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The Observer names Joshua Katcher, creator of The Discerning Brute, its “new sexy vegan.”

Last week, UK newspaper The Observer—the Sunday edition of The Guardian—named green-lifestyle expert and VN contributor Joshua Katcher "The New Sexy Vegan" on its list of up-and-coming 2010 trends. The list counts down the top 24 pop-culture trends and new faces to know. Katcher is the founder of The Discerning Brute, a website dedicated to "fashion, food, and etiquette for the ethically handsome man," where he routinely catalogues and spotlights the hottest vegan-friendly trends. Since launching The Discerning Brute in 2008, Katcher has garnered much media attention for his cruelty-free fashion sense and eco-friendly lifestyle advice.

Brooklyn's Vegan President Pushes to Ban Bologna

Eric L. Adams introduced a resolution that would ban disease-promoting processed meat at New York City public schools.
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Director Kevin Smith is Now a Non-Animal Eater

The Clerks director has officially ditched all animal products after a devastating heart attack made him reconsider his dietary habits.
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Ed Sheeran Buys Vegan Domino's Pizza for Dedicated Fans

The musician treated fans who camped out to see his concert in Brisbane, Australia to vegan pizzas from the chain, which recently added Follow Your Heart's vegan cheese to its menus.
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UK Doughnut Chain Opens an All-Vegan Outpost

The new plant-based location of doughnut shop Crosstown in London aims to make cruelty free doughnuts that rival the “real” thing.
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Zac Efron Thrives on a Purely Plant-Based Diet

The High School Musical actor reveals that ditching animal products has improved his metabolism, sleep, and exercise routine.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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