Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Culture

Culture

Toad in the hole: Mushroom has long week

It's true, I've heard these jokes equating the Super Mario Brothers character Toad with a penis. I've heard them since I was very young, but...
Boom Town

Boom Town: Chaos and order at odds in OKC

The battle between chaos and control in Oklahoma City constitutes the main theme in Sam Anderson’s new book, Boom Town. As is true of Oklahoma...
mural society

OKC’s modern society is mural society

I happened to pass by the mural on the new building in the Plaza District the other day, and it got me thinking about...
James Coburn

Poetry from James Coburn: ‘Tribes of Indifference’

Tribes of Indifference by James Coburn All of the world is a terrorist to the land. To people in the way of their vanity, To interests made vague...
Mollie Tibbetts

From Sept. 11 to Mollie Tibbetts: We must rise above our...

In mid-August 2001, my family planned a reunion gathering in Colorado. My only brother, David, and I both lived in New York City at...

Uneasy riders: Critics blame Boren for … OU?

I don't know why, but I keep imagining David Boren as an avid motorcycle enthusiast after his retirement from being president of the University...
Norman Pride Festival

Photos: Norman hosts its first Pride Festival, parade

Although Norman has long been considered the San Francisco of Oklahoma, it would not be until Aug. 26 that the city would host its...
Clara Lupervideo

It’s time to institutionalize the legacy of Clara Luper and OKC’s...

In the 1950s, Oklahoma City teacher Clara Luper and her students took the northern route on a bus trip to the NAACP conference in New...
football season

Football season is heating up in Oklahoma

Every year around this time, I'm excited for football season. Every year around this time, I am also not-so-subtly reminded this is Oklahoma, and...
CrossFit

CrossFit puts the ‘cult’ in ‘culture,’ and I love it

HOBART — I have been working out since I was 18 years old. I’ve done floor aerobics, step aerobics, spinning, yoga, distance running, triathlon...

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