Avast, mateys! International Talk Like a Pirate Day (ITLAPD) is on the horizon for September 19, and we’ve plumbed the depths to dredge up some booty from the archives.
Prepare to be boarded! Writer Barbara Lehtiniemi reviews the Monty Pythonesque pirate movie Yellowbeard, which features Cleese, Chapman, Idle, plus Cheech, Chong, and Madeleine Kahn. “Although he completed his sentence, the authorities—annoyed that Yellowbeard survived the harsh conditions of imprisonment—easily persuade the queen to extend his sentence ‘indefinitely.’ Yellowbeard has other plans.” An Act of Piracy, September 16, 2016.
Fine pirate booty. Laura Seymour ignores the hunky half-shirted guy on the cover and reviews a book she bought for its historical insights. “If you’re aware of pirate history this book will probably get your attention. It is well written with plenty of details of life and expectations in the given time period, 1793.” Flick & Folios—Romance Book Review: A Pirate of Her Own, June 2, 2004.