Black Sails (TV Series 2014–2017) - IMDb
Created by Robert Levine, Jonathan E. Steinberg. With Jessica Parker Kennedy, Toby Stephens, Hannah New, Zach McGowan. Follows Captain Flint and his pirates twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel "Treasure Island."
Long John Silver by Björn Larsson. Image description: illustrated book cover featuring pirate captain Long John Silver in tricorn hat and military-style coat. He carries an old-fashioned pistol in one hand, leaning on a crutch with the other (though his famous wooden leg is not in the picture). He has a blue parrot on one shoulder. His sailing ship rides a swelling ocean behind him.
Muppet Treasure Island, Part 2: A Motley Crew
As Jim Hawkins boards the Hispaniola , we see that more Muppets await us. First up, we have Statler and Waldorf as the figureheads of the ...
Daniel Arrrasjid as Long John Silver in the world premiere adaptation of Treasure Island wearing arrrr Captains's Leather Belt, Colonial Shirt, Buccanner Boots and Captains Baldric.
Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna). This unmistakable bird can still be seen in small flocks along the Amazon and its tributaries. The flight call is a rasping screech that brings visions of Long John silver to mind.
As I'm sure you all know, Friday is International Talk Like A Pirate Day. Invented in 1995 by John Baur (aka "Ol' Chumbucket") and Mark Summers ("Cap'n Slappy") as a personal joke, the day became widely known after journalist Dave Barry wrote about it in his syndicated column in The Miami Herald. Now every September 19th,…
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Cutlass, check. Wooden leg, check. Parrot, check. With any luck you’ll have remembered it’s International Talk Like A Pirate Day and you'll be dressed in your finest swashbuckling attire. This raucous...
This great film features the wonderful acting of Charlton Heston as Long John Silver and a young Christian Bale as Jim Hawkins, along with a fantastic soundtrack. Although not well-known, this marvelous 1990 movie is very true to Robert Louis Stevenson's adventurous novel of pirates and buried treasure.
Experience Taking: How You Subconsciously Become Your Favorite Fictional Characters
The folks over at MedicalDaily.com have uncovered something really interesting! Psychologists Discover How People Subconsciously Become Their Favorite Fictional Characters Psychologists have discovered that while reading a book or story, people are prone to subconsciously adopt their behavior, thoughts, beliefs and internal responses to that of fictional characters as if they were their own. Experts have…