I usually don’t pay much attention to ads, but I happened to notice this banner advertising the new Dell Inspiron laptops that come in eight different colors. It’s interesting that the marketing execs would think to use the concept in a national ad campaign — that "green" is so part of the collective consciousness and the term "vegan" well enough known. Is this just another jump on the green-trend bandwagon, or a sign that green is becoming normal?

And speaking of normal, is that what a stereotypical vegan looks like? Flannel? Kerchief? Really?