• Jamie Katz, Pet Detective
    July 6, 2016 No Comments By Duncan
  • Dr. James Keen, veterinarian and whistle blower
    June 29, 2016 No Comments By Duncan
  • Steve Jenkins, co-author of “Esther The Wonder Pig: Changing The World One Heart At A Time”
    May 25, 2016 No Comments By Duncan
  • Paula Poundstone, comic and cat devotee
    April 13, 2016 No Comments By Duncan
  • Neko Case, singer-songwriter-animal guardian
    September 30, 2015 No Comments By Duncan
  • In Conversation With Temple Grandin–Part Two
    February 25, 2015 No Comments By Duncan
  • Lily Tomlin, actress, comedian and animal advocate
    April 2, 2014 No Comments By Duncan
  • Cynthia Moss, wildlife researcher and author
    January 1, 2014 2 Comments By Duncan
  • Claudine André, bonobo partisan
    October 2, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
  • Fred Willard, comedian, actor, animal guy
    September 18, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
  • Gabriela Cowperthwaite, director of “Blackfish”
    July 24, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
  • Captain Paul Watson, founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, also known from television’s “Whale Wars.”
    March 9, 2011 No Comments By Duncan
  • Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick, a Kenyan author, conservationist and elephant expert
    January 26, 2011 No Comments By Duncan
  • Alec Baldwin, Actor-Animal Advocate
    September 8, 2010 No Comments By Duncan
  • Dr. Jane Goodall
    December 9, 2009 No Comments By Duncan

Nellie McKay, singer-songwriter-activist + Triumph The Insult Comic Dog: 15th Anniversary Show

On this program, we marked the 15th anniversary of “Talking Animals”—almost to the day! I launched the show on June 16, 2003 at KUCI, the campus-community radio station at the University of California at Irvine. At the tail end of 2005, “Talking Animals” found a home at WMNF, not long after my family and I moved our home to Florida. Read more…

Kristen Auerbach, Director of Pima Animal Care Center

Kristen Auerbach—Director of Pima Animal Care Center (PACC), and recognized as a prominent, pioneering figure in the animal shelter world, in part through her previous stints at Austin Animal Center (which became the nation’s largest no-kill shelter), and Fairfax County Animal Services—recalls her earliest days in this field, as a humane officer. Read more…

Terry Woodford, music biz veteran & creator of “Canine Lullabies”

Terry Woodford—who has extensive experience as a songwriter, record producer, and recording engineer, having worked in one capacity or another, with such artists as The Commodores, Hank Williams, Jr., and The Temptations—discusses some highlights of his music biz career. Read more…

Ted Leo, singer-songwriter-guitarist, veteran vegan

Ted Leo—the singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, front man of Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, and veteran vegan—recounts his path to vegetarianism, in 1988, then after further reading, research, and contemplation, going vegan in 1998. Read more…

Lariana Forsythe, interim CEO of Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA)

Lariana Forsythe—interim CEO of Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA), the domestic violence center based in Southern Pinellas County, which, in early March, opened an on-site kennel—explains that “interim” in this instance is a two-year designation required by the state of Florida for CEOs of domestic violence shelters who take the job without experience in that realm. Read more…