Guess who’s cooking for dinner
When you want some eggnog this time of year, all you have to do is reach into the refrigerator case at your local supermarket or bodega and Bam! You've got some delicious eggnog. But are commercially produced products, even organic ones, always good for you? The Wisconsin-based organic agriculture t ... More >>
It's been less than 24 hours since the NYPD released video of some creep beating the crap out of a dog in an elevator at a Harlem housing project, and the reward for this scumbag's capture already is up to $7,000.This morning, the reward for information leading to this asshole's capture was $2,000. ... More >>
If getting an animal-torturing shit-bag off the streets isn't enough, there are now 25,000 more reasons to turn in the person who threw a 3-month-old puppy out of a moving car in Long Island over the weekend.We told you about "Joey" -- a 3-month-old pit bull -- on Tuesday, at which point the reward ... More >>
As part of this weekend's Catalpa Festival, Snoop Dogg will slouch around Randall's Island to perform his debut album, Doggystyle, in its entirety. With the Doggfather being somewhat obsessed with all things canine, SOTC decided it was fine time to shed light on hip-hop's infatuation with dogs. But ... More >>
A Building superintendent at a Bronx apartment building was indicted yesterday for allegedly running a dog-fighting ring out of the basement of the building. At the time of his arrest, dozens of dogs -- in various stages of poor health -- were recovered.Additionally, authorities say 54-year-old Raul ... More >>
Don't eat meat--even if it looks as appealing as naked Austin Armacost (of A-List: New York fame) in this PETA ad shot by Aaron Cobbett.
A PETA brochure I picked out of a box like Alicia Silverstone's baby picks food out of her mouth told me the answer. It's everyone from Alicia to Pamela Anderson to the Dalai Lama, with stops along the way for black swan Natalie Portman ("I really, really love animals") and ex-Spider-Man Tobey Magu ... More >>
Meat made in a petri dish is apparently a real thing. In what appears to be the culinary world's latest interpretation of Mary Shelley, scientists have already solved the riddle of making animal flesh in a lab, and are now figuring out how to sell it profitably, according to Food Safety News.
Lloyd Kaufman introduces Poultrygeist
Michelle D. AndersonThe effort to ban horse-drawn carriages in New York City rages on. Another report of a carriage horse collapse in a two-week span has left animal-rights advocates -- including celebrities such as Glee's Lea Michele and Pamela Anderson -- with a renewed passion to end the u ... More >>
People who abuse defenseless animals are perhaps the most heinous of people, akin to people who abuse children and the elderly. Thus we are happy to report that a Brooklyn judge has given a six-year sentence to Angelo Monderoy, 21, who set his super's cat, Tommy Two Times, on fire after dousi ... More >>
This hamster was not harmed.In today's 24-hour news cycle, sometimes you almost get used to the tragedies, each surmounting the next in awfulness. And then you hear about hamster-murder. Double hamster-murder. A hamster named Princess Stephanie, owned by the 9-year-old son of Theresa Smith, w ... More >>
Gore-obsessed black metallers muck up Santos Party House
Once upon a time, we hated high-fives with a passion. Then Foster made us start doing them regularly as a "morale-booster" around Runnin' Scared HQ, and, hey, now we even practice them on ourselves in the mirror to rev up for a morning of hardcore blogging. But this video of a dog with a fier ... More >>
Click to enlarge, if you must.Be forewarned: If you haven't chowed that burger for lunch yet, you may not want to look at this. The always creative PETA has once again reminded people that they believe meat is murder -- this time to the apparent torture of three of their own ill-fated activis ... More >>
A clip currently circulating on YouTube shows complacent animals posing motionlessly as excited contestants stack food on or around them. In one sequence, a black dog looks mournful as his owner piles 32 strips of Spam on his nose and forehead (he gets to eat it after the stacks fall off), while i ... More >>
Faux foie fabulousness!We're no strangers to the delights of the mushroom mousse Amanda Cohen serves at Dirt Candy, and now PETA isn't, either.
Drawing controversy, or not.That warily anticipated foie gras protest that happened outside of Per Se on Saturday? It turned out to be a bit of a non-starter. Eater was there and has an account of the demonstration, which was attended by a mere 10 individuals who attended with pet dogs and gr ... More >>
Hot, bothered, and compostable.If we've learned anything from PETA, it's this: if you're trying to promote a cause, the most effective, if not subtle, way to get your message across is to use boobies, or some other means of conveying that someone, somewhere, is getting laid. Hence the organiz ... More >>
When Natalie Portman compared eating meat to rape in her Huffington Post account of how reading Eating Animals transformed her from a vegetarian to a staunch vegan, she may have been missing the point. The book, many agree, is less about shunning meat and more about shunning industrially farm ... More >>
Rescue Ink, a group of extremely large animal rights activists with their own TV show, helped uncover a gruesome case of animal torture and killing on Long Island yesterday.
17-year-old Cheyenne Cherry, who is accused of roasting a kitten in an oven to get back at her ex-roommate, has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty and attempted burglary in the torture-killing of Tiger Lily (pictured) and break-in, during which she also broke up some furniture and stole DVDs and food ... More >>
With Michael Vick home in Virginia and set to be released from federal custody on July 20 -- after which time he presumably could try out for an NFL team -- the trial-by-tabloid that has now become customary with fallen sports heroes has begun. This week's Sporting News has five former Hall of ... More >>
If you live in the projects, starting May 1 there are 27 breeds of dog you will not be permitted to keep in your apartment, per a New York City Housing Authority decree. The local press naturally focuses on the pit bulls, rottweilers, and dobermans excluded by this policy, as these will stir in old ... More >>
Yuk it up with Chicago's finest
Hey look, Kristen Johnston ("Third Rock from the Sun") has stripped off for PETA, joining a long list of celebs who have done likewise. The theme is horse-drawn carriages, which should warm the heart at least of Tony Avella. For those for whom this information may be important, we saw Johnston at a ... More >>
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