Episode 10 — Happy Holidays!

SHOW NOTES:

Episode 10
(Air Date: December 1, 2012)

Here’s wishing you all a big, fat, happy holiday season!

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WHAT’S FOR DINNER?

Laura has some hummus.

Ben went to Whole Foods for some
vegan chicken salad, split pea soup,
and a peanut butter & chocolate (spelt) brownie.


HISSES & PURRS:

Laura’s purring about:

The city of Los Angeles officially endorses Meatless Mondays!
http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Los-Angeles-City-Council-Embraces-Meatless-Mondays-Vegetarian-178244541.html

Featured on The Today Show
http://video.today.msnbc.msn.com/today/49788648#49788648

Ben’s hissing about:
Ellen DeGeneres is no longer vegan!!!!

She casually mentioned an interview with Ellen Pompeo (Grey’s Anatomy) that she gets eggs from her neighbor’s backyard chickens.  Vegansaurus published a video in this article:
http://vegansaurus.com/post/36676372998 

Laura’s hissing about:
Peter Jackson’s new movie The Hobbit responsible for many deaths
http://insidemovies.ew.com/2012/11/19/hobbit-animals-dead/

Ben’s purring about:
269 Life, a group of Israeli animal rights activists, are planning a day of solidarity to recognize International Day for the Abolition of Slavery on December 18th.

Back on October 2nd, 2012, they staged this live demo in Israel.
[WARNING: GRAPHIC FOOTAGE!] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEAJgM-LVjc
You can help spread the word by checking out their Facebook page:
http://www.facebook.com/269calf

HOW YOU CAN HELP!
Join them on December 18th by getting a tattoo of the number “269”

Don’t wanna get a tattoo?
Show your solidarity by taking a photo of yourself with a sign that reads “Go Vegan – 269 Life” and post it to their Facebook wall

You can also help spread the word by posting the following Cover Photo on your Facebook Timeline:

Add the following description when posting this photo:
Click here for more info:
https://www.facebook.com/events/492766334086958/permalink/494432267253698/

BIG FAT VEGAN FOOD!

Laura re-visits…
Source in San Francisco 
…and discovers how amazing their pizza is!Source
11 Division Street @ De Haro
San Francisco, CA  94103
415-864-9000Ben is in love with…
Uptown Veg (Harlem)
14 E 125th St
(between 5th Ave & Madison Ave)
New York, NY 10035

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Ben & Laura discuss some yummy holiday foods!

Laura taste-tests the following:

Tofurky
http://www.tofurky.com/tofurkyproducts/holiday_products.html

Field Roast
http://www.fieldroast.com/products/retail/hazelnut-cranberry-roast-en-croute/

Gardein
http://www.gardein.com/products.php?t=frozen&p=67

Ben is already guzzling…

So Delicious Holiday Egg Nog & Mint Chocolate Milk
http://sodeliciousdairyfree.com/products/coconut-milk-beverages

(and gives a nod to…)

So Delicious GREEK yogurt!
http://sodeliciousdairyfree.com/products/almond-milk-yogurts

 


BIG FAT HOLIDAY GIFTS!

Laura’s gift recommendations:
A Scent of Scandal candles
http://ascentofscandal.com/

Agloves touch screen gloves
http://www.agloves.com/

Ben’s gift recommendations:

Ben’s very own homemade Medieval Oil which you can buy here…
http://www.medievaloil.com

And homemade teas!  Buy some empty press-and-seal tea bags (like these for example):
http://www.herbco.com/p-1090-press-n-brew-50-pk-small-82525-in-x-275-in.aspx

And fill them with equal parts of Licorice Root & Peppermint Leaves
(optional) Add Stevia Extract
(optional) Add some Corriander

LISTENER MAIL

Uhmmmm….  there is NO listener mail for this episode.

…Not a voice mail.
…Not an email.
…Not a question on Facebook or Twitter.

We can’t stress enough just how much we LOVE hearing from you guys!  (Especially by voice mail!)  Don’t be shy, now!  Reach out and touch a vegan!

RANDOM SHOUT-OUTS!

Our good friend Ed Coffin has just published his
2012 Vegan Holiday Gift Guide at:
http://www.examiner.com/article/vegan-holiday-gift-guide-2012
Check it out for Gift Certificates, Gift Baskets, and Chocolates
in all price ranges!

AS ALWAYS, THANK YOU TO

Theme song by: Michael Harren
Art and logo by: Kelly Huffine

 

FEATURED MUSICAL GUEST:

Mercy Howls is the lead singer/songwriter (and vegan!) of the band Beast of Beauty.
Check them out at: http://beastofbeauty.bandcamp.com

So we’re honored to end this episode with:
SONG: “The Voice”
by Beast of Beauty

 

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