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  • 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...
  • Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day
    Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day
    September 19 is celebrated each year around the world as International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Although real life pirates are a scary bunch, kids love everything about pirates.Pirate costumes, pirate hats and pirate talk, gold coins, treasure maps...
  • Talk Like a Pirate Day:  Learn to Talk Like a Pirate with Pirate Lingo, Words & Phrases, Mateys
    Ahoy, it's Talk Like a Pirate Day: Popular pirate lingo, words & phrases, mateys
    In case you haven’t heard the news, a very special holiday is hours away and people are in the mood to celebrate! According to a Washington Postreport published on Sept. 16 , one of the most highly anticipated, enormously popularholidays of...
  • International Talk Like a Pirate Day 2014: Free Krispy Kreme Donuts, Pirate Events & Pirate Speak, Mateys
    International Talk Like a Pirate Day: Free donuts, events & pirate speak, mateys
    Ahoy, mateys. Have you heard the big news? According to a Gainesville Sun report published on Sept. 14, one of the most highly anticipated, enormously popular holidays of the entire year is almost here and people from all over the world are ready...
  • Swashbuckle
    Exclusive: Swashbuckle returns with new music and tour with Nekrogoblikon
    Despite spending the past four years battling low tides and being imprisoned by greasy landlubbers, the scourge of the Atlantic coast, Swashbuckle has finally returned! Armed with a four-shanty platter of spite and a tour reinforced by California...
  • The first 'Pirates of the Caribbean' film rocks
    The first 'Pirates of the Caribbean' film rocks
    Pirates have long been romanticized bad guys. With distinctive clothing, accents, and the trappings of nautical life, they lend themselves to good stories. The imaginers who create rides at Disneyland broke new ground when they built a whole ride...
  • Pirate in Somalia
    Piracy in Somalia at a standstill, only 7 attempts in 2014
    Pirates in Somalia are not up to their usual ways. In 2011, the year when piracy in the Horn of Africa was at an all time high, 1,206 people were taken hostage in the 237 attacks that have occurred. There have been only seven attacks in the same...
  • Actor Chris Lythgoe channels cops, vampires and pirates
    Actor Chris Lythgoe channels cops, vampires and pirates
    Happy Mid-July, my dear readers. I often like to profile emergining talent in this space. Today's subject is Chris Lythgoe. Chris is busy with films like The Basement and Vampires in Virginia. He's also got a new project, the dark comedy...
  • Anne Bonnie #2
    Anne Bonnie #2
    Anne Bonnie issue two continues the adventures of an orphan girl named Ariana, who was last seen taking control of an enchanted ghost ship called "The Crimson Dawn." Throughout this world, tall tales have been told about pirates, but...
  • Pirates invade the San Diego Natural History Museum
    Pirates invade the San Diego Natural History Museum
    The San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT) is host to the popular exhibit Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship. The exhibit takes visitors on the journey of the Whydah, a 1700’s ship that originally...
  • Pirate ship?
    Camps for 'curious minds' offered this summer at Museum of Discovery and Science
    The National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) research confirms that children experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer. Students can lose up to two months of grade level equivalency in...
  • Henry Hereford
    Henry Hereford takes to the high seas with NBC's new pirate drama 'Crossbones'
    Pirates have taken over NBC's airwaves with the premiere of Crossbones, the new high-seas adventure with an impressive creative team and a cast led by John Malkovich. English actor Henry Hereford has a recurring role as Frederick Nightingale,...