All posts tagged Vegan

Steve Jenkins, co-author of “Esther The Wonder Pig: Changing The World One Heart At A Time”

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Steve Jenkins—co-author, with Derek Walter and Caprice Crane, of “Esther The Wonder Pig: Changing The World One Heart At A Time”—discusses how Esther entered his and Walter’s world: He got duped into adopting her when she was a baby, having been told she was a micro-pig. This “micro-pig” grew to 650 pounds. Read more…

Ellen Jaffe Jones, vegan author and speaker

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In an unusual edition of “Talking Animals,” Ellen Jaffe Jones—the running coach, speaker and author of such books as the bestselling “Eat Vegan on $4 A Day” and “Kitchen Divided: Vegan Dishes For Semi-Vegan Households”—discusses her own kitchen divided and the ensuing unraveling of her marriage, chiefly tied to growing philosophical differences around her husband being a meat eater while Jones is a vegan, with those differences widening as she shifted from being vegan for health reasons to animal rights reasons. Read more…

Dan Piraro, “Bizarro” cartoonist

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Dan Piraro—who, for 30 years, has drawn the highly-acclaimed, widely-syndicated comic “Bizarro”—discusses his recently announced plans, over the next two to three years, for retiring “Bizarro,” and how that announcement was initially misunderstood by some, and triggered an uproar in others. Read more…

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…

Ellen Jaffe Jones, author of “Kitchen Divided”

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Ellen Jaffe Jones—the running coach, cooking instructor and author of the enormously popular book, “Eat Vegan On $4 A Day”—discusses her new book, “Kitchen Divided: Vegan Dishes For Semi-Vegan Households.” Read more…