It’s a free verbal beatdown as we put a man’s pride, loyalty, and governorship up for a Port Royal auction. Join us for minute 83 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we discuss Lord Cutler Beckett schooling Governor Swann on selling himself out to save his daughter, Elizabeth Swann, symbolism as a […]

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Cannonade is thirstade for that deep-down body thirst and made for all remorseless automatons like Lord Cutler Beckett. Gather your cannonballs, cutlasses and all pieces of metal for minute 82 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. Join us as we discuss Lord Cutler Beckett’s infamous guilt trips and his heavy-handed beatdown of Governor […]

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Actually, this episode hits a slippery slope as it slowly devolves into a bit of schoolyard name calling. Yet, up until that point we attempt to keep on point while discussing minute 81 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. Join us as we celebrate the return of Captain Jack Sparrow’s swashbuckler personality, give […]

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Just another day on the ship – 18th century sailors taking a break from scrubbing the deck and manning the wheel to fight over a wedding dress. Everyone likes to feel pretty sometimes. Join us for this episode as we breakdown minute 47 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest by discussing Will Turner’s […]

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Hell, hath no furry like a woman and a prison dog scorned. Join us and the pirate fugitives Pintel and Ragetti for minute 31 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. In this episode we wrap up the Elizabeth Swann and Lord Cutler Beckett letters of marque negotiation complete with a disgusted, evil eye […]

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Rain on your wedding day is nothing compared to disrupting a soon-to-be bride’s wedding night. Get this woman some pirate action, immediately! Join us for minute 30 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we discuss the mother of all bombs – tragic love, one-sided love, and misdirection. In this episode we tackle […]

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You know you’ve overstepped your bounds when you go digging around Lord Cutler Beckett’s box. Let the euphemisms fly as we discuss minute 29 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. Join us for the latest episode as we discuss Beckett’s growing frustration with everyone wrongly assuming what he desires, the meaning of “currency […]

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A magic carriage ride and a coat of drably colors are the only elements you need to pull off one hell of a prison escape. Join us for minute 28 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we discuss Governor Swann’s attempt to smuggle Elizabeth Swann out of Port Royal – letting her […]

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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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Dammit Will, kiss the girl! In this third rate, conjugal visit romance of an episode it’s all about the tease and a dirty old man lingering in the shadows. Join us for minute 21 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we discuss and analyze the hot and heavy, touching and rubbing Will […]

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It’s always a good idea to mind your bits when in Tortuga…and Vegas! Join us for minute 20 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we kick things off with an appropriate and bloody Pirate Word of the Week. In this episode we discuss the destruction of the Turkish fishing vessel, Jack the […]

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Join us for minute 13 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we finally admit that the rum is indeed always gone. In this episode we talk Pirates of the Caribbean snacks, callbacks to The Curse of the Black Pearl, and art direction and set details that lead us to explore the pirate […]

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Oh, the pirate and privateer history and the Age of Sail – it’s time to unleash the letters of marque as we jump in to minute 12 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. Join us for this historical episode as we take a discuss letters of marque from the 18th century to the […]

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Shackles, red-hot pokers, alcohol, a roaring fire, and a tropical location – it’s just an ordinary episode on the Black Pearl Show. Join us for minute 11 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest as we discuss Lord Cutler Beckett’s Port Royal headquarters including set decorations, location, and background action, the pirate branding iron, […]

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What bodes ill for Jack Sparrow bodes ill for us, and that means it’s time for Minute 10 of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. Join us for this episode where we take the malfunctioning compass plunge and examine the turmoil in Jack’s heart and mind – what does he really desire? We continue […]

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