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PETA

  • Voice Choices

    July 16, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    NYCLASS and PETA Demand Apology After Re-Releasing 2009 Video of Carriage Driver Calling Protester A Whore

    The two most prominent animal rights groups pushing for a ban on horse-drawn carriages in New York City are holding a press conference today, calling for an apology from a carriage driver who they say hurled "racist, sexist hate speech in Spanish at a Latina who merely expressed concern for his hors ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Animal Rights Groups Plan Protest At Stables After Carriage Driver Is Accused of Horse Switch

    If you haven't quite gotten your fill of carriage horse-arguing, today's your lucky day. Last week, the Associated Press reported that carriage driver Frank Luo is accused by the city's health department of falsifying the brand on one of his horses. Today, in what promises to be an unpleasant situat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Celebrity-Stuffed PETA Video Denounces Carriage Horse Industry, Urges de Blasio To Ban It Already

    The battle over carriage horses in the city is dragging on and on, with no end in sight, and, as yet, no bill introduced in the City Council that would actually ban the industry and replace it with the classic cars favored by animal rights group NYCLASS. While Bill de Blasio famously promised "an im ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    "Punch It! Punch It! Punch My Kitty!"

    No, PETA doesn't need to get mad, but maybe somebody should. In her new music video, "Punch My Kitty," Glamorous Monique is luxuriating in the tub and urging people to punch her kitty, and not only will your eyes pop, but your head will spin, and by the end of it, you will surely be trying to dive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    My New Ad For PETA!

    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.

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Zombie Apocalypse: PETA Exploits Texas Dog-Eater To Push Vegan Agenda

    As the rest of us try to cope with the impending Zombie Apocalypse, the animal rights group PETA is using the latest case of potential zombie-ism to push its Vegan agenda.As we reported earlier this week, a Texas man was arrested near Waco on Monday after police say he ate the family dog -- after cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    PETA: Pigeon Racing Is A "Blood Sport"

    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is in a huff after the group's 15-month "investigation" revealed that pigeons often die during pigeon races. In most cases, however -- as even PETA admits -- the animals aren't killed by their handlers, but by things that would kill the birds if they were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2012

    Scientists Grow Meat in Labs (OMG!)

    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.

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Kick Off Vegetarian Awareness Month By Hugging a Vegetarian

    October is officially Vegetarian Awareness Month, meaning for the next 31 days you should be aware that vegetarians exist. Also, try eating a little less meat. PETA is backing off its usual controversial tactics to advocate something a little more adorable -- hugging vegetarians. So, where should yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    PETA Applauds Taco Bell for Cutting Out Meat; Stephen Colbert's Answer is to Just Eat More

    Beef-esque Crunch Burrito.​Not everyone is pissed at Taco Bell for skimping on real meat in its taco fillings. PETA recently posted on its blog that it's the 35 percent meat people should be upset about -- not the other 65 percent, which is made up of oats, yeast, soybeans, corn starch, citric ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    November 24, 2010

    GUTS, GLORY

    Gore-obsessed black metallers muck up Santos’ Party House

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Meatless Moguls: Bill Clinton, Russell Simmons & Steve Wynn Among the Planet's 'Power Vegans'

    Bubba, sans burgers.​The steak-and-martini dinner, once a hallmark of heavyweights and big shots, is no longer on the menu for many powerful people. As Joel Stein writes in BusinessWeek, some of the world's biggest successes are going vegan, including Steve Wynn, Russell Simmons, and former fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Ottomanelli & Sons Sees Marketing Opportunity, Takes It

    Jason Kottke​A week after telling the Daily News that the dress Lady Gaga wore to the MTV Video Awards was fashioned out of cheap cuts of cow, Ottomanelli & Sons is apparently offering sartorial services to the plebes, to be accessorized with PETA's undying hatred. [Kottke.org via the Daily Wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    And, In Case You Haven't Seen it Yet: Lady Gaga Draped in Meat on the Cover of Vogue

    E. coli, be damned.​ A decidedly meatless Lady Gaga, who has recently been rumored to be hiding an eating disorder (not very well, one might add), appears on the cover of Japanese Vogue Hommes's fat September issue wearing nothing but raw meat. Of course, PETA's pissed, the blogosphere is atw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    What's the Weirdest Thing You've Ever Eaten?

