Gwendolyn Purdom

Gwendolyn Purdom is a Chicago-based writer, editor, and bar trivia night ninja. When she isn't writing about theater, comedy, or culture, or co-hosting health and fitness show "Living Healthy Chicago," she's probably walking her Australian shepherd mix Pam Beesly or desperately applying Tide To Go pressure to whatever she just spilled all over herself.
8 Summertime Treats We Should Bring Back
11 Businesses You Might Not Know Were Started By Women
The History Behind 8 Famous Tongue Twisters
Salvador Dalí and 19th-Century San Franciscans Were Eating Avocado Toast Long Before It Was A 'Thing'
5 Surprising Items that Would Help You on a Desert Island, According to a Survival Expert
8 Historic Pregnancies Everyone Was Watching
The Current Sheriff of Nottingham, and 7 Other Pop Culture Titles Held By Real People
10 Crazy Ways People Have Tried To Smuggle Stuff
11 Fair Trade Products to Try This Month
How Your Office's Social Culture Can Affect Your Health
9 Kissing Customs From Around the World in Honor of International Kissing Day
9 Historic Brewers Who Were Way Ahead of the Craft Beer Craze
10 Ice Cream Sodas You Can Make at Home
9 Long-Gone “Sexy” Undergarments In Honor of Victoria’s Secret’s Closing Catalog
10 Easy Hacks To Get Your Grill Ready For Summer
11 Old School Foods That Need to Make a Comeback


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