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Zak Jarvis @Zak_Jarvis Pacifica, CA

Writer, artist, niche historian.

284 Following   135 Followers   8,749 Tweets

Joined Twitter 10/12/11


raise the dead to fight like hell for the living brought to you by the association of necromancers for anarchist c… https://t.co/9OtvEY2oN7
Retweeted by Zak JarvisOn this, the most spoopy day of the year, remember someone came up with the idea of skeleton tits. https://t.co/behO6OOvRy @GoingMedieval I don't think any tech thing that's happened since I was a teen has had as much impact on what I do… https://t.co/CJmUgqrSfC @WolfBaginski @cstross @jeremy_hume D’oh! I posted the same thing in another thread... deleting that one for redundancy!
10/31
2020
Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him. But I didn’t think he was *that* small. https://t.co/sT40TR4qbCDamn, painting resin prints is *fun*! https://t.co/gOd52xTtmDI got lousy acrylics on purpose. They don't cover well, which is great when you want to build up grungy layers of c… https://t.co/rbRfQFHPLTFinally got around to painting one of the many skulls I've 3d-printed. This one had some printer-defects (I use thi… https://t.co/he1C2Ao65j
10/30
2020
Ahh, I see we're well and truly into the era of lawsuits as fetish play. https://t.co/YDfCK8rzDK @GreatDismal It is clearly on a sliding scale based on income. @BlitterObject https://t.co/oXsktnTt5V
10/29
2020
@TheNuminous1 Rourke's utter terror and despair at the end is one of the great moments in cinema. @veryheathmiller I'm so sorry. @Hal_Duncan Thank you for doing this one and preventing thus preventing me from doing it!Tonight's mood: https://t.co/WUeUMO0nvH @Richard_Kadrey Burrowing into the earth with my bare hands until the bones of my fingertips become daggers. @funranium Fun fact! The production had a hard time sourcing enough fake blood in the Slovakia locations and had to… https://t.co/0Y3YrHGqBv @funranium With a superb soundtrack, too! @funranium Breakfast, lunch, and reinforcements.
10/28
2020
@brimwats The last time I had 8 vials of blood drawn, they screwed up and I had to come in later the same day and g… https://t.co/lSeghyRqHg @Hal_Duncan Alas, not really. I'm pretty good with just building a large raft for the wicker man and letting it dr… https://t.co/QzGe8KsVGW @Hal_Duncan Bonfires are problematic here in California. But that's what we've got the ocean for. And large rafts. @slatepelican Well, you know. Just in case you wanted ten pounds of coffee in a five pound bag. @claytoncubitt Oh yeah. (Not comparing photographs, just love of enshrouding fog) https://t.co/V0dS8GsdLv
10/27
2020
@OtherPens @WhoresofYore I was just here to say that travel *razors* from the early 19th were about 3/4ths the size: https://t.co/B5JSgLGAXC @funranium @cstross @CZEdwards I was thinking of that first raid in Consider Phlebas when you commented on not brin… https://t.co/HlEgg5zFpT @geardrops WHO WANTS TO CHEW ON SOMETHING THAT CAME FROM THE SKY @HazelMonforton Ys was in Kentucky all along. @HazelMonforton Now I wish I could buy it, leave it as it is, and just let Debussy's Engulfed Cathedral play on a loop forever. @HazelMonforton Some of the equipment in there is for polishing the scratches out of damaged optical media, and oth… https://t.co/AW4FCmuxNX @obadeerio @HazelMonforton EVEN BETTER THAN MY GUESS! AMAAAAAZING! @HazelMonforton Between the boxes and boxes of CDs and DVDs and some of the equipment, it looks like at least one o… https://t.co/bun2kWzu0J @HazelMonforton Is that anvil available as a service? I’d like to subscribe. @kayjkay Comment 3: Skin color https://t.co/aCnhkj7rsa
10/26
2020
Tier 4? Bless. We're up to Tier 667. https://t.co/86iRQoUfDk
Retweeted by Zak Jarvis @geardrops 1 week later: New Bay Area startup to sell “superfood” prehistoric worms discovered in permafrost. “Th… https://t.co/4lCv57Gxxa @effjayem I am so sorry.I had Covid in May. There is no question about it, I was in hospital, and had all the tests. Today I have been told… https://t.co/Lm72ca5aM9
Retweeted by Zak Jarvis @pinguinus Totally with you on that. And it's not even original. It's stolen from a Sarah Silverman routine from years ago. @sirjoltalot I've watched this trend develop over my lifetime in America and I hate it. It's one of the few things… https://t.co/QVdhJzqaoK @funranium https://t.co/MOiEzCnN3v @wundergrrl We were priced out of the neighborhood we moved into about a week and a half after we bought.
10/25
2020
And it’s done! I’ll probably sand it down good tomorrow then polish it on Monday before putting everything back tog… https://t.co/9hKC1RG8RE
10/24
2020
@funranium Return of the Living Dead was a documentary. @BBolander They’re not wrong.Gettin’ there! Maybe one more coat... https://t.co/PTZbejePpR @funranium @linnaeus_tweets Extreme yikes @nkjemisin This is a great example of why people with herps should always think twice about live prey. It takes wo… https://t.co/KKig9VEkMm @Beschizza Oh, that's an excellent use of those weird stumpy treethings! @theodoragoss I have nothing to fear. I *already* have tiny windows! https://t.co/3nlVjLKxay
10/23
2020