    Barb N. asks: I know you've probably heard this one a thousand times before, but what's the weirdest thing you've ever eaten? Dear Barb: I never get tired of answering that question, but the answer is usually the same. It's not the cow penis I ate in a Chinese place on College Point Boulevard in F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    PETA Stages Grossest Protest Ever in Times Square

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Animals Taunted With Food in Crazy Japanese Game Show

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Latest "Take Back the" Cause Involves Lunch

    ​Well, if you're looking for a good cause but protesting BP or getting involved with PETA or, say, human rights or something seems a little excessive, you can always start a little closer to home. Like, with your lunch. The Energy Project, which "offers organizations and individuals a ground-b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Meat Is for Pussies; the 'Sifty Fifty' Snubs

    This week, in food blogs ... Eat Me Daily marveled at the fact that some woman in the U.K. carved a 1,000-pound giant crown made of cheddar and is giving it to the queen. Eater was surprised to learn that Superdive is still going strong -- now with weekly beer pong tournaments and co-ed wet T-shir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Saturday's Foie Gras Protest Outside Per Se Was Sort of a Non-Event

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Sexiest Vegetarian Mere Tip of Sexy 'Tarian Iceberg

    Sexy, yes. But not as sexy as a libertarian.​Someone at PETA feels that making the cause sexy is the best way to promote the cause. And that person might not be wrong. A little sexy on our soy burger is always welcome. But their latest effort, a search for "The Sexiest Vegetarian Next Door," ( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    PETA Holds Sexiest Vegetarian Alive Contest for Mere Plebians

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    It's Official: Bluefin Ban Gets Sunk

    Sushi lovers sink the ban that could have saved this species.​ Despite the best efforts of Greenpeace, PETA, and OCEANA, the proposed ban on the trade of endangered bluefin tuna was rejected yesterday at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITE ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    PETA Responds to Last Week's Kanye West/Amber Rose Fur Parade in Paris

    ​So guys, we got it wrong--the tiny genocide of a fur coat Amber Rose sported at fashion week in Paris? It was not mink or chinchilla, as we guessed. It was lynx. You know: these guys. For this honor, PETA dubbed Rose Kanye's "sleazy sidekick," quoted "All Falls Down" ("The prettiest people do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    PETA, Unsurprisingly, Has Something to Say About the White Slab Palace Taxidermy Incident

    Melissa Mango for the Daily NewsPETA naturally has something to say about this.​ Where there is smoke, there is PETA: in the wake of the news that a woman was suing White Slab Palace after being clobbered by the bar's taxidermied moose (or was it caribou?) head, the animal rights organization ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    New PETA Celebrity Nude Spurs Outrage, Masturbation (Plus: Tiger Woods!)

    ​Bless PETA. Their latest celebrity nude ad has both nudity and blasphemy. Joanna Krupa (Something, Something Else) is an "Angel for Animals" with a crucifix concealing her nipples. Bill Donahue of the Catholic League rises to the bait -- and he's mad on behalf of animals and Jesus Christ! " I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    PETA's Thanksgiving Message: Get Stuffed

    The PETA pranksters have taken a holiday, so to speak, from objectifying women to turn their attentions to Thanksgiving. In this ad, which NBC will -- surprise! -- not be running during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, an angelic little girl says grace over the Thanksgiving meal, thanking the l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    UK PETA Celebrity Nudes Superior to US, Study Finds

    ​American PETA's celebrity nude ads are pretty good, but we have to admit the UK has them beat. Here's Keeley Hazell -- yeah, us neither, but PETA says she's a "sexy glamour model" -- in their latest. We will reproduce the full ad, and another, after the jump so you can enjoy the full effect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Jonathan Safran Foer Speaks Up About 'Eating Animals'

    ​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 >>

  • News

    July 28, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    How To Deal with NYC Cockroaches

     Before I lived in a luxury high-rise, I had to deal with large, feisty cockroaches who were even grosser than the landlord. And though my mother lined the apartment with Combats--always a bizarre sight when visitors walked in--the little creatures would reappear anyway, detemined to fill my li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    PETA Video Shows Circus Elephants Beaten, Whipped

