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153 Kids Movies Revisited: The Secret of NIMH + Calhoun’s Disturbing Rodent Experiments

This week we revisit The Secret of NIMH, a movie that left Nichole with a sense of dread as a child, and talk about the disturbing mouse and rat experiments that inspired the book that it was based on.

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152 Holiday Advice! Answering Your Questions about Gifts and Santa

We’re taking a break from our kids’ movie review series to answer holiday questions related to gift giving and Santa, in order to be timely for the holidays. WARNING: we talk about Santa and how he’s not real (and kinda the worst), so don’t let your kiddies hear if you don’t want them to know!

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151 Kids Movie Review Series: Rewatched Wall-E and Holy Shit it’s Problematic

For the first of our three-part kids’ movie series, we rewatched Wall-E and were horrified at how awful it was. Beyond insufferable fat-shaming, it had an insidious conservative message lurking under its seemingly liberal veneer. Oof.

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150 Holiday Advice! Answering Your Questions about Food & Family

Hey kids! With the holiday season in full swing, we decided to solicit and then answer your most burning holiday questions. We tackle what to do about being pressured to buy non-vegan food for others, how to get family to stop harping about food when you secretly struggle with eating disorders, and what to do about being the only vegan at the table.

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149 School Denies Parents’ Request for Vegan Food: When Bureaucracy Blocks Autonomy

After hearing about a school in Texas that denied a family’s request for vegan food and served their 4 year old meat, we thought this was a good opportunity to talk about a lot of things, including access, how government aid can make personal autonomy more difficult, respecting others choices, and a whole lot more!

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148 Racism in the Vegan Movement: The Kerfuffle Over Wishing Colin Kaepernick Happy Birthday

This week we talk about the explosion of racist bullshit over VegNews wishing Colin Kaepernick a happy birthday. Will White Veganism ever not be a thing?

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147 VegFestUK 2017 Speech Snippet: Pro-Capitalist Veganism Can’t Succeed in Liberating Animals. Also, Nichole Goes on an Epic Movie Rant about No Reservations

Heyo! Today we wanted to share some information from one section of our London speech with y’all and generally talk about why pro-capitalist veganism will never succeed to free animals from oppression. Also, Nichole gives a legendary rant-recap of No Reservations, one of the worst movies ever made during which she and Callie possibly laugh harder than they ever have before on air.

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146 Movie Review: 500 Days of Summer

We’re in London and just gave our speech at VegFest London! To unwind we did one of our favorite things… watched a movie and then ripped it apart! We are joined by our good friend Marine from a privileged vegan.

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145 Movie Analysis: The Misogyny of Nocturnal Animals

Hey folks! Nichole was so excited for Nocturnal Animals, a supposed thriller by Tom Ford, but it ended up being a beautiful cesspool of misogyny! So…we’re talking about it!

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