New Year's Resolution #1: Go Vegetarian
Go ahead, accuse me of buying into the Mad Cow disease hype. I don't care.
But this post at Sisyphus Shrugged has me wanting to yak. Total, complete ick.
Also recommended for budding PETA members, the excellent My Year of Meats, by Ruth Ozeki, which manages to be about Japanese/American culture clashes, female empowerment, fertility problems, eating disorders, the retch-worthy American beef industry, and good all at the same time.
Some prick broke into our VW bus and stole my copy a few years ago. I hope they've eaten lots of hormone-injected, BSE-infected beef since then.