• Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Crush Porn Actress Arrested at MIA, Charged With Cruelty to Animals

    For the second time this month, a woman has been arrested in Miami for participating in "crush porn." Stephanie Hird, 29, was busted yesterday while trying to board a flight at Miami International Airport. Her arrest comes two weeks after another woman, Sara Zamora, was also arrested for animal cru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2014

    Why Don't Food Companies Label Their Products as Vegan?

    As a relatively new vegan, I'm always on the lookout for convenient foodstuffs that allow me to feel like a semi-normal human. At the buffet of life, no one wants to be relegated to a lonely spot by the salad bar. The good news is there are lots of easily available products that fit the vegan bill. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2014

    Vegan Fast Food: A Meatless Guide to Chipotle, Taco Bell, Subway, and Others

    When it comes to eating on the go, vegans might think like they're up a creek without a paddle. Faced with menus packed with burgers, chicken nuggets, and cheesy burritos, they can feel hopeless to score anything quick and easy. But surprisingly, there are meatless options at even the most meat-hea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    TCBY's Vegan Frozen Yogurt: Like a Frozen Black Forest Cake

    It's not every day that you get an email from PETA suggesting you go out for a delicious cup of frozen yogurt -- but that's what we received the other day. The animal rights group stated "We're happy to see this dairy-free non-GMO, and gluten-free frozen yogurt flavor being offered. And guess what? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    PETA: Carlos Danger Weiners May Cause Erectile Dysfunction

    Leave it to PETA to turn a large wiener into a limp noodle. The animal rights group has just sent a letter to Carlos Danger Weiners' president Randall Richards, calling for him to offer a veggie dog in addition to his beefy product. See also: Carlos Danger Weiners: Hot Political Sausage Available ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Chris P. Bacon: PETA Requests Name Change For Florida Pig

    Dear PETA, I'm writing on behalf of everyone in the world who is fortunate enough to have a sense of humor. Last night I came across your letter to Dr. Len Lucero of Clermont, Florida -- an angel of a man -- one who took in a disabled pig and gave him a chance at a better life. Of course, the fact ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    PETA Demands Python Hunters Stop Decapitating Snakes

    Experts around the country have raised all kinds of concerns about Florida's mass orgy of python killing set for this weekend. Would-be snake hunters only have to read a couple of PDFs to qualify, leaving them in grave danger of death by dehydration, snake bite, swamp rot and god knows what other Ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    PETA Sex: Loons Overshoot With Zucchini (Video)

    Oh PETA, I've got your number. You're like that girl in college who always got drunk and flashed her boobs before vomiting on her shoes. You'll do anything for attention.Look, I know that you've got an important message to get across, and we need animal rights advocates just as much as we need the C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    PETA's Halloween Campaign: Sharon Needles Gives a Shout Out to the Miami Zombie

    Whether you support PETA or hate them there's one thing you've got to admit -- their campaigns are visually stunning and pretty damn clever.Read Also: Jellied Moose Nose, Baby Mice Wine and More: Eight foods Better Than Human FleshIn the spirit of Halloween, the animal rights organization based in H ... More >>

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    September 6, 2012
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    June 28, 2012

    Russell Simmons Asks New York to Ban Milk Along with Soda

    In what I can only describe as PETA's latest inventive publicity stunt, prominent vegan and record producer Russell Simmons (in partnership with PETA) sent a letter to New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley on Friday, congratulating him on the proposed ban on large (16 oz. or larger) su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    "Butt Cancer" Billboard Going Up Outside Marlins Stadium

    ​Move over, PETA -- there's a new publicity-hungry organization in town that isn't afraid to shock. To protest hot dogs, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a group of vegan doctors, is unveiling a billboard linking hot dogs to "butt cancer" right outside the new Marlins Stadium.