    Here's that PETA video everyone's talking about in which Ringling Brothers personnel beat their circus elephants with bull hooks and whips. It looks bad. Maybe the circus folk have an explanation. They better hurry and bring it -- the circus has several more shows at Coney Island this summer, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Greatest Show on Earth, Animal Abuse Come to Coney Island

    Tickets for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus' "Coney Island Boom a Ring," scheduled for Coney Island this summer, go on sale today. (Warning: link plays horrible music.) A Ringling exec tells the New York Times, "this opening night in June will be a celebration of Coney Island." "J ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Nude Pregnant PETA Protest Fries Bacon Advocate

    It's a little early for Mother's Day celebrations, but PETA UK nonetheless wished an Unhappy one on British chef Jamie Oliver for his promotion of British pork on a TV show, "Jamie Saves Our Bacon," and had two of their pregnant operatives get naked on all fours in metal pens in front of his Londo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    New Life For Chicken Slaughterhouse?

    A Chicken Empathy Museum sounds like an upscale showcase for all the young boys molested by a certain pop star. But that's not at all what we're talking about here! We're talking about how, when a Pilgrim's Pride poultry processing plant in Farmerville, Louisiana was announced as closing, the animal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    George-Clooney-Flavored Tofu?

    After coming into possession of his sweaty gym towel, PETA reportedly asked George Clooney for permission to harvest his perspiration to make a Clooney-flavored tofu line. The proposed name for the proposed soy product? CloFu, of course.[EOnline via Eat Me Daily]In Lucca, Italy, a new law banning ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Crazed Chimp 911 Tape Revealed; "PETA" Peeps Harrass Owner (Updated)

    The Daily News has obtained "graphic audio" of the 911 call concerning Travis, the crazed chimpanzee who attacked a woman in Stamford, Connecticut and was killed by police. You can hear, at appalling length, Travis' owner Sandy Herold hysterically telling the dispatcher that the chimp has assaulted ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 18, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Geezer Wins at Westminster Dog Show

    Ch Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee (aka Stump) was born December 1, 1998. In dog years, he's Harrison Ford, but that didn't keep the superannuated Sussex spaniel from showing up the young stars at the Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden last night and taking Best in Show. Stump, whose compet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    Fuck vegetables? Hell, yeah!

    'Veggie Love': PETA's Banned Super Bowl Ad PETA's banned video advises: Once you go broccoli, you never go back. Is that a carrot in your pocket or are you just glad to see me? NBC won't let PETA even try to ask that question, banning the animal-rights group's proposed Super Bowl ad campaign. FO ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    George the Lobster Rides Again

    Not George!A 140-year-old, 20 pound lobster named George, who was the unofficial mascot at City Crab and Seafood (235 Park Avenue) for 12 years, got sprung from his tank this weekend and popped back into the Atlantic. After there was a request from...wait for it...PETA, the restaurant decided to rel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    140-Year-Old Lobster Liberated From City Crab to Maine

    Along with those naked celebrity ads we all enjoy, PETA does a lot of ground-level animal-saving. They scored a small but noteworthy victory today at City Crab, the venerable Manhattan seafood restaurant, which agreed after negotiations to release a 140-year-old lobster in its possession. City Crab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    Reality TV Star on Latest PETA Anti-Fur Poster

    There's a new PETA poster girl and she's Khloe Kardashian, who is apparently on something called "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," which sources tell us is a reality show about the family of athlete Bruce Jenner, though we have not been able to verify this fantastic claim. The television personalit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2008

    Test Tube Meat Update: PETA 'Civil War'

    In-vitro meat has gotten a lot of attention in the last few weeks, after a recent international symposium on the subject. PETA has now jumped in on the test tube meat action. From the group's website: "PETA is offering a $1 million prize to the contest participant able to make the first in vitro ... More >>

  • Film

    April 15, 2008
  • NYC Life

    October 18, 2005

    Bloody Brilliant

    Pie, Anna Wintour, and the history of fur protest

  • Music

    December 14, 2004

    Girls Vs. Boys

    Brazilian Girls in heat; Canada's Junior Boys in ecstasy

  • News

    November 11, 2003

    Terrorist Tactics

    A State Law Would Pin the T-Word on Animal-Rights and Eco Protesters

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