Meat Is for Pussies

A How-to Guide for Dudes Who Want to Get Fit, Kick Ass, and Take Names

John Joseph

Book

From legendary punk rocker and animal rights activist John Joseph, a vegan manifesto and guidebook that crushes the myth that meat is macho.

Author

John Joseph

John Joseph

John Joseph is the front man for the legendary punk band the Cro-Mags and the author of the self-published memoir The Evolution of a Cro-Magnon. He is an Ironman triathlete and has been strictly plant-based for thirty-three years and counting. He lives in New York City.

Reviews

“John destroys the stereotype of a ‘wimpy vegetarian’ and shows that anyone can live a cruelty-free life.” —Chef Tal Ronen, author The Conscious Cook

“John Joseph has more energy than a Tasmanian Devil, is more charismatic than Regis, and has led more lives than an alley cat.” —Rip Esselstyn, New York Times bestselling author of The Engine 2 Diet, triathlete and firefighter

“John’s book proves you don’t need meat to be strong, kick ass and be athletically competitive.” —Jake Shields, MMA Champion Fighter

“Smashing mainstream stereotypes and preconceived notions about the way vegetarians live their lives, John Joseph tells his story with true NYC grit and doesn’t pull any punches.” —Mac Danzig, UFC Fighter and Winner of the Ultimate Fighter 6

Meat is for Pussies is a book for real men ... the kind who are made of real meat!” —Morgan Spurlock, Supersize Me/ Inside Man (CNN)

“I’m really glad that John Joseph is finally showing that vegans are some of the strongest, healthiest, and toughest people on the planet.” —Moby

“In language that cannot be misunderstood, John has written the quintessential pussy-transformation guide.” —Brendan Brazier, author of Thrive: The Vegan Nutrition Guide To Optimal Performance in Sports and Life

“The plant-based movement is exploding thanks to people like John Joseph, who has never worn a pair of Birkenstocks. John has long shown how there’s nothing tough, manly, or rebellious about willfully participating in an animal-based, junk-food, big pharma system...” —Brian Wendel, Producer, Forks Over Knives

“Think meat makes you strong and tough? Think again! This book blows away the myths and tells it like it is. Current meat-heavy diet fads, especially the Paleo diet, are based on pure fantasy, backed by years of lies and misinformation. Want the truth? Read this book now!” —James Wilks, UFC Fighter, Winner of Ultimate Fighter US vs. UK

“When we are born, our bodies are turbo engines. After years of eating junk food and animal products, we turn our bodies into clunkers. John Joseph’s raw honesty drives that point home to perfection. And his advice works: The benefits of a plant based diet can be profound. ” —Robert Ostfeld, MD, Director of the Cardiac Wellness Program, Montefiore Hospital and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine