Brenda Davis, RD, Returns + Novelist Robin Lamont
27 Jul 2016 at 12:00pm
"Ask the Dietitian" is one of our show's most popular offerings, especially when said dietitian is the brilliant and delightful Brenda Davis, RD. She returns today to answer your questions and offer helpful insights on healthy eating. We start the program with Robin Lamont, the novelist behind The Kinship Series of animal rights thrillers. The two available (... More)
Abortion and Animal Rights + Brian L. Patton
20 Jul 2016 at 12:00pm
Sherry Colb, J.D., returns to the program with her husband, Michael C. Dorf, J.D., both Cornell law professors, with their important and controversial new book, Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animals Rights. Show opener: Brian L. Patton, "The Sexy Vegan," cookbook author, podcaster, and vegan foodie and entertainer par excellence.
Vegan Mainstream and a Magical, Mystical Evening
13 Jul 2016 at 12:00pm
Stephanie Redcross of veganmainstream.com brings us up to speed on vegan business, outreach, social media, branding, and buzzing, but first we enter the rarified world of The Illuminati Ball, a surreal experience created by vegan and animal rights proponent Cynthia von Buhler, a magical "immersive excursion" just outside New York City-and the glam dinner (... More)
The Compassion Project and The Vegan Ethic
22 Jun 2016 at 12:00pm
Filmmaker Thomas Jackson on his film to interest people of faith in veganism + Bleating Hearts author Mark Hawthorne with his new book on intersectionality, The Vegan Ethic.
John Salley + Grape Cat
15 Jun 2016 at 12:00pm
Basketball legend John Salley shares his take on health, sport, veganism for a guy's guy, and the Hip Hop Is Green movement. We'll also be joined by James Lucas of grapecat.com about what it takes to run an online vegan store and vend at vegfests all over the United States.
Humane Ed and New Kids’ Cookbook
8 Jun 2016 at 12:00pm
Ruby Roth, who made media waves with her children's book, Vegan Is Love, is back with a charming and exquisitely illustrated cookbook for little vegans, The Help Yourself Cookbook for Kids. And Lorena Mucke's Ethical Choices Program takes veganism, animal rights, and sustainable living into middle- and high-school classrooms across America.
Fish Think and Ayurvedic Documentary
1 Jun 2016 at 12:00pm
Jonathan Balcombe, Ph.D., returns today with his new book, What a Fish Knows, a fascinating look at the cognitive abilities and self-awareness of our cousins who live in the water. Show opener: Amish Shah, who made his first $1 million by age 25 and subsequently partied himself into ill health before discovering the wisdom of Ayurveda, "knowledge of (... More)
25 May 2016 at 12:00pm
Harris Polls commissioned by the Vegetarian Resource Group have been counting vegans, vegetarians, and the veg-leaning since 1994, and the latest results are just out. VRG cofounder Charles Stahler joins us to share the findings: what are our numbers in the United States? How do we stack up geographically, ethnically, and racially? Why are people going (... More)
"Unlocking the Cage" With Chimps’ Champion Steven Wise
18 May 2016 at 12:00pm
Legal personhood for chimpanzees has been a 30-year effort for attorney Steven Wise of the Nonhuman Rights Project, work that is explored in the groundbreaking documentary Unlocking the Cage.
81-Year-Old Athlete Ruth Heidrich and Traveling the (Vegan) World
11 May 2016 at 12:00pm
Vegan travel expert Caitlin Galer-Unti of theveganword.com gives us the skinny on eating across the globe and the hottest vegan travel destinations. Then: octogenarian runner, swimmer, cyclist, and three-decade breast cancer survivor Ruth Heidrich. Prepare to be inspired for the long haul!
Matthew Kenney Cooks and an Abolitionist Vegan Shares Her Views
4 May 2016 at 12:00pm
We chat with celebrity chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author Matthew Kenney, weighing in on his latest culinary projects and his commitment to plant-based living. Then we meet Sarah Woodcock, a devout abolitionist vegan who explains this philosophy and her organization, The Advocacy of Veganism Society (TAVS).
Minimalist Baker and Animals in Islam
27 Apr 2016 at 12:00pm
Power-blogger Dana Shultz, with her new cookbook, Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking; then, Imam Sohaib Sultan, a Princeton professor and author of The Koran for Dummies with a Muslim view on veganism and animal rights.
