Pontefract-born vegetarian, the world’s number two squash player (he was number one last month!), and PETA pinup James Willstrop has given us the perfect prize for squash fans.
Not only do we have a signed copy of his new book, Shot and a Ghost, in which James chronicles his rise to number one and the challenges of competing in a sport that takes him all around the world, we also have one of James’ squash racquets that he used during one of his recent matchups. In his book, James also devotes … Read more.
This Saturday is International Animal Rights Day, and we’re celebrating by giving away a copy of The PETA Practical Guide to Animal Rights, a page-turner that’s jam-packed with ways that anyone, anywhere can make a huge difference for animals.
Thanks for your interest, but this competition has now closed, check back regularly for more.… Read more.
Wouldn’t be caught dead in anything but the year’s hottest costume? Want to save animals? Well, you’re in luck because you can do both!
Take any costume idea (from a priest to a punk rocker) and then zombify it with a little make-up and some fake blood. Grey skin, dark eyes, a bloody lip and tattered threads are all you need to rock this look. Then print out the sign below and let everyone know that flesh is for zombies! That’s right – flesh is flesh, whether it came from a human … Read more.
Fresh, edgy and totally wicked, The Church of Seitan is a rock-‘n’-roll clothing brand designed by PETA volunteer Michael Partouche. Favored by sexiest vegetarian nominee Jared Leto, the animal-friendly brand is a funky way to spread the seitanic gospel.
If you’re new to the world of faux meats, seitan (pronounced “SAY-tan”) is high in protein and low in fat and tastes sinfully delicious. Whether you grill it, fry it, barbecue it or just heat it up and slap it on a sandwich with some salad stuff and a tasty … Read more.
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From the same Oscar-winning team behind Man on Wire, Project Nim is a documentary about the unsettling life of tragic chimpanzee hero Nim Chimpsky. The film details his life, from being placed as a baby with a human family by Columbia professor Herbert Terrace to learning sign language and displaying proof of cross-species conversations to being shuffled around between many organisations and animal research laboratories as an adult.
We have three pairs of tickets to Project Nim up for grabs at a special preview screening on … Read more.
With summer coming up, it’s a perfect time to reintroduce some good friends of ours over at Bourgeois Boheme, who have the honour of being one of the finest, cruelty-free, sustainable and ethical chic boutiques in the UK. We’re delighted to offer you the chance to win some vegan-friendly goodies from them. It’s so simple – all you have to do is answer the following:
One of Bourgeois Boheme’s shoes share the same name as a vegetarian former Beatle. What is the name and what colours and size range does the … Read more.
We are so excited about the opening of Warner Bros.’ film Born to Be Wild 3D in IMAX theatres on 18 June. Narrated by Morgan Freeman, the film follows the lives of orphaned orang-utans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue, protect and rehabilitate them. World-renowned primatologist Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas and eminent elephant authority Dame Daphne Sheldrick work in Borneo and Africa to return wild animals to their natural habitats against all odds.
The competition is now closed, thanks to all that participated.… Read more.
The coolest event of the year takes place this coming weekend – and you could be a part of it!
Vintage at Goodwood will feature music, fashion, film, art and design from the ’40s to the ’80s. The most exciting news is that all the 200-plus stalls at the “Vintage Marketplace” will be fur-free, thanks to design legend Wayne Hemingway, who is behind this massive celebration of Cool Britannia. Want to win two tickets to this fur-free event for Sunday, August 15? You’d have to be mad not to – … Read more.
Carla, a friend of mine from The Perseus Books Group, always chooses the best times to send me their latest published offerings to keep me busy in my evenings and train journeys. The most recent book I’ve been sent is Viva Vegan! by the bestselling co-author of Veganomicon, Terry Hope Romero – and it’s quite apt that it arrived just after I’d worked my way through most of Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar.
As Romero’s first solo cookbook, Viva Vegan! is the ultimate guide for anyone looking for … Read more.