AUSTIN ARIES, pro wrestling champion on TNA on Spike TV, where he is known as “the greatest man that ever lived”, talks about why he is vegan – and then he calls BOB “the greatest broadcaster who ever lived”, to which, in modest humble response BOB now asks everyone to please refer to him as that – ALSO – interview part 2 with BLACKFISH writer TIM ZIMMERMANN who tells us how writing about orcas led him to go vegan, and reminds us of the plight of Lolita in the Miami Seaquarium – PLUS – “Animal Rights Commentary with Professor Gary Francione” – AND – “The Greatest Broadcaster Who Ever Lived” talks about proposals to improve the food stamp program – and LA bans the bullhook.
In a lengthy talk with TIM BARFORD of the Vegan Society in the UK and GARY FRANCIONE, one year after a rather contentious interview, hear about some of the changes in thinking and action inspired by both that discussion and the World Vegan Summit & Expo, including an invitation for Professor Francione to speak at VegFest in London in October + part 1 of BOB's examination of what's wrong with Farm Sanctuary + Woodstock, peace, and veganism. (...more)
Guest Dr. BARUCH BEN-YEHUDAH discusses his heroic work bringing a vegan food truck to the DC-area food desert, as well as his three vegan restaurants there, and he reminisces about listening to JAZZY 100 when BOB was its Program Director + Outrageous! FARM Inducts Egg Salesman into "Animal Rights Hall of Fame" + Un-Just Mayo? Allegations Against Hampton Creek & Its Integrityivism? (...more)
The discussion about Direct Action Everywhere actions continues with former DxE organizer ANNIE HUDSON, now with Evolve For Animals in the NYC area + BOB talks about the effects of climate change and drought in the Pacific Northwest and the fish dying as a result, and is hanging from a bridge the best environmental activism? (...more)
WAYNE HSIUNG, founder of Direct Action Everywhere, responds to lots of criticism from BOB and Professor GARY FRANCIONE + last chance for discounted Early Bird tickets for the 2016 WORLD VEGAN SUMMIT & EXPO! (...more)