Posted on Feb 4, 2015

Longform Podcast #127: Molly Crabapple

Molly Crabapple is an artist and writer. She is a columnist for VICE and her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Paris Review and Vanity Fair.

“As long as the marginalized communities I’m writing about don’t think I’m full of shit, that’s success to me.”

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Show Notes:

  1. @mollycrabapple
  2. mollycrabapple.com
  3. mollycrabapple.tumblr.com
  4. [1:00] "Love and Ruin" (James Verini • The Atavist • Feb 2014)
  5. [1:00] "Slaves of Happiness Island" (VICE • Aug 2014)
  6. [10:00] Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
  7. [16:00] "My Arrest at Occupy Wall Street" (CNN • Sep 2012)
  8. [19:00] "It Don’t Gitmo Better Than This" (VICE • Jul 2013)
  9. [24:00] Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (James Agee and Walker Evans • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt • 1941)
  10. [25:00] Discordia: Six Nights in Crisis Athens (with Laurie Penny • Vintage Digital • 2012)
  11. [30:00] "Caught Between ISIS and Assad" (VICE • Jun 2014)
  12. [36:00] "I Confronted Donald Trump in Dubai" (VICE • Jun 2014)
  13. [39:00] "Special Prostitution Courts and the Myth of 'Rescuing' Sex Workers" (VICE • Jan 2015)
  14. [45:00] "Talking About My Abortion" (VICE • Apr 2013)
  15. [48:00] "The World of a Professional Naked Girl" (VICE • Oct 2012)