• 5 reasons the Wii U won the console war in our house

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    The console war is a messy one, but the Wii U stood out amidst the competition. Here's why.

  • Brianna Bailey's rebuttal: 8 best Christmas movies ever

    Brianna Bailey | Published: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    I noticed a few glaring omissions to Richard Hall's list of his top eight Christmas movies, so this is my rebuttal.

  • The 8 best Christmas movies ever

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Christmas is just eight days away, so let's take a couple of minutes and check out the eight best Christmas movies of all time.

  • 10 most popular Google searches of 2014

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    Google has just shared what the top Internet searches of 2014 are, and none of them are too surprising. Google actually shares two lists: the searches that trended in the United States, and the searches that trended globally. This post will list both. Get to it! No. 10 – Ukraine Ukraine made headlines across the […]

  • Connect and listen -- The Oklahoman Radio is a reason to get digital

    Alan Herzberger | Published: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    I had a nice phone conversation this week with someone who has two of my favorite qualities. He was enthusiastic He was a subscriber of The Oklahoman After I answered the phone, he immediately wanted to know more about The Oklahoman Radio app. He “likes the idea of it,” and wanted to know how expensive […]

  • Video: Oklahoma kids say the darndest things about Santa, Christmas

    BY RICHARD HALL | Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    Everyone knows kids say the darndest things, so when we here at NewsOK decided to ask some pint-sized humans what they thought of Santa and Christmas, we knew we would be bombarded with a cuteness overload.

  • Contest: Let's see those holiday lights!

    Tiffany Gibson | Updated: Fri, Dec 5, 2014

    ‘Tis the season for holiday lights. And, we want to see just how festive the entire state is. When you’re out and about this month, take a photo of your favorite holiday displays and use the tag #OKHolidayLights on Instagram or Twitter. You can also upload your photos at NewsOK.com/Now/Submit.  On Dec. 15, we’ll select […]

  • 7 OU football memes Sooner fans love to share

    Richard Hall | Updated: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    Sooner football fans are a passionate bunch. Through thick and thin, they stand by the University of Oklahoma football program no matter what. But this season I’ve noticed something come up more and more on social media, especially during games: OU football memes. Here are seven Internet memes that Sooner fans love to share. No. […]

  • 5 Oklahoma counties where it's easiest to live, and 5 where it's hardest to live

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    Earlier this year The New York times put together an interactive map that takes a look at the hardest U.S. counties to live in. The data used to rank (out of 3,135) the counties consisted of: median household income, the percentage of residents with a college education (bachelor’s degree), the unemployment rate, the disability rate, […]

  • #GivingTuesday: How are you giving back?

    Tiffany Gibson | Published: Tue, Dec 2, 2014

    How are you giving back and making a difference this #GivingTuesday? Let us know by taking an #unselfie and sharing it with us. You can upload the photo to NewsOK.com/Now/Submit or tag us, @NewsOK, on Twitter. We’ll feature some of these photos on our site and help spread the word about local organizations that are participating. […]

  • A steady demand for a longtime service

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Mon, Dec 1, 2014

    The audience on NewsOK continues to grow. Traffic patterns evolve, and audience interests shift depending on the topics of the hour. But we can always depend on one thing. Death: as in the paid obituaries and the daily death listings from around Oklahoma. There has always been a steady demand for that content. It’s been […]

  • Watch the 'Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens' teaser trailer right now

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Nov 28, 2014

    The first teaser trailer for “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens” just went live on the Internet, and you can watch it below: “The Force Awakens” picks up after “Return of the Jedi,” but the official plot synopsis has not yet been released. What we do know is we’ll see the original Big […]

  • 10 things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    Thanksgiving is a day for spending time with family and friends and, yes, enjoying some delicious food. But it’s also a time to be thankful for what we have in this life. The following 10 stories are happy and heartfelt, and represent the best that we as people have to offer — and be thankful […]

  • Watch the 'Jurassic World' official trailer right now

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    The first official trailer for “Jurassic World,” starring Bryce Dallas Howard and Star-Lord Chris Pratt, just dropped on the YouTube, and you can check it out below: The best part of the entire trailer? This:

  • Oklahoman.com: Holding the newspaper on your phone

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    I had the opportunity to speak with a longtime subscriber a couple of weeks ago. She’s been reading The Oklahoman every day for years and likes holding the printed newspaper, but she’s comfortable with technology and also uses our products on her mobile devices. She has downloaded The Oklahoman’s iPad app, The Oklahoman iPad Print […]

  • 10 famous Oklahomans, then and now

    Richard Hall | Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Ah, the Hollywood Sign. It has long since been a symbol of “making it.” You know, picking yourself up by your bootstraps and getting things done how only you can.

  • POLL: What's your favorite Thanksgiving food?

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    I’m curious: What do Oklahomans like to eat on Thanksgiving? What is your favorite Thanksgiving food? Take the poll below and share your thoughts in the comments. It’s listed in alphabetical order, broken up by food type. Cheers! What is your favorite Thanksgiving food?

  • #LICKatOKC: This issue is for the dogs...and cats

    Tiffany Gibson | Published: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    Just. LOOK. At. These. Faces. LOOKatOKC published its #LICKatOKC pet issue today, and it’s everything we could ever hope for with sad puppy dog eyes, cats in sinks and infinite cuteness. We had more than 170 submissions on Instagram and 40 from NewsOK.com/Now/Submit. Check out more photos here and here. And, because it was such […]

  • 10 facts about Oklahoma you might not have known

    Richard Hall | Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    Oklahoma is an interesting place, full of interesting and, sometimes, little-known historical facts. Here are 10 facts about Oklahoma you might not have known. No. 10 – Shoreline Believe it or not, Oklahoma has about 55,646 miles of shoreline, which is pretty impressive considering we’re smack dab in the middle of the Continental U.S. No. […]

  • 11 Oklahoman subscribers have conversation and 'Coffee with the editor'

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    Last week, we promoted an opportunity for subscribers to have coffee with the editor. We held up our end. We supplied the coffee and the editor. Eleven lucky subscribers filled in the rest. They were chosen to spend a morning with Kelly Dyer Fry, The Oklahoman’s editor, on Thursday.     There was coffee. There were […]