Just discovered Molly Crabapple (first of all what an awesome name) via a wonderful podcast on Longform.com. This is direct page to her interview- the beginning intro is confusing as it sounds like it’s about someone else.
I picked her to listen to as it mentioned she is a writer and an artist. And that caught my attention as I also do both. She’s been very successful even though she is def. a bit rough and wild, but she’s so genuinely herself- I respect that. Seh’s got
Warning she cusses at lot! But what a fearless, outrageous individual- so be warned she is pretty out there, was a former burlesque worker, East Village denizen, but she’s a hustler, began making money from her art as an outsider- from a seemingly blue collar background.
She now is a columnist for Vice, and has written for NY Times and Vanity Fair to name a few. She did what sounds like an awesome piece on Guantanamo, and travels into dangerous zones not out of stupidity but because she cares and wants to see for herself.