Monthly Archives: October 2012

Rock the Vote

It’s Halloween, but we won’t be scared. There are SIX DAYS until the election and #WeWill vote, #WeWill be heard. Election info at www.rockthevote.com.

Ariadne and the Science 3/5

Very soon, the solar system was a mass of warm and grassy island computers.  But Ariadne was far from finished.  The best machines ever should be able to answer all the questions, and she knew there was more to see.  … Continue reading

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I Wrote for Vice

A woman’s beauty is supposed to be her grand project and constant insecurity. We’re meant to shellac our lips with five different glosses, but always think we’re fat. Beauty is Zeno’s paradox. We should endlessly strive for it, but it’s … Continue reading

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RSA Animate

Me, Jim Batt and Kim Boekbinder did an RSA Short for the Royal Society of the Arts, illustrating Susan Cain’s speech on the power of introverts. It has a cat Steve Wozniak

Library Bar

Spent today balenced on a ladder, drawing Mary Shelley and her creation in the corner of Library Bar in the East Village. A truly fine and epic dive bar it is.

Debt and Her Debtors

Debt and Her Debtors is done.  For this one, I went less specific and more conceptual, with tiny mice being sold balloons by fat cats, that become the weights that will drag them into a meat grinder. Seventh watercolour done!

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Juxtapoz

I have a 6 page spread in the new issue of Juxtapoz, where I talk with Tarssa English about burlesque, politics, art and being arrested. photo by Steve Prue

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London + Discordia

Me and a very tiny piece of my Groucho Club mural I recently got back from London, where me and Laurie launched Discordia, (our ebook on the Greek crisis) and I created a 50 foot mural of ink madness for … Continue reading

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Signing with Kickstarter at NYCC

Catch me at the Kickstarter booth in Artist Alley (N407) at New York Comic Con, Saturday, October 13th from 1-2 pm. I’ll be signing copies of Week in Hell and Devil in the Details. As most of you know, both … Continue reading

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Discordia is for Sale

Discordia by Molly Crabapple and Laurie Penny Amazon US – Amazon UK – Google Books   This is the Next Big Thing in journalism: digital, visual, intelligent, heartfelt, post-political, female, alarming, and engaging. It’s both an honest chronicle of one … Continue reading

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    About Molly:
    Molly Crabapple is an artist and writer in New York. Her memoir, Drawing Blood, was published by HarperCollins in 2015. Brothers of the Gun, her illustrated collaboration with Syrian war journalist Marwan Hisham, will be published by One World/Penguin Random House in May 2018. Her reportage has been published in the New York Times, New York Review of Books, The Paris Review, Vanity Fair, The Guardian, VICE, and elsewhere. She has been the recipient of a Yale Poynter Fellowship, a Front Page Award, and a Gold Rush Award, and shortlisted for a Frontline Print Journalism Award. She is often asked to discuss her work chronicling the conflicts of the 21st Century, and has appeared on All In with Chris Hayes, Amanpour, NPR, BBC News, PRI, and more. The New Yorker described her 2017 mural "The Bore of Babylon" as "a terrifying amalgam of Hieronymus Bosch, Honoré Daumier, and Monty Python’s Flying Circus.” Her art is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Rubin Museum of Art and the New York Historical Society.

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