Episode 13 – Happy New Year! (2012 in Review)

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Episode 13
(Air Date: January 9th, 2013)

Today we revisit the ups and downs of 2012, and we wax optimistic about 2013.

…We also catch up on our voice mails!

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WHAT’S FOR DINNER?

Laura makes some nachos with Nacheez!

Ben hasn’t eaten as he’s still sick.  🙁 

HISSES & PURRS

Ben & Laura hiss and purr at the entire year of 2012!

Laura’s hissing about:
Lady Gaga is a fur hag
Gaga’s statement

Farm Sanctuary associated itself with “humane meat” and “humane slaughter”

James E McWilliams on “happy meat
Ben’s hissing about:

The would-be Dairy Cliff and how congress once again bailed out Big Dairy
Fur making a come back in general – as Ben & Laura debate the ethics of faux-fur.NOTE:  Laura offered the following Field Guide to telling Faux fur from Real

Laura’s purring about:
Beyond Meat

Over 30,000 kale dishes ordered via Seamless Web alone!

According to the USDA, meat consumption projected to decline!


Ben’s purring about:

Subway adds vegan options (kinda)

COMPASSION OVER KILLING’s “We Love Subway Ad”

We STRONGLY encourage our listeners to WRITE to Subway and DEMAND they add vegan options! You can do that here

NASA plans a vegan menu for their 2030 Mars Expidition!

Also we review a list of celebrities who went vegan in 2012!

James Cameron
Chaka Khan… Chaka Khan… Chaka Khan…
Rosie O’Donnell
Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard
Michelle Pfeiffer
Arian Foster (Houston Texan’s running back)

…and the icing on the cakeBoth Anne Hathaway and Natalie Portman had VEGAN WEDDINGS!

 

BIG FAT VEGAN FOOD!

Laura went on a holiday vacation with her parents to Priest Lake, Idaho and enjoyed the chef’s amazing vegan entrees he made special for her

Hill’s Resort
Lakeview Dining
Head Chef Scott Hill

ALSO:
There is a new Veggie Grill in San Jose
http://www.veggiegrill.com/

AND…
There is also a new vegan pizzeria in San Jose!
http://plantbasedpizza.com/

Ben would just like to add that he has been enjoying many a vegan brunch (and the city’s BEST tempeh bacon) at
Blossom Cafe
466 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10024
(212) 875-2600

 

Ben & Laura talk about their hopes for 2013 — both personally and in the world of animal rights & veganism.

 

LISTENER MAIL

WE’VE GOT VOICE MAILS!

 

from PAMELA DeRITIS (Atlanta, GA)
TWITTER: @Pamela_D

 

and from STEPHANIE (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
TWITTER: @VeganCalgary

 

SHOUT-OUTS!

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AS ALWAYS, SPECIAL THANKS TO

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

SHAMELESS PLUGS:

Laura launches a new YouTube project

Watch Honey LaBronx’s Vegan Drag Queen Cooking Show at:
www.VeganDragQueen.com

Buy Honey LaBronx’s Medieval Oil at:
www.medievaloil.com

…And don’t forget to follow each of us on Twitter:
Laura is  @LaraYaz
Honey is @HoneyLaBronx

 

FEATURED MUSICAL GUEST:

“Vegan Life” by Marlene Sosebee

 

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