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Desert Island @desertislandbk 540 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn

Retail store, publisher, @comicartsbklyn organizer / insta @desertislandcomics

513 Following   4,926 Followers   5,136 Tweets

Joined Twitter 4/1/12


@guybranum Three baths
1/19
2021
@liz_franczak I want to scoop out my eyeballs https://t.co/pTkHPLjBiu @liz_franczak Amazing, incredible, funny, cute, wacky, charming, classy, clever... WHAT THE FUCK https://t.co/wUxTWWwqyNWhen you put it like that, it would be very weird if we had a couple random senators who were also in ISIS https://t.co/QThnWjRqQv
Retweeted by Desert IslandI still can’t believe that a bunch of doughy neo-Nazi psychopaths tried to overthrow the U.S. government at the dir… https://t.co/Z4vlZFpzoY
Retweeted by Desert IslandJeff Bezos made $4,475,885 per hour in 2018 and they have us at each other’s throats for $15 an hour https://t.co/MqjgYazarr
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1/18
2021
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1/17
2021
Just how a laid-back cartoon frog became an icon of the alt-right is the subject of the award-winning… https://t.co/qhkwmCDLOm
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1/16
2021
In other news, America's billionaires could give everybody in the country a $3,000 stimulus check and still be rich… https://t.co/S8uAPJ1H8S
Retweeted by Desert IslandEveryone’s arguing about $1400 vs $2000 but do you realize that it would’ve been $0 if we lost in Georgia.
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1/15
2021
Mystery pack from @desertislandbk was just what I needed today. https://t.co/BwWmhcvXoS
Retweeted by Desert Islandit's like half of your teachers saying school shooters have a point
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1/14
2021
@Kriota @RSikoryak This off-model snoopy sculpture https://t.co/FBUKE5SaMb @nypost “Person who wants attention gets it”
1/13
2021
ok now reduce your fraction https://t.co/0FVrtNeEd6
Retweeted by Desert IslandAfter being stuck on Hillary's emails for five years they want to just "move on," five days after a failed coup attempt.
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1/12
2021
It’s not possible to unite with people who want to overthrow our government. No unity without accountability. Pass it on.
Retweeted by Desert IslandJanuary 6 was an inside job
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1/11
2021
@RonFilipkowski Too little too latewhat I'm learning from politicians who encouraged insurrection is that it is my duty to politely overlook their enc… https://t.co/r0N4LmKoMz
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1/10
2021
The President has not been silenced. He has a press room right in his house. He’s more than welcome to step up to t… https://t.co/bUem0ShDQK
Retweeted by Desert IslandHello I am brand new to Twitter, what are you guys up to
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1/9
2021
@KathrynAMurdoch @rcarr57 Why would you impeach and convict a president who has only a few days left in office? Th… https://t.co/KsuOQGdLcR
Retweeted by Desert Island8 days into the year https://t.co/vgKOT2Qe1B
Retweeted by Desert IslandReally sucks shit that so many people have zero political instincts except to embody the cop within like literally it’s true
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1/8
2021
@KateNocera THEY WERE INVITEDThe man's not allowed on social media tonight but still has the nuclear codes.
Retweeted by Desert IslandI am now on the phone with my cable company. I am demanding that all Fox-related channels come off my lineup and t… https://t.co/cTyJQkt6bu
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1/7
2021
If you don't impeach and remove a President for staging a coup, what's the point of impeachment.
Retweeted by Desert IslandThe United States Capitol is under attack and it was ordered by the president of the United States.
Retweeted by Desert IslandPeople waiting for the word to do the John Lewis. https://t.co/SNWV67BQux
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1/6
2021
Once you decide to debate a fascist, they are no longer talking to you, they are borrowing your audience.
Retweeted by Desert IslandIt was hard to pick only five, but I went with @zoethorogood's, & @kikuhughes's brilliant debuts, @ComicNurse's Men… https://t.co/GhDQ2a0dQn
Retweeted by Desert Island @UnlimitedWonder @ComicArtsBklyn Hiya, the 2017 @Emilferrisdraws cover was printed at Stellar and the 2015… https://t.co/H5s0jJH6sO
1/5
2020
@glacierbaybooks Can stores order direct?https://t.co/BtVMpIREBz
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12/31
2020
@Spearhafoc_ If it ain’t broke, don’t fix itThank you Mitch McConnell for making it explicitly clear that if Georgia votes in Ossoff and Warnock, we will all g… https://t.co/LLyXNH6fEN
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12/30
2020
Never forget that congress members were warned about this pandemic in Feburary and sold stock instead of doing anything to prevent it.
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12/28
2020
Pretending to support local businesses by lying online, not a good look https://t.co/tquZna1XQo @jaywbabcock I do if you need a hand @TheWittyGirl “Oh you like books? I read a book once” @johnpavlovitz Quitting booze
12/27
2020
The comics project RESCUE PARTY is not, editorially or aesthetically, a twee sidestep, some denial of brutal global… https://t.co/zwnCjTXh2m
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12/26
2020
You know, people into comics are usually portrayed like ugly nerds. And lemme tell ya, most of you guys are very GOOD LOOKING nerds
Retweeted by Desert IslandRandall Rudd's instructions for drawing a single drop of water. https://t.co/qHyVu8qRdy
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12/24
2020
@poetastrologers Prove it
12/23
2020
$600 × 328 million = $196.8 billion This bill is for $900 billion. Guess who's getting that other $700+ billion.
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12/22
2020
Addiction is not easy to deal with privately or publicly but I hold in tenderest affection anyone who is trying to… https://t.co/PbrhApuIl3
