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.

Five Questions with Lux Nightmare

Five Questions with Lux Nightmare
By March 13, 2007

At 24, Lux Nightmare is already on her second career. As a nineteen year old, she was creator and operator of That Strange Girl, one of the first altporn sites (i.e. a site with naked, unconventional-looking models) online. Now, Lux, … Read More

The Pink Ghetto

By March 12, 2007

A Canadian radio station recently contacted me through myspace. They wanted to book me to talk about my drawing class on their arts program. When I asked them about their unorthodox means of getting in touch, they told me that … Read More

Middle Eastern Anti-Semitism

Middle Eastern Anti-Semitism
By March 12, 2007

When I was 18, I traveled for months in Turkey, Turkish Kurdistan and Morocco. The Middle East is always interesting for a girl alone, but for a one with an agenda it can be particularly informative. And agenda I had! … Read More

My Proto-Hippie Jewish Family

By March 12, 2007

By most measures, my great-uncle Lawrence was a hippie. He ate vegetarian, grew his hair long, preached pacifism, fasted in the woods to find his purpose in life, and eked out his living as a painter. But, Lawrence lived during … Read More

The Hotness of Male Shiksas

The Hotness of Male Shiksas
By March 12, 2007

We all know the shiksa. Heartthrob of Woody Allen movies, competitor of Sheila Levine. Blonde. Skinny thigh-ed. Neurosis free. But whither her male counterpart? In Yiddish, we have no term for the sexy Aryan male. Goy doesn’t cut it. We … Read More

Sol Bloom for President

By March 12, 2007

You know Sol Bloom’s music. It’s the classic Deedeedee-Dee-Dee of snake charmers and Hollywood belly dancers- a tune so archetypical that it’s hard to believe that it didn’t emerge fully formed from the popular hive-mind. Harder still to believe that … Read More