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I'm Erin, but everyone calls me Red and that's just fine with me.

I'm a certified VLCE and Vegan Nutrition Specialist, public speaker, writer, consultant, kitchen wrangler, problem solver, rabble-rouser, jet-setter, and host of the popular vegan podcast Red Radio. I also co-founded The Seed in 2012, and continue to organize events across North America.

By night I'm a muay Thai practitioner, runner, Bikram Yogini, and tattoo enthusiast. Brooklyn is home, but I hail from Toronto, Canada, and I'm currently on the road.

Try to keep up.

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EP50: Vegan Fashion Ambassador John Bartlett!

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Confession:  I’m kind of in love with John Bartlett.  Seriously.  The man is outrageously kind, exceedingly talented, chock-full of compassion, and pretty gosh darn cute too.  What a prize!  And to think, he is forever immortalized as a totally awesome human being in Red Radio Episode Fifty.  I’m so thrilled I had the opportunity to speak with him… have you yet listened?  Get on it!

Erin Red welcomes fashion icon, passionate vegan, and champion for rescue animals John Bartlett in Red Radio Episode Fifty (FIFTY!)!  Hear about John’s personal journey to veganism, the inspiration behind his compassionate designs, his important work for the rescue/adoption movement and much, much more!  Plus, the latest in vegan/AR news, a rave review of Erin Red’s all-time favorite beverage, and a SUPER AWESOME holiday giveaway – does it get much better than that?!  (Answer: gosh no!)  Please consider supporting Red Radio by visiting erinred.com and clicking the DONATE button, and subscribe to Red Radio on iTunes today!  If you love what you hear, leave a glowing review, or drop Erin Red a line at erinredradio@gmail.com.  You can also read her blog at erinred.tumblr.com, and find her on Facebook and Twitter @erinred. 

Click on the Red Radio Logo and WERQ, HONEY.

Coming up super soon… HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY DETAILS!

xo Erin Red

EP49 Show Notes!

COLLEEN PATRICK-GOUDREAU’S RECOMMENDED VEGAN READING

ERIN RED’S RECOMMENDED VEGAN READING

EP48 Show Notes!

EP49: HAPPY BIRTHDAY RED RADIO!

Red Radio is ONE, y’all!  That’s right - one glorious year of vegan podcasting goodness under the belt.  The way I’ve been eating lately, I’m frankly surprised anything else can fit under my belt…but there it is.  I can’t hardly believe it myself!

When it came time to decide on a guest for Red Radio Episode Forty Nine - THE BIRTHDAY EP! - it was kind of a no-brainer.  Colleen Patrick-Goudreau was my very first guest way back on EP1, and it seemed apropos to bring her back.  We were lucky enough to spend some quality time together this year, and I wanted to show off her more casual side.  She’s a nut, and now you all understand.  Mission accomplished. 

It’s Red Radio’s FIRST BIRTHDAY and Erin Red is delighted to welcome back her very first guest, the incredible Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, in Red Radio Episode Forty Nine!  Tackling the all-important question, “What Would Colleen Patrick-Goudreau Do?”, the ladies cover veganism’s most frustrating queries with humor and humility.  Plus, some MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENTS about the future of Red Radio, and a clever vegan parody of a viral sensation.  All jam-packed into over TWO HOURS of vegan podcasting glory!  YOWZA!  Please consider supporting Red Radio by visiting erinred.com and clicking the DONATE button, and subscribe to Red Radio on iTunes today!  If you love what you hear, leave a glowing review, or drop Erin Red a line at erinredradio@gmail.com.  You can also read her blog at erinred.tumblr.com, and find her on Facebook and Twitter @erinred.  

Click the Red Radio logo to blow out the candles!


Show notes for EP48 and EP49 just around the corner, y’all!
xo Erin Red

EP48: Healthy is the New Gangsta featuring Stic.Man!

Oh, hey guys!  Remember back when I used to blog on the regular about that podcast I do?  And then, like, post the links for all the things I’d discuss on said podcast?  Remember?

Well, I’m back so something of a regular schedule around here, so I’m gon’ do my damndest to get all this blogging stuff updated STAT.  Deal?

So I’m sure you’ve all heard the incredible Stic.man on Red Radio EP48 by now - if you haven’t, get on it!  Aside from his epic success as one half of the infamous Dead Prez, the man is super passionate about healthy living and veganism.  Talk about the perfect Red Radio guest!  Am I right?!

