Pirate Plots Trifecta

Rumors are swirling that a pirate is planning a travel trifecta on September 19th – he plans to go to 3 locations: GARF, PiratePalooza, and then to Tybee – ALL ON THE SAME DAY!!!

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Incredible Post-apocalyptic Pirate Coat Stuns Fans

Post-apocalyptic Pirate Coat by Scott Johnson
Photograph ©David Droke Photography

We recently caught up with Karol Bartoszynski, one of the original founders of Wasteland Weekend, to discuss an incredible pirate coat designed and fabricated by his friend Scott Johnson. The coat is so imaginatively conceived, so well crafted, and so immaculately distressed that it could have stepped right off the screen of the most recent installment of the Mad Max series. They’ve been kind enough to let us share some photos of the coat and to provide some back story on how it came to be. Note: while this coat may be “one-of-a-kind”, Scott has plenty more ideas where this one came from! You can reach him through his Facebook page Squirrel Wurx.

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Georgia Man Major Carrier of RUMinyavirus

Viral Carrier Captain Rumpot, seen in this video, spreading the RUMinyavirus.
“Chuckles” O’Rumpot last seen in a live video feed from a nerd convention

Today authorities with PiratePalooza announced that a character identifying as “Captain Rumpot” had been positively identified as a carrier of the RUMinyavirus, known more simply to pirate scientists as RUMMY-69.

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New Dirt-based Sunblock for Rennies

Rennies around the world swear by Captain Drew's new DirtBlocke™

New DirtBlocke™ product is set to revolutionize a weird Medieval fetish

On Tuesday morning the old space pirate known as Captain Drew made an unscheduled presentation to the joint House and Senate budget hearings for the 155th Georgia General Assembly to request funding for a “new brand of sunblock made exclusively for rennies” this product is apparently slated to go on sale from the trunk of his car later this year at the Georgia Renaissance Festival in Fairburn, Georgia.

Captain Drew Invades 2020 Georgia General Assembly

Even as he was being dragged from the chamber by the Governor’s security detail the Captain tossed hundreds of investment fliers into the air. Provided below is the text from one of those handbills, in the event you might like to invest.

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2019 PiratePalooza™ T-Shirt Sponsors

2019 T-shirt sponsor logos arrayed on a shared image, rendered in gold colors to signify their importance.

A great big HUZZAH for the sponsors of the 2019 PiratePalooza™ T-Shirts!!  We deeply appreciate your financial assistance in making the 2019 t-shirts affordable for our attendees. Please help us in recognizing each of these companies!!! Keep reading for find out more about this year’s sponsors… Continue Reading

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2019 Pirate Music Lineup

The 2019 PiratePalooza Music LIneup

Happy Talk Like a Pirate Day 2019!!! 

Last night a meeting was held between the Minstrels League of Greater Newcastle, Haverbrook, Lower Shasta, Upper Shasta, Dingle’s Hollow, and West Shelbyville. Up for discussion at the meeting was an idea for new marching uniforms (Diego), a motion to disallow further motions (J. Minstrel), and an impassioned speech by a masked bandit who demanded that a few minstrels should be assigned to perform at the 15th Annual running of the pirates at PiratePalooza™.

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2019 PiratePalooza Schedule

2019 PiratePalooza Schedule graphic

This is the complete schedule for the 15th Annual PiratePalooza Pubcrawl & Pubsing, to be held on Saturday, Septembarrrr 21st, 2019 – Captains: share it with your crews!

Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate! The world has been on FIRE all month and temperatures will be slightly decreased by the time we challenge the Commodore on the square!! Grog and Ale and Porter and Rum can sneak up on you if you ain’t careful, so be sure to HYDRATE for the next few days. This means DRINK PLENTY OF WATER, not hooch or sodas or teas or salves or unguents!! Squeeze some limes into it, what do we care? If you don’t have water but DO have a lime be sure to yell out “I GOT A LIME!!!”. But hydrate, okay???!!

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15th Anniversary Shirt Preorders Now Open

The 2019 shirt features a Royal Pirate Seal and GLOWS IN THE DARK!

The 15th Annual PiratePalooza™ Pubcrawl & Pubsing shirts are now available for pre-order from the PiratePalooza Gear page (direct link).  This year’s design features the Jolly Palooza crossbones in a celebrated 15th Anniversary Royal Pirate seal. Like last year, the design will be ‘burned’ into the shirt fabric but THEN we are overprinting with our signature GLOW IN THE DARK PIRATE INK, providing a soft AND glowy Palooza collectible!

This year’s order deadline is September 11th!!!

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Captain Drew Turns Heat Rays to 11

Captain Drew turning the dial on his heat rays to 11.

In a fit of pique, Captain Drew ordered his crew to pummel the kingdom of Newcastle with his blistering heat cannons since they refused to surrender to his demand that Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston moderate a debate between the Captain and King Henry Tudor to advance the Captain’s campaign for a non-existent election for the crown of that realm.

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Space Pirates Condemn Ted Cruz

Captain Drew of Space Pirates Condemns Ted Cruz

This evening The Association of Space Pirates of the Greater Magellanic Cloud and Associated Regions (“The Space Pirates”) released a statement to condemning allegations by Earth Senator Ted Cruz for “slandering our business practices” and “suggesting that we eat liver, blecch!!”.

The current King of the Space Pirates, Captain Drew, agreed to meet with one of our reporters on the condition that we buy him a plate full of hotdogs at the historic fast food restaurant The Varsity – a decision we would soon regret…

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