Episode 81 – The Best of 2015

Episode 81 (Air Date: January 21st, 2016) Happy New Year from Laura & Ben!  Today we look back, as we like to do, on the highlights of the previous year — both in the world of veganism, and in our personal lives. Here are some of the highlights we discuss, and some of the things we don’t have time to discuss …

Episode 80 – Happy Holidays from Laura and Michael

Episode 80 (Air Date: December 22nd, 2015)   With Ben unavailable, Laura invites our friend Michael Harren on the show to discuss all of our favorite holiday goodies Holiday gift and outing ideas OCD Joni Marie Newman’s book “Vegan Food Gifts” Annie and Dan Shannon’s “Mastering the Art of Vegan Cooking“ Cocomels Favorite places to make donations The Gentle Barn Mercy …

Episode 79 – Talking Turkeys

Episode 79 (Air Date: November 24th, 2015) Okay…  We’re hoping this is going to be your favorite episode ever.  It’s certainly going to be one of ours. How better to commemorate Thanksgiving — We invited various guests to share stories with us about some very special turkeys in their lives.  This is an episode you are going to want to share with …

Episode 77 – Interview: Jay Astafa

Episode 77 (Air Date: September 21st, 2015) Today we are joined by Jay Astafa to share about the big things he is up to an how he is transforming the landscape of vegan food as we know it! Jay Astafa discovered veganism as a teen, after seeing a PETA video showing the horrors of factory farming. So Jay began experimenting with food. Working in his …

Episode 75 – Interview: Courtney Pool

Episode 75 (Air Date: August 29th, 2015) Laura sits down with Courtney Pool, a coach in Juice Cleansing/Juice Feasting, plant-based nutrition, holistic health, and healing compulsive eating She has been studying and teaching juicing, nutrition, and holistic health for over ten years, and has juice cleansed for over 212 days, including a consecutive 60 day Juice Feast. For five years, she worked as a supervisor at …

Episode 74 – Interview: Shaun Monson (Unity)

SHOW NOTES Episode 74 (Air Date: August 11, 2015) Today, filmmaker Shaun Monson talks about the upcoming release of his new documentary Unity, the followup to Earthlings. Obviously most of you have already seen Earthlings.  In this episode, Ben & Shaun talk about what makes Unity different, and the vision it shares for all Earthlings alike: Man, Animal, Tree.Not the same, …

Episode 73 – Interview: Michael Harren

SHOW NOTES Episode 73 (Air Date: August 2, 2015) Today Michael Harren returns to talk about his newest project and what he’s been up to at Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary.  Michael joins in an inevitable discussion with Ben & Laura about Cecil the Lion, and together they speculate about a better way to effectively discuss the topic with non-vegans. Also, Ben …

Episode 72 – SHARK WEEK with Jamie J Hagen

SHOW NOTES Episode 72 (Air Date: July 19, 2015) Laura sits down with Jamie J. Hagen to discuss VAGINAS. Just kidding. Well sort of but not really. Follow Jamie on Twitter! In this new talk all about our monthly menstruation cycle Jamie and Laura discuss TSS and the lawsuit Kotex is currently facing. Check out all the amazing reusable menstrual products! …

Episode 71 – Interview: Collectively Free

SHOW NOTES Episode 71 (Air Date: JULY 9, 2015) You’ve heard about them all over the internet since their latest action, disrupting the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island.  Now come hear more about Collectively Free from two of it’s co-founding members, Raffaella Ciavatta and Lili Trenkova. THEIR WEBSITE: http://collectivelyfree.org/ Find them on: Facebook & Instagram as CollectivellyFree And on Twitter …