Erin Red makes good on her mission to chat with the infamous stic.man of groundbreaking hip-hop duo Dead Prez in Red Radio Episode Forty Eight!  In an in-depth and intimate conversation, Stic discusses his passion for clean living, becoming vegan, promoting a healthy message in hip-hop, and how to be a ‘Wellionaire’.  Plus, the latest in vegan news in The Vegan Scoop, and a Compassionate Clip of the Week from fellow vegan redhead VeganSmythe!  Holy Cow!  Please consider supporting Red Radio by visiting erinred.com and clicking the DONATE button, and subscribe to Red Radio on iTunes today!  If you love what you hear, leave a glowing review, or drop Erin Red a line at erinredradio@gmail.com.  You can also read her blog at erinred.tumblr.com, and find her on Facebook and Twitter @erinred.


Don’t be scurred; click the Red Radio logo to listen now!

Alright, y’all - stay tuned for many more blog posts to catch up!

xo Erin Red

EP47: West Coast Fresh Veggie Lauren & More!

Never fear, folks… all is well at Casa Roja.  There were some pretty serious winds out there, and the rain was falling sideways, but we had power/internet/an open deli throughout the whole storm and Basil spent most of the event curled up with us in the bed.  I reeeeeeaaallly need to get back to work (and the gym), but everything’s hunky dory on our side of things.  Sending love and blessings to those who weren’t so lucky. 

Recorded just as the city was shutting down for Sandy, I had SO MUCH FUN chatting with my good friend Lauren for Red Radio Episode Forty Seven!  She’s really honest about her journey and I even learned some things about her I didn’t know.  Plus, I go crazy over the worlds greatest coconut water and play a clip about Dairy Cows by Jonathan Mann and Ivory King.  Super sweet, yo!

The illustrious Fresh Veggies segment returns in Red Radio Episode Forty Seven!  Erin Red chats with dear friend Lauren about (gluten-free!) veganism as it relates to MMA, travel, the corporate world and so much more.  Plus, learn the truth about dairy cows in a Compassionate Clip of the Week featuring vegan interweb superstars Jonathan Mann & Ivory King, and hear all about Erin Red’s absolute FAVORITE post-workout beverage!  YEEHAW!  Please consider supporting Red Radio by visiting erinred.com and clicking the DONATE button, and subscribe to Red Radio on iTunes today!  If you love what you hear, leave a glowing review, or drop Erin Red a line at erinredradio@gmail.com.  You can also read her blog at erinred.tumblr.com, and find her on Facebook and Twitter @erinred.  


Click the Red Radio logo to freshen up your own veggies!

Show notes for EP46 and EP47 coming up this week!
xo Erin Red

EP46: Veteran Activist Liz White Talks ‘Saving Dinah’ and More!

When I found out there was an upcoming feature film with vegan/AR themes I was excited enough - but once I discovered it’s entirely volunteer-made and produced by powerhouse animal activist Liz White, I was all “SNAP!”  Seriously, talk about a powerful production on behalf of the animals…'Saving Dinah' is bound to be a vegan classic. I can’t wait to see the film and I’m so glad to have had the opportunity to speak to Liz for Red Radio Episode Forty Six.  She was truly inspiring and really got me pumped to see Saving Dinah.  I know I’m not the only one!

What’s more?  The wonderful folks over at Saving Dinah were kind enough to blog about Red Radio and yours truly - check it out at SavingDinah.com!

In Red Radio Episode Forty Six, Erin Red is honored to speak to powerful animal and environmental activist Liz White of Animal Alliance Canada, who also happens to be the Executive Producer for an upcoming AR film called Saving Dinah!  Learn all about the community-produced feature film, as well as Liz’s nearly THIRTY years of important work on behalf of the animals.  What a powerhouse!  Plus, Erin Red raves about her favorite chocolate goodies, and drops some important knowledge about feral cat colonies.  Meow!  Please consider supporting Red Radio by visiting erinred.com and clicking the DONATE button, and subscribe to Red Radio on iTunes today!  If you love what you hear, leave a glowing review, or drop Erin Red a line at erinredradio@gmail.com.  You can also read her blog at erinred.tumblr.com, and find her on Facebook and Twitter @erinred.  

Click the Red Radio logo to listen now….like NOW!
Show notes for EP45 and EP46 before the end of the week, darn it!
xo Erin Red

EP45: The Barbi Twins Get Active!

OK, so 3 weeks or so ago, I sent out a tweet to The Barbi Twins.  I was all, “Hey ladies, would love to have you on my podcast!”  Lo and behold, not 24 hours later, a direct message showed up on my account from the Twins… and the rest, as they say, is history!

I was so thrilled to have the chance to speak to Shane and Sia in Red Radio Episode Forty Five - of course they’re hilarious, spontaneous, and definitely out there… but their passion for helping animals and speaking out for the vegan lifestyle comes through crystal clear.  I have a lot of respect for celebrities who use their ‘powers’ for good, and that’s just what the girls are up to.  More power to ‘em!

