• Wed, Jul 14 2010

5 Guys Pop Culture Tells You to Date (But You Really Shouldn’t)

Pirates

Why They’re ‘The One’: Swash-buckling on the high seas? Sword-fights and corset-ripping? What’s not to love?

Examples: Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean, Wesley (when he’s the Dread Pirate Roberts) in The Princess Bride

Why They’re Actually the Worst: Scurvy, anyone? And real-life pirates don’t wear guyliner or look like Johnny Depp; they work for Somalian drug lords and actually kill people. Not cool.

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