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University of Texas

Farts trump ‘fear’ at U of Texas mock mass shooting

AUSTIN, Texas — Around 2 p.m. Saturday, a small group of gun rights activists staged a mock mass shooting at the corner of a...
bacon

Sunday Funday: Don’t fear the weeper

Don't Fear The Weeper by Derek Baruch Von Geiger Cry, young man. Cry, old man. Cry in between. Cry when you can. Don't become mean, Mean as in base, Or you may...
lynching

Chilling, historical poetry: Oklahoma lynching

(Editor's Note: The following poem is from author James Coburn's book, Words of Rain.) Oklahoma Lynching by James Coburn Mosquitoes tasted blood of white men Standing shoulder-to-shoulder across...
Jim Thompson fiction

Jim Thompson wrote ‘hard-boiled existential noir’

Imagine it is the early 1950s, and you are preparing to board a Greyhound for a three-hour trip. You need something to help pass...

Fed up with feminism, ready to be a human being

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — I am done with feminism. Done. Done. Done. And now that I’m technically working for “free” until 2016 thanks to the...
parent revolution

‘Parent Revolution’ pushes bad charter school rhetoric

Even among Oklahoma City residents, not that many outsiders venture into the neighborhood around F.D. Moon Elementary School. My three incredibly satisfying decades of...

Faith community dialogue: Criminal justice reform

(Editor’s Note: Vital Conversations is a running series of commentaries from various faith leaders. The series is sponsored by Phillips Theological Seminary, though contributions...
Twitter

‘Utility of the now’ — McBee on Twitter follows

(Editor’s Note: This is the third of three posts where NonDoc staff answer the question, “For someone new to either Oklahoma City or Twitter, who...
steakhouse

BBQ bologna: Oklahoma’s legendary Lebanese steakhouses

Only at an official Okie-style Lebanese steakhouse can a patron get hummus, tabouli and barbecued bologna in the same meal. Over the years, several family-owned...
Twitter

Funny OKC Twitter follows you might miss, part two

(Editor's Note: This is the second of three posts where NonDoc staff answer the question, "For someone new to either Oklahoma City or Twitter, who...

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