In honor of The Divide, Matt Taibbi’s book that I illustrated, becoming an NYT bestseller, here are some of the interior drawings. Can’t say what an honor it was to do this, and how cool it was to work with Matt
There’s a feature on me in this week’s Der Spiegel by Mathieu von Rohr. I can’t read German so no idea what it says, but Mathieu tells me there’s a quote from Salman Rushdie that says “"Molly is an old-style bohemian with very contemporary political sensibilities. I’m very attracted by the fluidity and versatility of her line, and by her images’ mixture of sexiness, satire, and real anger about the state of things.” which is damn sweet of him.
Beauties and battles go together like war and lies. Causes are personified as women — Columbia, Marianne — bare-breasted babes leading men to the slaughter. The word “bombshell” is derived from the actresses painted on the sides of bombers, a painted prayer
-“Riot Square Sanctificare”, on protest’s women martyrs. By Molly Crabapple for Buzzfeed Ideas
Aleta Alston-Toure, Free Marissa Now (right) and Meena Jagannath, Florida Legal Services (left) testifying at Inter-American Commission on Human Rights hearing on Stand Your Ground, 3/25/14. Read FMN’s full statement here.