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.
BOB is joined by Professors GARY FRANCIONE and ANNA CHARLTON who talk with callers about avoidance of campaigning for veganism in the "animal rights movement", the latest trickery by the Humane Society of the United States and Mercy For Animals giving themselves credit for Walmart doing nothing, plus troubling actions by other groups features at FARM's upcoming AR-Con, including Farm Sanctuary and Direct Action Everywhere + Health Warning: Grilling Season Starts. (...more)
BOB looks at predictions about what ("meat", dairy, egg, and fish consumption caused) climate change is expected to do to California + bird flu epidemic + Morrissey's letter to Al Gore demanding "Live Earth" go vegan + commentary with Professor GARY FRANCIONE. (...more)
BOB, outraged that FARM once again has invited the butchers of HSUS to speak at its pseudo "animal rights conference" (AR con) tries to imagine what the HSUS VP Paul Shapiro might say + Professor GARY FRANCIONE's criticism of the Kim Kardashian fur shame campaign and controversial responses from a NYC campaign organizer plus calls from listeners. (...more)
MELANIE MINARD, executive chef, talks about the award-winning Watercourse restaurant in Denver celebrating the first anniversary of its transition to 100% vegan + the subject of "sentience" is examined in commentary by Professor GARY FRANCIONE. (...more)