Archives for June 2007

Tarzan in Los Angeles: The Legacy of Edgar Rice Burroughs

by David Silon When considering which author I should investigate, I figured the best place to start is right in […]

Mutiny in Robinson Crusoe and Beyond

by Rachel McGinnis Mutiny on the open seas is as common to pirate lore as buried treasure and “X” marking […]

Hunter S. Thompson’s Puerto Rican Rum Diary

by Emma Stratton Hunter S. Thompson was 22 when he began work on The Rum Diary, a novel based on […]

Blackbeard’s Terror in the Outer Banks and Virginia

From his initial privateering mission to his captivatingly violent death, Blackbeard is the pirate whom most remember.  Due to his […]