Slow Cooking With Kathy Hester and "Meathooked" With Marta Zaraska
20 Apr 2016 at 12:00pm
We'll learn the fine points of slow cooking with author/blogger Kathy Hester, and then discuss the fascinating new book, Meathooked-why on earth are humans so addicted to animal flesh?-with its author Marta Zaraska.
Fasting for Spirituality and Health
13 Apr 2016 at 12:00pm
Abstaining from food has a long history in many religions and a fascinating history in health and healing, as well. Esosa E. of rawgirltoxicworld.com shares about fasting as part of her Christian faith, and Frank Sabatino, D.C., Ph.D, of Ocean Jade Health Retreat in South Florida discusses the role water-only fasting can play in health maintenance and (... More)
Poplar Spring Sanctuary, Plus Sex and Vegans
6 Apr 2016 at 12:00pm
We open with our Seasonal Sanctuary Stroll, featuring Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary in Maryland and cofounder Terry Cummings, and then we meet award-winning health, sexuality, and body image expert August McLaughlin, author of Embraceable and a committed vegan.
Veg Doc and Omni Doc in the Great Diet Debate
30 Mar 2016 at 12:00pm
Garth Davis, M.D., Houston bariatric surgeon and author of Proteinaholic, returns to the program to debate Connecticut bariatric surgeon, Neil Floch, M.D., a colleague who, like the vast majority of physicians in this specialty, recommends a "high-protein, low-carb, good-fats" diet. This should be an incredible opportunity to hear, respectfully, from (... More)
Yogic Weight Loss and Vegan Home Design
23 Mar 2016 at 12:00pm
Los Angeles yogini Kathleen Kastner shares the ancient tradition's gentle techniques for shedding pounds and loving your body, and then noted designer Shannon Scott takes living vegan and eco-friendly from the kitchen and the closet out into the entire house.
Sexy Fit Vegan Ella Magers and Vegan Roadie Dustin Harder
16 Mar 2016 at 12:00pm
Shape magazine named Ella Magers one of the nation's 50 Sexiest Trainers-she's also an animal-loving vegan and as kind as she is fit. Before meeting Ella, we'll open the show with Dustin Harder of the acclaimed Web-TV series, The Vegan Roadie, in which Dustin discovers and shares great vegan food across America.
Dr. Greger Returns: How Not to Die ... Again! + Vegan Street and the 500th Meme
9 Mar 2016 at 12:00pm
The brilliant M.D. behind nutritionfacts.org and the New York Times best-seller How Not to Die returns to answer your questions and give us more insights into living long and well by adding delicious foods to our diets. The show opener is Marla Rose of Vegan Street, and there's a pop-in call from Thomas Campbell, M.D., coauthor of The China Study.
Jasmin Singer’s New Memoir and Zesty VegDoc From New Zealand
2 Mar 2016 at 12:00pm
Always Too Much and Never Enough is the fabulous memoir of ourhenhouse.org's Jasmin Singer who turned childhood bullying into a way to understand the suffering of animals. She's since released 100 pounds through healthy vegan eating and lots of juicing. Opening the show is Dr. Luke Wilson, half of the twozestybananas.com team, a pair of New Zealand (... More)
Jo-Anne McArthur and DIY Vegan
24 Feb 2016 at 12:00pm
Photographer McArthur, subject of the documentary The Ghosts in Our Machine, documents through stunning images both the beauty and the exploitation of animals. Also, our fun first segment celebrates cooking from scratch with Lisa Pitman and Nicole Axworthy, of the cookbook DIY Vegan.
Harlem Soul and Dairy-Less in Montreal
17 Feb 2016 at 12:00pm
Cash Cow author, Quebecer Elise Desaulniers, discusses myths of the dairy industry, and Brenda and Aaron Beener, mom-and-son owners of Seasoned Vegan, Harlem's hot and healthy soul cafe, talk about soul food, great food, and the restaurant biz.
Tofurky Founder Seth Tibbot and "Vegan on a Jet Plane" With Dr. David Madow
10 Feb 2016 at 12:00pm
Fascinating information on vegan foods in the 20th century and a brilliant discourse on "meat from plants" with Mr. Tibbot + a fun musical parody of the John Denver classic with motivational speaker and podcaster Madow.
