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#OurNewNormal | The Raven Corps of Portland, Oregon

Image contains two equal panels on the right and left. In the right-hand panel, there are two other panels split horizontally. In the top panel, there is a photo of a woman in a video conference. Below this, there is another photo of a woman in a video conference. Just a little to the left of the woman, there is a smaller photo of a man with a white border around it. In the left-hand panel, there is white text on a dark blue background that says “T.O.F.U. Talks #OurNewNormal Season 03 Episode 09 With The Raven Corps of Portland, Oregon”.

The Raven Corps, a vegan youth group from the United States talks with me about the work they do and how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed their tactics. Read More »

#OurNewNormal | V Marks The Shop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Image contains two equal panels. In the right-hand panel, there is a photo of a man and a woman in a video conference. Just a little to the right and below the couple, there is a small photo of a man with a white border around it. In the left-hand panel, there is black text on a dark orange background that says “T.O.F.U. Talks #OurNewNormal Season 03 Episode 06 With V Marks The Shop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania”.

I chat with Carmella and Carlo of V Marks The Shop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to find out what running a vegan business is like during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »

#OurNewNormal | Amanda Lily of Winnipeg, Manitoba

Image contains two equal panels. In the right-hand panel, there is a photo of a woman in a video conference. Just a little to the left of the woman, there is a small photo of a man with a white border around it. In the left-hand panel, there is black text on a pastel blue background that says “T.O.F.U. Talks #OurNewNormal Episode 10 With Amanda Lily of Winnipeg, Manitoba”.

I talk with my good friend, Amanda Lily, about her family's life in Winnipeg during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »

WAIW | Morning Market Haul in Saigon

Image contains a photo of a variety of food on a white tabletop. On the left-hand side, in a green plastic basket, there are bright red tomatoes and a bunch of morning glory. To the right of the basket, there is a plastic container of small blocks of fried tofu, and just below that there is a banh mi sandwich.

Even though I can't go on any big adventures during the COVID-19 pandemic, I'm lucky enough to have great options for food at my local market. Read More »

TBT | Our Heroes are (Still) Problematic

Image contains three photographs placed next to each other in three narrow columns. Each photo contains a male looking at the camera, and he is mimicking the gestures for see no evil, hear no evil, and speak no evil in each respective panel. Above the men in the photos, there is white text that says "Our Heroes Are Problematic" and below the men there is text that says "Where Am I Wednesday".

With the future of the next issue and the magazine still up in the air, I thought today would be a good time to throwback to when I discussed the issue of hero worship in relation to Peter Singer and a few others. Read More »

TBT | Nesting Dolls and Body Image

Image contains a photo of five wooden nesting dolls on a dark wooden table with a red brick background. From largest to smallest, the dolls are painted dark green, red, yellow, purple, and light green.

Here's a throwback to the cover models of T.O.F.U. #7 that made their debut thanks to some paint and a MacGyver move or two. Read More »