William Brand

Welcome aboard!

169 posts in this topic

Ahoy Friends... My name's Phil Johnson and I'm new around these parts. Northern California is home when I'm not on the road entertaining.

My pirate thing started with Disney way back when and has since branched out into plenty of history and such.

I'm also the host of the Under The Crossbones podcast where I interview great people from the pirate community: Treasure Hunters (Chris Macort of the Whydah Museum - ep 16), Historians (Cindy Vallar - ep 4), Artists (Don Maitz - ep 7), Musicians (Tom Mason of the Blue Buccaneers - ep 3), Authors (Andrea Jones of 'Hook and Jill' - ep 13) and many others.

Looking forward to digging into all the good stuff here and meeting many of you. :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Welcome aboard! You'll find all sorts of amazing pirate trivia, history and people here on the Pub.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Welcome Aboard Mate!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Welcome aboard, Phil! My pirate thing really got underway with Sid Meier's "Pirates!" game. Let me know if you need a new guy to interview--I've got me own pirate novel (The Wrath of Brotherhood) out there. Just finishing up the first draft of the second one.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks guys... And yeah, Ozgur. Be happy to have you on the show. Shoot me a message with your email address and we'll get a date together.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Phil,

You can reach me at ozgur.k.sahin@gmail.com. I'll be down in Colombia until January 7th, so should we shoot for after that time?

Ozgur K. Sahin

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Drink up, me hearties!

My name is Balázs Óvári. I'm a game programmer in Budapest, Hungary (Central Europe).

I have a long martial arts/reenactment/HEMA background, mostly using curved short swords, as a Thraex Gladiator.

Now we're forming a buccaneer (~1660s) martial arts and reenactment team with my friends, to make our childhood dream true :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ahoy to all newcomers! Tis a pleasant surprise to see a good number of ye. ;)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi im Paul, had an interest in piratical things for quite a while, collect books nautical trinkets and tools. Enjoy knot tying sailor crafts. Come from a maritime background and still work in the marine industry.Started to grow the hair out for a more authentic look.

In plymouth but live on the moors.

Looking for like minded people to enjoy the subject with.

Does everything have to be kept to the "golden age"

Edited by Three sheets

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Welcome aboard, Three Sheets!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ahoy mateys!

My name is Jessica, and I just turned 24. My father used to frequent these forums, so that's where I heard of the place. We used to frequent the Kansas City RenFaire, occasionally traveling to St. Louis and, on one occasion, PyrateCon (Which I wasn't allowed to go to, because my parent's weren't fond of the idea of a 17 year old running around New Orleans). I play a lot of video games and am attending school for Software and Mobile Application Development at the moment. I actually set the pirate aspect of my life aside for a while after my dad's passing, but am back here since I (finally) found his tutorial on the forums for pewter buttons. I hope to one day be able to do leatherworking, but for now I'll live with chatting with people who have similar interest. That's why we're all here, after all.

 

(Basically I ran out of things to say and just kept rambling...)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Welcome aboard!  Always good to see a pirate return to the fold, metaphorically speaking.  I hope you enjoy the sweet trade.  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ahoy and welcome to any newcomers! 

Pull up a chair and shall see if I can find any barrel or bottle of rum that was left behind. Speak up if ye want a bottle! Pipe up and tell us a bit about yo'rselves and what brought ye to the Pub. Perhaps by chance new life will be breathed back into this establishment. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

And tell us where you're from and who you crew with.  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ahoy, 

My name is James Vincentio and I am man of fortune and the port of Savannah I call home. 

I am a member of the Alee Shrine Pirates. I take my pirating very serious and love creating my character more and more. I plan to attend many nation wide festivals this year! I look forward to meeting you all on here and hopefully have pint or two at the next event you attend!

Pirate Costume.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ahoy, James! Glad to finally see ye here at the Pub. ^_^ Now, which one is you and who i the other fella? And tell us more about what ye lot do. I know I found it MIGHTY fascinating and a thoroughly worthy cause. ;)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I am the fellow on the left!

The other man in the picture and I are Alee Shriner Pirates. We raise money for the Shriners Children's Hospitals all while have fun sinning on the high seas!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Welcome aboard, Master Vincentio.  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

She may be aground...the grand ole girl...but she's a good ship.  A little careening and the Pub could put to sea again.  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now