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Sarah Mirk @sarahmirk Portland, OR

Comics + journalism. Web producer @reveal. Other work: @thenib & @BitchMedia. Obsessive zine-maker & writer of an illustrated oral history of GITMO. 🏳️‍🌈🌯🔥

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@MatthewBogart I loved the film, too! I thought it was really well structured and filled with joy. @pseudonymjones your work is so good 😭 @LuBellWoo this fat bird is so cute!!
1/24
2020
"Jacobson, who was born in the LA area and lives in NY, is the first American to face prison time under Indonesian… https://t.co/Zu3PYT5LwA
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1/23
2020
@sciencecomic Also many, many artists and writers. https://t.co/eq3EGuD6Fl @sciencecomic Christopher ColumbusReally cool way to show how the writing process and the art process of a comic work together. https://t.co/mMBn03OvTaAs a true freelancer, it's my financial and moral obligation to say that you can buy a copy of this zine for $2 if… https://t.co/e0ezygqzbS @ozmills it is! I sell zines for $2 each on my website, if you want one! https://t.co/WwltQ74aYX @TheTinaVasquez that's exactly what I was thinking!! Where is this data going? Never forget that Cambridge Analytic… https://t.co/g7lmsNBnA0
1/22
2020
@kessjrause I've got one for coffee, one for water, one for tea, one for yesterday's coffee, three for yesterday's… https://t.co/EgfczSJxPD @genuinefi I made bread for the first time ever this weekend! I had run out of ways to procrastinate and needed to devise a new method. @jaimealyse sedentary typing bodies need those thick wool socks!Here’s the last page! https://t.co/NClEUdzzVWToday’s zine is a guide to freelancing. https://t.co/Jz1ZR2O806 @mollywoodstock Muscle @HNewlevant how about "boyband crush"?
1/21
2020
I edited comics for this issue about: parrot theft, cat psychology, Amazonian dolphin folklore, Guantanamo Bay, an… https://t.co/Qhlhwt80LSHere’s the last page. I love this series so much 😬This is a zine in appreciation of @MargaretAtwood’s depressing dictionary of future words. https://t.co/GF7p9uuVL7 @PlethoraChutney awww that means Nooch loves you.This episode of The Daily was refreshing. It's some of the only reporting on 2020 that's not, like, "let's talk to… https://t.co/O4hEvWbwJn @mollybackes what is this alien creature?
1/17
2020
<walks into the ocean> https://t.co/ovrLTbJFJ5
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1/16
2020
"The president’s hired thugs were seemingly surveilling the U.S. ambassador and planning god knows what else." Y… https://t.co/boBcdxNhJc @mollywoodstock many of my friends have been diagnosed with ADD as adults! I don't have any help to offer on the he… https://t.co/lZr0acNn2yMy new trick to defeat my competitive urge to rank my comics, or my worth as a cartoonist, is to picture my work on… https://t.co/O2OqxcMwOF
Retweeted by Sarah MirkSeveral of my friends have been diagnosed recently with ADHD—and they're all over 30. This essay is an insightful l… https://t.co/2UR9C7HsVc4 people were arrested before dawn Tuesday at the Oakland house where Moms 4 Housing activists had been squatting.… https://t.co/9zE9kfeqcH
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1/15
2020
@iff_or I can offer space with WIFI! My coworking space doesn't have a projector but we have a TV you can hook up to. ADA accessible. @NicoleJGeorges too cute @ErikThurman also I made maybe 20 copies of a zine about the street dogs of Valparaiso and handed them out around C… https://t.co/YYHXppIryCHere is a photo of the zine! Not sure how it turned pink, but maybe that's a special attribute of NYC streets. Note… https://t.co/9C8qHOssFO
1/14
2020
Film folks! @reveal is hiring an associate producer to work on a feature-length documentary. Get yer resume in ther… https://t.co/Se7TBhju9D @heyguys_heyguys IT FOLLOWSSomeone emailed me to say that they found a copy of a zine I made in Portland in 2016 laying in a street in NYC jus… https://t.co/BMnTX5wkwA
1/13
2020
I have no words. https://t.co/9qSx3H9fUT
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1/9
2020
@RowanGayle floordrobe!! this word perfectly describes my bedroom, thank you! @tenderhooves @rallidae ha! thanks for making this interactive! You and I are very similar.Desert plants habitat where we wove friendship bracelets from agave fibers. https://t.co/uWds9Q1mzG
1/8
2020
@latimes But within a year of Guantanamo opening, journalists, service members, and lawyers were already publicly c… https://t.co/o8Mt0TyWKe @latimes 18 years later, 40 people still remain at #Guantanamo. Of the 779 people we imprisoned there, only 9 have… https://t.co/RyAtcZsz9zAn article that blew my mind is this @latimes article from December 2002, less than a year after the prison opened.… https://t.co/Jtond9kWpTI'm working on a book about #Guantanamo and one of the most surprising things I learned was how quickly people star… https://t.co/8kW0enDG8mI know there are a million terrible things happening in the world, but this week also marks 18 years since the Unit… https://t.co/gnUfTbHYwC @eryslash TBH I just made this to hand it to myself at a later date @macontedefees @wjaslattery Persepolis is wonderful! We also have lots of nonfiction comics that teachers use at… https://t.co/5Ui9WlAVjBAnd here’s the last page! This is zine 313/365 https://t.co/PmFFCOr1vGToday’s zine is about how being in a relationship makes me constantly learn that what I think of as “normal” is act… https://t.co/lLU4gffQ1EI edited this comic by the brilliant @sciencecomic! https://t.co/7f8ifBafO7 @NicoleJGeorges @NearSitedMonkey Thanks for sharing this wisdom, it’s exactly what I needed!