Retweeted by Desert Islandmy favorite Bible story is the probably one where Jesus spends months downplaying the severity of a plague and then… https://t.co/j5t5JOfYzp
Retweeted by Desert Island @mazbrakin @kibblesmith He liked the regular muppets but couldn’t handle the baby voices @kibblesmith My dad wouldn’t let me watch Muppet Babies and said they were “demons” 🤔
12/21
2020
watching the muppet movie and asking myself which one is me... i hate that contemporary fandom has poisoned my mind… https://t.co/PnhX7MLMg5
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12/20
2020
"Fleegix," Matthew Thurber's 16mm adaptation of a Daniel Pinkwater book, in which @NormalsBooks plays the Library o… https://t.co/V4eBv9wwGt
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12/19
2020
@the_kochalka Don’t get why this is seethe-worthyremember the hidden tracks that used to be in the negative seconds on CDs? what the fuck that was cool as hell
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12/17
2020
@TillieWalden Woah dang
12/16
2020
@NormalsBooks Possible to mailorder this?First vaccinations. Electoral College finalized. Best Monday of 2020.
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12/15
2020
If David Hockney can have the audacity to put an MS paint drawing on the cover of the New Yorker, what is stopping… https://t.co/uQpf9xubTE
Retweeted by Desert IslandSign up for Mystery Mail by Tuesday to receive the January pack! This time it’s $63.95 worth of comics for $30 plus… https://t.co/GzGJ0PqSiZ
12/14
2020
Michael Bublé is essentially a Frank Sinatra scented candle
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12/13
2020
@ThatEricAlper https://t.co/EiPoqSD0DNI'm so old, I remember when mainstream Republicans were basically reasonable people with differing views on economi… https://t.co/BkN4OsK4Mb
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12/12
2020
There's apparently a *real* planetarium in the world, made only of poked holes. (693, in fact, in the surface of a… https://t.co/hGO4UMsFsv
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12/11
2020
nothin makes me feel cozier than illustrated cross-sections of animal homes in children's books https://t.co/9T84Z6tyQ6
Retweeted by Desert IslandYou can tell you're a 90s kid if you remember when 3,000 Americans dying in a day was a big deal
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12/10
2020
@believermag Highly recommend https://t.co/ZHZd2d5uZc
12/9
2020
@jhonnycharles88 Caldor’s https://t.co/ICt7eHtpu9Could he receive the Never-Gave-Us-A-Moment’s-Peace Prize?
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12/7
2020
Release the vaccine in vape form and I promise no one will ask what is in it
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12/6
2020
@jason_fennimore @fantagraphics @monsterisland Very aware of this, but something so iconic and influential should be easier to see.
12/5
2020
@fantagraphics @monsterisland Will these books (esp book 1) ever be published as separate, affordable editions? Nob… https://t.co/orjyRsIVNt
12/4
2020
Smoke Signal #35 by Hironori Kikuchi is here! Very pleased to publish this amazing artist and to complete an issue… https://t.co/rjh8rO4YIu
12/2
2020
@PigPublishing Just write it anyway? I’d buy one
12/1
2020
Everyone who subscribes to Mystery Mail this week gets the new Hironori Kikuchi issue of Smoke Signal as a free bon… https://t.co/qJwpxp9YtN @dirtbagg Agreed and have never been less in the mood
11/30
2020
@ThatEricAlper Many Fela songs but especially this one https://t.co/pfmJxwINcY @ThatEricAlper The greatest https://t.co/EhpbvdHpWL
11/28
2020
@andrewhein @Hollow_Press Yes we will! @natalie_eilbert Read this book https://t.co/0YEIZzccSh
11/27
2020
I did a sketchbooky comic about giving thanks this year. I hope you like it; like with most of my stuff it's agoniz… https://t.co/JBK04wE1lo
Retweeted by Desert IslandI like presidents who don’t pardon traitors.
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11/26
2020
I assume these assholes complaining about missing one goddamn thanksgiving have never been deployed or needed the o… https://t.co/TkhX6470QX
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11/24
2020
@ThatEricAlper Jodorowsky
11/21
2020
what kind of shithole president puts a country through any of this bullshit
Retweeted by Desert IslandFilling my mask with trail mix so I’m strapped with a little feed bag
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11/20
2020
@AOC Team up with world governments get vaccines to every human on earth. Wouldn’t that be cheaper and more effecti… https://t.co/Df7pr8WGQv
11/19
2020
I'm sure dead people did vote –– early voting began on Sept. 18 and 50,000 Americans have died from coronavirus since then.
Retweeted by Desert IslandTranslation: The recent statement by Chris Krebs was highly accurate, in that there were no improprieties or fraud,… https://t.co/BOmJSzu6D9
Retweeted by Desert Island @clavendr The second one
11/18
2020
@clavendr Send me that mixxxI still don’t understand how COVID is worse than ever after we’ve tried everything from pretending it’s over to pretending it never happened
Retweeted by Desert IslandWhen a sitting United States Senator contacts a Secretary of State asking them to throw out legal ballots and inter… https://t.co/RzIc2HKLgK
Retweeted by Desert IslandTrying to get cancelled today, here’s my best effort: the Marvel Cinematic Universe is an extraordinary achievement… https://t.co/by9KsuBu1G
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11/17
2020
How many more days are we going to have to waste on Donald Trump's mental breakdown over his loss?
Retweeted by Desert Island @csoppenhuizen Underground culture
11/16
2020
Today is the last day to sign up for the first installment of Mystery Mail! Makes a great gift, or get one for your… https://t.co/3V6clA7R2h @lilydont Weird Al at “Light Up Orlando,” 1988
11/15
2020
Normalize actually listening to healthcare workers if you’re going to keep calling them heroes and saying how much you admire them.
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11/14
2020

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