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  • Treasured Chest by Zrinka Jelic
    Book Review: ‘Treasured Chest’ by Zrinka Jelic
    Pirates and romances have had a long relationship since the 1700's when the likes of Blackbeard and Captain Kidd and stories of their exploits turned them into fodder for imaginary tales. Traditionally, pirates have been men with a take-charge...
  • The magic of 'Peter Pan' brings out the child in all of us
    The magic of 'Peter Pan' brings out the child in all of us
    Inspired by J.M Barrie’s classic story, Disney’s 14th animated masterpiece, Peter Pan, brings to life the story of Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn’t grow up, as he takes Wendy and her brothers on a magical journey to Neverland...
  • Pirate on the run
    Pirate leads Australian police on chase
    A man who could only be described as a pirate tried to sneak onto the set of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales in Australia. Filming for the new movie has been going on for the past month, and there are quite a few locals getting...
  • Plunder Board Game
    Plunder's Superfluous Theme Undermines Solid Mechanics
    The text underneath the title on the box of R&R Games’ Plunder instructs players to “bury yer gold, find their treasure, steal it first!” If only the gameplay reflected these exciting prospects, this product might actually...
  • AP Pirates Provocateur
    Pirate lingerie experience by Agent Provocateur (NSFW)
    Agent Provocateur is a high-end lingerie company of the more risque variety. Being that they share a common interest with pirates, e.g. whips, chains, leather, etc., it's only natural that a piratical ad campaign would emerge to aid the sirens...
  • ‘Black Sails’:  Who is the baddest captain in town?
    ‘Black Sails’: Who is the baddest captain in town?
    …Charles Vane and the animals he commands have until sunrise tomorrow to vacant that port or so help me,… I will rain holy hell upon him. – Captain James Flint[SPOILERS] “Black Sails”, Episode “XI”,...
  • Pirates and Ghosts of the Carolinas' Coast
    Haunted Places book review: Pirates and Ghosts of the Carolinas’ Coast
    Everyone loves tales of seafaring pirates and their adventures on the high seas. In Pirates and Ghosts of the Carolinas’ Coast by Cynthia Moore Brown (Schiffer Books 2014) readers will learn the haunting tales of these pirates in the...
  • ‘Black Sails’: Brutal and unforgiving pirates
    ‘Black Sails’: Brutal and unforgiving pirates
    Season Two; Episode, “201.IX”“…There’s no honor among thieves." – Falstaff, Henry IV, Part I, Shakespeare[SPOILERS] Season Two of “Black Sails” set televisions ablaze on Saturday, January 24,...
  • President Wahsington praying
    Thanksgiving across Michigan remembers Muslim contribution to Pilgrim gratitude
    Today Michiganders are thankful to be alive and free. Similarly, on November 21, 1620, the Pilgrims signed the Mayflower Compact and began their Plymouth Colony. After a winter of near starvation, it appeared that the colony would die out. The...
  • Anne Bonnie #3
    Anne Bonnie #3
    After the events of issue two, the townsfolk of Sapphire Bay are left talking amongst themselves about "The Pirate Queen," and all the things they witnessed her doing. Some say they're rumors, while others state that they were there...
  • Pirates and Snoopy!  WOW!
    Pirates and Snoopy! WOW!
    Yesterday I had the great good fortune to have a very special date. My handsome great grandson and I went to the Santa Rosa Symphony’sfamily concert at Weill Hall in Rohnert Park. Any visit to Weill Hall is special and when it’s...
  • Have some fun at the Haunted Pirate Fest & Mermaid Splash
    Have some fun at the Haunted Pirate Fest & Mermaid Splash
    Ahoy to all you pirates and sea loving sailors. Downtown Boynton Beach, Florida is preparing to host its 3rd Annual Boynton Beach Haunted Pirate Fest & Mermaid Splash. The usual dive basin for a host of longtime dive operators makes the...
  • Children's author Beverly McClure
    Meet children's author Beverly McClure
    WhenBeverly Stowe McClurewas in eighth grade, her teacher sent her poem “Stars” to the National High School Poetry Association, and she was soon a published writer inYoung America Sings, an anthology of Texas high school poetry. Today,...
  • Pirate
    Warning: Pirates Are After Your Books
    With online shopping now the primary source of new books, pirates have jumped on the opportunity to cash in on other peoples hard work. The low budget crooks are setting up web sites, copying the stats of books from legitimate sites, do a market...
  • Pirates back in playoffs
    Pirates make it to second straight 'Buctober'
    The Pittsburgh Pirates once went over 20 years without a mere winning season. As such, it seems weird that the Pirates can treat clinching a wild card spot as something rudimentary. Yet on Sept. 23, there wasn't a massive amount of jumping...