Celebrities (page 7)

Quote of the Week: Celebrity Chef Edition

“I think people are concerned with what they’re eating,” declared activist chef Alice Waters at a recent Connecticut Forum. “And a lot has to do with celebrity chefs who…
Posted May 21, 2009 at 12:00 am

PETA Killed a Record Number of Pets in 2008

On "The Fifth Down," the New York Times football blog, a guest contributor posed a provocative question today: If you had to give up your beloved pet, would…
Posted March 25, 2009 at 12:00 am

Ten Food Rules For Michael Pollan

Yesterday on the New York Times health blog, food writer Michael Pollan asked readers for a few new food rules that everyone should try to live by. For too…
Posted March 10, 2009 at 12:00 am

Gourmet Activists Say They Want A ‘Revolution’?

On the day after Barack Obama’s inauguration, we remarked that the President has done a service to American consumers by hesitating to base his food policies on the…
Posted February 6, 2009 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

We usually don’t weigh in on the animal-rights war over fur and fashion — and it’s only Monday — but this is too good not to make our Quote of…
Posted November 17, 2008 at 12:00 am

British Food Clown Serves Rubbish

Try as they might, American food cops have thus far failed to compete with their counterparts across the pond. (You’re welcome.) Take Jamie Oliver, Britain’s most notorious celebrity chef, who…
Posted November 7, 2008 at 12:00 am

PETA’s Newest Finger Lickin’ Phony

Here’s a thinker: You’re Sophie Monk, an Australian starlet who posed naked in a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals “vegetarian” ad 10 months ago, telling…
Posted August 26, 2008 at 12:00 am

Let Them Eat (Overpriced) Cake

Fanatical food author Michael Pollan and many of his nutrition activist peers often blame obesity on the (low) price of food. But it’s easy to issue lofty prescriptions…
Posted April 2, 2008 at 12:00 am

And The Winners Are …

Last weekend, Golden Globes organizers canceled the popular awards ceremony, bowing to threats from the Writers Guild to picket the red carpet. Now, it looks as if the…
Posted January 18, 2008 at 12:00 am

The PETA Infomercial

If you opted for Monday Night Football over last night’s HBO broadcast of I Am An Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA, we don’t blame you.
Posted November 20, 2007 at 12:00 am