vpp1final640I do a podcast! It’s all about pedicabs, veganism, bicycles, social issues, and other stuff.

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Occupy GeziEpisode 10 / Thursday, June 20, 2013
Rise Up! Regulate! Veganize!
Uprisings from Chicago to Turkey to Brazil, a preview of Chicago pedicab regulations, and the urgency of veganism vs. the sanctity of respecting human culture.
[show notes/links coming soon]

FreightyCatEpisode 9 / Sunday, May 5, 2013
Freighty Cat

Leslie and Kyle are Freighty Cat, making cargo bikes in Detroit! I got to chat with them recently in Chicago. Follow ’em on Twitter & Facebook, and buy a custom-built cargo bike!

FASTEpisode 8 / Monday, April 15, 2013
FAST Biking 4 Change

FAST Biking 4 Change embarks on their 300-mile vegan advocacy bicycle tour: from Chicagoland, to Madison, to Milwaukee, and back! Ranging in age from 14 to 48, FAST spends the hour talking about their experiences being vegan, speaking out for animals, and taking an epic bike trip for the cause. Find them on Facebook, follow John on Twitter, and help fund their journey on IndieGoGo.

Episode 7 / Wed., April 3, 2013joey-thumb

I am joined by fellow pedicab driver Joey Kappel, and we discuss pedicabs, hardcore, pop-punk, more pedicabs, Chicago Cubs & White Sox baseball, veganism, the Kentucky Derby, even more pedicabs, straight edge, and… ethical beer? Also, music from his 3 bands: Boilerman, Strangers, and Broken Prayer.

Episodes 5 & 6 / Friday, March 1, 2013 Snow Patrol

(5) Pedicab and bicycle calamity! First half of an extra long podcasting session with Jeremy from Critical Transit and The Unconventionist. We talk about pedicab drama, a recent dooring & hit-and-run, and more pedicab drama.

(6) Second half of the podcasting marathon. We discuss abolitionist animal rights, the myth of humane exploitation, and some healthy vegan food ideas.

Episode 4 / Thursday, February 14, 2013 IMG_4016

Jeremy Mendelson of Critical Transit talks pedicabs, horse meat, vegan eating, and winter cycling. Happy V-Day!

[show notes coming soon!]

Episode 3 / Monday, December 3, 2012 shane200

Shane Schubbe: fellow vegan pedicab driver, also an MMA fighter & owner of Stay Gold Wear. A positive podcast for positive people!

. . . [show notes]

Episode 2 / Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Laviyah from the Vegan Food Truck, cruelty-free Thanksgiving, winter cycling preview, Black Friday activism.

[show notes]

strikeEpisode 1 / Wednesday, November 14, 2012

1st Vegan Pedicab Podcast! Intro to pedicabs and rickshaws, local bike stuff, Chicago teachers strike, labor issues, vegan stuff, product reviews.

[show notes]



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