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Robert Cheeke & Derek Goodwin getting naked for the Peta "Lovefest" demonstration in New Orleans

Show #94 - Comeback show featuring Robert Cheeke

July 17, 2011

It's been over a year since Episode 93 if you can believe it – but we're back! Sometimes as activists we need to take time off to recharge our batteries and assess things from a new perspective.

For Derek this happened as he went deep into his yoga practice and started spending much of his time practicing handstands. Viewing the world upside down, he gained a new perspective.

Veggie Pride Parade 2008 in NYC

Show #93 - May Day for Vegans

May 12, 2010

May 14-16th, 2010 there will be vegan events going on all over the US. This short podcast features interviews with event organizers. Pamela Rice tells us about this year's Veggie Pride Parade in NYC on May 16th. Jessica Mahady talks about the Veggie Prom in NYC on May 14th. And finally, Billy Hulting returns to the show to talk about the Worldfest in Los Angeles on May 16th.

Libby Bryant of Swan River Yoga playing the harmonium

Show #92 - Yoga and Veganism

April 22, 2010

This is destined to be a Vegan Radio classic. Derek threads the story of his move to New Orleans through interviews with his yoga teachers and recordings of the Kirtan chanting featured at the beginning of the classes. Derek has been studying Jivamukti Yoga which was founded by vegans Sharon Gannon and David Life and taught at the Swan River studios in New Orleans.

NOLA Veggiefest

Show #91 - The New Orleans Veggie Fiesta

April 19, 2010

Derek continues producing the show from New Orleans. This show centers around the 2nd annual NOLA Veggiefest, the Big Easy's vegetarian festival coming up on May 16th. Derek interviews one of the event's organizers, Jehan Strouse, who talks about the speakers, sponsors, organizations and entertainers that will be on hand. We feature music from Sweet Jones, who will be playing at the fest.

Peta Meat Tray Demo in New Orleans

Show #90 - The Peta Files

April 4, 2010

Derek has moved to New Orleans and this is the first podcast produced in the Big Easy. Soon after his arrival the controversial animal rights/welfare organization Peta held a Meat Tray Demonstration in downtown New Orleans.

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