The Somali Pirates Never Thought They'd Be On a Boat

Yes, pirates are dangerous criminals, blah blah blah. And yet in their home movies, they come off as kind of charming!


It's all fun and games until they seize your freighter. Wired, which got its hands on a genuine Somali-pirate video, says they use the clips to prove to the shipping firms they hold up for ransom that they really have captured their ship and crew. Yet with the peppy opening music, we're reminded of another group of young men excited to be at sea: