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All Things Vegan ~ Show Notes ~ Dec 11, 2012 ~ Australian singer/songwriter activist Vegan Smythe reveals the serious intent behind his funny and entertaining songs

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Australian singer/songwriter Vegan Smythe reveals the serious intent behind his funny and entertaining songs

In this episode, you’ll get to know Australian singer/songwriter Vegan Smythe, the activist behind many of the fun songs we’ve featured on our show. Vegan shares his methods and motivations, and we play a couple of the songs discussed during the interview, including Mr. Zonk from Planet Gonk, a new favorite. You’ll also hear about the work that was done in Central Oregon to make Highway 97 safer for deer, and we review useful information about the dangers of bioidentical hormones.

And, of course, we highlight additional News from the Vegan Frontier, let you know about vegan related happenings in and around Central Oregon, and more!

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Interviews:

Vegan Smythe

Vegan Smythe

In this episode, you’ll get to know Australian singer/songwriter Vegan Smythe, the man behind many of the fun songs we’ve featured on our show. Vegan shares his methods and motivations, and we play a couple of the songs discussed during the interview, including Mr. Zonk from Planet Gonk, a new favorite.

Vegan is a Melbourne, Australia based entertainer who is putting a fresh spin on Animal Rights through satirical songs and comedy. He hopes his work can be the spark to ignite the underlying vegan in everyone, as well as being entertaining and motivational for those who are already vegan or on a path in that direction.

The project is new—he started writing in April of 2012, and he’s hoping to start touring his live show within the next 12 months or so. You can find him on Youtube, follow him on Facebook, or, if you’re not on Facebook, join his mailing list via vegansmythe.com.

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News from the Vegan Frontier:

  • Deer take to Highway 97 underpass
  • Beluga Whale Named Noc Mimics Human Noises With Spot-On Imitation
  • Stealth Dogs Steal Food in the Dark and Snatch it Quietly
  • Military’s dogs of war also suffer post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Plant-Based Bioidentical Hormones
  • Seth MacFarlane Happy Animal Deaths on ‘The Hobbit’ Exposed
  • Michelle Obama Gives Jay Leno A Vegetarian Meal
  • ‘Simpsons’ Co-Creator Offers $10K Reward after Pit Bull Attacked

News around Town:

VegNet Bend will hold their annual Vegan Holiday Cookie Exchange and White Elephant Gift Exchange, along with potluck, at 6p, December 19, at The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas in Bend. Bring a vegan dish to share and your recipe or list of ingredients, along with a dozen cookies and/or a white elephant if you’d like to participate in the exchange.

For more information about the above events, see VegNet Bend Group on Facebook or email .

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Music:

Paul Seymour

Paul Seymour

Theme song and musical clips are courtesy of Paul Seymour. To learn more about New Zealand / Australia based Paul or his music, please visit paulseymour.com.au.

Paul has new music he’d love you to listen at YouTube, Amazon.com, or iTunes.

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All Things Vegan airs on KPOV, Bend Community Radio.

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