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Burberry Protest in Moscow

Man, PETA Europe gets around. It seems like every day I’m seeing clips of their demonstrations in some far away land. Check out this coverage of a Burberry protest …

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Ewe’ve Been Conned

Update: Amusing as it is, it looks like this story may not have been entirely factual. Makes me feel a bit sheepish. Thanks to Amy and Canaduck for pointing …

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Sony’s Goat-Slaughter Debacle

It’s time for one of those “OMFGWTF?” moments—this one brought to you exclusively by the fine folks over at Sony. Apparently, as part of a promotion for a new …

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Best Picture Ever

Two Australian Lettuce Ladies made the BBC’s “Day in Pictures” today, which means that a massive number of people are going to come across this photo and, unless they …

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Covance Pays PETA Europe $290,000!

It’s not going to bankrupt Covance—torturing animals in experiments is big business—but this is a big black eye for them, and it’s a vindication of PETA Europe’s work to …

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Sopranos Star Edie Falco’s Message Against Violence

If you’re anything like me, you start getting psyched around Noon on Sunday just knowing that The Sopranos is going to be on later that night. Well last night, …

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“Leather on Furniture May Offend Vegetarians”

Ever hear of the town of Totnes, England? It’s a small town in southwest England known for being a pretty progressive place to live. How progressive, you ask? Well, …

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Hooray for the Grammar Police!

As a former editor, I’ve spent a whole lot of time poring through a little tome called The Associated Press Stylebook. Along with its rival, The Chicago Manual of …

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Fur Is a Drag!

I just got back from the “Doo Dah parade” in Norfolk, where local businesses and charities march up and down the street in the silliest outfits they can think …

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Don’t Say “I Told You So”

We actually didn’t say “I told you so” in this instance, just: “We are sorry to hear about your injury. We tried to help you and the donkeys. Please …

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South Carolina Circus Just Up and Leaves

With hundreds of people standing in line waiting for tickets last week, the Lewis and Clark Old-fashioned Circus just folded up its tents and slinked off into the night. …

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Protest Turns Into a Circus

Here’s a great story about a group of kids in Longmont, CO, protesting the circus there. The kicker: The circus boss got arrested for making lewd comments to the …

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David Letterman on Circuses

allstarz.hollywood.com/Creative Commons Just a quick little tidbit for you, because this was just too good to leave unremarked: Did anyone catch David Letterman’s comments about Ringling coming to Madison …

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Burger King Blazes a Trail

Burger King has announced a series of animal welfare improvements that put it right at the forefront of the fast-food industry in terms of holding its suppliers accountable for …

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Keepin’ the T and A in PETA

Inexplicably, Hooters says, ‘No Pam’Creative Commons I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for Hooters restaurants, because, in addition to being such a wholesome, tasteful place to …

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