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GreatQuail @GreatQuail Brooklyn, NY

Modernist & Pomo literature. Horror & historical RPG writer. Borges. Prog rock. Man-made chickens. Strangest damn things. Smaller than my fist!

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Joined Twitter 6/19/18


@flightofsand That album is amazing. “Baker St. Muse” is one of Jethro Tull’s greatest songs. Which means it’s one… https://t.co/qfcvkPepsY
10/18
2020
@ForrestAguirre I’ve seen it seven times!!!
10/17
2020
Beha on Gaddis's masterpieces, the disease of originality, the cult of self-expression, and a world that has given… https://t.co/jmZGGrDE8b
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10/16
2020
@MichaelTCisco Oh the toes! So cute!!!Our friend, Jon Gibson - 1940-2020 Jon Gibson was one of the people responsible for the new musical languages which… https://t.co/HbEYhn1Tn3
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10/13
2020
The one thing that would bond these two people on stage immediately? A "Strangers on a Train" plot to do away with their respective bosses.
10/8
2020
@TheNuminous1 @DamienAWalters The “occultic choir group” is my favorite part. Their music is a piece by György Lige… https://t.co/AkntZRJmQt
10/7
2020
@thesidsmith How do you say “What a beautiful baby!” in Kobaïan?
10/2
2020
@TheKaufmann Oh man that is sad! I spent many early mornings there. BLT sandwiches and my ears ringing from a concert.
9/25
2020
@MichaelTCisco I am going to introduce Molecule Dumb Dumb into my AP Chemistry class!
9/8
2020
Coming soon from @MichaelTCisco . Art by Jesse Peper. More details forthcoming. https://t.co/sdCWfKNXzW
Retweeted by GreatQuail @ForrestAguirre The Sleestaks are the best! I still put my spare change in a plastic Sleestak bank.
8/16
2020
I believe I also see “Finnegans Wake” in there too. Strangely, I don’t recall @PeteButtigieg being asked about this during the debates...?Watching an interview with Pete Buttigieg. And he not only has a copy of “Ulysses,” he’s got Gifford’s annotations!… https://t.co/uhLk3oOjQD
8/15
2020
@thesidsmith I just purchased it, based on your recommendation. I am not disappointed. Wow, great album.
8/11
2020
@mockman My favorite movie line of all time: “Oh! You *are* sick.”
8/10
2020
“...A plague that kills the old and leaves the young, minus a reasonable percentage… One might be tempted to let su… https://t.co/Q6oHLcMyZnThe novel contains this prescient sentence: “There are those who think a selective pestilence is the most humane so… https://t.co/2lcgQ971bkOne of my favorite Burroughs novels! Long overdue for reappraisal. https://t.co/ptcd3qm2vJ
8/8
2020
@MrToolan Not even a crazy parrot would prevent me from doing this! https://t.co/k62y1P9CM1 @farahrosesmith Lawrence of Arabia, Lion in Winter.
8/3
2020
@TerjeNordin The Shaver Mystery is just awesome! It’s amazing what you learn when you start listening to your welding gun. @MichaelTCisco @MAalbertsberg Oh my god. Only Cisco would find encouragement in nihilism! @LCvonHessen Yay Tony Todd! Now you just need to find a little Philip Glass action figure to play piano next to him.
8/2
2020
@TimHutchingsFTW Congratulations!
8/1
2020
@NBallingrud Congratulations! A great win for Yoknapatawpha County!
7/28
2020
@Sewguy Erol Otus is an unsung hero of the delightfully quirky, and should be mentioned in the same breath as Gahan Wilson and Edward Gorey!
7/23
2020
@Sewguy “Carnivorous Plants!” Yes please. Man I miss that magazine. Every time you post a “Dragon,” it’s like a pur… https://t.co/P9EA9XoN9b
7/17
2020
Any Kobo Abe fans around? We’re publishing some of his weird and wonderful novels in Penguin Modern Calssics this O… https://t.co/WSjYdfUP2L
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7/14
2020
@ForrestAguirre It’s like “Twin Peaks” with Lynchian weirdness replaced by German angst, and more twisted time trav… https://t.co/1MtwI4pnu5
7/4
2020
@A_dmg04 I’m a medium-skilled Crucible player, and played IB every single season to get all rewards. This is the *l… https://t.co/OpRP0Mt4Eb
6/30
2020
