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The Voice of American Idol, Mark Thompson, Chats with Awesome Vegans Elysabeth Alfano

The Voice of American Idol, Mark Thompson, Chats with Awesome Vegans Elysabeth Alfano

Well, it’s always a thrill to have the voice of American Idol on your podcast. On today’s Awesome Vegans video interview series and podcast famed newscaster, radio host, Emmy Award winning producer and podcaster (The Edge), Mark Thompson joins me from the recording studios.  We discuss how the mainstream media covers animal welfare issues, his take, as a former weatherman, […]

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Basketball Legend John Salley Talks with Awesome Vegans, Elysabeth Alfano

Basketball Legend John Salley Talks with Awesome Vegans, Elysabeth Alfano

On this episode of Awesome Vegans, host Elysabeth Alfano dishes it up in her kitchen with basketball legend, John Salley.  You know the expression everything under the sun?  That’s exactly what Elysabeth talks about with this wellness master, media personality, chef, philosopher and star on the court.  Get comfy and settle in because John and Elysabeth wax prophetic about food […]

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Clean Meat?  Brad Barbera of the Good Food Institute Explains

Clean Meat? Brad Barbera of the Good Food Institute Explains

If you’re listening to my Awesome Vegans Podcast with Elysabeth Alfano, you are probably interested in change. But what does it take to create change?  Today’s podcast guest has the answers, at least some of them any way.  Brad Barbera is the Director of Innovation at the Good Food Institute in Washington, D.C. and he sure does know his stuff. […]

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Interview with the 12-Year-Old Activist Who Invited the Pope to Go Vegan

Interview with the 12-Year-Old Activist Who Invited the Pope to Go Vegan

We look to our leaders to lead.  When they don’t, which can happen more often than not, it can take a 12-year old girl to be the spark of change.  On this episode of Awesome Vegans, I am honored to be the FIRST interview with young activist Genesis Butler immediately after she publicly (New York Times, The Guardian) invited Pope Francis […]

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Could Democrats and Republicans Actually Agree?

Could Democrats and Republicans Actually Agree?

Stephen Wells of Animal Legal Defense Fund Sits Down with Elysabeth Alfano and Shares the Surprise! As much of an animal advocate as I am, when it comes down to the most important thing for animals, it isn’t the rescues. It is to get the laws changed for animal protection. This is why today’s guest, lawyer and Executive Director of […]

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Violinist Rachel Barton: ‘The Gold Standard for Health is Plants Only’

Violinist Rachel Barton: ‘The Gold Standard for Health is Plants Only’

On this episode of Awesome Vegans,  Rachel Barton Pine, world-renowned violinist and vegan, joins host Elysabeth Alfano. With over 30 CDs to her credit, Rachel has played in concert halls all around the world. She is also the founder of the RBP Foundation. When people think about vegans, perhaps they think about hippies and extremists.  Rachel blows that stereotype to smithereens, showing […]

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Dr. Neal Barnard on Changing the Status Quo for Better Health

Dr. Neal Barnard on Changing the Status Quo for Better Health

Dr. Neal Barnard is Founder of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and the author of 20 books, such as The Vegan Starter Kit: Everything You Need to Know about Plant-based Eating. He has achieved massive reductions in the use of animals in experimentation and has worked to ensure that nutrition is an important factor in preventive medicine. We discuss his […]

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How Not To Die: Tips from Dr. Greger for your New Year’s Resolutions

How Not To Die: Tips from Dr. Greger for your New Year’s Resolutions

Can eating meat cause cancer? Can eating a whole-food plant-based diet decrease depression? For once and for all, Is soy good or bad for you?!? The Dr. is in…or should I say the nutrition nerd is in the house. Yes, Dr. Michael Greger with encyclopedic knowledge of nutrition joins me to kick off the new year with some nutrition facts for our […]

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The One and Only Jane Velez-Mitchell

The One and Only Jane Velez-Mitchell

Elysabeth Alfano interviews the fab Jane Velez Mitchell, founder of the #JaneUnChained News Network.  With a career in journalism spanning decades, in 2014 Jane focused her energies on covering animal rights issues on her newsfeed style website JaneUnChained.com and her FB Channel, Jane Velez Michell.  As a longtime vegan and voice for animals, just as she was on her CNN […]

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Gene Baur: What About Adopting a Turkey Instead of Eating One?

Gene Baur: What About Adopting a Turkey Instead of Eating One?

I like to think of Gene Baur, Co-Founder and President of the Farm Sanctuary in New York State and the Los Angeles area, as the original.  While he isn’t the first animal activist, who else has funded their sanctuary by selling veggie dogs out of the back of their VW van at Grateful Dead concerts?  Classic! Gene is more than […]

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