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  • Who are you calling a ‘dirty hippie’?

    By Rebecca Spence

    April 15, 2015 | 11:59 am

    "We’re here to freak the straight culture out,” David Bronner says excitedly, dressed in hemp sneakers and a gold foam helmet emblazoned with a red heart.

    The 6-foot-4 president of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps has just finished his first Spartan Race — an obstacle course/mud bath...

  • Montreal police: Soap not made from human remains

    June 3, 2010 | 11:45 am

    A lab analysis of a swastika-stamped bar of soap said to be made from Holocaust victims shows no human remains.

    The beige bar, said to have been made during the Nazi era and put for sale at a Montreal curiosity shop, made headlines in March when the owner claimed it was made from...

  • New film foams with the soap story of Dr. Bronner

    By Ben Ehrlich

    July 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Emanuel Bronner, creator of the company Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, was not your typical boardroom suit.

    Third-generation soap-maker, escaped mental patient and son of Orthodox Jews and Holocaust victims, Bronner, who died in 1997, is the subject of a new documentary, "Dr. Bronner's...