Episode 16 – PAUSE THIS EPISODE!!!

SHOW NOTES: Episode 16 (Air Date: February 4th, 2013) This episode is full of so many suggestions, links, and goodies — you are going to have to keep pausing this episode to go and check them out! 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) …

Episode 15 – Field Interview: Sarah Solberg, Barn Manager (Heartland Farm Sanctuary)

SHOW NOTES: Episode 15 (Air Date: January 28th, 2013) Welcome to our first ever FIELD PIECE!  In today’s episode, Ben joined Citizens United For Animals (www.cufa-wi.org) on a visit to the Heartland Farm Sanctuary in Verona, WI.  While there, he decided to record a field interview with the barn manager, Sarah Solberg.  Enjoy! Please hit us up with any feedback …

Episode 14 – Interview: Bud Burdick

SHOW NOTES: Episode 14 (Air Date: January 18, 2013) Today we interview vegan athlete, Bud Burdick, a Capoeira practitioner who lives in the New York metropolitan area. A personal trainer by profession, Bud believes that health and fitness is mandatory, regardless of your walk of life. A clean, organic diet fuels his ambitious desire to be as fit as possible …

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 …