Compassionate Comics

EllenDegeneres.jpgBeing a farmed animal advocate can be serious work. Luckily, there are many hilarious veg comedians who use their talents not only to provide comic relief, but to help raise awareness about the plight of animals on factory farms. Check out some of our favorites! 

Ellen DeGeneres has been a voice for animals for many years. In fact, is an entire website devoted to going vegan. Ellen will also literally be the voice of fish Dory in Finding Dory, the sequel to Finding Nemo, which is slated for release in 2015. 

From the stand-up circuit, New York-based vegan comedian Myq Kaplan has released a comedy CD called Vegan Mind Meld, available now on iTunes. Myq has appeared on the David Letterman, Conan O'Brien, and Craig Ferguson shows, as well as on Comedy Central. 

Radio host and stand-up comic Jamie Kilstein is outspoken about his desire to end animal suffering. He even includes a statement about his stance on animal rights on his website. Jamie has appeared on Conan and many other television programs. Check him out daily on Citizen Radio with cohost and contributing reporter for the Nation, Allison Kilkenny. 

Other comedians who have chosen to help stop animal cruelty by adopting a veg lifestyle include Russell Brand, Kevin Nealon, and Sarah Silverman. Join them and others by making the compassionate choice to adopt a plant-based diet. Get tips, recipes, and nutritional information at and order your free Vegetarian Starter Guide today!