Amanda Dominy


Posts published by Amanda Dominy


Movies that have inspired us Captain Blood, a 1935 film starring Errol Flynn. The Black Swan, a 1942 film starring Tyrone Power, Maureen O’Hara, and Anthony Quinn. The Goonies (1985). The Princess Bride, a 1987 film adaptation of the William Goldman novel that has “The Dread Pirate Roberts” as one of its central characters. Cutthroat Island, a 1995 Renny Harlin film that was a […]

Jack Sparrow (featuring Michael Bolton)

(Due diligence and full disclosure): So The Lonely Island is not known for being “safe for work” – this one is relatively mild, but there is some strong language in this, and Michael in a leapard print dress (WTF?) comes as a bit of a shock. Still, its funny and we agree with Michael’s feelings […]

Zombie Pirates in Love

By Tom Smith Zombies! Pirates! Zombie Pirates! Two of Amanda’s favourite things, and now they come together. Zombie Pirates in Love is the perfect song for our Pirate Wedding! Almost makes us wish we were having a Zombie Pirate wedding, but Amanda doesn’t think that one will fly with her family…

Dead Man’s Chest

Also called: “The Derelict”, “Fifteen Men On The Dead Man’s Chest”, or “Yo Ho Ho, and a Bottle of Rum”. This song was a fictional sea shanty originally from Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel Treasure Island (1883). Stevenson actually only wrote the chorus in his book, but it was turned into a full song later. Read […]

You are a Pirate

This song is from a children’s TV show called Lazy Town. It’s pretty awful, but the tune and lyrics are very catchy and get stuck in your head, so we’re spreading the pain:

Yo Ho (a pirate’s life for me)

Lyrics by Xavier Atencio and music by George Bruns This is the theme song from Disney’s original Pirates of the Carribbean attraction at DisneyLand. You can read more about it on Wikipedia, if you like.