Egg Prices Are Going Up, Which Is Good

Hamilton Nolan · 12/29/14 09:15AM

This year (because of a law, obviously, not out of any sense of kindness), chickens will get bigger houses. That means the price of eggs is going up. Okay, good.

Peter Singer Is Here to Talk About Right and Wrong

Hamilton Nolan · 02/25/14 05:00PM

Peter Singer is a professor of bioethics at Princeton University and one of the world's most prominent—and controversial—moral philosophers. He's written influential works on poverty, charity, and euthanasia, and is considered a founder of the modern animal rights movement. He's here to speak to you.

Hamilton Nolan · 11/25/13 01:13PM

Before you buy someone an angora sweater for Christmas, take a moment to visualize bunny rabbits "having their fur torn out at the roots by hand until they're bald."

Terminally Ill Simpsons Co-Creator Donating His Fortune To Charity

Camille Dodero · 07/26/13 11:28AM

Television writer/producer Sam Simon, a co-developer of the Simpsons, has amassed a literal fortune. Since leaving the cultural touchstone in 1993, the nine-time Emmy winner has kept an executive producer title that earns him "tens of millions" annually. Plus, the former Taxi showrunner has continued working steadily, from directing The Drew Carey Show to playing poker lucratively (he produced the short-lived poker-show Sam’s Game for Playboy TV) to contributing to FX’s Anger Management.

The Vegan Sellout List Is The Best Worst Thing Ever

Camille Dodero · 07/03/13 04:30PM

There are a few kinds of ethically depraved humans that the animal-rights activists behind the Vegan Sellout List will not tolerate. One type is the "paleo-terrorist," those bloody-fingered 21st-century neanderthals who gorge on innocent murder victims, quite literally, for breakfast. Another strain is the "haughty, nose-turning carnist," those sniveling foie-gras elitists who dismiss veganism as a trendy affect of socio-economic privilege.

Cee Lo Warned Not to Rock Out With His Cockatoo Out

Louis Peitzman · 06/24/12 11:30AM

The Voice judge and Bond villain Cee Lo Green spends much of his time on the reality TV competition stroking his feline companion, Purrfect. Next season he is swapping her out for a Moluccan cockatoo named Lady — and animal rights activists are not happy about it.