1/7
2020
Here is a zine I made of @Spotify playlists based on your recent listening. https://t.co/7XFNRj6bvxConsider the sacrifices we've made to keep kids safe from "stranger danger" versus the sacrifices we refuse to make… https://t.co/CbR4Z531v4
Retweeted by Sarah MirkI devoured @RonanFarrow's book and "Catch and Kill" podcast - definitely listen to this show to see how Harvey used… https://t.co/AP0qhiPqZ5https://t.co/rPWHAo1RkL
Retweeted by Sarah MirkPortland people: @MultCoLib is giving out free copies of this incredible book (including print, ebook, and audio ve… https://t.co/W71qxj2gb1I just applied to table at the @LAZineFest - this show is really cool. Get out there and apply, writers, artists, a… https://t.co/rpiwutH2IW @KevinSavetz that's so awesome! Thanks for letting me know My work inspired you. I bet you could do a really short song each week! @mshyne @thenib I always feel like writing comics is by far the easier part of the job!! I can write a story in a w… https://t.co/Wk9ZZ4tu3YThis woman is rad: "The reason I don't identify as a Democrat is because I'm an anarchist. I don't believe that we'… https://t.co/PLK4wX4pdfbillions! Billions! BILLIONS! the average American would be astounded by how flimsy the ~science~ is used to justi… https://t.co/56j7bOte4O
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1/6
2020
Last year, no children under 15 died in roadway crashes anywhere in the country of Norway, which has a population o… https://t.co/O4rJrmNHaR
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1/5
2020
ICE agents are tracking down immigrants on Facebook and seeing where they "check in" to and where they post photos… https://t.co/Sfn3VqjM6X
1/2
2019
@jeremywins Thanks for posting your rates, that’s really good to know. Also it’s so good working with you!!
12/31
2019
New Years goals zine. https://t.co/Zz6mRN36Rw
12/30
2019
@LuBellWoo noooo whyyyy
12/23
2019
@imemi @aubreyhirsch you have to make it yourself!*polite Muslim cough* https://t.co/wSXqrIxDoY
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12/22
2019
And the final page. https://t.co/7aEeWjDnwmReturning to your parents’ house for the holidays? Know your stages of teenage regression. https://t.co/yq66c8E4kW
12/21
2019
Yes, me too! @Wikipedia presents another way to make the internet. https://t.co/60urMY7ilx
12/19
2019
Newsroom Leadership 2018 reports: @nytimes 78% white @washingtonpost 77% white @WSJ 84% white @latimes 64% whit… https://t.co/qrKpit6NOM
Retweeted by Sarah Mirk🚨🚨🚨 New Research🚨🚨🚨 @NPR’s on-air sourcing diversity show little progress in the newsroom’s goal to “look and sou… https://t.co/UQR7pEGqU0
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12/18
2019
I'm writing up a best practices guide for photographers for our news outlet. Have you ever run into problems with p… https://t.co/cctNJaV4Vl @cmonstah me too! Am I a ghost? Am I alive? @MansoorAdayfi amazing news!! @madelesque @awkwafina @topicstories that's amazing!!Writers, please check #7 and #8 before you send. https://t.co/qNjZH4wzxK
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12/17
2019
A "dense cityscape devoid of humans and drawn from memory by Abdualmalik Abud, who spent almost 15 years at Guantán… https://t.co/u8Aad4jwWt
Retweeted by Sarah MirkThe worker injury rate at Troutdale's Amazon Fulfillment Center is 6x higher than the industry average—making it on… https://t.co/06LAmopjb7
Retweeted by Sarah MirkThis is just the most mind-blowing story. https://t.co/UPiWSmvQAeI take the man at his word. https://t.co/313ZSqXhA1
Retweeted by Sarah Mirk @LuBellWoo @robinrendle @andymcmillan @ftrain ha! Thanks for the honor. Also, instead of asking a new person what t… https://t.co/9yQ6FFWsmMAnd three more picks. So many good graphic novels this year. https://t.co/70w4EqWUh5I made a zine of my favorite graphic novels that came out in 2019. It was fun drawing these mini covers! https://t.co/yRK1HVwwR5Get this book!! https://t.co/adCWXrr5M4
12/16
2019
Here are my favorite books I read this year. So many good ones! https://t.co/SdcPBmQcNQAnd here’s a zine listing all the books I read this year! https://t.co/krWoetzbGvIt’s always good to keep an eye on who you’re reading. I counted up what percent of books I read this year are by w… https://t.co/NBRgOpoPWb
12/14
2019
@LuxAlptraum fur worms @andizeisler oh my gaaawd
12/13
2019
@pludger @frumpenberg This reminds me of how multiple times I've had meetings with New York writers and it becomes… https://t.co/mEpJAtjn75Hong Kongers have been protesting since June—and today marks 6 months since the HK police's 1st big crackdown. Get… https://t.co/5scTpzUiqI
Retweeted by Sarah Mirk @melogna @ElinorJoneser @portlandmercury I had three drinks, left at 11pm to go read a book, and am still extremely hungover. @melogna I kind of just teared up watching this trailer. @HNewlevant I’m looking great!!
12/12
2019
Remember that time Sean Spicer said Hitler didn't use chemical weapons "on his own people" https://t.co/BpPsLde5wd
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12/11
2019
@kellywooten I love it! @steve_lieber why have you done this to me
12/10
2019

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