• Whale Wars Sneak Preview

    Updated: 2009-05-31 18:52:58
    Paul Watson and his crew are at it again for another season! The eco-pirate Animal Planet show Whale Wars is a portrayal of Watson and his shipmates attempting to stop Japanese Whalers from killing whales. Whaling is normally illegal, the but whalers claim they are capturing the creatures for research purposes.  Watson’s got a nice record. The [...]

  • A.J. Jamal Doesn’t Curse When He Finds Bacon In His Soup

    Updated: 2009-05-31 18:35:57
    If you like to do it old school on Sundays, have we got the story for you. Anyone remember watching In Living Color? If so, you remember A.J. Jamal, who got his big break after replacing Keenen Ivory Wayans. Jamal now rests his funny bones at Comedy Central.  Removing potty mouths from the stage, A.J. says he [...]

  • John Salley Plans To Eat Raw In I’m A Celebrity Jungle. Literally.

    Updated: 2009-05-30 19:11:02
    John Salley is a vegan, but doesn’t think that will hurt his chances in the reality TV show I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here competition. In fact, the raw jungle is exactly what he needs to survive on daily. “Yeah, I’m a Vegan and part of what I do is promote lifestyles, healthy lifestyles [...]

  • John Robbins Says Non Vegetarians Should Find Meat Disgusting

    Updated: 2009-05-30 18:49:53
    Ah, John Robbins is such a hero. The man gave up a zillion of a fortune as heir to the Baskin Robbins ice cream company to become an author and speak out against animal product industries that include 31 flavors of dairy. In Processed People: The Documentary, Robbins states that even non-vegetarians would be turned off by [...]

  • Alison Lohman’s Drag Me To Hell Has Vegetarian Sacrificing Animals. Okaaay.

    Updated: 2009-05-30 18:37:17
    Alison Lohman stars in Drag Me To Hell, a horror movie about a really, really bad business decision. Lohman plays a loan officer named Christine aspiring to be branch manager. She tries to impress the boss with her ability to make tough decision by, against her warm hearted instincts, turning down a loan extension to an [...]

  • Hacker Gary McKinnon Vegetarian, Pacifist According To Friends

    Updated: 2009-05-30 17:18:03
    Gary McKinnon, also known as SOLO, has been accused of hacking into several military computers, including the Army, Navy, and Pentagon, as well as NASA computers. The Scottish ex systems administrator who was involved in what has been called the “biggest military computer hack of all time,” faces extradition to the U.S. to be tried for [...]

  • Barack Obama Five Guys Visit Putting Vegetarians In Distress?

    Updated: 2009-05-30 16:32:54
    President Barack Obama put himself on the vegetarians’ blacklist when he went to Ray’s Hell Burger with vice president Joe Biden. He also rubbed conservatives the wrong way by ordering that fancy mustard crap. Now, Barack’s at it again, going public with his beef transgressions, this time visiting Five Guys Burger and Fries with NBC journalist Brian [...]

  • Mayim Bialik Gets Hip With Hemp On What Not To Wear

    Updated: 2009-05-30 15:49:36
    If you tuned in to TLC last night, you saw the lovely Mayim Bialik get a brand new look. Apparently, the Blossom sitcom series star had still been wearing the frumpy 90s clothing she wore back in the days when Stacy London and Clinton Kelly cornered her and said, “It’s time for a change!” A change it [...]

  • Time magazine says no meat

    Updated: 2009-05-26 19:46:36
    Time magazine, surely not a vegetarian-style magazine, has included abstinence from meat as one of the ways it suggests to help curb global warming. It uses the famous UN report on the impact that livestock has on the environment as the basis of its report. And it is correct except that it gives the impression [...]

  • Vegetarian vs Non-Vegetarian Restaurants

    Updated: 2009-05-22 06:50:52
    Vegetarian blogs . Shop Blogs Contact Veggie Blogs Search this : blog Vegetarian vs Non-Vegetarian Restaurants This week I visited a vegetarian restaurant I’ve been meaning to go to for a while . Actually , I haven’t every truly wanted to go , and I’ve been feeling guilty about not going for a while . But I dutifully corralled a friend and checked it out , and lo and behold , I left vaguely disappointed . It started me thinking about why I tend to enjoy non-veggie restaurants more than vegan or vegetarian places . As I left the restaurant feeling slightly sick , despite having had only a salad and a couple bites of my dining companion’s risotto , I realized that that’s one of the reasons why I tend to eschew veggie restaurants : I usually don’t feel so great when I leave . Perhaps it’s the unfamiliar ingredients , perhaps it’s the elaborate preparations , but I actually think it’s because food at vegetarian restaurants tends to be so darn heavy . It’s as though many vegetarian chefs try to overcompensate for the lack of meat in a dish by making their food hearty”—perhaps TOO hearty—in other ways . And so as those three bites of risotto sat like a rock in my stomach , I realized

  • Please help pigs in Egypt

    Updated: 2009-05-21 14:58:06
    Something terrible in happening in Egypt right now. The government of the Northern African country decided to slaughter its swine population because of swine flu and is doing so in the most brutal way. Says Compassion in World Farming, an animal welfare UK organization: Hundreds of pigs are dragged from their smallholder pens and dumped live [...]

  • The Case for Vegetarianism

    Updated: 2009-05-21 08:35:10
    Vegetarian blogs . Shop Blogs Contact Veggie Blogs Search this : blog The Case for Vegetarianism This week is the International Week of Vegetarianism and I was trying to think of what to write when I cam across a jaw dropping piece about the impact on the environment of the meat and dairy industry . I cannot do any better than to bring it to your attention and ask you to spread it far and wide amongst so-called greens who scoff at those of us who are principled enough to stop eating animal . products Thank you Kathy . Original post here 13 Breathtaking Effects of Cutting Back on Meat By Kathy Freston www.alternet.org authors 8188 AlterNet Posted April 22, 2009 The meat industry contributes to land degradation , climate change , air pollution , water shortage and pollution , and loss of . biodiversity My first post on the effect of eating meat on the environment provoked quite a bit of discussion , so in honor of Earth Day , I thought I should follow up with more information about how our natural resources e.g . air , water , and soil are depleted and devastated by animal . agriculture Of course , Earth Day is also a good time to remember that animal agriculture only exists at

  • Veggie Pride Parade takes over New York City

    Updated: 2009-05-14 19:26:46
    I wish I could be there … but if you are in the area, make sure you join the throngs of vegetable-customed vegans (well, not quite everyone) marching down the Greenwich Village next Sunday, 17 May. It’s the Veggie Pride Parade and the line up starts at 11 to launch at 12noon. This the [...]

  • European Union bans trading of seal products

    Updated: 2009-05-05 14:20:11
    Great news! Today the European Parliament made history when it voted overwhelmingly to ban trade in seal products. This vote means that all three European Union (EU) institutions - the Commission, the Council, and the Parliament — are now in agreement, and seal products will no longer be placed on the market within the EU. Europe [...]

  • Extra, extra: animal experimentation really is nonsense

    Updated: 2009-05-05 01:44:50
    Animal experimentation saves lives … or so would the pro-vivisection lobby like us to believe. You know, scientists everywhere are working hard to advance science and save humanity from the inevitable end called death by killing hundreds of millions of animals and carrying out experiments such as … dropping liquefied freebase cocaine on bee’s backs. [...]

Last Months Items