Saturday, July 21, 2018

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film

The celluloid bond: Why moviegoing is important

A person’s first love is usually another person, someone you hang your hopes and dreams on. A human window into what the future could...
I miss the old New York

‘I Miss the Old New York’: Dark days, endless nights

(Editor's note: I Miss the Old New York is a short story by Sam Magid.) NEW YORK — Every generation of dreamers who has ever...
comics

Comics shop aims to super-charge interest in reading

The story of a local comics shop owner’s educational campaign reads like a Spider-Man-inspired allegory. Its protagonist’s motives are self-serving at first, and only...
WoodyFest

WoodyFest: ‘This really is a family reunion’

OKEMAH — I came to Okemah to find a folk music festival. I found that. But I also found a family reunion. More than 100 singer-songwriters...

Sundaze: What was the Board of Health smoking?

After the voters said, "Yes," the Oklahoma State Board of Health said, "Well, sorta." I think this was a bit expected, no? Dr. Jean Hausheer,...
73118

Living in the 73118: Come celebrate on 7/31/18

They say home is where your heart is, but it's also where you receive your mail. In both instances, the 73118 ZIP code has always...
progressive musicians

Oklahoma’s progressive musicians bring politics to stage

Gregg Standridge was a teen high school dropout in south Oklahoma City when he “borrowed” a Woody Guthrie songbook from the public library. He learned...
Oklahoma!video

The musical ‘Oklahoma!’ is still bogus after 75 years

The musical Oklahoma! opened on Broadway in 1943. Seventy-five years have passed, and Oklahomans are still much taken with the dear old thing. Richard Rodgers...
Scott Pruitt climate has changed

Scott Pruitt’s climate has changed

I honestly didn't know much about Scott Pruitt when he was the attorney general of Oklahoma. I knew that many people didn't have the...
Mary Fallin not high

Gov. Mary Fallin not high … on SQ 788 special session

Some might say they were spooked by the results of Tuesday's primaries. Others might say that a lot of political capital has been lost...

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