Jack Pendarvis

Jack Pendarvis

Jack Pendarvis has written five books. He won two Emmys for his work on the TV show Adventure Time. During a period of light employment, he spoke into a digital recorder whenever the mood struck him and transcribed the results, accumulating the two thousand pages from which this column has been extracted. Please begin at the beginning for the optimum experience.

Jack Pendarvis’s Moby-Dick

It seems more like Schumann, because he… you know, thought ghosts were whispering in his ears.

Jack Pendarvis’s Moby-Dick

[Laughter that almost turns into choking.]

Jack Pendarvis’s Moby-Dick

"That’s right. I’m Ahab, motherfuckers.’”

Jack Pendarvis’s Moby-Dick

Ishmael notes that islanders seem to make the best whalers.

Jack Pendarvis’s Moby-Dick

A hand-wrought nail that will hold a frickin’ board into another board for a thousand years.

Jack Pendarvis’s Moby-Dick

Brave men are dangerous!

Jack Pendarvis’s Moby-Dick

He casts aside your… petty—yeah! What if he brought this into a workshop?

Jack Pendarvis’s Moby-Dick

Three people can’t fix a lamp together at the same time!

Jack Pendarvis’s Moby-Dick

But they… their tender feelings for the arduous journey remain.