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

SHOW NOTES: 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! 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 YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/BigFatVeganRadioTwitter: @bigfatvegans   As always, your …

UPDATE: Smarties are vegan!

In our inaugural episode (May 1, 2012) we mentioned a list of 8 products that are secretly not vegan. As it turns out, one of those items (Smarties) are INDEED vegan! Here is Ben’s email to the company: From: Ben Strothmann Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2012 7:09 AM To: Liz Dee; Kerri Nastasi Subject: Contact Us You have an article …

Episode 12 – Our First Ever Fundraising Episode!

SHOW NOTES: Episode 12 (Air Date: December 24, 2012) WELCOME TO OUR FIRST EVER FUNDRAISER EPISODE! You can donate by CLICKING HERE: www.TinyURL.com/BFVRSupport We are planning to release a special quarterly fundraising episode (that’s every three months!) but we promise to make the process of hitting you up for donations as FUN and PAINLESS as possible! You’re going to want …

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 …