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.
Show 18 features Mat Thomas from In Defense of Animals (IDA) who talks about the latest technological innovation from NASA - Vat-Grown Meat. This space age invention could be the harbinger of a new era in animal compassion, where animals no longer need to be killed and meat eaters no longer need to be killers. But will it happen, and what would the implications be?