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Indian Leather . . .

Indian Leather . . .

My pals Jayasimha and Anuradha from PETA India have been busy little beavers this week, making sure the attendees of the Indian International Leather Fair (IILF) get an earful …

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PETA’s Project Runway

PETA’s Project Runway

It’s already the talk of the fashion world gathered in New York for Fashion Week, and of course the media is all over it, but just in case you …

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Run Forest … Run

Run Forest … Run

Forest Whitaker is on fire right now. The vegetarian actor, director, and producer has already bagged Golden Globe and SAG wins for his portrayal of Ugandan dictator and rumored …

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Simon Says . . .

Simon Says . . .

Unless you live under a rock and watch Antique Road Show on PBS every night, I’m sure you’ve been hearing an awful lot about Simon Cowell lately. American Idol‘s …

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Human Barbeque, Anyone?

Human Barbeque, Anyone?

In our tireless quest to remind the world that all animals have the same parts, and that getting killed and cooked is just as unpleasant for cows, pigs, and …

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Mickey Rourke Is a Total Badass

Mickey Rourke Is a Total Badass

I just heard that Mickey Rourke is holding a protest in Miami this afternoon. Apparently, he bought a puppy from a pet store around Christmas and the puppy died …

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PETA’s Best Attempts to Get Into the Super Bowl …

PETA’s Best Attempts to Get Into the Super Bowl …

Like most people, one of my favorite things about the pre-game Super Bowl hype is hearing about the commercials that will run during the game. This is particularly true …

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Is America Ready for Another Vegetable as President?

Is America Ready for Another Vegetable as President?

Sometimes working at PETA means being exposed to some pretty weird stuff—take for instance the latest issue of National Hog Farmer magazine. While it’s always full of the latest …

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Chrissie Hynde in Australia

Chrissie Hynde in Australia

With The Pretenders set to play Sydney, Chrissie Hynde made a quick stop to unveil a new PETA ad designed to draw attention to a gruesome procedure that Australian …

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RIP Barbaro

RIP Barbaro

Barbaro, the horse who suffered a catastrophic leg injury during the 2006 Preakness, was euthanized yesterday morning. He had been in poor condition for more than 8 months after …

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Ad Board Clears PETA UK’s ‘Child Abuse’ Ad

Ad Board Clears PETA UK’s ‘Child Abuse’ Ad

After PETA UK released its brand-new “Feeding Kids Meat Is Child Abuse” billboard, a number of groups complained about the ad to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). Having a …

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Intern at PETA, Become a National Hero

Intern at PETA, Become a National Hero

So, for the past few months we’ve had this awesome intern named Ilze around PETA HQ here in Norfolk, VA. I didn’t know much about her, other than that …

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Washed Up Former Baseball Players or Playboy Playmates?

Washed Up Former Baseball Players or Playboy Playmates?

Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal had a great front page piece about the ethics of corporate lobbying on Capitol Hill. And while that is interesting and all, the best part …

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Big Brother Is Watching You, but Are You Watching Big Brother?

Big Brother Is Watching You, but Are You Watching Big Brother?

OK, so this title is lame. Forgive me. But I just had to give a shout out to international it girl Shilpa Shetty for last night’s win on the …

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God Save The Bears

God Save The Bears

As you probably know, Prince Charles has been making the rounds throughout the northeast this week. And we’ve been there every step of the way, urging him to use …

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