PETA’s Annual Round-Up: Tired Trends and Fresh Finds

Published by PETA.

Between the Trollsen twits and cruel reality show celetestants”, I’m soooo ready to say, “Bye-bye, ’09. Hello, 2010.”

We at PETA are feeling optimistic about the New Year. But before we ring it in, let’s have a look at 2009’s low points and our predictions for 2010’s animal-friendly hot topics and trends.



Note: I know nothing about this film
‘cept Benicio—rrrar!
Wearing animals
Job hunting Sport hunting
Oprah on cable Going to the opera in sable
Tightening your belt Alligator belts
Gay marriage Horse-drawn carriages
Dating cougars Baiting cougars
Tiger’s media circus Ringling’s abusive circus
Dancing With the Stars Running of the Bulls
Watching Bones Wearing skins


Now let’s all raise our glasses to compassion for all!

Written by Karin Bennett

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