Meet the 'Ethical Carnivore' Who Spent a Year Only Eating Animals That She Killed Herself

Louise Gray is author of 'The Ethical Carnivore,' a book documenting the year she spent eating meat she saw raised and slaughtered herself. “It’s not a philosophical treatise,” she says. “People can take their own judgment from it.”
Ava Szajna-Hopgood

Hunter and Gatherer: Lobster Luke

Instead of paying nearly $40 per pound for California spiny lobster, Luke "Lobster Luke" Sandburg braves the dark waters off the California coast and catches those bad boys himself.
Luke Sandburg
The Politics of Food

The Ethics of Hunting Seals

Watch 'Canada's Controversial Seal Hunt.'
Adam Leith Gollner
seal meat

Eating Seal Meat Is a Vital Part of Life in My Community

Many people opposed to seal hunting don't understand that kids in indigenous communities are hungry, and it's painful to see that. It's ridiculous that other cultures are welcome to survive off of our natural resources, but we're not.
Tanya Tagaq

Why Some Gun Advocates Are Calling for a Boycott of Tito's Vodka

It all boils down to Tito's Handmade Vodka's pro-dog—and pro-animal—stance.
Jelisa Castrodale

China Bans Sale of Endangered Animals as Food

The Chinese government banned the production and sale of food made from state-protected wild animals last week, promising to update the list of what’s protected every five years as populations in the wild recover or take a dive.
Wyatt Marshall

Watch the Trailer for Matty Matheson's New VICELAND Series 'Dead Set on Life'

Matty's back, and there's going to be a lot of explosions, steak, reckless driving, self-reflection, and Canadian eating adventures.
Munchies Staff

Why You Probably Shouldn't Butcher a Hog in the Alley Behind Your Restaurant

Turns out, it's probably not the best of ideas to butcher a hog in full view of prying eyes, even if you do plan on being the only one to eat the thing.
Alex Swerdloff

MUNCHIES Presents: Young Hunters

In this MUNCHIES special, we follow a diverse group of young people around Amsterdam who have found surprising reasons to hunt for their own meat.
Duco Coops

Why This Man Is Eating a Beached Dolphin for His Christmas Dinner

Last year, he ate a badger for Christmas, but this year, 76-year-old "roadkill chef" Arthur Boyt has a more marine mammal on his menu.
Wyatt Marshall

A Nun Hunted and Killed a Huge Deer and the Internet Went Crazy

The Catholic Diocese of Erie, Pennsylvania proudly posted a picture on their Facebook page recently, not knowing what response they'd get. But when the photo of Sister John Paul Bauer—a nun and teacher at Elk County Catholic High School—hit the...
Alex Swerdloff

This Free-Diving Wonder Woman Kills Octopi with Her Bare Teeth

Kimi Werner is a Hawaiian wonder woman/goddess living everybody’s dream life, eating fresh seafood every day that she catches herself and getting paid to surf. We spoke with her to find out how that feels like.
Javier Cabral