We love absurd food holidays, especially when there are free giveaways involved. Wednesday, September 19 is "Talk Like A Pirate Day" and Krispy Kreme is giving any buccaneer who enters their stores talking like a pirate.
The lad or lass who comes in wearing full pirate attire gets a free dozen Ori ... More >>
The Pirate Bay has taken some hard hits in the past few months.
Though the file-sharing site announced in February that it would delate torrents and move entirely to magnet links, law enforcement has continued to mobilize against the operation.
In March, for instance, a leaked doc suggested Swed ... More >>
In what's being called a "SOPA-style blackout," an Indian court has demanded that the subcontinent's internet service providers ban 104 websites said to feature "unauthorized" media -- bolstering similar efforts in the U.S. and the rest of the world.
Chris Dodd, chair and CEO of the Motion Pictur ... More >>
The teenage Somali pirate wept in court yesterday as he was arraigned for the Maersk Alabama case. As he is five foot two and emaciated, he presented a pathetic spectacle, which did not prevent Andrea Peyser from judging him harshly: While admitting Abduwali Abdukhadir Muse "looked more like an urch ... More >>
The sole surviving Somali pirate, Abduhl Wali-i-Musi, came into New York last night in preparation for his federal trail on hostage-taking and piracy charges. Photos show the teenage pirate to be near-skeletal, but smiling nonetheless, perhaps because even American prison represents a significant im ... More >>
Lots of Somali pirate aftermath in the papers today: the Post interviews local heroes from the Maersk, who describe the ordeal outlined in the Maersk email we posted on last night: dark on the ship, hot in the hold where the crew hid, scared pirate hostage, etc. The Daily News focuses on Harlem's Wi ... More >>
While a crewman aboard the M/V/ Maersk Alabama seems to imply in a note to friends that merchant vessels need weapons to battle future Somali pirate attacks, a leading maritime security expert says that's not such a good idea. "I assume the company will be forced into taking some k ... More >>
The crew of the M/V Maersk Alabama acted quickly to take control of key areas of the vessel after Somali pirates attacked on April 8, according to a crewmember's account obtained by the Voice. (The text of the email can be found after the jump.)
The insider's emailed account of the initial day o ... More >>
If rightbloggers have a theme song, it must be ABBA's "Waterloo": And how could I ever refuse/I feel like I win when I lose. Their obsessive rapid response to Obama-related events has only one purpose: to declare a big win for their side, no matter what happens and even if it renders their earlier ... More >>
When Somali pirates grabbed a ship with an American crew, rightbloggers immediately declared, as usual, it was proof that Obama is a failure. "So far, the White House response has been weak," said Michelle Malkin within seconds. "Will this be a 'new chance for dialogue'?" sneered Hot Air. "Why were ... More >>