SeaWorld Is Trying to Coax Back Visitors with Free Beer
Five years after Blackfish, SeaWorld’s attendance is back up—and the fact that there's booze on the house is no coincidence.
SeaWorld Is Floundering, But Will Not Give Up Its Orcas
SeaWorld just announced massive layoffs, but its 23 orcas are here to stay.
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SeaWorld Is Laying Off Hundreds of Employees
The job cuts are aimed to save the company a bit of cash and help improve conditions for the animals and their handlers, apparently.
Why America Needs 'Black-ish' More Than Ever
Depictions of black families and black culture on television have become more essential—and comforting—than ever.
SeaWorld Says the Current Generation of Captive Orcas Will Be the Park's Last
The company has yielded to years of public pressure over its killer whale program, announcing that it will end captive breeding — but it has no plans to retire its current roster of orcas.
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Seaworld announces an end to orca breeding, which is good news for whales—and GIF artists.
We Need More Than Hope to Overcome White Supremacy
At worst, hope can be a balm that only hides deep lacerations. It's used to soothe the shock of inequality, instead of actually addressing the legacy of oppression.
SeaWorld Says Its Spies Will No Longer Infiltrate Animal Rights Groups
People for the Ethnical Treatment of Animals says that SeaWorld infiltrators encouraged members to commit arson at the theme park and drain animal tanks.
Talking to 'Black-ish' Creator Kenya Barris About Putting the New Black Middle Class on Screen
We spoke to the creator behind ABC's consistently funny and cutting family comedy about politics, 'The Cosby Show,' and aspirational TV.
SeaWorld Sues California Coastal Commission Following Ban on Captive Orca Breeding
The lawsuit claims the agency overstepped its jurisdiction and seeks a reversal of the decision, which impacts the company's San Diego facility.
California Bans SeaWorld From Breeding or Transferring Killer Whales in Captivity
The state approved a multi-million-dollar expansion of the marine park, but banned captive breeding and the sale, trade, or transfer of captive orcas.
The 'SeaWorld Mole' Tried to Catfish Me
I met "Tom Jones" while he was posing as an activist.