Mudbone, Sinbad, and the Typhoon Kid: A Pirate’s Life for Me @ The Paris Review

A pirate's typical Saturday afternoon.

“Here was an end of that courageous brute, who might have passed in the world or a hero had he been employed in a good cause.”

—Charles Johnson on Blackbeard, A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates, 1724

Mudbone, Sinbad, and the Typhoon Kid: A Pirate’s Life for Me.