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    Ed Stewart, co-founder and president of PAWS
    November 19, 2014 No Comments By Duncan
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    Dr. Melanie Butera, veterinarian and adoptive mom to Dillie The Deer
    April 30, 2014 No Comments By Duncan
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    Lily Tomlin, actress, comedian and animal advocate
    April 2, 2014 No Comments By Duncan
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    Richie Moretti, founder of The Turtle Hospital
    January 22, 2014 No Comments By Duncan
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    Cynthia Moss, wildlife researcher and author
    January 1, 2014 2 Comments By Duncan
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    John Lukas, president of The Okapi Conservation Project
    December 18, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
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    Claudine André, bonobo partisan
    October 2, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
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    Fred Willard, comedian, actor, animal guy
    September 18, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
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    Jill Rappaport, “Today Show” reporter
    September 11, 2013 2 Comments By Duncan
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    Gabriela Cowperthwaite, director of “Blackfish”
    July 24, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
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    Dr. Jennifer Conrad, founder of The Paw Project
    June 26, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
  • Tom Kenny, voice of SpongeBob SquarePants & other talking animals
    April 13, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
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    Dr. Temple Grandin, author, professor, expert on autism and animal cognition
    January 23, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
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    Paula Poundstone, Comedian & Cat Fancier Extraordinaire
    September 26, 2012 No Comments By Duncan
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    Jane Velez-Mitchell, TV Journalist, Bestselling Author & Animal Advocate
    September 19, 2012 No Comments By Duncan

Vegan Black Metal Chef, Not Your Grandmother’s Online Cooking Teacher

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Vegan Black Metal Chef— the YouTube culinary sensation who offers instructional cooking videos, specializing in vegan dishes, delivering the lessons over a soundtrack of black metal while wearing body armor and KISS-like make-up, and laced with no shortage of humor (“Hail Seitan!” and so on)—provides an update on his career since he appeared on “Talking Animals” in 2011. Read more…

Please Support “Talking Animals” (& Me! ) During WMNF’s Winter Fund Drive Feb. 4

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I’m asking that you support “Talking Animals,” and me, in our Fund Drive show Wednesday, Feb. 4, 10am-11am ET–but, ideally, BEFORE then!

As always, we have Exclusive Thank You Gifts for those who donate on behalf of “Talking Animals”…

Like killer tickets to see The Who kick off their The Who Hits 50! tour April 15 at what used to be called The Tampa Bay Times Forum, and tickets to see comedian Lewis Black–of “The Daily Show” (&, recently, “Meet The Press”) performing at the Straz Center.

Other “Talking Animals” Exclusive Thank You Gifts include a week-long stay at a Hawaiian condo on the island of Kauai…two copies of “Catification,” the book by Jackson Galaxy & Kate Benjamin, signed by Benjamin–& she’s also including Hauspanther cat toys with each book…And Pocket Monkeys! As you might suspect, these aren’t animals we’re offering, but an amazing 12-in-1 tool that can do anything and go anywhere, including on airplanes–it’s TSA approved! Details below.

That hour of our fund drive show on Feb. 4–from 10-11am ET that morning–is the only time our show will be “credited” with your donation.

If a pledge comes in afterward, it’s credited to another show,  but you can give beforehand… how ’bout now? Read more…

John W. James, co-author of “The Grief Recovery Handbook For Pet Loss”

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John W. James— founder of the Grief Recovery Institute and co-author of newly-published “The Grief Recovery Handbook for Pet Loss—recalls the personal circumstances that led him into this field more than 35 years ago. Read more…

William Nimmo, founder of Tigers In America

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William Nimmo— founder of Tigers In America, a New York City-based nonprofit that seeks to help mitigate the captive-bred tiger crisis in the U.S.—explains how a guy in the midst of career in banking and brokerage got started rescuing tigers in 2011. Read more…

Sorta Annual Christmas Animal Song Special

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I presented my Sorta Annual Christmas Animal Song special—that is, a show entirely devoted to Christmas-oriented animal songs. Read more…