Well Hollywood and the television industry has finally taken notice, and taken notice in a BIG way!!
Just look at the list of new Pirate based series coming out next season....
FX announced their entry called Port Royal and it is from Gayle Hurd and the same people who did the critically acclaimed series "Walking Dead".
NBC has ordered 10 episodes of a pirate series called "The Republic of Pirates" based on the book of the same name. Series may be retitled "Crossbones".
Fox is on board with Ridley Scott for their entry called "Pyrates",
And Michael Bay is developing a series for Starz, a prequel to Treasure Island called "Black Sails"
With people like Scott, Bay and the success from the Walking Dead franchise, seems we are right on track with a Pirate Festival! Timing is everything!!