? Outlaw or backed by land-based merchants? All that and more apparently. And Baylus Brooks has some interesting information he's gleaned from his research. Today's show is sponsored by: 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/079 Pick up "Quest For Blackbeard" through this link and help support the show! Important Websites: Baylus Brooks - http://baylusbrooks.com/ You can get my latest comedy special, "Pretty From TheBack"at http://bit.ly/prettyfromtheback Additional Show Notes: www.UnderTheCrossbones.com/079 Support the show!: www.UnderTheCrossbones.com/support