You think you know, but you have no idea:  Erin Red welcomes animal activists extraordinaire Shane & Sia Barbi (better known as The Barbi Twins) to talk veganism, animal rights, grassroots activism and so much more in Red Radio Episode Forty Five!  Giggle along with the ladies while they use their 7 & 1/2 minutes (each) of fame to speak up on behalf of the animals.  Plus, Erin Red Raves about her favorite vegan lip balm, and a Compassionate Clip featuring Steve-O!  ROCK ON!  Please consider supporting Red Radio by visiting erinred.com and clicking the DONATE button, and subscribe to Red Radio on iTunes today!  If you love what you hear, leave a glowing review, or drop Erin Red a line at erinredradio@gmail.com.  You can also read her blog at erinred.tumblr.com, and find her on Facebook and Twitter @erinred.


Click the Red Radio logo below to jump on the awesome bandwagon!

Show notes will go up before the end of the day tomorrow, mkay?

xo Erin Red

EP44: A Chat with Mark Devries of Speciesism: The Movie!

You guys, I really can’t wait to see Speciesism: The Movie.  I was excited before, but after speaking to producer, writer and director Mark Devries in Red Radio Episode 44, I’m extra pumped up.  Obviously the film will cover some heavy stuff, but by the sounds of it, it’s going to be entertaining and truly thought-provoking, too.  My kinda movie!  

If it’s released in theaters I’m definitely going to plan a group trip for sure.  Don’t be jello - come with!  Srsly, if you’re in the NY area and wanna make it happen, y’all know where to find me!

Get excited for the next compelling movie to add to your library:  In Red Radio Episode Forty Four, Erin Red welcomes Mark Devries, producer, writer and director of the upcoming film Speciesism: The Movie to discuss how the movie came to be, Mark’s journey to veganism, and just where humans get this superiority complex in the first place.  Plus, Red Raves about her favorite vegan sunscreen, and a thought provoking Compassionate Clip of the Week.  Please consider supporting Red Radio by visiting erinred.com and clicking the DONATE button, and subscribe to Red Radio on iTunes today!  If you love what you hear, leave a glowing review, or drop Erin Red a line at erinredradio@gmail.com.  You can also read her blog at erinred.tumblr.com, and find her on Facebook and Twitter @erinred.  

Grab some popcorn and click on the Red Radio logo to get the goods!


Show notes later this week, film fans!
xo Erin Red

EP42 Show Notes!

Guys, are you all pooping at least two or three times a day?  I sure hope so, and after the amazing feedback I received from Red Radio EP42 there’s really no excuse anymore.  Y’all should be lean, mean, poop machines.  

I call my cats poop machines sometimes.  But I digress.  On to the show notes!!!!

I think that’s all she wrote for EP42, kids.  Stay regular and tune in for the EP43 notes, coming up next!

xo Erin Red

EP43: A Raw Conversation with Sarma!

What do ODB and Sarma have in common?  A TON of things, evidently… but mostly, they’re both bona fide HUSTLERS.  For real.  Some of the (many) things I admire about this fine lady are her commitment, her hard work, and her determination - and if you’ve listened to Red Radio Episode Forty Three I don’t think I have to tell you why.

…but if I do, it’s because I fancy myself somewhat of a hustler, too.  So dear Sarma is a woman after my very own heart.  And to top it all off, she saved my canine boyfriend Leon Quinn Trujillo Sterling Brit's precious life, and advocates for others to do the same.  Check out the handsome fella below.  Sorry, bitches - he's taken!

Cozy up with your favorite organic green juice and join Erin Red for a conversation with raw food ambassador Sarma in Red Radio Episode Forty Three!  The ladies get fresh, discussing the birth and growth of NYC’s premiere raw dining experience, Pure Food & Wine, Sarma’s evolution towards veganism, and Erin Red’s love affair with Sarma’s rescued puppy, Leon.  It’s an uncooked love fest!  Plus, Erin Red addresses the impending “Baconopalypse” and more in The Vegan Scoop.  Delicious!  Please consider supporting Red Radio by visiting erinred.com and clicking the DONATE button, and subscribe to Red Radio on iTunes today!  If you love what you hear, leave a glowing review, or drop Erin Red a line at erinredradio@gmail.com.  You can also read her blog at erinred.tumblr.com, and find her on Facebook and Twitter @erinred. 


Are you ready to strip down and get naked?  Click the Red Radio logo below!


Show notes coming up soon for EP42 AND EP43!  WIN!

xo Erin Red