In the minute 43 show of The Curse of the Black Pearl, we deliberate Commodore Norrington’s 18th century classist burn on Will Turner, an obvious predecessor to the Yo Mama genre of insults, Will’s need to channel George Costanza for a few snappy comebacks, the introduction of the uncharted and mysterious Isla de Muerta, Captain […]

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We take a hard look at minute 42 and Port Royal – scrutinizing the townspeople as Will Turner awakes in the middle of the street, hypothesizing the reason why it earned the moniker Wickedest City on Earth, checking in on some animal actors, and identifying a few merchant shops. We identify and discuss why minute […]

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It’s another crazy episode as we tackle minute 41 of The Curse of the Black Pearl. The end of the week is proving a bit chaotic as we strive to stay on Pirates of the Caribbean point. In this show we explore the light and dark aspects of our tricksters Captain Jack Sparrow and Captain […]

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Join us for minute 40 of The Curse of the Black Pearl where we call out social injustice, watch Elizabeth lie to Captain Barbossa, which only highlights her love for Will Turner, discuss animal actor versatility, call a gold medallion bluff, and see an entire pirate crew flinch with fear. It’s an episode that embraces […]

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Join us for minute 39 of The Curse of the Black Pearl as we get a full-on introduction to Captain Hector Barbossa, we watch Elizabeth Swann take a blow to the face from Bo ‘sun as she attempts to negotiate for the safety of Port Royal, and we delight in the verbal jujitsu that results […]

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Join us for minute 38 of The Curse of the Black Pearl as we wander into Dante’s Inferno to explore the 9th circle of Hell, examine the wonderful bromance between Captain Jack Sparrow, Twigg and Koehler, get a close up look at the Black Pearl, and watch Elizabeth Swann’s confidence deteriorate as she realizes she […]

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Give us a review on iTunes or Stitcher by March 12, 2017 and you are eligible to win a Pirates of the Caribbean prize package. Check out http://blackpearlminute.com for the details. In minute 37 of The Curse of the Black Pearl, we wander over to the wickedest city on earth, delve into the power of […]

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In minute 36 of The Curse of the Black Pearl, Will Turner avoids death twice, Grapple the pirate gets “killed’ by advertising, Jacoby makes a sudden return from the dead which causes Will to soil his underpants, and all the prisoners escape the jail in Fort Charles…except Captain Jack Sparrow. Join us for this episode […]

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Join us for this Pirates of the Caribbean Minute show and enter our first listener appreciation contest by simply leaving us an iTunes review. In this episode we breakdown Elizabeth’s obsession and knowledge of pirate culture, her motives for demanding parley, and the need for Pintel and Ragetti to sign up for a pirate dental […]

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Pirate staircase stunts, a looting pirate gets the ultimate cannonball sucker punch, Elizabeth plays hide and seek, a smidge of cannon history that leads us to believe there might just be some physics-defying movie magic taking place, and Gore Verbinski gets a board to the head in this episode of The Curse of the Black […]

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In minute 33 of The Curse of the Black Pearl, we drop a few too many movie references, theorize that the Swann’s butler is a relative of James Norrington, play a deadly game of knock, knock, who’s there, explore the backstory of Pintel and Ragetti, see Elizabeth as a woman of the people, and patronize […]

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On this Friday episode covering minute 32 of The Curse of the Black Pearl, we dive into our favorite lines over the last week in our Really Bad Eggs segment, watch a cannonball obliterate Commodore Norrington’s dream of hanging pirates at dawn, and we explore some of the myths and reality of the real Blackbeard […]

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Join us for minute 31 of The Curse of the Black Pearl! Captain Jack Sparrow challenges the Black Pearl legend that it leaves no survivors as the ship sends a barrage of cannonballs to port Royal and Fort Charles. The attacking pirate crew come ashore in all their creepy glory and we are officially introduced […]

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After a couple of episodes filled with double entendres, we unfortunately take a break from the euphemisms to watch the Black Pearl unleash cannon fire on Port Royal in minute 30 of The Curse of the Black Pearl. Heather is awarded the dumb joke of the week, Governor Swann tries to cheer Norrington up since […]

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In minute 29 of The Curse of the Black Pearl, Elizabeth admits that her encounter with Jack Sparrow was terrifying, maybe not as frightening as a proposal from Norrington, though. It’s enough of an interesting character reveal that we dive deep into an Elizabeth torn by her desire for freedom and a potential stifling marriage […]

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