Pirate Surgery Expert Mark "Mission" KehoeThis week we get super niche and talk about surgery and medical practices among the Golden Age pirates with Mark “Mission” Kehoe.  He’s a pirate surgery expert and reenactor with some great stories.

As Mark talks about, we mostly hear about amputations and trepanning.  But there’s a lot more to the medical practices of pirates and pirate surgery than you might think.  You’ll be amazed at what the #1 killer actually was.  Plus he’ll blow quite a few myths out of the water.

I learned a lot during this interview and I’ll be you will too.

This episode sponsored by:
Southern Yellow Pine Publishing, home of The Pirate of Panther Bay series by SR Staley.

Plus comedy from Justin Gomes about getting pick-pocketed in San Francisco and a song called “Devil’s Drink” by Irish pirate metal band O’Craven.

Here’s the article we talked about in the show. How to write and read in the 17th/18th Century style.

Click those Amazon links below to pick Peter T. Leeson’s “The Invisible Hand” and O’Craven’s “Whiskey, Wenches, and Scallywags”.

Important Websites:
Mark Kehoe – www..PirateSurgeon.com
Justin Gomes – www.facebook.com/ThatSkaRobot
O’Craven – www.ocraven.com
Phil Johnson – www.PhilJohnsonComedy.com

How about a little more O’Craven?  Yes?  Yes.

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