Archive for May, 2007

Man Eat Dog World?

May 31, 2007

In protest against the death of a fox during a hunt led by Britain’s Prince Phillip, performance artist Mark McGowan ate a corgi during a live radio broadcast. Even featured guest, Yoko Ono, tasted the dog meat that was minced and stewed with apples, onions, and other seasoning. A self-described vegetarian, McGowan said the corgi meat was “really, really disgusting”.

McGowan is no stranger to eating unexpected meats in protest of the monarchy; he supposedly ate a swan during a performance at a London art gallery. His protest obviously accomplished it’s goal: to get people talking. But I wonder how his actions can be construed as art?

Pet Food Saga Continues

May 3, 2007

The pet food recall by Menu Foods has expanded yet again to include cuts and gravy. A month and a half after the first recall notice went out and there is no end in sight.

Pet food recall expanded