Season 2 Episode 15 – Transcript

Pirates 15: Queer Pirates in Pop Culture Ellie Brigida: Welcome to Sweetbitter, where we explore the untold history of women and queer pirates. Were your hosts, Ellie Brigida… Leesa Charlotte: …and Leesa Charlotte. EB: This episode, we’re discussing queer and women pirates in popular culture. LC: But before we get into that, let’s discuss Fact […]

Season 2 Episode 14 – Transcript

Pirates 14: Philip Van Buskirk Ellie Brigida: Welcome to Sweetbitter, where we explore the untold history of women and queer pirates. We’re your hosts, Ellie Brigida… Leesa Charlotte: …and Leesa Charlotte. EB: This episode, we’ll be diving into the sexy diaries of a 19th century queer marine, Philip Van Buskirk. But before that, Alyse is […]

Season 2 Episode 13 – Transcript

Pirates 13: Rum Ellie Brigida: Welcome to Sweetbitter, where we explore the untold history of women and queer pirates. We’re your hosts, Ellie Brigida… Leesa Charlotte: …and Leesa Charlotte. EB: This episode, we’ll be discussing rum. LC: Delicious. It’s too early for rum unfortunately, but now we want a glass. But before we go into […]

Season 2 Episode 12 – Transcript

Pirates 12: Black Atlantic II Ellie Brigida: Okay, I will start. You know what, I’m gonna go a little wild and say that this is actually fiction. And that if pirates caught someone, they could do whatever the heck they wanted to them, unless the captain was like, “Hey, don’t.” But I think this is […]

Season 2 Episode 11 – Transcript

Pirates 11: Black Atlantic I Ellie Brigida: Welcome to Sweetbitter, where we explore the untold history of women and queer pirates. We’re your hosts, Ellie Brigida… Leesa Charlotte:   …and Leesa Charlotte. EB: This episode is our first of two episodes discussing the Black Atlantic. LC: But before we get into that, let’s welcome our resident […]

Season 2 Episode 10 – Transcript

Pirates 10: Zheng Yi Sao & 20th c. Chinese Piracy Ellie Brigida: Welcome to Sweetbitter, where we explore the untold history of women and queer pirates. We’re your hosts, Ellie Brigida… Leesa Charlotte: …and Leesa Charlotte. EB: This episode, we’ll be talking about Ching Shih and 20th century Chinese piracy. LC: But before we get […]

Season 2 Episode 9 – Transcript

Pirates 9: Inexorable Ellie Brigida: Welcome to Sweetbitter, where we explore the untold history of women and queer pirates. We’re your hosts, Ellie Brigida… Alyse Knorr: …and Alyse Knorr, subbing for Leesa today. EB: I’m so happy to be doing an episode with you, Alyse. It’s gonna be so fun. AK: I know! I’m excited, […]

Season 2 Episode 8 – Transcript

Pirates 8: Anne Bonny and Mary Read Ellie Brigida: Welcome to Sweetbitter, where we explore the untold history of women and queer pirates. We’re your hosts, Ellie Brigida… Leesa Charlotte: …and Leesa Charlotte. EB: This episode, we’re talking about probably two of the most famous women pirates: Anne Bonny and Mary Read. LC: But before […]

Season 2 Episode 7 – Transcript

Pirates 7: the Uskoks Ellie Brigida: Welcome to Sweetbitter season two, where we explore the untold history of women and queer pirates. We’re your hosts, Ellie Brigida… Leesa Charlotte: …and Leesa Charlotte. EB: This episode, we’re traveling over to the Adriatic Sea to talk about the Uskoks, a band of raiders who operated in the […]

Season 2 Episode 6 – Transcript

Pirates 6: Grace O’Malley Ellie Brigida: Welcome to Sweetbitter season two, where we explore the untold history of women and queer pirates. We’re your hosts, Ellie Brigida… Leesa Charlotte: …and Leesa Charlotte. EB: This episode, we’re focusing on Irish woman pirate queen, Grace O’Malley. LC: But before we get into that, let’s welcome our resident […]