James Cameron Checks in With Documentary on Vegan Athletes

Famed director James Cameron (Terminator, Titanic, Avatar, etc) will be releasing a new documentary film focusing on vegan athletes entitled The Game Changers. One of the details that is capturing headlines is Cameron’s contention that a vegan diet will put Viagra out of business. Indeed, it has long been suggested that erectile dysfunction is one… Continue reading James Cameron Checks in With Documentary on Vegan Athletes

Vegans Represent at NYC People’s Climate March

I attended the People’s Climate March today but was only able to stay for the “assembly” portion as I had to get back to my office. I noticed a large vegan group displaying a banner that said “Compassion — Nonviolence — For the People — For the Planet — For the Animals.” Indeed, vegans have… Continue reading Vegans Represent at NYC People’s Climate March

Vegetarian (and Vegan) Comedians

Huffington Post highlighted 13 comedians who are vegan/vegetarian and vocal about it, some more than others.  Ellen DeGeneres recently launched Going Vegan with Ellen. (We note that Huffpo editors posted this in the comedy section and it’s cross-referenced in neither the Food section, nor the Life and Style section. Veganism is not just a laughing… Continue reading Vegetarian (and Vegan) Comedians

Heavy Metal Vegan

Today, I learned about the heavy metal vegan. (Hey, Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath is a vegan!) There are some great recipes there and the video shows you easy vegan sushi. Also see the Youtube channel.

Associated Press Helps Spread the News

The influential news organization, The Associated Press, recently released an article titled “Vegan diets becoming more popular, more mainstream.” The article was picked up by dozens of local newspapers and websites. The author, Michael Hill, mentions more vegan restaurants, more vegan choices in regular restaurants, the popularity of new vegan cookbooks, and more vegan products… Continue reading Associated Press Helps Spread the News

PETA Names Bill Clinton Named Vegan of the Year

Happy New Year! PETA has named Bill Clinton Vegan of the Year for doing more to promote the lifestyle than anyone. Along with PETA, the Rotondi Foundation feels it is terrific that celebrities want to talk about and promote their healthy lifestyle choices. Other celebs who have been feted by PETA (heh) include Alicia Silverstone,… Continue reading PETA Names Bill Clinton Named Vegan of the Year

Power Vegans

Business Week talks about the CEOs, movie stars, an ex-President, and other celebrities who have come out as vegan. One misnomer the article perpetuates is that veganism “isn’t cheap.” Vegans don’t need processed and expensive “fake meat” to get a lot of variety and yumminess!

NYC Walk for Farm Animals

On October 23rd, I participated in New York’s Walk for Farm Animals. Speakers included Farm Sanctuary co-founder Gene Baur, former basketball star and vegan activist, John Salley, and Joshua Katcher of The Discerning Brute. John Salley talked of how his vegan diet helped him beat / control his diabetes and maintain his “sexy lifestyle.” Joshua… Continue reading NYC Walk for Farm Animals

Mimi Kirk, 71, Talks About Her Vegan Diet

Last year’s “World’s Sexiest Vegan Over 50” awarded by PETA last year turns out to be 71 years old (70 at the time)! Check out some of the interviews and talks Mimi Kirk gave after winning the award.