Engraving by Pierre Denys de Montfort of gigantic octopus Architeuthis (Le Poulpe Colossal) attacking a merchant ship, 1810.
With the fortuitous proximity of tomorrow’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day to Halloween, we’ve spent the last week indulging in an embarrassment of piratey goodness, from sea-faring makeup tutorials to dark tales of evil under the waves. Today’s last post… Read More ›
Ahoy, sweetlings! Every year on September 19th, revelers channel their inner scallywags and wenches to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Going strong since 2002, ITLAPD is the most random of events, a day set aside to enjoy life in a… Read More ›