The Bake and Destroy Cancer Zine

The Bake and Destroy Cancer Zine

In November 2009, our friend Mat Arluck passed away after a long battle with cancer. At a memorial concert held by his friends and family a few months later, I learned that an organization called Grind for Life had helped fund his move from Chicago back to his...
Where To Buy CM Punk’s Abortion Rights Shirt

Where To Buy CM Punk’s Abortion Rights Shirt

I decided to make a quick post about where to buy the “Abortion Rights Are Human rights” shirt CM Punk wore in Texas this week because I’ve been asked on every social media platform I’m on. You can buy it from Raygun, and it comes in two...
My Favorite Vegan Shoes

My Favorite Vegan Shoes

I’ve been posting Veganuary tips on my Instagram all month, and have covered a lot of basics from “no, you won’t die of protein deficiency” to vegan makeup brands. I’ve avoided vegan shoes as a topic because personal style varies so much,...
Chicago’s Best Vegan Eats

Chicago’s Best Vegan Eats

*Updated 9/28/2022* Chicago has a plethora of vegan and vegan-friendly restaurants. If you’re a Chicagoan, or a frequent visitor you’ll find some classics on this list, but you might find a few options you didn’t know about. Ritual Pastry offers a...
Vegan Lasagna Dip

Vegan Lasagna Dip

A few years back I made a 7-layer taco dip-inspired version of Lasagna Dip meant to be served cold, but given the record low temperatures in Chicago the last few days I figured a hot version would be a welcome addition. This one’s made with Upton’s...
Vegan Spinach Dip Cups

Vegan Spinach Dip Cups

Communal chip n’ dip bowls? In this economy? No thank you! Eliminate any and all risk of the double dip with this recipe for Vegan Spinach Dip Cups. I use store-bought puff pastry (often accidentally vegan – just check the label), Kite Hill Cream Cheese...
Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2022

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2022

It’s been a while since I put together a Mother’s Day Gift Guide, but I had a lot of fun making the Vegan Valentine’s Day Guide so I put on my window shopping hat and started this list. Just like the V-Day Guide, I’ll be adding to it as I find...
The Catcade 5k

The Catcade 5k

I’m participating in the first-ever virtual Catcade 5k! It’s a virtual 5k, which means you can complete it on your own time – but a few of us in Chicago have formed Team Liberation and are planning to meet up at Liberation Donuts at 2pm on Saturday,...