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Fast Food Ad Guru Rebrands Himself

Alex Bogusky was an advertising firebrand renowned as a groundbreaking idea machine. He created the Burger King royalty, the oversized fast-food icon that made BK some giant profits. He’s also done work for Domino’s and Coca-Cola.
Posted October 27, 2010 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

It’s always encouraging to read about people whose conversion story draws them away from the lunatic fringe. Such is the case with George Monbiot, a columnist with London’s Guardian…
Posted September 14, 2010 at 12:00 am

Meritless Animal Rights Theory Skewered, Grilled by Court

We reported about two years ago that the deceptively named “Physicians Committee” for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)—really an animal rights group with few actual physicians—filed a “toxic tort” lawsuit…
Posted August 16, 2010 at 12:00 am

Meat Fearmongering Full of Baloney

Dutifully observing the national obsession with the phrase “according to the latest study,” Reuters distributed a news story yesterday with a blaring headline: “Chemicals in meat may be…
Posted August 4, 2010 at 12:00 am

Animal Rights Group’s Lawsuit a Leafy Fantasy

We’re still trying to decide how to describe the latest lawsuit from the misnamed Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), but the words “dumb,” “dumber,” and “frivolous” keep coming…
Posted July 15, 2010 at 12:00 am

“Two Face” Bloomberg Strikes Again in Gotham

Major League Eating (MLE) hosted its biggest annual competition in New York City on Sunday, featuring the granddaddy of competitive-eating events: the hot-dog contest. As with any "sport,"…
Posted July 8, 2010 at 12:00 am

Kids Reject Vegan “Food Revolution”

The Congressional battle over regulating school lunch nutrition has drawn the attention of a number of activist groups that are trying to influence what’s on our kids' menus. One…
Posted July 7, 2010 at 12:00 am

Happy Independence Day!

In preparation for Sunday’s celebrations, there’s no better time than now to remember (and be grateful for) all the freedoms we enjoy—including the right to choose what we eat…
Posted July 2, 2010 at 12:00 am

One Vegan’s Account of a Cattle Feedlot

If there’s one thing livestock farmers worry about, it’s “undercover” animal rights activists who lie on their job applications so they can shoot film that their real employers later…
Posted June 24, 2010 at 12:00 am

Unfounded Food Activism Has a Long and Inglorious History

In a post on the Washington Post’s Political Bookworm blog today, historian Larry Schweikart writes about the pivotal event that gave birth to modern food activism: President Dwight…
Posted June 3, 2010 at 12:00 am