September 2021: Joey Carbstrong

Episode: 59

Joey Carbstrong

Joey Carbstrong: Animal Rights Activist

In this episode, we talk to animal rights activist and former gang member, Joey Carbstrong.

Joey went vegan in 2013 after turning his life around to help animals, and now has more than 165k followers on Instagram alone.

Recorded at Vegan Camp Out 2021, Joey is interviewed by Viva!’s head of investigations, Lex Rigby, about animal rights, his past and about the power of telling the truth.

Helen and Faye’s chat

Viva!’s head of communications, Faye, joins Helen to chat about the role of social media in investigations and how campaigning has evolved thanks to the ease of information sharing.

About Our Show

You can hear this show via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and on lots of other apps and websites. Spread the word! Don’t forget to share on Facebook and Twitter!

Subscribe to our emails and get the latest episode every month, straight to your mobile device or computer. It’s automatic and completely free.

Copyright owned by Viva! Bristol 2021. Not for re-use without our written agreement. All featured music and content used by permission. Produced by Helen Wilson for Viva!.

This podcast is sponsored by Beer 52 who are offering Viva! supporters a FREE case of eight vegan craft beers. That is eight craft beers, free from any animal products, sourced and curated from the best breweries on the planet for FREE! (excl. delivery). Go to to find out more.

Scroll up