The Digital Desk


‘The Gunny’ writes my blogs for me

by Alan Herzberger Modified: April 18, 2013 at 1:32 pm •  Published: August 23, 2010

I’m always giving people reasons to visit on a regular basis, but I rarely take the approach of “The Gunny” R. Lee Ermey, the quintessential drill sergeant from the movie Full Metal Jacket.

You better be watching NewsOK! I might just have to come out and knock on your door and adjust that television set for ya! Drop down give me 25!

I don’t have the guts to tell him that NewsOK is a website, not a traditional television show. Adjusting TV sets isn’t going to do a lot of good, in most cases — unless, that is, by “adjust” he means “turn off.”

by Alan Herzberger
Digital Managing Editor
Alan Herzberger is the Digital Managing Editor for and The Oklahoman. He focuses on content within OPUBCO Communications Group’s variety of digital products. He’s been with The Oklahoman since 1997, when he joined the sports...
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