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 088 - Marck Forget of Festival des Pirates
2 days ago
http://www.UnderTheCrossbones.com for extended show notes and extra pirate goodness. 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. Marck Forget is a huge backer of pirate entertainment in Canada. He's one of those guys whose name I'd seen around the pirate communities online and it was great fun to talk with him and hear about all his different projects. Festival des Pirates is an online pirate festival helping to promote various pirate folk the world over. Marck and his team are doing great stuff to bring pirate entertainment to the masses. You'll enjoy this fun talk. We even devise a plan for a pirate invasion of the world's largest comedy festival. :) 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/087 Important Websites: Marck Forget - https://www.facebook.com/Festivaldespirates You can get my latest comedy special, "Pretty From TheBack"at http://bit.ly/prettyfromtheback Additional Show Notes: http://www.UnderTheCrossbones.com/088 Support the show!: http://www.UnderTheCrossbones.com/support Subscribe to Under The Crossbones on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/under-crossbones-pirate-podc