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Vegans Have Better Sex in Miami (Interviews)

    ​PETA recently launched a (typically) controversial ad campaign that features a battered-looking woman walking down the street, complete with neck brace and sling. We discover she sustained her injuries as a result of her boyfriend's recent conversion to veganism and his resulting new animalistic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    PETA Wants To Make O.J.'s House A Meat Is Murder Museum: Free Tofu For Everyone

    ​In an act of sheer and utter genius, People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals' President Ingrid Newkirk wants to turn O.J. Simson's soon-to-be-foreclosed Miami house into a Meat is Murder museum.We called PETA's headquarters and spoke with Ashley Byne, Manager of Campaigns, who confirmed that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    PETA Wants to Turn OJ Simpson's Foreclosed Home into a Vegetarian Museum

    PETA, a sad, attention-trolling parody of an animal rights organization, never lets a prime opportunity for cheap publicity go to waste, so they've decided to jump on the news that OJ Simpson's Kendall close is in foreclosure. PETA founder Ingrid Newkirk has penned a letter to the foreclos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    The Year's Ten Weirdest Food Calendars

    ​Buying calendars is a kind of a new concept. Growing up, we usually got a calendar from some local shop. Dad got a calendar filled with either babes in bikinis (or less) or cars from the local tire shop, mom placed one on the kitchen wall filled with either flowers or mountain streams -- a gift f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Bacon Stocking Stuffers: Ten Gifts Under $20

    ThinkGeek.comBacon makes the perfect gift for kids of all ages.​Christmas is right around the corner and you're on a mission to find a gift for the bacon lover in your life. Sure you could go to the grocer and buy a package of meat, but why not be creative and get him or her something that require ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2011

    PETA and Thanksgiving: Talking Turkey

    ​People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, has a long history of being controversial. Their polarizing anti-meat, anti-research, and anti-fur campaigns can be harsh, in-your-face, and brilliant.  And there's no better time for PETA to activate its campaign machine than during Than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    PETA Sues SeaWorld Over Alleged "Whale Slavery"

    Does this orca have Constitutional rights?​PETA, everyone's favorite group of totally rational animal activists, has launched a new legal attack against SeaWorld this morning, accusing parks in Orlando and California of mistreating five killer whales. Which, actually, OK! There are lots of reasona ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    PETA Mocks Florida Shark Attack Victim in Stupid New Ad

    ​No matter how much you may love animals, can we just all agree that PETA has become the worst? They're obnoxious turds who actually kill thousands of animals, not to mention they have some of the stupidest, most cloying advertising not dreamed up by Crispin Porter. Now they've put up a billboard ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Vladimir Mironov's Lab-Grown Meat: Would You Eat It?

    usda.govIs livestock soon to be obsolete?The cows that make up our burgers consume 80 percent of the planet's farmland, generate 20 percent of our greenhouse emissions, and consume 10 percent of our fresh water. Also, cows don't like getting killed.Feel bad? You could go vegetarian, but that takes s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    PETA Wants Robotic Fish Behind Marlin's Home Plate

    a previous PETA campaign aimed at the wellbeing of fish.​Last week the Florida Marlins announced plans to install salt water aquariums behind home plate in their currently under-construction stadium in Miami. Well PETA, an organization the seemingly only exists now to release stupid pres ... More >>

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    April 15, 2010
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    March 1, 2010

    PETA Not Amused With Open Season on "Reptiles of Concern"

    via The Daily Beast​Despite its name, The Daily Beast is not a per diem review of large, threatening wild life. Well, usually anyway.Even after parting ways with Gerald Posner, Tina Brown's internet concern hasn't kept its eyes off South Florida. This week they sent former Newsweek senior rep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Flyer of the Week: Bunnygrunt at Propaganda August 26

    ​As a little runt in the late '80s, I owned a rabbit's foot keychain. And really, didn't everyone? Back then, lucky bunny body parts were still a genuine fixture of pop culture. Today though, the hallowed tradition of carrying a severed rodent's leg on your person as some sort of amulet against ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Dolphins Pass on Michael Vick, and Boy Is Greg Cote Upset

    ​The Miami Dolphins yesterday officially squashed any lingering rumors they had an interest in signing convicted felon Michael Vick, and boy, Miami Herald sports columnist Greg Cote sure is upset about it. In a column today, he calls the Dolphins "cowards," whose passing on Vick car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Che Guevara's Granddaughter Poses Topless for PETA

    via El MundoJust yesterday, PETA tried to jump on the coattails of the cat killer case by pushing their anti-dissection agenda, but we've got a feeling the fallout from their latest stunt is really going to make certain corners of Miami explode with outrage. They've convinced Lydia Gu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    PETA Grasps at Cat Killer Straws to Push Anti-Dissection Campaign

    via's FlickrNo, Mr. Meowington we do not want to cut you up, but can you scratch PETA for usRiptide never takes too kindly to organizations piggy backing on a big news story to push their agenda. Yeah, sure, it's PR 101, but it's just so annoying. So, on the heels of the Cat Killer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Pet Shop Boys Play Filllmore Miami Beach on September 9

