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Molly Crabapple

Oh my gosh, I’ve liked molly’s work that I’ve seen after reading Jen mention her but I just found her Tumblr and I am biiiiiinging. She is fucking fantastic.

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What I read this Year

mollycrabapple:

In 2012, I decided I would read real books as opposed to just marketing how-tos and my twitter mentions. And so I did. My reading list since January

+ Nextwave by Warren Ellis

+ Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell

+ Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

+ Coco Channel biography…

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Can you share with us something your family did for you as a child that has instilled in you such a strong work ethic? Alternatively, what was something they didn't do that has left you blessed/cursed with the ability to simply keep at it.

mollycrabapple:

I wasn’t a hard worker as a kid. In fact, I was expelled from school at 12, with the diagnosis “oppositional defiance disorder.” In high school, I flunked math classes for handing in tests blank and got suspended for reading books in class. I didn’t get accepted to a single academic college.

I…

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On Sprints, Marathons and Life

mollycrabapple:

You know that slogan “Life is a marathon, not a sprint”

People often use that to chide me for working so hard.

I finally realized what was wrong with the metephor

If life is a marathon, it’s a marathon that’s timed. Say you get 5 hours. For the last hour and a half, you are wearing a ball and…