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To Know A Pig Is To Love A Pig

Sasha and Dennis the Menace. Photo by Tracey Shepherd Davis  by Tracey Shepherd Davis I am sitting on my front deck surrounded by country peacefulness.  A special soul is curled up beside me snoring and grunting. This is my happy place, My Little Piece of Heaven!  There was a time [...]

November 27, 2012 TGIOM Blog, News 15

Why Kimmela?

photo courtesy of Troy Snow By Lori Marino, Executive Director, Kimmela Center for Animal Advocacy At the end of this academic year I will be leaving my 18-year position as a Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology at Emory University, and embarking on a new path as Executive Director of [...]

November 20, 2012 TGIOM Blog, News 1

Talking Tofurky – The Ghost-Free Journey

We are excited to announce that Tofurky is interviewing our Ghost-Free Co-Coaches Donna Oakes and Rosemary Tarentino Foos in this month’s “Talking Tofurky” blog. “The Tofurky Team became aware of The Ghosts in our Machine (TGIOM), a  Multi-Platform Social Issue Documentary, through the work of world renowned photographer and animal [...]

November 13, 2012 Nina GFJ Blog, News Comments Off on Talking Tofurky – The Ghost-Free Journey

October Social Media Highlights

Abbey is found. Photo courtesy of Tracey Shepherd Davis The Ghosts In Our Machine project continues to grow, to raise awareness and to show people the faces of the ghosts too often forgotten. Facebook and twitter continue to be great hubs for the project to thrive and reach people around [...]

November 4, 2012 TGIOM Blog, News, Team Notes Comments Off on October Social Media Highlights

We are on LUSH Charity Pots

We are so excited to be included in the 2012 Christmas LUSH TIMES, as one of its featured Charity Pot recipients. The Charity Pot Fund supports our bimonthly 5-Day Ghost-Free Journey. Do you recognize the face on the lid? It is Fanny, one of the featured animals in our documentary. [...]

October 26, 2012 Nina Blog, News 1

News Flash: We are a “Case Study”

The Ghosts In Our Machine team is thrilled to announce we have been included in an international “Transmedia, Multi-Platform & Convergent Resource Kit: Developed by Dr. Siobhan OFlynn and Anthea Foyer. The TMC Resource Kit was conceived, designed & developed by Dr. Siobhan O’Flynn & Anthea Foyer. It is a living [...]

October 25, 2012 Nina Blog, News Comments Off on News Flash: We are a “Case Study”

Interview with Seth Tibbott

Seth Tibbott with his first tempeh incubator that he built. Photo courtesy of Turtle Island Foods. Our Featured Animal Ambassador for October 2012 is Seth Tibbott, the President and Founder of Turtle Island Foods. We asked Seth to share his insights with us about his family owned and independent meat alternative company, Turtle Island Foods. Q: [...]

October 17, 2012 Nina Blog, News Comments Off on Interview with Seth Tibbott


We are happy to announce that THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE will have a table at the upcoming Blessfest 2012 on Saturday October 20, 2012 at Fairy Lake Park in Newmarket, ON from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Director Liz Marshall wil be in attendance and we’ll be selling “For [...]

September 24, 2012 Nina Blog, News Comments Off on THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE at Blessfest 2012

Interview with Dr. Gieri Bolliger

Dr. Gieri Bolliger

Photo credit: © TIR Our Featured Animal Ambassador for September 2012 is Dr. Gieri Bolliger, Attorney of law and Director of the Foundation for the Animal in the Law (TIR, Switzerland). We had the opportunity to interview Dr. Bolliger in person in Zurich, Switzerland, and we filmed in the Foundation’s [...]

September 18, 2012 TGIOM Blog, News Comments Off on Interview with Dr. Gieri Bolliger

Interview with AA Jennie Ridler – Fighting Animal Testing

Jennie and Ella

Jennie Ridler is our Featured Animal Ambassador for August. She is a member of the Campaign Team for LUSH. The team works hard to raise awareness and stimulate change around important social and environmental issues. A cornerstone issue for LUSH is animal testing and LUSH is one of very few [...]

August 22, 2012 Nina Blog, News 56