Dive deep into the complicated origin of the sloppy sandwich, which involves one of the greatest literary figures in history. Then wash it down with a tart drink.
This week back in 1873, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis landed a patent for what may be the best-known item of clothing ever -- denim jeans. Learn about the surprisingly international history of All-American blue jean, then salute your shorts with a custom cocktail.
Around this time in 1966, two guys in the Twin Cities dreamt up a party game that had people falling all over each other. Connect the dots in the history of Twister, then gingerly sip on a colorful drink.
Around this week back in 1849, New Yorkers rioted... over Shakespearean acting. Seriously. Learn about the ruckus, then smash down a custom, era-appropriate cocktail.
The origins of the classic tune, butchered daily by novice pianists everywhere, is a bit of an enigma and may have been created out of heartbreak.
Back in 1994, two Phoenix-area lawyers hit upon a new way to advertise their legal services: auto-send thousands of emails to chat groups. Hear about their recipe for spam, and then check your inbox for a custom cocktail.
Find out about the most costly property theft in US history: the 1990 Isabella Gardner Museum art heist in Boston. Our bartender -- himself a former art guard -- mixes up a drink that's laced with bitterness.
The story of a clever businessman mass-produced toothpicks and popularized them using intimidation tactics that, remarkably, had nothing to do with shaming people for food caught in their teeth.
in 1957, the Wham-O Toy Company bought the rights to an invention which would become its most famous product, the Frisbee. You might say the invention was easy as pie. Or a piece of cake. Or both, really.
Bloody Marys are so 2014. According to trend forecasters, micheladas -- a Mexican-derived drink of lager mixed with some combination of savory sauces and spices -- are set to be the hippest thing to sip in 2015.