Chris Palmeri reports that an employee of SeaWorld posed as an activist and worked for the animal rights organization for years.
The claim, if true, could mark another public-relations black eye for SeaWorld, which has faced withering criticism of its marquee attraction -- trained killer whales performing for guests. The company has endured a critical documentary, boycotts and the loss of sponsorships. Attendance and revenue have suffered.
… SeaWorld didn’t respond to other questions, including whether McComb works for the company. McComb, reached by mobile phone using the number at the jresume.com site, declined to say if he was a SeaWorld employee and hung up when asked if he used the name Thomas Jones.
Michael Harriot’s take on why the NFL rejecting PETA’s ridiculous ad is so notable is the best I have read. …On one hand, PETA gentrifying the movement for social justice by likening the “human prejudice of fur coats, trained circus tigers and ribeyes” (yes, they actually said that), to the institutional racism that permeates America […]
Animals, including a bee, snake, eagle, and fish, all take a knee in PETA’s animated Colin Kapernick-inspired ad created for the Super Bowl airwaves. The controversial commercial, which has voices gently humming the “Star Spangled Banner,” calls for an end to “speciesism.” But, the animal rights organization is reporting that it was blocked by the […]
For more than 100 years, the animals on the Barnum’s Animal Crackers’ packaging were depicted in a circus cage. Now, thanks to a request from PETA, that has all changed. The animal rights organization asked Mondelez, Nabisco’s parent company, to remove the bars in a letter sent in 2016, according to AP: “Given the egregious […]
Father’s Day is June 21st, otherwise known as the roughest shopping day of the year. Don’t get us wrong, Dad deserves an awesome gift for all the great things he gave you. But let’s be honest — buying for your father is often a chore. Your gift has to take into account what he already […]
Even in horrible economic times, a few simple rules hold unshakably true. And one of those rules is that if you possess an in-demand skill, you’ll always find work — and often, at a top market salary, to boot. If you understand Big Data and how to find order from the chaos of massive stockpiles […]
We live in a disposable era. If you can’t fix a broken item with a wrap of duct tape, there’s a very strong likelihood that its next destination is the trashcan. However, that probably leads to a trigger-finger death sentence for many household items that could be saved with just a bit more ingenuity. Before […]