But never too busy to share news like this:
THE folks who run Hooters may be the world's biggest boobs - for kissing off a chance to get Pam Anderson into one of their restaurants. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wanted to book the Hooters on West 56th Street for a private party on April 17 feting "Committed: A Rabble-Rouser's Memoir," the new book by PETA honcho Dan Mathews veggie Buffalo wings., and planned to serve But Hooters suits put the kibosh on the idea on grounds that the organization is too politically charged and controversial. A spokesman for the Chicago-owned chain said: "PETA mobilizes strong feelings on both sides of the fence. It wouldn't make good
business sense for us."
"[PETA honcho] Mathews, who's now looking for a more tolerant venue, told us, "Hosting the book party would have showed that Hooters is well rounded in more ways than one. We're always looking for ways to keep the 'T' and 'A' in PETA."
Two of many possible questions
1) When did righteousness and smuttyness become the new peanut butter and jelly? The whole "I'd rather go naked than wear fur" thing made sense as a one-off, but PETA seems committed to bringing the jiggle to everything they do, viz image at right. I suppose if we have to put up with cheesecake to get rid of sweatshops, we can tolerate a bit more to save the animals.
2) Veggie chicken wings?