Must-Watch Animal Rights Talks

Since becoming vegan, I’ve listened to many thought-provoking and poignant animal rights speeches on YouTube. But there are really only a handful that have stuck with me throughout the years and that I keep returning to to watch or listen to again and again. I know I’m not alone, because they’re some of the animal rights and vegan talks with the most views on YouTube. So what is it about these speeches in particular that …

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More Must-Watch Documentaries

So many amazing documentaries are coming out all the time about vegan diets, animal welfare, and the environment. In my previous post about documentaries Must-Watch Documentaries, I listed some of the absolute must-see films about these topics.

But there are many more documentaries that I consider to be essential viewing. So if you’ve watched Forks Over Knives, Eating, Earthlings, Blackfish, Cowspiracy, etc. definitely move on to these ones.

These documentaries aren’t necessarily fun to …

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Must-Watch Documentaries + Vegan Popcorn Recipe

I first got into watching documentaries as a senior in college, when I was taking a course on independent films. Every week our class would watch “indie films,” films outside the major film studio system that are either quirky, gritty, or deal with fringe topics that don’t normally get coverage in the mainstream media. As part of our course, we went to the Sundance Film Festival in Utah for 10 days. This was a very …

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A Vegan’s Take On Fishing

“Is it really a sport if you have all the equipment and your opponent doesn’t know a game is going on?” – Bill Maher

In our society, fishing is seen as a fun, wholesome, and peaceful past-time that can be the perfect way to unwind by ourselves or bond with friends and family. As with our other “rituals of dominion,” (author Jim Mason’s terms for the recreational activities in which we express our domination over …

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