Entries from April 2009

Pirate Story – Last Voyage of the Black Betty – Chapter 4

April 28, 2009

To read this story in it’s entirety, so far, and to read the chapters in order, visit this link: pirate story.
To purchase the official soundtrack to this story, visit this link: pirate music.

Chapter 4
The Black Betty carved through the brine like a shark’s fin, its hull slick and at home in the water. She traveled [...]

Pirate Story – Last Voyage of the Black Betty – Chapter 3

April 22, 2009

Chapters are posted in backwards order in the posts category. To read this story from the beginning, go to this link: pirate story.
To buy the official soundtrack for this story, go to this link: pirate music.

Last Voyage of the Black Betty
Chapter 3
The day cabin stunk with the smell of fifteen men. None had bathed in [...]

Blackbeard: The Brutal Pirate

April 17, 2009

Like so many pirates from our sordid history, Blackbeard is legend. Many people don’t even know that Blackbeard was a real pirate. The fact is, Blackbeard was one of the most notorious pirates to sail the seven seas.
Edward Teach (Blackbeard) shouted his first infant’s mewl in around 1880 in the town of Bristol, England. At [...]

Pirate Stroy – Last Voyage of the Black Betty – Chapter 2

April 14, 2009

Chapter 2 of the ongoing tale of the notorious Captain Stark and his ship: The Black Betty.

Breakdancing Pirates

April 10, 2009

A comedy shorts film festival called The Gangrene Film Festival features a pirate theme
Each year, the Gangrene Film Festival, an all comedy shorts festival, takes on a new theme, usually having to do with the yearly installment. In the eighth year of The Gangrene Film Festival, a pirate theme was used; the show’s name [...]

More Pirate Sayings

April 10, 2009

Continuing on with our library of pirate sayings. Here are 20 more pirate threats you can use to pick a fight with any buccaneer. So put a chip on your shoulder and get ready to rumble.
•    I’ll send you to feed the bleedin’ catfish
•    I’ll send you to hell-fire
•    I’ll scuttle you
•    I’ll spit you [...]

Pirate music – a new song

April 9, 2009

Greetings pirate fans,
I thought I would start posting an occasional pirate song for your enjoyment. I will add a post category for this so you can check them all out. Along with the songs, I will include a little trivia.
The first song is called Billy Barlow. This song appears on Rustmonster’s second album, The Flight [...]

Pirate sayings

April 8, 2009

So you want to learn how to talk like a pirate aye? Rustmonster has the experience to get your “Yo’s” right and your “Ho’s” correct. Today’s pirate sayings are all pirate threats. Get ready to unleash your tongue on your foes with the most cutting threats straight from the high seas. Below are 20 great [...]

Pirate Story – Last Voyage of the Black Betty – Chapter 1

April 7, 2009

Chapter 1 of the ongoing tale of the notorious Captain Stark and his ship: The Black Betty.

Great Pirate Music

April 7, 2009

Greeting pirate fans,
I was just reflecting on the fun of original pirate music. When it comes to pirate tunes, I like original, up-to-date material from pirate bands who are willing to experiment and stretch the genre. Forgive me for saying so, but I am not a big fan of the classic shanties. They usually are [...]