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Articles Tagged: Republic of Pirates

Book signing in Freeport, Maine, June 29

My book about the history and identity of coastal Maine, The Lobster Coast, turns twenty this summer and to celebrate Viking has released a new edition (same ISBN!) with a… Read more »

Book signing in Portland, Maine, June 29

My book about the history and identity of coastal Maine, The Lobster Coast, turns twenty this summer and to celebrate Viking has released a new edition (same ISBN!) with a… Read more »

Republic of Pirates – Now in Romanian

    I spent many, many weeks of my early 20s exploring Romania in the late Ceausescu and early post-totalitarian years, a fascinating country that I never got enough of…. Read more »

Explaining the “pirate king” Henry Avery on Discovery’s Expedition Unknown

This past fall I met up with Josh Gates, host and producer of Discovery Channel’s Expedition Unknown, at London’s oldest pub, The Prospect of Whitby to talk about the legendary… Read more »

Was there any historic truth to Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean films?

Dan Lefebrve has a popular podcast — Based on a True Story — in which he asks an expert how well a given Hollywood film matched up to historical reality…. Read more »

Filming segment on pirates: Los Angeles, California, Oct. 26 (private)

I’ll be in Los Angeles to record a television interview segment relating to a figure from the Golden Age of Piracy I researched for my history, The Republic of Pirates…. Read more »

Filming segment on pirates: London, U.K, Oct. 14 (private)

I’ll be back in the United Kingdom to record a television interview segment relating to a figure from the Golden Age of Piracy I researched for my history, The Republic… Read more »

Speaking on the Caribbean Pirates (virtually), NYC, June 23

I’ll be speaking about Blackbeard and the great Golden age pirate gang in a virtual presentation hosted by the Queens Public Library in New York’s Cambria Heights neighborhood on June… Read more »

Talking pirates on Spotify’s hit podcast Real Pirates

Bristol, England-based podcast producers Noiser recently reached out to interview me for an extended series they’re doing for Spotify on the golden age pirates whose story I reassembled in my… Read more »

Talking Blackbeard on Noiser’s “Short History Of…” podcast

Noiser, the UK-baed podcast producer, has launched a new history series, “Short History Of…” and, appropriately enough for company headquartered in Bristol, included an episode on Blackbeard for their inaugural… Read more »