The Legendary John Robbins + Austin Health Hoopla
3 Feb 2016 at 12:00pm
If you went vegan in the 1990s, chances are you did so because you read Diet for a New America by the man who left a Baskin-Robbins' inheritance to chart new territory for humans, animals, and the planet. The opening segment is Austin Health Hoopla's Megan E. Shakley to share about the scene in America's vegan hot spot and about the unprecedented two-day (... More)
Saving Freddie (and Other Animals) and Pretty Vegan Clothes
27 Jan 2016 at 12:00pm
Meg and Komie Vora of the upscale vegan fashion line Delikate Rayne open the program, followed by Michael Stura of Skylands Animal Sanctuary where "Freddie," the brave bovine who escaped a New York City slaughterhouse this past week and made headlines around the globe, now resides.
The Town That Health Built and Peace on Earth
20 Jan 2016 at 12:00pm
Former Mayor Ed Smith of Marshall, Texas, and his dynamic other half Amanda Smith, are the nonstop energy behind the annual Healthfest (coming in April) and the impetus for the upcoming documentary film The Marshall Plan, highlighting how this First Couple's adoption of a plant-based diet has transformed the health and food choices of their East Texas (... More)
Esosa E. of "An African City" and Tranquility du Jour's Kimberly Wilson
13 Jan 2016 at 12:00pm
Two beautiful women, Esosa E., aka "Raw Girl in a Toxic World," author, blogger, and star of the hot international TV show An African City (think Sex and the City transplanted to Ghana); and Kimberly Wilson, VLCE, a wildly popular blogger whose fans appreciate her style (Shabby Chic meets Parisian chic!), her yogic prowess (... More)
Three-Generation Vegan Family
16 Dec 2015 at 12:00pm
This special holiday show features the Cowie family from South Africa: 11- and 13-year-old daughters, image consultant mum, and lovely grandmother who took the vegan plunge at 68. We're also joined by children's book author Marian Hailey-Moss, author of Nala the Little Elephant. And we discuss our inside scoop on the rumor that Santa Claus has gone (... More)
Veganuary! + Dr. Greger on How Not to Die
9 Dec 2015 at 12:00pm
UK-founded Veganuary has put a new and exciting spin on the proverbial New Year's resolution, and we chat today with cofounder Jane Land about the project and how we can participate. Then we're joined by Michael Greger, M.D., of nutritionfacts.org, and his brand-new-spectacular-book, How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent (... More)
NFL Lineman David Carter + Vegan Travel
2 Dec 2015 at 12:00pm
"The 300-Pound Vegan" David Carter weighs in on health, strength, sport, and being a guy's guy. My opening guest is Berlin-based Dana Roberts of Plant-Based Traveler.
Philip Wollen and Hope Bohanec
25 Nov 2015 at 12:00pm
Former Citibank Australia Vice President Philip Wollen, known for his viral "Let's Get Meat off the Menu" 2012 debate presentation, is an inspiring philanthropist and orator. Hope Bohanec of United Poultry Concerns is the author of The Ultimate Betrayal: Is There Happy Meat?
Kris Carr on Juice and Rae Sikora on Kindness
18 Nov 2015 at 12:00pm
Two of the most beautiful women in our movement, inside and out: Crazy Sexy Cancer's Kris Carr with her new book Crazy Sexy Juice, and Rae Sikora of Plant Peace Daily, someone whose gentle power heals those she touches while she changes the world for animals.
Abandoned Chimps and Horses Pulling Carriages
11 Nov 2015 at 12:00pm
We'll discuss these issues and what it's like to be a full-time animal rights activist with Donny Moss, filmmaker of the award-winning documentary Blinders, about the New York City carriage horses and editor of theirturn.net, an online animal rights magazine.
"The Last Pig" and Smarties Are Vegan!
4 Nov 2015 at 12:00pm
Just about everybody works and most of us want out professional lives and our ethical lives to line up. On today's show, we'll be talking with Bob Comis who was, until recently, a pig farmer. Then he realized that even though he wasn't engaged in "factory farming," he was engaged in taking life, so he turned it all around and became a veganic vegetable (... More)
Happy Herbivore Lindsay Nixon + Healing Digestive Disorders
28 Oct 2015 at 12:00pm
Lindsay Nixon is a major culinary celeb and she joins us to discuss her latest book and trends in vegan cuisine. Our starter: David Klein, who overcame his own digestive disorders and, as a lay practitioner, has guided thousands to leave behind colitis and Crohn's disease.
