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07/10/2009

Free shit, Peta’s non-crazy iphone app and WOODY HARRELSON’S WEBSITE O’CRAZY! All this and more in Friday Link-o-rama!  »

Hey, we’re nothing if we’re not inconsistent. And attractive. And very inconsistent. But whatevs, here we go.

Want to win a free copy of The Vegan Scoop and make really delicious vegan ice cream all summer long? Yeah you do, fatty. Head on over to VegWeb giveaway thread and let them know your favorite vegan ice cream flavor is for a chance to win! Speaking of ice cream because I CAN’T SEEM TO STOP HELP ME, Vegan Dad has a delicious-looking recipe for Strawberry Ice Cream up. Do want!

"Put the Lime in the Coconut" Vegan-themed potluck over at Notes from the Vegan Feast/21st Century Table. Jonas really loves that song, it’s his favorite, so this is up here for him.

Fancy Nancy just sent us a recipe for Rhubarb Puff Pie along with the words, “even I would eat this.” Strong endorsement! Speaking of delicious looking vegan pie things, the kitchn has up a photo of the most amazing looking plum and fig tart i want to eat it all night long, luckily they link to the recipe too! It’s no surprise they are from Vegan Feast…everything she makes looks to be made of magic!

Michael Taylor, a former Monsanto executive, had joined the FDA as “senior advisor to the commissioner.” Essentially, that means that he has tons and tons of power. This is the same dude who approved the use of Monsanto’s genetically engineered growth hormone in dairy cows. OBAMA WTF? (link)

Peta’s done something useful! That involves neither fake blood nor (nearly) nude ladies! Yes, everyone is surprised. Be Nice to Bunnies is a fancy new iPhone app that, among other things: gives you access to Peta’s Cruelty-Free Database; provides multiple search options; and is regularly updated to coincide with the actual CFD. With regular use, this will change your shopping habits, starting with its purchase for $1.99.

Are you aware of Voice Yourself, Woody Harrelson’s insanator website? I’ve been exploring it for hours and have yet to determine its reason for existing. Pertinently, I did learn that Woody and his wife, Laura Louie, consider themselves to be “raw food, vegans [sic] who flow with the ever-changing aspects of [their] lives. [They] eat predominantly raw food, consume honey and enjoy a balanced diet.” I did not understand their “Mission Statement,” like, at all, so here is a description for you instead: Voice Yourself is: another half-baked celebrity vanity project an impenetrable hodgepodge of neo-hippie crap a nice-enough effort to built a socially conscious online community.

Vegan spinster aunt explains her guilt for accidentally killing a centipede in a glue trap meant for spiders, and how she, a true insect-loving person, came to commit such a foul deed.

That’s it for today. Next week maybe we will have more links. Definitely, if you send us some.

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