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Jenny Brown of Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary gives a turkey some love. Susie Coston of Farm Sanctuary gives a cow the same.

Show #26 - Talking Turkey

November 9, 2006

Show 26 features talk about turkeys with Susie Coston from Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glenn, NY. Susie is the caretaker of the hundreds of animals who reside at Farm Sanctuary, and knows each one by name. With the turkey holocaust known as Thanksgiving coming up we thought it would be a good idea have Susie remind us how amazing turkeys are and why we shouldn't eat them.

Champion Vegan Bodybuilder Kenneth G Williams. photo ©2006 derek goodwin

Show #25 - Vegan Bodybuilder Kenneth Williams

October 26, 2006

That's right, Vegan Radio is One Year Old today! It must be time to burp us and change our diapers. We have a really special in-studio guest for this one, vegan bodybuilding champion Kenneth G. Williams. Kenneth made sports history at the 2004 Natural Olympia in Las Vegas - the most prestigious natural bodybuilding competition in the world - by finishing third out of more than 200 competitors from 37 nations and becoming America'ss first vegan bodybuilding champion.

The original logo from the Sistah Vegan Project

Show #24 - Sistah Vegan, AETA

October 12, 2006

This is a great show! We feature an interview with Amie Breeze Harper about her Sistah Vegan Anthology. Amie is a Masters Student at Harvard University EXT. She is focusing her Master's Thesis research on a project called Cyberterritories of Whiteness: Language, 'Colorblind' Utopias, and Sistah Vegan Consciousness. Amie was motivated by the negative responses that a PeTA Campaign comparing slavery, women's suffrage and the Holocaust to animal oppression drew on an African American oriented message board. Amie felt that what she saw "wasn't offensive but was in fact captivating and thought provoking, inducing critical consciousness engagement in viewers to question their own normative practices." She decided to start interviewing black identified vegan females for an anthology that she hopes "will be an effective literary model that will show the Black community (as well as all people) the health and environmental/ecological benefits of strongly considering veganism as a practice that simultaneously resists institutionalized racism and other legacies of slavery and colonialism."

Show #23 - The China Study, Lee Hall

September 28, 2006

Today's extra-special show features an interview with T. Colin Campbell, PhD - the author of The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-term Health. For more than 40 years, T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. has been at the forefront of nutrition research. His legacy, the China Study, is the most comprehensive study of health and nutrition ever conducted. His reccomendation for acheiving the best health possible? Go Vegan, of course! Or in his words, follow a whole foods plant-based diet.

Vegcamp at Burning Man 2006

Show #22 - Burning Man 2006!!

September 14, 2006

Recently Derek went to the Burning Man Festival in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. If you don't know what the Burning Man Festival is about, well we don't have space to describe it properly here, but you can check out Molly Steenson's review on the BM website. In show 22 Derek relates his experiences at the event.

Peter Singer with Maude (Scottish Blackface Sheep) at the Farm Sanctuary Hoe Down. Photo by Derek Goodwin

Show #21 - Peter Singer & Jim Mason

August 16, 2006

Show 21 features an interview with Peter Singer and Jim Mason about the new book they co-authored, The Way We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter. Derek met up with Peter and Jim at the Farm Sanctuary Hoe Down, one of Derek's favorite AR events.

Kyle Vincent and Jerry Cook at the ValleyFree Radio studios in Northampton, MA

Show #20 - Show #20 Extravaganza!!

August 3, 2006

On October 26, 2005 Vegan Radio broadcast for the first time from behind the old school consoles of Valley Free Radio in Northampton, MA (103.3 FM). We were all nervous when we interviewed Howard Lyman, and we pre-recorded nearly everything. But look how far we've come! We do almost everything live, and we are loose as a goose chillin at Farm Sanctuary.

Tonya Kay and Derek in Los Angeles

Show #19 - Tonya Kay the Raw Vegan Superhero, Star Drooker from Evolution Cafe

July 6, 2006

Show 19 features Tonya Kay. Tonya is a raw-food-athlete who spent 3 years dancing in the off-Broadway phenomenon STOMP. As a trained aerial stuntwoman with De La Guarda, Tonya brings live performance to a new level by adding elements of fire-spinning, flag dance, precision bullwhip and stilt-walking.

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