Matt Mason, author of The Pirate's Dilemma, sez, "Jesse Alexander (producer of Heroes and Lost) and I have been
working on turning The Pirate's Dilemma into a TV show, we've just put a
teaser up for what that show might look like here:
Jesse read the book and saw the pirates I talked about from the worlds
of youth culture as real life heroes - people with no special powers who
managed to to turn society and old business models upside down with
superhuman strength. We connected and started working on this idea, along with John Carluccio and Mark Kotlinski from CurrentTV. The
trailer is an early sketch of where we are going with this.
"Also I finally got my publishers to put the book out as a pay-what-you-want PDF!"
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