My papaya is on FIRE! Now let’s get that tropical fruit fight underway as we breakdown blimey minute 42 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. Join us for this episode as we correct a mistake from the previous episode, start the week off with Pirate Word of the Week, discuss the upgraded classic […]

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It’s a dodgy episode bustling with euphemisms, the politically incorrect topic of cannibal gender misidentification, and the penetration of tropical fruits. Join us for minute 41 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we discuss the mysterious appearance of fire on Captain Jack Sparrow’s rope, the final production draft of the script in […]

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What in the holy fork! It’s eating time as Captain Jack Sparrow disappoints a hungry young cannibal and we get a heavy helping of the angry, hungry natives trope in classic Hollywood style. Join us for minute 40 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we answer a previous question thanks to a […]

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Now, as Gibbs probably told you, my name is Captain Jack Sparrow, I’m a motivational speaker and I live in a cannibal village down by the river! Join us for minute 39 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we drop a variety of pop culture references spanning Saturday Night Live and The […]

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Disney takes theme park rides to a whole new dimension when Leech and his fellow bone cage mates plummet to their deaths – it’s the only practical way to end a waltz. Join us for minute 38 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we discuss Terry Rossio and Ted Elliott’s intention to […]

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Like most of our episodes this one is just a dangler…a bone cage dangler with one hell of a white knuckler suspension rope bridge. Join us for minute 37 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we discuss simple rope bridges in history and of the cannibal Pelegostos, marvel at Will Turner’s uncannily […]

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The only way to properly prepare world domination and Captain Jack Sparrow is with a dash of paprika. Join us for minute 36 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we explore East India Company symbolism including themes of domination and a shrinking world, progress through the G, PG, and PG-13 ratings of […]

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There’s always a creepy reminder of the nature of life and death when you are rummaging around a cannibal hut of horrors. Join us for minute 35 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we carve up the details in the cannibal hut, explore the exciting and romantic history of Blue Willow fine […]

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Don’t panic scalawags, you’re not stuck wandering the streets of some European red-light district – this is the Caribbean mate, and we’re preparing one hell of a pirate entrée. Join us for minute 34 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we put a scrutinizing eye on the Pelegostos’ Umshoko language and measure […]

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Surely those drums are an indication that the natives are restless, are about to form an angry mob, or simply want you to meet their volcano god. It’s all about classic Hollywood and stereotypical tropes in this episode covering minute 33 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. Join us as we discuss Captain […]

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We can’t keep our eyes off those heaving parallels and ample misdirections as we tackle minute 27 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. Join us for this episode where Heather can’t avoid mentioning the supple euphemisms and we explore the connections between Will Turner’s actions on Pelegosto Island and Elizabeth Swann’s concerns while […]

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It’s never polite to point out the eunuch or stare at a man’s compass, but hey, this is Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. Join us for the latest episode where we discuss Captain Jack Sparrow’s fascination with eunuchs, a bit of eunuch history, we revisit the Lord Cutler Beckett castration conspiracy theory, wonder […]

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Everyone wants to enjoy a succulent Chinese meal with the personification of evil and cannibals wearing shoes. It’s business as usual on the Caribbean island of Pelegosto on minute 25 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. Join us for this episode where we discuss Will Turner stealing the scene from a painted Chief […]

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Everybody wants a nice hat and Jack the Monkey is no exception. Plus, Scott vents his long-held anger against a 1960’s beloved former President for setting a new fashion trend, and Heather has trouble keeping her composure. Join us for minute 18 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we devote an episode […]

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A black spot, a leviathan, rum and hermit crabs…yeah, it’s time to panic as all hell breaks loose. Join us for minute 17 of Dead Man’s Chest as we mix Pirates of the Caribbean with a little history and a little laughter. In this episode, we discuss the dichotomy between Bootstrap Bill Turner and Captain […]

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