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The Viva! Vegan Podcast and News Minisode

Welcome to the Viva! Vegan Podcast.

Welcome to the Viva! Vegan Podcast. Our monthly podcast and minisode are about all things vegan! We feature fascinating interviews with vegan celebrities and thought leaders, give you all the latest news from Viva! and chat about anything making vegan headlines.

The show is hosted by Viva!'s Faye Lewis and Lex Rigby.

Sep 1, 2021

Episode 59: Joey Carbstrong: Animal Rights Activist

In this episode – we talk animal rights activist and former gang member, Joey Carbstrong.

Joey went vegan in 2013 after turning his life around to help animals, and now has more than 165k followers on Instagram alone.

Recorded at Vegan Camp Out 2021, Joey is interviewed by Viva!’s Head of Investigations, Lex Rigby, about animal rights, his past and about the power of telling the truth.

Helen and Faye’s chat
Viva!’ Head of Communications, Faye Lewis, joins Helen to discuss the power of Joey's work and the role that investigations and social media now play in animal rights.

This podcast is sponsored by Beer 52 who are offering Viva! supporters a FREE case of eight vegan craft beers. That is eight craft beers, free from any animal products, sourced and curated from the best breweries on the planet for FREE! (excl. delivery). Go to to find out more.


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