Tag Archives: vegetarianism

PETA: Milk Kills

Clip recap: Normally when babies are born, their mothers will care for them, protect them, and watch them grow up. But for mother cows used by the dairy industry, their babies are often taken away within minutes and sold into the veal industry. The mother’s milk that was meant for her baby will be sold on grocery store shelves. Both ...

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Paul McCartney – Meat Free Monday

Stereogum recaps: Meat Free Monday is a campaign to convince people who eat meat to skip eating it one day of the week to help reduce their carbon footprint. As any self-respecting Beatles fan knows (or Simpsons fan for that matter), Paul McCartney is a guy who skips eating meat seven days of the week. He once wrote a song ...

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Sharon Needles For PETA

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Hay Pride

It’s a clever pitch for vegetarianism. Born into the swine class destined for an urban luau, Stinkerbell and Tiptoes fortuitously stepped in shit, and wound up living high on the hog in Malibu. Never forgetting their roots, they were determined to bring home the bacon by emancipating their fellow factory porkers whose squeals futilely echo through the slaughterhouse chambers. They ...

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Quote Of The Day – Morrissey

“Did you see the thing on the news about their treatment of animals and animal welfare? Absolutely horrific. You can’t help but feel that the Chinese are a subspecies.” – Vegetarian and pop singer Morrissey, speaking to the Guardian. Morrissey later expanded on his remarks: “If anyone has seen the horrific and unwatchable footage of the Chinese cat and dog ...

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Poisonous Veggieburgers?

Mother Jones reports that some brands of veggieburgers contain a poisonous neurotoxin. In order to meet the demands of health-conscious consumers, manufacturers of soy-based fake meat like to make their products have as little fat as possible. The cheapest way to do this is by submerging soybeans in a bath of hexane to separate the oil from the protein. Says ...

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Would This Be An Ate Crime?

This is how they roll in the strange “anarchist-vegan” world. An ex-vegan who was hit with chili pepper-laced pies at an anarchist event in San Francisco said Tuesday that her assailants were cowards who should direct their herbivorous rage at the powerful – not at a fellow radical for writing a book denouncing animal-free diets. Lierre Keith, a 45-year-old Arcata ...

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Daily Grumble

Yesterday was World Vegetarian Day and we missed it. And here I’d planned a delicious banquet of adorable bunnies, kittens, and endangered turtles. Dammit!

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Keep Being Awesome

The latest from Passive Aggressive Notes. (Tipped by JMG reader Vincent)

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Only Homos Don’t Eat Meat

A straight and married Wall Street trader is suing his former employers, saying that they tormented him for his vegetarianism and told him that only homosexuals don’t eat meat. Ryan Pacifico is suing Calyon in the Americas, charging that his one-time boss at the French financial firm presided over a testosterone-fueled trading desk, where he was mocked for avoiding meat ...

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Food Is Love

The worst kind of mixed-marriage: Sharing meals has always been an important courtship ritual and a metaphor for love. But in an age when many people define themselves by what they will eat and what they won’t, dietary differences can put a strain on a romantic relationship. The culinary camps have become so balkanized that some factions consider interdietary dating ...

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