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Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean
December 11, 2009 – 8:47 pm | One Comment
Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean

On behalf of Bookfail, as well as Jewish buccaneers Moses Cohen Enriques, Sinan “the Great Jewish Pirate” and Samuel Palache, I’d like to wish you all a happy Hanukkah! You can read more about this, and other uncanny books about pirates in my 10 Unexpected Books About Pirates post. Related reading: Male Delivery: Reproduction, Effeminacy, [...]

10 Unexpected Books About Pirates
September 17, 2009 – 9:58 pm | One Comment
10 Unexpected Books About Pirates

Did you know that September 19th is International Talk Like A Pirate Day? Yes? No? Either way, here are a few reading assignments that will help you prepare by teaching you about the pirates’ vernacular, their relationship status, and among other things, their Jewish connection. Before there was an Urban Dictionary, all you had was [...]

Well Blow Me Down: A Guys Guide to Talking Like a Pirate
June 21, 2009 – 10:01 pm | 4 Comments
Well Blow Me Down: A Guys Guide to Talking Like a Pirate

You take this book, pair it with English as a Second F*cking Language: How to Swear Effectively, and you may have the two most useless linguistics books ever written.