China DeSpain

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China DeSpain is a San Antonio-based writer and blogger. She loves pop culture, animal rights, health and fitness, international travel, books and wigs. Follow China on Twitter: @ChinaDeSpain


WATCH: Billie Joe Armstrong Wants You To Stop Giving ‘Sh*t Gifts’

in Animals, Causes, Entertainment, Environment, Music

Armstrong and his wife have teamed up with the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to ask consumers to buy Christmas gifts that benefit the environment.

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Doris Day’s New Album to Benefit Animals

in Animals, Causes, Entertainment, Film/TV, Music

Screen legend Doris Day made her mark on the world as a Hollywood star, but for the past thirty years, she has devoted herself to something else altogether — animal

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Compassionate 2011 Cyber Monday Deals!

in Beauty, Eats, Fashion, Lifestyle, Vegan

Today is Cyber Monday, and you know what that means! Internet-wide discounts, sales and coupon codes. We don’t know of a better way to tackle your holiday shopping than by

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Scarlett Johansson Talks Poverty and Politics

in Causes, Entertainment, Film/TV, People

Although she may be best known for her quirky film roles and sultry looks, Scarlett Johansson is much more than a pretty face. In an interview with Arianna Huffington for

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WATCH: Chris Pratt and Aziz Ansari Want Students to ‘Give A Spit’ About Cancer

in Causes, Entertainment, Film/TV, People

Parks and Recreation stars Chris Pratt and Aziz Ansari are reaching out to youth and asking them to “give a spit” about cancer. Literally. The actors have paired up with

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The ‘New York Times’ Goes Veg for Thanksgiving

in Eats, Vegan

What do Sweet Potato Salad, Coconut Butternut Squash Soup and Creamy Onion Tart have in common? Other than being delicious, that is? They’re all part of the New York Times‘

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‘Forks Over Knives’ Spawns Another Celeb Vegetarian

in Entertainment, Film/TV, Vegan

The health documentary Forks Over Knives is creating big changes in Hollywood. The film, which touts the health benefits of a vegan diet, has been the catalyst for several celebs

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