... and the fog has started coming in. Guess I’ll do the last coats tomorrow. Still, I’m pretty happy with how it’… https://t.co/DW6jJrLkpU @HazelMonforton I am so tired of what Tim Burton thinks.I've put a new benchtop on my workbench, in an effort to make it a better place to do resin-prints (the old one was… https://t.co/0RctRMG010There is zero political strategy behind releasing the 60 minutes interview. It is purely to sabotage the network’s… https://t.co/jYS9hn6mTTI know it's very hard to figure out what is and isn't a satire tweet so let me be very clear, 45's password was lit… https://t.co/v5mqREV6ko
Retweeted by Zak Jarvis @sirjoltalot @Facebook How very... Facebook. @chick_in_kiev Someone tossed you a word salad! @geardrops The last story I sold I specifically asked that one character's dialog be "... set in Frutiger because o… https://t.co/vGiuMxiUY2Definitely working on a reenactment of this scene. https://t.co/vslp8PGofoSomebody's been hitting the old Juice of Sapho. Those stains have become a warning. https://t.co/iZBL9w7LNDGot a flu shot today so it’s dessert for dinner. NO ONE CAN STOP ME. Missing my @sf2g peeps, so I got a beer from… https://t.co/rok0ZJNITj
10/22
2020
@NMamatas Which I guess means my job title would be something like Texture Painter #7 or Tendril Effects Animator. @Vylar_Kaftan Man, talk about your new moon. @NMamatas I would've gotten into the effects industry just in time to work with a bunch of toxic VOC solvents befor… https://t.co/YC5WSxQcqH @veryheathmiller That is *killer*... And even late, it is gonna be awesome. @the_EMA_ Advertising has a lot of sins to answer for, but convincing us we're product is maybe the worst. @the_EMA_ @workinslavin I've also got mixed feelings about the term, mostly because of Adam Curtis' documentaries,… https://t.co/YtmVi6HcVQNo reason. https://t.co/nQkUcXnWDaHi! I know a LOT about the “history of bad sexual judgement”. Maybe I can help. It’s not the wanking bit that’s mak… https://t.co/dRMFUpAZBb
Retweeted by Zak Jarvis @pinguinus There is masturbating at work — which I am pretty sure is one of the lynchpins of what sanity exists for… https://t.co/r3iBElk3F3“The @Penn Graduate School of Education prepares education leaders and generates innovative ideas to improve educat… https://t.co/MCaqoiEXDZThe best explanation for Bitcoin is still "Imagine if keeping your car idling 24/7 produced solved Sudokus you coul… https://t.co/9AGURKklPs
Retweeted by Zak Jarvis @Beschizza Well. Now I need to sell a book because here's my author's photo. https://t.co/iJ4U2ZdOfy @Beschizza This filter knows something about teeth that we mere humans have yet to ascertain. @Beschizza Struggling to find selfies in my LR catalog because it isn't connected to my phone cam... But... Was thi… https://t.co/ZbGId0pAFC @Beschizza https://t.co/RI5EYLxWJB @Beschizza I feel like use of this filter on people requires some higher-than-normal degree of consent. @Beschizza I have, of course, been prompted to update my install of PS. @Beschizza This is exactly what I would expect from the bad Bagginses if Amazon did a series about modern day LOTR. @Beschizza Astoundingly, that manages to be even creepier than the miscreated abominations that sometimes squirt th… https://t.co/awxoJNfnwc @NMamatas https://t.co/99p0x7uUp5
10/21
2020
@Keffy It is, at least, a variation of a real tradition in the north of England. But everything is read said it ha… https://t.co/4NbdSN56sESo here's the BIG news: It’s been a long time coming, but I can finally reveal the cover of my first book, “A Most… https://t.co/dhhC3waVIi
Retweeted by Zak Jarvis @doctorow Years ago I rented a Ford Expedition for a camping trip with friends and it was similarly terrible. It wa… https://t.co/BufQsgGDgzAi No Corrida https://t.co/QPkl7gAHnN @Hal_Duncan I strung up some solar powered fairy lights like that in my back yard but drastically underestimated ju… https://t.co/5Tog61uSEx @Vylar_Kaftan The names of all the former coastal cities would be high on my list of guesses.well if we must have a verb for accidentally masturbating on a zoom call in front of your co-workers I guess we cou… https://t.co/Fp5z0eEeB9
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10/20
2020
@NMamatas I desperately want you to be able to do this. @GoingMedieval Is there a factory somewhere producing these dudes? @GoingMedieval I would be shocked if this dude was even correct about what was going on five hundred years later. @EatLiquidGold @jeffvandermeer @blythos @BBolander Maybe it was DMT in my coffee. I think I smell machine elves.Hi, Zak! How’s your day going? Oh, fine. Normal for these strange times. I’m talking game of thrones with the offi… https://t.co/5ru17uoU3t @jeffvandermeer @EatLiquidGold @blythos @BBolander I’ve never dropped acid... but I’m increasingly certain I’ve been doses. @EatLiquidGold @jeffvandermeer @blythos @BBolander One of the ones before they completely turned off physics, time, and characters. @jeffvandermeer @EatLiquidGold @blythos @BBolander I’m very confused. Game of Thrones told me that was *bad*. @MrPersimmon Well... yeah. It was. @jeffvandermeer @EatLiquidGold @blythos @BBolander Did I put lsd in my coffee, or am I really reading these threads? @jeffvandermeer Man! I didn’t think any mammals did the whole ink-cloud and vanish thing. @sfxmaven @snakeoilsounds @MidlakeBand It took a little bit to get me to quit playing the game I was playing.
10/19
2020

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