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We'd Love These 10 Celebs Even More if They Went Vegan
We’re looking at you, Jay-Z, Tracee Ellis Ross, Big Freedia, and Dave Grohl.
How Do You Remember 100 Songs in 4 Days? For Pop-Punk Band Alkaline Trio, the Answer is Veganism
Matt Skiba says eschewing dairy helps with his voice and his on-stage energy level.
6 Valentine's Day Gifts for that Vegan Curmudgeon in Your Life
Buy me D3 gummies, fancy moisturizer, and a ticket to see the Misfits, and I’ll be your Valentine.
How A Vegan Diet is Making ''Everything'' Easier for One Punk Singer
Chad Price is vegan and isn't afraid to sing about it.
An Open Letter to 18-Year-Old, Soon-to-Be-Vegetarian Me
In honor of my 20-year vegetarian anniversary on Thanksgiving, I decided to write a letter to my younger self.
10 Scary Halloween Costumes Only Vegans Will Understand
Be the life (or death) of any Halloween party with costume ideas that'll scare any vegan.
4 Ways to Win a Vegan Chili Cook-Off (If I’m the Judge)
The fate of all vegan chili is in my hands.
Here's What Happens When a Newly Vegan Teen Goes to a Vegan Restaurant for the First Time ...
My cousin went vegan, so naturally I took her out to eat.
6 Quotes to Celebrate Pamela Anderson’s Birthday
Actress and activist Pamela Anderson’s birthday should be a vegan holiday.
The Vegan Bachelor’s Guide to Peanut Butter
There’s a peanut butter out there for every type of single man.
8 Questions with Veggie Grill Co-Founder T.K. Pillan
VegNews sits down with one of the masterminds behind the beloved vegan chain, and talks about running a restaurant, his favorite dishes, and in-the-know menu hacks.
7 Vegan Things My Cats Should Buy Me for National Pet Parent’s Day
A massage, a new couch, and a new copy of My Aim is True sure would be nice.
5 Reasons to Vote Me as PETA’s “Sexiest Vegan Next Door”
I’m funny, I’m vegan, and I sure could use a vacation.
7 Vegan Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund
Forget saving—tax refunds are for partying!
10 Products I Can’t Wait to Try at Expo West
Look out stomach, here it comes!
Two Meat-Eaters Taste the Beyond Burger, and This is What Happened
I don’t know if the plant-based patty tastes like meat, so I asked my omnivorous parents what they thought.
5 Things You Learn After Veg Speed Dating
Meeting vegan singles is fun—and only slightly awkward.
9 Movie-and-Food Combinations for the Single Vegan on Valentine’s Day
If you don’t have a loved one with whom to celebrate on February 14, try the next best thing—movies and vegan food.
National Peanut Butter Day, Vegans, & Bachelors
Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are so last year.
My 5 Vegan New Year’s Resolutions
Here’s everything I say I’m going to do in 2017 but probably won’t.
10 Celebrity Vegans Whose Holiday Parties I’ll Be Crashing
It’s time to break out the night vision goggles because I’ve got some bushes in which to hide.
10 Vegan Things I Want for Christmas
My mom’s going to hate me when she reads this.
10 Ideas for Great Vegan Birthday Gifts
It’s not everyday a guy turns 28 (or 37), so feel free to gift me a spiralizer, lint rollers, or a Tesla.
Vegetarian Options Top Sellers at LA Mexican Restaurant
Although poached eggs and carnitas fat are on the menu, owner Ray Garcia says his vegetarian options outsell everything else.
USA Today Explains Why Veganism Can Save the Planet
Decreasing carbon footprints is attainable through veganism, publication says.
Vegan Bakery Announces Nine New Locations
Berkeley, CA-based Cinnaholic announces new locations in Arizona, Colorado, and California —with more planned for the future.
Portland City Council Names Tofu as Official Mascot
In a 4-1 vote, elected city officials designate bean curd to represent PDX.
Vegan Mount Rushmore
Coming up with the four most influential vegans in history wasn’t easy, but we think we’ve found our veg dream team.
5 Vegan Things I’m Buying After I Win Powerball
Animals shelters of the world will be empty after I win big tonight.
10 Holiday-Themed Vegan Dates
The holidays are a great time to meet people. Here’s where I’d take a date if I could get one.
10 Vegans with an Invite to Thanksgiving Dinner
Sorry I can‘t make it this year mom and dad, but Jared Leto and Betty White are in the midst of a game of Scrabble, and things are getting heated.
5 Vegan Bachelor Hacks
Being alone is the best because it means eating whatever you want whenever you want.
Just Mayo: Why the FDA Got It Wrong
The US Food and Drug Administration tells Hampton Creek Foods to stop using the word "mayo" in its Just Mayo brand of vegan mayonnaise.
Dear Facebook Friends ...
The killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by an American dentist has one vegan writer wondering how his Facebook friends could be so right—and so wrong.
Sneak Preview: What's on the Menu at Chloe Coscarelli's NYC Restaurant?
The 27-year-old chef is the latest to make the leap from cookbook author to restaurant owner, with her first New York eatery opening this month.
VegNews Music Week: Eating Vegan On the Road with Black Flag’s Greg Ginn
We check in with Ginn on the Black Flag reunion tour to see what fuels this plant-powered punk legend.

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