It’s a full 60 seconds of nothing but pirates (well pirate) as we sale on the Jolly Mon, salute skeleton pirates that have been gibbeted as a warning to others, and pay homage to the Henrietta’s true identity, the Brig Unicorn, that sunk in 2014. Join us for minute 9 of the Curse of the […]

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The pirate of love, Elizabeth Swann engages in a battle of hearts and desires with the off-limits workingman Will Turner. In minute 9 of the Pirates of the Caribbean Minute we are introduced to our first real pirate; the pirate we all wanted to see. Meanwhile Scott may or may not call Elizabeth a dog […]

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Join us for minute 8 as we watch Will Turner seemingly nail and display his sword flipping skills while Governor Swann flinches and Elizabeth makes her grand Scarlett O’Hara stairway entrance. Scott and Heather also pretend to be sword experts and discuss how nice it is to have their own 18th century butler.

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Governor Swann and high society constrict Elizabeth’s breathing with an incredibly tight corset while the pirate medallion is close to her heart – the symbolism goes deep in this minute! Governor Swann receives a visitor who promptly shows his nervousness and we highlight our two favorite lines from the first 7 minutes in a recurring […]

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Elizabeth brushes off dust from the gold medallion that she has been hiding in a secret compartment and decides to put it on…perhaps imagining what it would be like to be a pirate and reliving her experience on the HMS Dauntless. Join us as we wonder why the medallion has been hidden for so long, […]

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A gold medallion, a pirate ship in fog, the Jolly Roger, and in a blink of an eye we are transported from Elizabeth’s past on the HMS Dauntless and her first encounter with pirates to her suddenly awakening from a startling dream as a grown woman. Join us for minute 5 of the Curse of […]

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The merchant ship continues to burn and Gibbs chimes in with what everyone is thinking – Pirates! In addition to learning the rescued boy is Will Turner in minute 4, the Pirates of the Caribbean Minute hosts remember classic movies like Goonies and Jurassic Park and things take a gratuitous turn with true accounts of […]

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A rogue parasol spins across the water, an unconscious boy floating on shipwreck, and an otherwise serene setting quickly becomes a barrage of flames as a ship appears to be torn in half and on fire. What happened here? Join us for minute 3 as we tackle the payoff from a buildup of eerie tension […]

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Lieutenant Norrington vows that all pirates will meet what they deserve, a short drop and a sudden stop. Meanwhile, Gibbs continues to headline our discussions from the importance of rum on ships to colorful superstitions. And no, Pirates of the Caribbean Minute does not endorse throwing women overboard to appease the seas…or do we? Join […]

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In the opening scene, the H.M.S. Dauntless breaks an impenetrable wall of fog, a young Elizabeth Swann sings A Pirate’s Life for Me, and we learn that cursed pirate’s sail these waters. Join us on Pirates of the Caribbean Minute as we go down the rabbit hole on the famous song and the figurehead on […]

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