@Sewguy @MichaelTCisco I cannot help what juices of love the mighty lobster head of my Queen secretes! @Sewguy I also have the “good” version. It is the book that introduced me to the world of Moorcock and Lovecraft. W… https://t.co/r1wVvS5o4n
2/28
2020
Today's new music recommendation: Saxophonist Colin Stetson's soundtrack to H.P. Lovecraft's Color Out of Space.… https://t.co/UPiNHm9PoD
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2/24
2020
@DeeJ_BNG Please expand the Vault above 500. Please. Or change the Collection process so we can reacquire post-S2 armor and weapons.
2/6
2020
One of my favorite books from 2018! https://t.co/RnGisY7ZuB
1/27
2020
@neilhimself @The_PBS @memizon Clarke’s “Faust” and Gorey’s “War of the Worlds” are the two illustrated masterpiece… https://t.co/4V9vQz20wn
1/18
2020
@jason_m_heller Jason, thanks for all your heartfelt tweets tonight. Your book was terrific; I gifted it to many of… https://t.co/zWpvfLWqYf“Suddenly, you were gone / From all the lives you left your mark upon...” https://t.co/BQcddmjD9LI’m devastated. But grateful for a lifetime of unparalleled music. Thank you, Neil. Teach Buddy and Ginger some of… https://t.co/rux3MJqb0r
1/11
2019
Hmm. There are Bitmojis and stickers celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa… But I can’t seem to find any for… https://t.co/lI8asgst5wWatching “Emmet Otter” for the 50th time, and this year I just *know* the Frogtown Hollow Jubilee Jugband is going… https://t.co/92ti8GEkb6
12/25
2019
Paul Tremblay’s “Head Full of Ghosts” and “Cabin at the End of the World” were two of the most gripping and thought… https://t.co/n8nSQo0omtAnd I’m currently digging deep into Nathan Ballingrud’s marvelous “North American Lake Monsters.” The man knows his bioluminescence!Couldn’t think of a better nightmare before Christmas than @paulGtremblay and @NBallingrud reading tonight in NYC! @KGBBarRedRm
12/18
2019
@MichaelTCisco It was a blast! Great readers, a good cause, and an appropriate number of hands of glory.
12/7
2019
On my way to meet the Krampus! https://t.co/WYeuDLRumg
12/5
2019
@AdamLanceGarcia Let the Wookie win!
12/4
2019
@paulGtremblay Congratulations! It is well-deserved.
11/26
2019
Among many things I first discovered as a kid going through my dad’s hidden stash of Playboy magazines was Gahan Wi… https://t.co/ms5zQpQBuJ @SwanRiverPress The 2-season British TV show “Fortitude” has a whiff of cosmic horror. I assume you’ve seen “Event… https://t.co/MeHC7ZwVSk
11/23
2019
@openspacer Yes I certainly did! “Window of Appearances” was phenomenal. Such a beautiful production...thank you!
11/20
2019
@jason_m_heller I concur with the above: Legion. It’s not what you expect!
11/18
2019
About to realize a dream I’ve had since the 1980s.... Seeing the Met Opera perform Philip Glass’ “Akhnaten.” https://t.co/AwIwm2Ae7b
11/15
2019
@jason_m_heller I used the <blink> tag once. @Sewguy Oh dear god that is a classic issue! And the cover! Red hair, black sword, white bats. What more do you nee… https://t.co/3vi9lukzzW
11/13
2019
I’m not sure if it was the flesh-eating plants, the nattering circle of severed heads, or the metal springy frogs.… https://t.co/twL92ozRsLIt’s been months since I read this damn book and I can’t get it out of my head. Roque Larroquy’s “Comemadre.” Part… https://t.co/rsTyNSPLCC
11/6
2019
@bendreyfuss Whatever, Millennial.
11/5
2019
@SGJ72 I see the W.A.S.T.E. posthorn... but is that the Waylon symbol or the Hawkwind symbol, or a heretofore awesome hybrid of the two?
11/4
2019
@paulGtremblay Oh man it’s such a good movie! And the book...! Blew my mind as a kid. One whole chapter just reads:… https://t.co/1s8tPiP66S
8/16
2019
@flightofsand https://t.co/lo2i8wUGv3
7/17
2019
@MichaelTCisco Abelour is my favorite Scotch. I first bought it when I read an article about its distillery being haunted! I’m so shallow.
6/15
2019
@paulGtremblay You deserve it, man! Congratulations!
5/15
2019
@MichaelTCisco @locusmag It is most deserved! One of the most fascinating books I’ve read in a long time. Congratulations!
5/7
2019

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