About Molly Crabapple

Molly Crabapple is a New York artist, the author of Dr. Sketchy's Official Rainy Day Colouring Book, and the founder of an art cult that stretches across five continents.  She really likes coffee.

Hollywood Angora

Hollywood Angora
By March 16, 2007

Those who cannot do, teach. And those who cannot teach write chipper, angora sweater-obsessed how-to books. At least that’s the impression you’d get reading Hollywood Rat Race, famously failed director Ed Wood’s guide to being a star. It’s a strange, … Read More

Rehabilitating Mr. Wiggles

Rehabilitating Mr. Wiggles
By March 16, 2007

It’s probably somewhere along the lines of confessing to a social disease to love Mr. Wiggles, but god, I do anyway. Mr. Wiggles is an adorable, fuzzy teddy bear, who love molestation, ultra-violence, and crack. He’s also the brainchild of … Read More

Salads of Middle America

Salads of Middle America
By March 15, 2007

In between gorging on raw bacon and red velvet cupcakes, I’m usually on a diet. And never more so than on book tour, when the enforced sitting around (in the car! In your friend’s suburban apartment!) leads to almost certain … Read More

The Delightfully Made Up Middle Eastern History of Peter Lamborn Wilson

The Delightfully Made Up Middle Eastern History of Peter Lamborn Wilson
By March 15, 2007

If you spend a lot of time reading Middle Eastern history, it becomes pretty clear that there’s a plot afoot.  It’s not to blame the elders of Zion, so much as to clamp a squeaky clean face onto the Islamic … Read More

The eXile

By March 15, 2007

I remember when the NY Press was cool. Back in college, I was an addict, gulping up my quota of Judy McGuire and Matt Taibbi, Jim Knipfel and Mr. Wiggles. The NY Press under Zaichick and Koyan was all anarchic … Read More

Cat and Girl on the American Dream

Cat and Girl on the American Dream
By March 15, 2007

Dorothy Gambrell's Cat and Girl is one of the smartest, most smart-aleck web comics around. Her latest strip sums up the plight of the self-employeed and financially responsible. Ms. Gambrell is now ignoring the rat race and travelling around Outer … Read More

Jewish Decadence, 1890’s Style

Jewish Decadence, 1890’s Style
By March 15, 2007

I’ll always maintain that Wilde was no homosexual martyr. Thinking his celebrity would protect him, he brought the Marquess of Queensbury’s lawsuit upon himself. Even his “Love that dare not speak its name” speech spoke about an attraction between men … Read More

If We Can’t Promote our Former Lesbian Lovers, What Are Blogs For?

By March 14, 2007

Commedianne Jen Dziura has a blog, Jenisfamous, which is often a fount of hilarity.  Today's hilarity is actually Jewcy relevent, and ends with this Martin Luther King like comment… Can we all please just hate each other as individuals? If … Read More