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Show #57 - Veggie Pride & Thanking The Monkey

May 8, 2008

Penelo Peapod at the <a href="http://www.veggieprideparade.org/" target="_blank">Veggie Pride Parade</a> in New York City.

Penelo Peapod at the Veggie Pride Parade in New York City.

Our 57th show features interviews with two prominent animal rights activists who are involved in fun events happening in NYC on Sunday May 18th, 2008. The first is Pamela Rice who has put together the first ever Veggie Pride Parade which will march through the meat district and feature vegan rocker Cheryl Hill and a marriage ceremony officiated by Vegan Radio favorite Dave Warwak. Our second guest is Karen Dawn who is known in the vegan movement for her activist web site Dawn Watch. Karen has a new book called Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat Animals and is hosting a book release party after the parade. Karen regales us with stories of monkeys and pit bulls.

We also have news stories about the vegan diet being greener than eating locally grown meat, meat recalls including a recall of 406,000 pounds of cattle heads, and the influence of Asia's growing animal agriculture industry on global warming.


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