Ali Berman

Senior Editor

789 Articles

Bio

Ali Berman is the author of Choosing a Good Life: Lessons from People Who Have Found Their Place in the World (Hazelden) and Misdirected (Seven Stories Press). She works as a humane educator for HEART teaching kids about issues affecting people, animals and the environment. Her published work can be found on her website at aliberman.com. In early 2012 Ali co-founded flipmeover, a production company with the mission to use media to raise awareness of social issues.

Articles

Miners on Discovery’s ‘Gold Rush: Alaska’ Unnecessarily Kill Bear

in Animals

Discovery’s new reality TV show, ‘Gold Rush: Alaska’ is being criticized for the unwarranted shooting and killing of a bear. In May of 2010, a bear wandered onto the camp

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Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo Is Struggling With Debt

in Animals

Steve Irwin’s legacy, the Australia Zoo, is currently in financial crisis. Things have gotten so bad recently that the zoo had to let go of twenty-two employees. Zoo officials blame

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Obese Gorillas Go On Plant Based Diet To Shed Extra Pounds

in Animals

When we talk about America’s obesity epidemic, we’re usually just talking about humans. However, it seems that gorillas should also be added to the conversation. Turns out the number one

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Jessica Simpson Hires Celeb Trainer, Continues Vegan Diet

in Pop Culture

The recently engaged Jessica Simpson has hired celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson to help her slim down and tone up for her upcoming wedding. Anderson has worked with stars like Madonna,

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OK Go Donates Signed Prop Guitars For Music Education

in Music, Video

The kings of long takes and viral music videos, OK Go, have donated the three guitars used in their video for the song, “What Do You Want” to the Fender

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Michael Vick Cancels Interview With Oprah

in Animals

We told you that Michael Vick was going to appear on Oprah next Thursday, but now that interview has been canceled. Why? Vick said in a statement, “After careful consideration,

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Roseanne Shows Off Her Green Side With Organic Farming Reality Show

in Featured, People

Roseanne Barr, former sitcom star, talk show host and stand up comedian, has become a farmer. What kind? Macadamia nuts. If you grew up watching Barr’s life unfold on her

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