The Ugly Nun: “Say hello to my little friend”

It’s been years since The Ugly Nun was last seen. Many were hopeful that was the end of it. They will be disappointed. Tonight there was a confirmed Ugly Nun sighting, and it gets worse: in spite of being celibate, she appears to have procreated. Oh, the humanity! Disclaimer: the smaller Ugly Nun is actually a paid … Continue reading The Ugly Nun: “Say hello to my little friend”

Ugly Nun sighting

The MKX® received reports a few weeks ago about an Ugly Nun sighting in South Miami Beach late last month. Since this was the first time we ever heard of The Ugly Nun being outside of Austin, and there was no hard proof on the reporsts, we decided not to publish anything. After all, we … Continue reading Ugly Nun sighting

Ugly Nun 2008

No one guessed the answer for the question posed in the last post. That’s the thing about being wild and unpredictable. Good times once again in downtown Austin last night, with a big group of friends and all the people dressed up. Photos in The MKX® Photo Central. More about the legendary Ugly Nun in … Continue reading Ugly Nun 2008

Purim: Hatikva 6 vs. The Ugly Nun

On Purim’s eve (Thursday night) the Ugly Nun resurfaced at the big party down at the Hillel building thrown this year. The surprisingly excellent Israeli reggae band Hatikva 6 played live. A fun night. Chag sameach! (album) Blue really brings out Moi’s eyes, and covers the rest of his face! Nice. Shelly, Hatikva 6’s ultra-hot … Continue reading Purim: Hatikva 6 vs. The Ugly Nun

The Ugly Nun resurfaces – and she’s not alone!

It’s been a long time since the Ugly Nun was seen in Austin. Some say she was hiding (no, not in the closet). In reality, she was traveling the world… AND NOW SHE’S BACK, UGLIER, HAIRIER, DRUNKER AND BEST OF ALL…SHE’S NOT ALONE Follow the adventures of the Ugly Nun and her sidekicks Die deutschen … Continue reading The Ugly Nun resurfaces – and she’s not alone!

The Ugly Nun strikes back!

After dissapearing from the Austin streets for many many months, the Ugly Nun has reappeared (now with more facial hair than ever before) in town!.Before dissappearing again in the shadows of the night, the Ugly Nun presumably was heard saying: “I’ll be back… in Purim”Click on the image below to see some pictures from Halloween … Continue reading The Ugly Nun strikes back!

Purim 2015

With the 10th Annual Kosher Chili Cookoff and the Purim Carnival both happening on the same day at the JCAA, we knew we had to come up with a special costume. So after lots and lots of deliberation, Ilán and I settled on the classic crowd pleaser: The Ugly Nun and The Ugly Nun mini. Turns … Continue reading Purim 2015


The Ugly Nun shows her face one more time at a recent Purim Party. The Ugly Nun will keep appearing until every single person in the city has seen her. At last count, there were still 4 more people to go.

Halloween 2010

The legenday ugly nun resurfaced again on Sixth Street. Full gallery at The MKX® Photo Central. Besides a hot kitten, it’s pretty gross, so I recommend you stay away.

Five years online

The MKX® is five years old as of today. That’s a whopping 35 years in dog years. The world was a very different place back when we started: No Facebook. Only monochrome iPods. A world in which Britney Spears was a wholesome young role model and presumably still a virgin (yeah, right). Even the Ugly Nun wasn’t famous … Continue reading Five years online