For Johnny Depp, 'Pirates 5' is a fitting swan song — er, Sparrow song

Looking back at the five "Pirates" films, and as the latest movie rakes in cash worldwide, columnist Jared Whitley gives credit to the series' less flashy heroes.

Jared is an award-winning writer who comments on the intersections of politics and culture. Reach him on Twitter @whitleypedia - or don't, since Twitter is stupid.