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Shane Barbi

From Killer Looks to No-Kill to Nabbing a Kitten Killer: The Barbi Twins Connect the Dots to Save Animals

Joan K. Smith | Posted 10.29.2014 | Impact
Joan K. Smith

What do stray cats and the ocean have to do with each other? Quite a bit in the current work of Shane and Sia Barbi, better known as the Barbi Twin...

Actor Ken Wahl's Second Calling: Animals for Disabled Vets

Joan K. Smith | Posted 07.27.2014 | Impact
Joan K. Smith

Ken Wahl says that his current activism is the most rewarding thing he's ever done, far beyond his acting career or Hollywood stardom. And he's not giving up soon.

Golden Globes, Playboy Centerfolds, and Murder: 'Wiseguy' Ken Wahl's Life Reads Like a Hollywood Script

Joan K. Smith | Posted 05.11.2013 | Celebrity
Joan K. Smith

I was able to speak to Wahl recently for a rare interview, to shed some light on a life with more twists and turns than any movie script, as well as the charitable causes that are spurring him back into the public eye.

Move Over, Romney and Obama: The Barbi Twins' 'Green Tea Diploradical Party' Speaks for the Real 99 Percent

Joan K. Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Joan K. Smith

Shane and Sia Barbi, the animal activists and legendary Playboy celebrities, would like us to understand that humans as a species represent "the 1 percent," with animals and the environment making up the 99 percent.

Famous for Something, Indeed: The Barbi Twins Take Tangible Action for Animal Rights

Joan K. Smith | Posted 10.23.2012 | Impact
Joan K. Smith

These identical twins, vegans and dedicated animal activists since the late '80s, have not merely used their fame to endorse awareness but have rolled up their sleeves, put feet to the ground, and now work 24/7 to promote meaningful action for "those who have no voice."