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Black Pearl Show: Pirates of the Caribbean

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Discussing and analyzing Pirates of the Caribbean films, Disney theme park rides, and expanded universe using pirate facts, humor, film critique and Golden Age of Piracy history

Discussing and analyzing Pirates of the Caribbean films, Disney theme park rides, and expanded universe using pirate facts, humor, film critique and Golden Age of Piracy history

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United States

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Discussing and analyzing Pirates of the Caribbean films, Disney theme park rides, and expanded universe using pirate facts, humor, film critique and Golden Age of Piracy history

Language:

English


Episodes

Pirate Apocalypse

8/17/2020
Due to wildfires, thunderstorms and heatwave, we are experiencing frequent power outages without warning in Napa County, California. Thus, we have been unable to record and post our latest episode. We’ll be back as soon as possible when the weather stabilizes and PG&E power outages subside. THANKS for listening! Please give us a review and subscribe to The Black Pearl Show on Apple Podcasts. You can also listen and review via iHeart Radio, Stitcher, Tune In, Google Play and more. For...

Duration:00:02:36

Steam Drippings (At World’s End Minutes 11-12)

8/7/2020
It’s time to come together again and stew in the juices of an 18th century bath house as we get steamy with Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. Join us as we dissect minutes 11 and 12 of the pirate flick by revealing listener feedback during COVID-19. We also discuss the history of Singapore, the tragedy of Will Turner, the poetry of Captain Hector Barbossa, the calming persona of Pirate Lord Sao Feng, and Really Bad Eggs. Please give us a review and subscribe to The Black Pearl Show...

Duration:00:52:33

Is that a Cannon in Your Pants (At World’s End Minutes 9-10)

7/17/2020
Get into your shorty robe, pull out your bones and take that cannon out of your pants as we hit the bath house for a steamy discussion of minutes 9 and 10 of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. Join us as we discuss Elizabeth Swann’s punishment for humiliating Tai Huang and her growth from naïve woman to gun toting pirate, walking armory movie tropes, bath house mushrooms mimicking the crew of the Flying Dutchman, analyzing the tattoo pirate, Indiana Jones references, and evidence of...

Duration:00:42:34

Grinding My Organ (At World’s End Minutes 7-8)

7/13/2020
Break out your monkeys and grind your organ as we unleash a breakdown of minutes 7 and 8 of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. Join us as we discuss the evolution of Elizabeth Swann, Barbossa’s grand entrance repeat from Dead Man’s Chest, street organs and organ grinders, wild bird trade, and the charming Sao Feng. Please give us a review and subscribe to The Black Pearl Show on Apple Podcasts. You can also listen and review via iHeart Radio, Stitcher, Tune In, Google Play and more....

Duration:00:48:19

That Pirate is Well Hanged (At World’s End Minutes 5-6)

7/3/2020
Get out your torture wheel of death and let’s celebrate some pirate fun as we sail into minutes 5 and 6 of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. Join us this week as we respond to a few listeners’ comments, get funky with Cannibal the Musical, reveal Mackenzie Crook’s The Office tie-in, and get the scoop on pieces of eight (Spanish dollars and Spanish Reales). Plus, we take this Pirates of the Caribbean ride down the callback canal to Curse of the Black Pearl and relive the story of St...

Duration:00:50:15

New Pirates of the Caribbean Movie Setting Sail – Margot Robbie as Redd? (Bonus 1)

6/26/2020
Disney drops the cannonball that more Pirates of the Caribbean films are headed our way. In this Season 3 bonus episode, Scott and Heather chat about the latest news that Margot Robbie (who brought Harley Quinn to life) and Christina Hodson, writer of Birds of Prey, are developing a new Pirates of the Caribbean universe movie. Like the previously announced Pirates of the Caribbean 6 that continues the saga, both films will be produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. The new film to star Margot Robbie...

Duration:00:28:18

Hangings the Musical (At World’s End Minutes 3-4)

6/19/2020
Hangings and even more hangings! It’s the Netflix of the 18th century as we all go to our happy place for some pirate punishment. In the 2nd episode of Season 3, we wallow in the gallows of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. Join us as we check the listener mailbag, string ourselves up on the history of 18th century juvenile hangings, have a spirited discussion on the Disney pirate shanty “Hoist the Colors” (Hoist the Colours), and admire the cinematography. Checkout Roger Oulton’s...

Duration:00:51:27

Bring Out Your Dead (At World’s End Minutes 1-2)

6/12/2020
It’s the premiere episode of Season 3 and that means it’s time to hit the gallows and dangle Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End from the noose. Join us as we talk Pirates of the Caribbean, 18th century hangings, Gallow actors, Gore Verbinski’s foot fetish, executioner’s bonus, listener feedback, English law, first impressions of At World’s End. Checkout Katy TerBerg’s Hey There Elizabeth - A "Hey There Deliliah" Parody as sung by Will Turner at...

Duration:00:44:55

Boundaries for Cannibals (Dead Man’s Chest Minutes 142-151)

5/8/2020
Join us for the Season 2 finale as we hit the credits of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest and ask ourselves the proverbial question – do cannibals have boundaries? In this episode we check out movie stats and critic reviews, scrutinize the credits, go down the rabbit hole on Disney’s 2nd Mate Productions, give our final thoughts on Dead Man’s Chest, introduce ourselves to the Choir of the King’s Consort, and hint at what’s in store for Season 3 of At World’s End. We’d also be VERY...

Duration:00:56:55

Bam, True Love! (Dead Man’s Chest Minutes 140-141)

5/1/2020
True love, gentlemen of fortune, Captain Hector Barbossa’s resurrection, swamp people, apple symbolism, Treasure Island connection, The Princess Bride references, and a battle of ideas regarding Pintel and Ragetti’s loyalty all on the latest episode of the Black Pearl Show. Join us as we breakdown Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest minutes 140 and 141. We’d also be VERY grateful if you could rate, review, and subscribe to Pirates of the Caribbean Minute (Black Pearl Show) on Apple...

Duration:00:36:01

A Candlelight Voodoo Vigil (Dead Man’s Chest Minutes 138-139)

4/24/2020
Join us for the latest episode where we break down minutes 138-139 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. It’s a heart-pounding, bayou drifting, voodoo visiting discussion on Commodore Norrington getting a long overdue win, Lord Cutler Beckett acting like it’s Christmas morning, the motley crew experiencing a voodoo candlelight vigil on the Pantano River to Tia Dalma’s shack, the deleted connection to free slaves and a connection to Edgar Allen Poe’s Tell-Tale Heart. We’d also be...

Duration:00:38:01

Choke on the Sword (Dead Man’s Chest Minutes 136-137)

4/17/2020
Sparroooooow! It’s time for a heavy Star Trek reference as Jack Sparrow enters the Kraken and Davy Jones channels his best Captain Kirk. Join us for the latest episode tackling minutes 136 and 137 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we discuss the history of “the captain goes down with the ship,” skyward scream movie trope, Davy Jones’s heart and wonder if he still has heartfelt emotions, incredible production design and set decoration by Rick Heinrichs and Cheryl Carasik, Lord...

Duration:00:41:58

Sarlacc Kraken Phlegm (Dead Man’s Chest Minutes 134-135)

4/8/2020
It’s a disgusting, slime ridden episode complete with Kraken phlegm and whale oil as we discuss Captain Jack Sparrow’s possible demise in this episode of The Black Pearl Show. Join us as we stare down the gullet of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest minutes 134-135 discussing Star Wars and Indiana Jones references, Curse of the Black Pearl callbacks, Kraken slime, pajama squids, 18th century oil lamps and whale oil, a listener’s question about a Curse of the Black Pearl deleted...

