If this weekend’s news about the latest developments in efforts to recover artifacts from Blackbeard’s sunken flagship piqued your interest in the famous scoundrel, be sure to listen to the latest edition of Carolina Journal Radio. (You’ll soon be able to access the latest episode here.)

We chat with Kevin Duffus, author of The Last Days of Black Beard the Pirate, who dispels some popular myths tied to the Blackbeard story.