Yearly Archives: 2013

All The Things in 2013

I turned 30 in 2013. Here’s a picture from that night 2013 was hard and fucked and fraught for personal reasons, and so I worked. Every year seems like one where you work to sublimate the noise in your head, but … Continue reading

Medium: Syria’s Queer Refugees

Until the gunmen came, Michel was having the party of his life. Michel, 32, was once a gay celebrity. A DJ and underground party promoter from Damascus, for eight years, Michel spun for drag queens and diplomats, Gulf millionaires, military … Continue reading

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VICE: A conversation with Art Spiegelman

  Art was in his Borgesian-library/studio—“The Haus that Maus Built”—surrounded by a century’s worth of illustration books. He climbed a ladder propped against his tall, wooden shelves like a mad archivist, grinning, pulling out the volume that might best speak to my … Continue reading

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Patton Oswalt poster

Molly Crabapple’s art for Patton Oswalt’s “Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time” one-hour special that makes its world premiere on EPIX, on Jan 17th, 10pm EST. Learn more: http://www.epixhd.com/patton-oswalt-tragedy-plus-comedy-equals-time/

New pre-orders in the store!

Gearing up for the holidays, there are currently four new items in the Molly Crabapple store. A coffee coloured scarf, hand printed on an incredibly soft tri-blend fabric. A new dark green hoodie in men’s and women’s sizes, featuring the … Continue reading

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A group show curated by Swoon

An Evening in Celebration of Braddock Tiles Saturday, November 16th 152 E. 65th Street New York, NY 4-9 pm Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here. For more information, visit braddocktiles.org.

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Article in this week’s New Stateman

This week’s New Statesman includes a short article by Molly Crabapple, guest edited by Russell Brand and also featuring: David Lynch, Rupert Everett, Noel Gallagher, Amanda Palmer, Naomi Klein, Alec Baldwin, David Shrigley, Graham Hancock, Gary Lineker, Ai Weiwei, Judd Apatow, … Continue reading

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Black Blood of the Earth Bottles & Stickers released

In January 2012, Molly Crabapple created the Ineffable Mustachio’d Goat of Science which appeared on special fundraiser BBotE bottle runs, to help fund the trip to Greece with Laurie Penny that resulted in Discordia. Funranium Labs has decided to re-release them to … Continue reading

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StopWatching.us is a coalition of more than 100 public advocacy organizations and companies from across the political spectrum. Join the movement at https://rally.stopwatching.us. This video harnesses the voices of celebrities, activists, legal experts, and other prominent figures in speaking out against … Continue reading

Free Marissa

Three years ago, Marissa Alexander, who had recently given birth to a daughter, fired a warning shot as her ex-husband attacked her. She was refused Stand Your Ground and convicted of aggravated assault with a minimum of 20 years in … Continue reading

Friends of NYCC

As you may know, I’ve been an active supporter of New York Communities for Change (NYCC), a grass roots community group that organizes low and moderate income families. You may have heard of NYCC’s Fast Food Forward campaign that helped … Continue reading

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On Banksy for Creative Time Reports

Art’s market value, like that of fashion, is derived from name more than any material properties. The Chinese factory workers sewing Chanel handbags can make the same bags, after hours, but they’ll be low-rent knockoffs without the interlocking “C”s. The … Continue reading

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    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 United States Library of Congress and the New York Historical Society.

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