In Pick Of The Week, I highlight a nifty fashion/home/beauty item that I’ve discovered in my travels. More
Topic: Molly Crabapple
“You’re in a freezing cold, 5 x 5 room with four other women. There’s a padded bench, that’s just enough for three of you to uncomfortably sit on, a toilet, and a sink that doesn’t work. When you want to use the bathroom, the other girls line up in front of you to screen you from the male guards who are walking past. For food, we got four slices of stale bread, a packet of mayo, and two glasses water. I loved my cellmates- they were funny, proud, wicked smart, brave, kind women. We would sing songs (which got us threatened with being locked in the tombs) and applaud when each of us were released. There was a lot of solidarity and trying to comfort each other.” More
I am writing this column at 1:55 in the morning, drinking a Hoegaarden, before I catch a 10am train to Boston for a 7pm gig. You can take the bus from NYC to Boston for $15, but I paid over $100 for the train (damn you, Amtrak!) because I get a lot done on trains and planes, and four hours on a train will be enough to submit the final chapter of a textbook from my hotel just before heading over to the venue.
If you’re reading Bullish two days before Christmas, either you don’t celebrate Christmas, or else you are mid-sculpture / business plan / book / musical composition. All of which I support. (Remember when Bullish cockblocked Thanksgiving?) As I discussed in … More
It’s not unusual to walk past a building in New York and see a giant inflatable rat – that means that the business in question is under fire from a union. However, artist Molly Crabapple snapped this photo of an inflatable rat all decked out for the holidays, with a festive tinsel necklace. Also, is that eyeshadow? More
Molly Crabapple (right) is an artist and illustrator based in New York City. Her graphic novel Scarlett Takes Manhattan, which is full of sex, drama, and glamour, was published last year by Fugu Press. However, as she prepared to do … More