Duration:00:52:45

Kraken Bait (Dead Man’s Chest Minutes 132-133)

3/30/2020
It’s a feisty yet sensual episode filled with pirate lust, Kraken sacrifices and betrothed betrayals in the latest episode. Join us as we slap the handcuffs on minutes 132 and 133 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest and discuss Elizabeth Swann kissing Captain Jack Sparrow and shackling him to the Black Pearl’s mast, we revisit the movie script to highlight Jack Sparrow fulfilling the “good man” prophecy, a callback to Curse of the Black Pearl, an argument that this is where the...

Duration:00:45:24

This Ship’s A Rocking (Dead Man’s Chest Minutes 130-131)

3/23/2020
It’s a pirate safe space and time to blow up minutes 130 and 131 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. Join us as we discuss the return of Jack Sparrow the hero, dive into classic movie tropes including “Weapon Stomp” and “He’s Back,” and Gore Verbinski’s use of lens flares, camera angles, slow motion and other film strategies to portray Sparrow as a hero. We’d also be VERY grateful if you could rate, review, and subscribe to Pirates of the Caribbean Minute (Black Pearl Show) on...

Duration:00:49:14

Schrodinger’s Compass (Dead Man’s Chest Minutes 128-129)

3/16/2020
Run for your lives and find shelter…it’s the Kraken! Join us for the latest episode as we breakdown minutes 128-129 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. In this show we discuss the terror of the Kraken from sounds to music, take a deep dive into the meaning of Captain Jack Sparrow’s compass on his character, movie themes, argument of free will, and his decision to return to the Black Pearl. We’d also be VERY grateful if you could rate, review, and subscribe to Pirates of the...

Duration:00:44:36

Ménage a Pirate (Dead Man’s Chest Minutes 126-127)

3/10/2020
It’s time for Kraken action in this latest episode covering Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest minutes 126 and 127. Join us as we kick things off a little hot and heavy, contemplate the loss of rum – from a pirate’s point of view, talk powder kegs on ships and the Leiden gunpowder disaster, scrutinize and break down the Kraken’s attack on the Black Pearl, deep dive into the history of pirate boots and bandanas, and round things out with a bit of scurvy. We’d also be VERY grateful if...

Duration:00:52:28

Don’t Touch My Tentacle (Dead Man’s Chest Minutes 124-125)

3/4/2020
In this episode we get a bunch of tentacles on our hull as the crew of the Black Pearl fend off the Kraken. Join us for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest minutes 124 and 125 in episode 112 of season 2 as we discuss the latest news that Johnny Depp may return as Captain Jack Sparrow for Pirates of the Caribbean 6, Bob Iger leaving Disney, behind the scenes with the Kraken, the biology of octopus suckers, Gibbs and Elizabeth Swann’s awkward embrace, Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe, and...

Duration:00:53:10

Scratching Their Merkins (Dead Man’s Chest Minutes 122-123)

2/24/2020
In this episode we kick things off with dissecting the rumors of Pirates of the Caribbean 6 that includes reboot and recasting talk as well as a series on Disney Plus or theatrical release. We then jump in to thoroughly discussing minutes 122 and 123 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. Topics include the Black Pearl, Flying Dutchman, triple guns and the origin of rotary and multi-barreled cannons (Hotchkiss Gun, Athen's Multi-barrel cannon), revisiting henchmen versus crewman...

Duration:00:57:54

Slimy Bastard (Dead Man’s Chest Minutes 120-121)

2/18/2020
We’re back, Scalawags, with an all new episode of The Black Pearl Show (Pirates of the Caribbean Minute)! Join us for episode 110 as we walk the plank on minutes 120 and 121 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. From Jack Sparrow gloating with his jar of dirt to Pintel and Ragetti pulling their ropes, we discuss some old English, break down the details of the Flying Dutchman’s cannons, and give semi-proper credits to those poor uncredited pirate actors who comprise Davy Jones’ crew....

Duration:00:58:29