"...our area's best chefs aren't exactly eager to showcase Tofurky."
Ha ha! Why is it that non-vegans can't seem to get past the Tofurky shtick? It's the all-purpose, go-to putdown, yet that's only one product of many, and not even the best. Constantly falling back on Tofurky as a defensive putdown is lazy, at the very least.
As for some of the films listed here, it feels more like a continuation of "last week's slight."
How about Earthlings http://earthlings.com/ --the film that many people have credited for turning them vegan overnight? How about The Witness? http://www.witnessfilm.org/ Or The Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home http://www.peaceablekingdomfilm.org/ --about the emotional lives of farmed animals? Then there's Vegucated http://www.getvegucated.com/ --about three meat-eating New Yorkers who take a stroll along the path to veganism.
Yeah, many of these films are downers, because animals' commodified lives are downers, and how do you dress that up to be fun? Maybe it's just an inconvenient truth easily side-stepped with Tofurky jokes.
Skylar Browning you're a man after my heart. I want to add Troll 2 and Best Worst Movie, a documentary about the legend of Troll 2. The screenwriter says she chose to make the goblins who live in Nilbog plant-eaters as an anti vegetarian statement, which is hilarious and awesome as I'm sure many important film scholars have said.
Year of the Dog is pretty boring but I liked it better than you.
finally, check out my new catchphrase:
pigs are smarter than dogs dot com !
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