Film, Media & TV

A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words: Do a Vegan Magazine’s Meat & Dairy Photos Taint Their Reputation?

Posted on April 21, 2011 by The Opinioness of the World

If you’re a vegan, or even if you’re not due to the mainstream coverage in the NY Times, CNN, NPR and others, you’ve probably heard about the VegNews scandal.  For those who don’t know, an uproar erupted on the internet … Continue reading →

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Move Over Bacon, Now There’s Something Leaner: Oprah and Her Staff “Lean Into” a Vegan Diet

Posted on February 2, 2011 by The Opinioness of the World

Going vegan; a lifestyle that raises curiosity and questions.  With numerous cookbooks and celebs, more people than ever are wondering what’s so great about being vegan.  No stranger to food politics, Oprah has championed for food awareness ever since she … Continue reading →

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License to Kill: Sarah Palin Shoots a Caribou on TV, Accuses Those Who Eat Meat & Oppose Hunting of Hypocrisy

Posted on December 13, 2010 by The Opinioness of the World

Okay so everyone’s favorite political villain…yes, Sarah Palin, I’m talking to you…is in the media yet AGAIN.  A new TV show on TLC, on Barbara Walters’ 10 Most Fascinating People TV special, supposedly rigging daughter Bristol’s Dancing with the Stars … Continue reading →

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With Friends Like These: Alicia Silverstone’s Damaging Comment Regarding Cheating on Her Vegan Diet

Posted on November 19, 2010 by The Opinioness of the World

As The Opinioness, I’ve certainly earned that title with my opinionated nature.   Yet I try to be as non-judgmental as possible.  Really, I do.  Part of the reason I’m such a liberal is that I believe people deserve the … Continue reading →

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Lady in Red…Meat: Should We Condemn Lady Gaga for Wearing a Meat Dress?

Posted on September 18, 2010 by The Opinioness of the World

Okay…the meat dress.  As we all know by now, Lady Gaga donned a raw meat dress (yes, folks it was real) for the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).  As the resident vegan at work, my colleague Nai exuberantly asked my … Continue reading →

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The Devil Wears Fur (and Prada): Documentary ‘Skin Trade’ Exposes the Truth about Fur in the Fashion Industry

Posted on August 12, 2010 by The Opinioness of the World

The exquisite Chanel jackets…the lush Prada bags…the sexy Jimmy Choo shoes…I love watching the movie The Devil Wears Prada; getting lost in the eye candy whirlwind of NYC and high fashion.  Like many people, flipping through the glossy pages of … Continue reading →

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Talkin’ Bout a Revolution: New Documentary ‘FRESH’ Provides Hope on Sustainable Food Movement

Posted on June 20, 2010 by The Opinioness of the World

As you all know, I love movies and I love food.  This past Friday night, I fused those two passions as I saw the new documentary FRESH playing at the Brattle Theatre in Harvard Square.  Directed and produced by Ana … Continue reading →

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