Episode 11 – Interview: Rachel Meeropol on the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act

SHOW NOTES: Episode 11 (Air Date: December 10th, 2012) Rachel Meeropol is currently the lead counsel on Blum v. Holder, a first amendment challenge to the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA).  Today she discusses with us the legal battle to hopefully overturn this unconstitutional law which stands in the way of animal activists and our first amendment rights. Please hit …

Episode 10 — Happy Holidays!

SHOW NOTES: Episode 10 (Air Date: December 1, 2012) Here’s wishing you all a big, fat, happy holiday season! Please hit us up with any feedback you have, we love hearing from you! Email: bigfatveganradio@gmail.com Leave us a voicemail: (315) VEGAN-01 (that’s 315-834-2601) Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BigFatVeganRadio Twitter: @bigfatvegans And please help us out by posting a positive review and an excellent rating (5 stars?) …

Episode 9 – Interview: Thanksgiving with Lori, Jim, & Colleen

SHOW NOTES: Episode 9 (Air Date: November 16, 2012) Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving?  Especially when you’re vegan!  In today’s episode we interview Lori Woolard, Jim Allen, and Colleen Patrick Goudreau to see what Thanksgiving means to them, and what they have planned with friends and family. Please hit us up with any feedback you have, we love hearing from you! …

Desserts from Gobo

Chocolate cake anyone? Ben found himself a great slice! Tonight my first vegan friend (and spiritual mentor) John Oliver was in town and took me to Candle Cafe on the Upper East Side.   Afterwards, we went to Gobo for dessert.  Believe it or not, this was my first time at Gobo.  EVER!  Where have I BEEN?!?!?!?  The atmosphere was …

Episode 8 – Happy Halloween, Bitches!

SHOW NOTES: Episode 8 (Air Date: October 30, 2012) I know — it’s been AGES since our last episode, right?  😉 We wanted to get this to you just in time before Halloween — even if you’ve already survived a barrage of trick-or-treaters. Please hit us up with any feedback you have, we love hearing from you! Email: bigfatveganradio@gmail.com Leave us …

We <3 Terri!

Over here at BFVR we love any excuse to rave about one of our favorite NYC vegan hot spots, Terri! Last night, DJ Brian Kalinowski asked if he could join me to grab some food as his “first vegan experience”. As I always like to do, I offered to share my entree with Brian so that we could each sample …

Go Vegan at Subway!

Ben offers step by step instructions on one great easy way to eat vegan on the go! Subway sandwiches were originally a much bigger staple in my vegan diet.  Maybe it’s because there are just so many more vegan options all around me now, but lately I don’t go to Subway all that much. But when I do, I feel …

Kids Love Kale!

We don’t have much to say today other than, have you watched the newest episode of The Vegan Drag Queen featuring Our Hen House yet? Tonight I got a picture texted from my brother, Mark: MARK: Kale is in the house! BEN: I don’t think anything makes me happier than seeing you and your kids loving kale!!! It is THE MOST …

Episode 7 – Interview: Rósa Guðmundsdóttir

SHOW NOTES: Episode 7 (Air Date: October 26th, 2012) Our sincere apologies for our longest delay yet in between episodes.  Ben tried to invent a new way of recording phone interviews which only ended up in a huge editing nightmare which severely delayed production.  We are still aiming to get you two episodes per month:  one regular, and one interview.  Fingers …

Zen Palate

An ode to Ben’s favorite restaurant! Most people have heard how devastated I was when I got back from Iceland, only to find my local Zen Palate (and I mean LOCAL!  Like ONE block away from me!) had CLOSED!  Luckily there are still a few other locations around town. Today after a photo shoot in my studio, I had a …