The Story of VegNews Magazine

The Story of VegNews Magazine

I first met Joe Connelly and Colleen Holland at an animal rights convention about fifteen years ago. I believe it might have been in Los Angeles, or possibly San Francisco: one of those two-word “San” or “Los”-type cities that are big in terms of their size and are most likely located in the same country [...]

There’s a Reason Why “Bananas” is a Synonym for Crazy

There’s a Reason Why “Bananas” is a Synonym for Crazy

When I was a freshman in college, it seemed like a really good idea to try to manufacture my own recreational drugs from fruit. Following a recipe I’d found in The Anarchist Cookbook, I diligently scraped the stringy, white insides out of a half-dozen or so banana peels, boiled them, and then slowly dried them [...]

On the Ridiculous Overuse of the Word “Amazing!!!!!!!!!” to Describe Vegan Things

On the Ridiculous Overuse of the Word “Amazing!!!!!!!!!” to Describe Vegan Things

Recently I had a pretty terrible sandwich at a vegan restaurant. This might not be the worst thing that’s ever happened, but I was a bit disappointed; I had been led to believe it would be better. The only reviews I had seen were of the five star variety and I’d observed quite a bit [...]

Vegans on Facebook: Are We Actually Helping Anything, or Just Making Ourselves Look Like Wacko, Fanatic Cult Members?

Vegans on Facebook: Are We Actually Helping Anything, or Just Making Ourselves Look Like Wacko, Fanatic Cult Members?

I do not have any children, thank “God” (meaning, in this case: the manufacturer of the morning after pill and the good people at Trojan), but I have reached the age at which most of my old friends from high school and college do. I don’t particularly begrudge them this. To replicate genetic material is, [...]

Vegan Protein: Preventing Cooties and Other Diseases

Vegan Protein: Preventing Cooties and Other Diseases

So you know how meat eaters are always like “so where do you get your protein from?” and then you’re all “the same place cows get it from: from plants!”? And then you go and post a picture on your Facebook page of some vegan bodybuilder or MMA fighter with a sarcastic caption like “Another [...]


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The Story of VegNews Magazine

The Story of VegNews Magazine

I first met Joe Connelly and Colleen Holland at an animal rights convention about fifteen years ago. I believe it might have been in Los Angeles, or possibly San Francisco: one of those two-word “San” or “Los”-type cities that are big in terms of their size and are most likely located in the same country [...]

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There’s a Reason Why “Bananas” is a Synonym for Crazy

There’s a Reason Why “Bananas” is a Synonym for Crazy

When I was a freshman in college, it seemed like a really good idea to try to manufacture my own recreational drugs from fruit. Following a recipe I’d found in The Anarchist Cookbook, I diligently scraped the stringy, white insides out of a half-dozen or so banana peels, boiled them, and then slowly dried them [...]

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Cooking & Eating

And God said…let there be Vegan Pad Thai Pizza

And God said…let there be Vegan Pad Thai Pizza

Personally, I’m an agnostic but if there is a god, methinks they’d be pleased about this tasty fusion. A’ight people, here is the ultimate blend of my two favorite meals in the world: pad thai and pizza. This is an insanely simple and righteous recipe that will impress and make the world a little bit [...]

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Surveys & Contests

11 Tasty Takeaways from the Quirky CarpeVegan Survey

11 Tasty Takeaways from the Quirky CarpeVegan Survey

Hey, you…Yeah, you! Do you still remember us here at CarpeVegan? Do you recall that vegan survey we published months ago? Well, we have results and they are pretty darn interesting. We apologize for the site’s hiatus. Life got in the way. We make no claims on these results representing a scientific sample of vegans. [...]

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The Story of VegNews Magazine

The Story of VegNews Magazine

I first met Joe Connelly and Colleen Holland at an animal rights convention about fifteen years ago. I believe it might have been in Los Angeles, or possibly San Francisco: one of those two-word “San” or “Los”-type cities that are big in terms of their size and are most likely located in the same country [...]

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There’s a Reason Why “Bananas” is a Synonym for Crazy

There’s a Reason Why “Bananas” is a Synonym for Crazy

When I was a freshman in college, it seemed like a really good idea to try to manufacture my own recreational drugs from fruit. Following a recipe I’d found in The Anarchist Cookbook, I diligently scraped the stringy, white insides out of a half-dozen or so banana peels, boiled them, and then slowly dried them [...]

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On the Ridiculous Overuse of the Word “Amazing!!!!!!!!!” to Describe Vegan Things

On the Ridiculous Overuse of the Word “Amazing!!!!!!!!!” to Describe Vegan Things

Recently I had a pretty terrible sandwich at a vegan restaurant. This might not be the worst thing that’s ever happened, but I was a bit disappointed; I had been led to believe it would be better. The only reviews I had seen were of the five star variety and I’d observed quite a bit [...]

read more

Vegans on Facebook: Are We Actually Helping Anything, or Just Making Ourselves Look Like Wacko, Fanatic Cult Members?

Vegans on Facebook: Are We Actually Helping Anything, or Just Making Ourselves Look Like Wacko, Fanatic Cult Members?

I do not have any children, thank “God” (meaning, in this case: the manufacturer of the morning after pill and the good people at Trojan), but I have reached the age at which most of my old friends from high school and college do. I don’t particularly begrudge them this. To replicate genetic material is, [...]

read more

Vegan Cats and Dogs (video)

Vegan Cats and Dogs (video)

As some of you may know, a number of years ago I wrote a book about vegan cats and dogs called Obligate Carnivore. It’s a pretty quick read, and I think it costs like $3, but I understand: time is money and you know what else is money? Money. So if you’ve only got a [...]

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