Joined: May 13, 2016
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.
We've come a long way since you couldn't say "pregnant" on television.
There still is an Earl of Sandwich and a Marquis de Sade, even if they're not the ones you know from the history books.
None of these innovative efforts to smuggle contraband worked—but they all get points for creativity.
There are plenty of ethically sourced products to take the pumpkin-spiced edge off the changing seasons.
New research shows just how important it is to get along with your coworkers.
How about some water buffalo milk? Or smoked shoulder clod? Perhaps the best treats to beat the summer heat haven't been around for awhile.
Kissing under the mistletoe has roots in Nordic mythology.
The Vikings had a brew that was hallucinogenic.
America's Main Streets are no longer lined with charming soda fountains, but the refreshing desserts can easily be made at home.
Queen Victoria had a particular red number...
Give your BBQ star some TLC before firing it up for the season.
Bring back the cheese ball!