We caught up with that piratey rogue, Buccaneer Ben, of the Mighty Magic Pants last week, who had just returned from Naka-Kon, an anime convention in Overland Park, Kansas to show off his latest cosplay.

Ok, back up. Wha??

If those words are foreign to you, Ben can expla...

The Mighty Magic Pants are back with a new studio album for kids and families, but it didn’t come without a season of grief and despair. The group will debut its new project, My Mom is Batman, on February 11, at The Space, located in the Trade Center on S. 58th Street.


Oh, we cannot be more excited. Our newest album is nearly done, and it’s super—as in SUPERHERO!

It’s called My Mom is Batman. It might just be the biggest thing since Captain America came out of ice.

You’ll meet new superheroes, such as Dung Beetle, the Mighty Hippo, and...

by Bubble Gum Becky

I can't imagine a world without pirates!
A pirate who sings and plays drums. 
I can't imagine a world without pirates!
Who will give us great, big bear hugs?

I can't imagine a world without pirates!
A pirate that's gruff and then bursts into smiles. 

Jacob Wright, better known to kids around Nebraska as Pirate Jake of the Mighty Magic Pants, passed away on Monday, August 17.

A native of Lincoln, Pirate Jake joined Mike Mennard for his very first kids show nearly 12 years ago and the two forged a friendship that ente...

Today is a sorrowful day. Pirate Jake, one of the founding members of the Mighty Magic Pants, has passed away.

Pirate Jake's booming voice, constant wit and loyal friendship will be sorely missed.

Farewell good friend. May you have fair winds and pleasant sailing on your...

June 9, 2015