    Earlier this year, the publicity machine known as PETA decided they'd get their name in the papers again by requesting the Pet Shop Boys change their name to the Rescue Shelter Boys. No really, they did. The request was respectfully declined, which I'm sure was a crushing blow to animal rights activ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    Sexy Vegetarian Prefers Bananas over Hot Dogs

    It may be a bad day for lovers of sexy animals, but it's a good day for sexy animal lovers. Yes, this blatant display of flesh is brought to you out of the love and respect of our little creature friends. For years now the PR machine known as PETA has been naming celebrities as the "Sexiest Vegetari ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    Five Foods You Don't Need to Give Up for Lent

    Untwist those panties: Bacon is good for you!1. ChocolateTwo words: Flavonoids. Antioxidants. Dark chocolate, more than 70 percent cocoa, has both of them, and they destroy evil free radicals, lower blood pressure, and balance hormones. The folks at Galler Chocolate, a candymaker from Belgium, will ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 5, 2009

    We’re Not Scared of Lions, Tigers, and Bears

    But just in case, there’s always Circ X

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Win 25 Grand for your Beefcake

    Beef has taken some serious body punches in the last couple of years. Michael Pollen, Mark Bittman, and a merry cast of vegetarians have been steadily hammering away at our poor American steers, calling them expensive, health-hazardous resource hogs that have done little to whittle the national ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    PETA's Super Bowl Advert is Banned, Legions of Sports Fans Indifferent

    Just how irrelevant has PETA become? The one-time-animal-rights-organization-turned-ludicrous-marketing-machine long ago gave up trying to reach people with reasoned arguments about the sanctity of all life or the wastefulness of our meat-happy culture. Instead they've adopted a fairly standard mark ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Rourke Doesn't Want Your Dog to Get Knocked Up

    Mickey Rourke's role in The Wreslter must have really stuck with him, because I'm pretty sure the last time I heard the word cojones was on the WWE. Here he is with his beloved Chihuahua, Loki, posing for the new PETA ad with a message that Bob Barker would be proud of. Of course I don't think Bark ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 28, 2008
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    July 24, 2008

    Week's Top Food-Related Headlines

    DINING | What McCain and Obama's favorite restaurants say about the candidates Chicago Sun Times "We believe that a candidate's taste in food is a more reliable indicator of character than the carefully strained statements issued in this atmosphere of gotcha and gotcha back." KFC's "Vegetarian San ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2008

    Updated: Ringling Bros. Elephant Injures Trainer

    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is reporting that an elephant named P.T. attacked Ringling Bros. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey trainer Joe Frisco Jr. while the circus was at Miami's America Airlines Arena on January 7. Ringling Bros. issued a statement Wednesday stating the ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 27, 2007

    Blank Plate

    At Twenty-One Toppings, build your own artful burger

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    September 4, 2007
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    September 4, 2007

    PETA Likes Dolphin Stadium

    Enter here, vegans As any meat-free Miamian knows, there is a dearth of vegetarian dining options in the Magic City. But according to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), there's one area where we excel at being meatless: the ballpark. PETA named Dolphin Stadium (home of the Florida ... More >>

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    April 1, 2004

    Black Gawk Down

    Paint peccadilloes and a Trump soiree sans Trump

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    February 19, 2004


    Beauties, bozos, and balls

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    October 30, 2003

    Our Feathered Friends

    They're for sale in the gift shop at Parrot Jungle, which has some folks crying foul

  • Dining

    December 6, 2001

    Stocking Duffers

    Gift ideas to help you out of that Christmas pickle

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    May 11, 2000

    Best Natural Food/Vegetarian Restaurant

    Suzanne's Vegetarian Bistro

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    July 18, 1996

    And You Thought Hot Flashes Were Bad

    A nationwide estrogen study has animal-welfare activists pissed off about the collection of horse urine

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