The Jazzy Vegetarian and Jazzy Cowboy Boots
21 Oct 2015 at 12:00pm
PBS show host Laura Theodore regales us with vegan culinary tips, best foods for autumn, and how she became a TV personality (maybe you can too); opening act: Kat Mendenhall, whose custom-made vegan cowboy boots prove that every one of us is at least a little bit Texan.
Vegan Business and Spectacular Shoes
14 Oct 2015 at 12:00pm
Aussie biz wiz Katrina Fox on starting and growing your vegan business, plus a vegan business success story, Beyond Skin, dazzling, eco-friendly footwear with cofounder Natalie Dean.
Saving Cats and Cooking in the Jain Tradition
7 Oct 2015 at 12:00pm
Alley Cat Allies' founder Becky Robinson discusses feral cats, the problem, and the solutions, after our tantalizing chat with Pramoda Chitrabhanu, author of Foods of Earth, Tastes of Heaven.
Protein Addiction and the Obesity Crisis
30 Sep 2015 at 12:00pm
Garth Davis, M.D., Houston bariatric surgeon and author of Proteinaholic, with opener featuring Danielle Legg, VLCE, on how she rescued two chickens from a slaughterhouse-by asking.
Comedian Jamie Kilstein and Environmental Art
23 Sep 2015 at 12:00pm
Citizen Radio host and standup comic Jamie Kilstein + artist Jack Gescheidt, founder of the TreeSpirit Project.
80-Year-Old Bodybuilder Jim Morris and VegFestUK
16 Sep 2015 at 12:00pm
Tim Barford on October's VegFestUK, and legendary vegan bodybuilder, Jim Morris, an inspiration for civil rights, gay rights, and compassionate athleticism.
A French Novel and Good Health American-Style
9 Sep 2015 at 12:00pm
Lani Muelrath, author of The Plant-Based Journey (preface by Colin Campbell, Ph.D, foreword by Neal Barnard, M.D.), and Elizabeth Lyman on her translation of The Green and the Red, a veg/omnivore love story, by Armand Chauvel.
Dreena Burton's Family Recipes and Nutritionist Lauren Krohn
2 Sep 2015 at 12:00pm
Dreena Burton discusses her new book Plant-Powered Families, and nutritionist Lauren Krohn addresses working in the health field while dealing with her own disability.
Hot Spot in L.A., Hot Doc in D.C.!
26 Aug 2015 at 12:00pm
Milton Mills, M.D., discusses the real Paleo diet and African-American health concerns, and Amy Rebecca introduces us to Vegan Scene, "a vegan Studio 54-with more quinoa," in Venice, California.
Buddhism, Jainism, Veganism
19 Aug 2015 at 12:00pm
Lifelong Jain Saraubh Dalal, and Buddhist Bob Isaacson of Dharma Voices for Animals, discuss their ahimsa-based religions, compassion, and veganism, from a historical and present-day perspective.
New Vegans and Plant-Based Health
12 Aug 2015 at 12:00pm
Letters to a New Vegan and 4Leaf Guide to Vibrant Health are featured, with Letters' coeditor Justin Van Kleeck and 4Leaf's authors J. Morris Hicks and Kerry Graff, M.D.
Filmmaker Shaun Monson
5 Aug 2015 at 12:00pm
Earthlings director Shaun Monson has a new film, Unity, about living from love for all beings. Our opening guest is Carol Cymerint, R.N., VLCE, author of The Answer Is Vegan.
Ladies Who Lift and Help With Pet Grief
29 Jul 2015 at 12:00pm
Definition Fitness Magazine founder, bodybuilder, and cookbook author Christy Morgan is our headliner, following a helpful segment about healing from the loss of a companion animal with grief expert Joy Davy.
22 Jul 2015 at 12:00pm
The magazine's editor/publisher Colleen Holland joins Christopher Locke, author of the animal rights novel Persimmon Takes on Humanity.
PlantPure Nation and Vegan Spirituality
15 Jul 2015 at 12:00pm
Filmmakers Nelson Campbell and Kim Campbell on the new documentary PlantPure Nation, plus Lisa Levinson of Vegan Spirituality.
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