Author Archives: Brian Alan Burhoe

About Brian Alan Burhoe

A Graduate of the Holland College Culinary Course, Brian Alan Burhoe has cooked in Atlantic Coast restaurants and institutional kitchens for over 30 years. He is a member of the Canadian Culinary Federation. Brian's articles reflect his interests in food service, Canadian history, imaginative literature, wildlife writing, animal rights, wilderness preservation and our best friends -- our dogs. See his CIVILIZED BEARS!

Horse Slaughter Pipeline from America to Canada

  Award-Winning Documentary Film “From the Kill Pen,” Exposing the Horse Slaughter Pipeline from America to Canada, Now Here…     To be practical, I suppose there’s no difference between eating horse meat and enjoying chicken, beef or salmon.  No … Continue reading






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Lily Tomlin: Wait Don’t Kill Me Comedy Benefit – Free Billy the Elephant

  Lily Tomlin Joins June Diane Raphael, Craig Ferguson & Casey Wilson to Headline “Wait Wait, Don’t Kill Me!” Comedy Benefit for “Voice For The Animals”     “The elephants became so symbolic to me, the evidence (of their treatment) … Continue reading






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Wackiest Dog and Cat Pet Names of the Year Announced

  Results of the Wacky Dog & Cat Pet Names Competition Are In — Top 10 Dog & Cat Pet Names of 2017…     With Be Kind To Animals Week and National Pet Week upon us, it’s time to … Continue reading






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Tom Deady’s HAVEN Wins Horror Writers Bram Stoker Award

  Thoughts on Tom Deady’s HAVEN: Artistry, Laughter & How Others Perceive Us…     It’s a Saturday matinee in the Strand Odeon Theatre and we’re watching THE 7th VOYAGE OF SINBAD.  I’m 13.  I’m with friends.  I’m captivated.  Watching … Continue reading






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Be Kind To Animals Week: Take The Kindness Pledge

  Celebrate Human Compassion with American Humane’s Be Kind to Animals Week! They cannot ask for kindness Nor for our mercy plead, Yet cruel is our blindness Which does not see their need.On Kindness To Animals, Edgar Guest  “Be Kind … Continue reading






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Free Children’s Book Week Comic Book & Sesame Street Picture Book

  Celebrate Children’s Book Week!  Get Your Free Comic Book & Sesame Street Picture Book with Grover… “One World, Many Stories”  Launched almost a hundred years ago, in celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading, Children’s Book … Continue reading






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Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2017

  Mystery Writers of America Announce Their Edgar Allan Poe Award Winners of 2017     Mysteries dominate the Best Seller lists.  Mysteries dominate my bookshelves.  From Sherlock to Rumpole of the Bailey, Classic Cozies to Stephen King and Mindy … Continue reading






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Nine Cheetah Cubs Rescued from Illegal Wildlife Trade

  Nine Cheetah Cubs and One Juvenile Rescued from Illegal Wildlife Trade in Africa   Two of the nine cheetah cubs confiscated from wildlife traffickers in Somaliland…   It’s just in the last couple decades that we’ve seen the plight … Continue reading






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Tom West – Classic Ace Double Western Writer Remembered & Reviewed

  Tom West ACE Double Western Book Reviews: Gallows Gulch & The Man At Rope’s End     Tom West: Classic Ace Double Western Writer Remembered & Reviewed In his 1960 Western novel THE PHANTOM PISTOLEER, after a ranch house, barns, … Continue reading






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Las Vegas Honors Legendary Entertainer Don Rickles With Photo Display

  Las Vegas Honors Legendary Entertainer Don Rickles With Photo Display     Recently, when just for the heck of it, I made a list of my Top 10 Movies, I surprised myself: “They’re so serious!”  All those Town Marshals … Continue reading






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