• Parties Extra! Video---Anne Bogie and Kathy Williams and Celebrate Pink OKC

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Sat, Nov 8, 2014

    [brightcove]3881334834001[/brightcove] Anne Bogie, Executive Director of Oklahoma Project Woman, and Kathy Williams, Chairman of Celebrate Pink OKC, discuss the Nov. 19th event on Parties Extra!

  • 5 things only Oklahomans will understand

    Richard Hall | Published: Sat, Nov 8, 2014

    Every state has its quirks, and Oklahoma is no exception. It takes a certain kind of individual to call Oklahoma home, but once that happens they’ll totally get where I’m coming from about these 5 things only Oklahomans will understand. No. 5 – QuickTrip QuikTrip is an Oklahoma staple, right up there with steak and […]

  • 'Let's go Longhorns!': Watch 10 hours of man walking in Austin as a hipster

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Remember when that catcalling/harassment video went viral? Well, there’ve been a number of responses and parodies, but none of them are as honest as the following video is (which condenses down 10 hours of a man walking in Austin as a hipster; warning: some language):

  • #FeelGoodFriday: This photo of 2-year-old Brooklyn Lynn Lilly is what happy endings are all about

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    This is a photo of pure elation. That’s 2-year-old Brooklyn Lynn Lilly of Tawas City, Mich. She wandered off from a family member on Wednesday, and what followed was a nerve-wracking search that lasted nearly 22 hours. Lilly was found in the woods near her home and, other than being a bit dirty and having […]

  • POLL: Do guns make homes safer?

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    A recent Gallup poll asked Americans if guns make homes safer. The answer? Six-in-10 believe they do: According to Gallup, the number of Americans who believe guns make homes safer has “nearly doubled since 2000.” What do you think? Take our poll below, and leave your thoughts in the comments: Do you think having a […]

  • Jimmy Kimmel gets parents to make their kids cry over Halloween candy — again

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    And it’s magnificent. (But, dang, do some of these kids anger issues!) For those of you who don’t know: TV personality Jimmy Kimmel asked parents to trick their kids into thinking they ate all the Halloween candy. Kimmel’s done this for several years now, and it’s always hilarious. Watch the 2014 edition below: My favorite […]

  • Parties Extra! Video---Kitchen Shower planned for new teaching kitchen at Youth Services for Oklahoma County

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    [brightcove]3873515548001[/brightcove] Debra Forshee and Marion Paden talk about the new teaching kitchen at Youth Services for Oklahoma County.

  • Homebrew kit gets hobby back on track

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Mon, Nov 3, 2014

    Call it the curse of familiarity. I’ve been homebrewing almost three years now. Certainly not long enough to call myself some sort of expert, but long enough to have the process memorized and to brew without looking at an instruction sheet or guidebook. Along the way, I graduated from extract, to brew-in-a-bag all-grain, to full-volume […]

  • GUNS! (and video): Does 'The Walking Dead' make headshots look too easy?

    Richard Hall | Published: Mon, Nov 3, 2014

    Jerry Miculek is the guy you want to be around when the zombie apocalypse goes down. He’s one of the best shooters alive (and possibly ever) and he’s got a no-nonsense approach to taking fools out. He’s also a fun-loving dude, and in a recent video he takes a look at how “The Walking Dead” […]

  • Surrounded by "soul" food

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    It didn’t take me long to figure out that I would get my fill of food covering the religion beat. I’m always surrounded by food and interesting cuisine. I can still remember my first Passover Seder, a meal in which the food helps tell the Exodus story (thank you again, Ann Dee Lee!). Then there […]

  • UM Bishops' panel draws criticism for excluding gays

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    One of the more high profile sessions of the United Methodist Council of Bishops was held Saturday  morning in Oklahoma City in a closed-to-the-public discussion about the way gays are treated within the United Methodist denomination. The Connectional Table’s Human Sexuality Task Force was held from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Sheraton Hotel in […]

  • 'Beardless one' from 'Duck Dynasty' talks about shaving and the show

    Carla Hinton | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    He’s known as the “beardless one” in a family of bearded men and he’s OK with that. I’m talking about the Rev. Al Robertson, the oldest son of the Robertson family made famous by the hit reality TV show “Duck Dynasty.”  Al Robertson (pictured)  told me in a recent interview about how he teamed up […]

  • Parties Extra! Video---Kristi Leonard and Laura Steen talk about the Junior League's Mistletoe Market

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    [brightcove]3866935483001[/brightcove] Junior League President Kristi Leonard and Mistletoe Market Chairman Laura Steen talk about the JL Mistletoe Market on Parties Extra!

  • How I became a zombie in 'The Walking Dead' — sort of

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    I have few dreams in my life: to be able to pay off my student loans before I die, to someday own a fully restored El Camino, and to one day play a zombie on “The Walking Dead.” Thanks to Baltimore artist Ted Dastick Jr., one of those dreams (kinda, sorta) became a reality. Dastick’s […]

  • Special stouts, food on tap for International Stout Day

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    TapWerks Ale House is finalizing plans for the annual International Stout Day celebration — set for Nov. 6 — and it looks like they’ll have quite the interesting lineup of beers. Below is a list of what is confirmed, provided by TapWerks. TapWerks general manager Greg Powell said there may still be a few surprises […]

  • ORU students are treating homeless this Halloween

    Carla Hinton | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    TULSA — It’s Halloween and numerous Oral Roberts University students have already decided they will “treat” instead of “trick.” Turns out, they are treating the homeless as part of ORU Outreach’s fall outreach event. Instead of the usual trick-or-treating for candy, students plan to go door-to-door to collect canned goods to feed the homeless. All the […]

  • 8 of the most horrific Halloween crimes

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Halloween, for most, is just another day. You wake up, go to work, come home, eat some tacos and maybe catch up on some television. That also means, like any other day, you hear stories of crimes big and small. But something about them happening on Halloween makes it all a little spooky. And, frankly, […]

  • Kaiser's grand reopening set for Saturday

    Dave Cathey | Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Kaiser’s American Bistro is no more, but  Kaiser’s Diner & Ice Cream Parlor is set to reopen on Saturday (Nov. 1) with a party from 6 to 9 p.m.,  showcasing a revamped menu from new owners Kristen Cory, Angie Uselton and Randy Giggers. Cory said she and her partners seeks to send customers back to […]

  • OKBio BrewFest features solid beer list

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    One of the metro-area’s faster-growing beer tasting events is coming up soon, and it features quite the solid list of beer vendors. The 2014 version of OKBio BrewFest is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. The event was moved to the ballpark to allow for more space after […]

  • Marshall ready for release of El CuCuy four-packs

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Marshall Brewing Co. announced today that 12-ounce bottles of the black IPA El CuCuy were on the bottling line at the brewery ahead of an imminent release to state liquor stores. El CuCuy previously has been sold seasonally in 22-ounce bombers. The brewery released this statement: “It was time for El CuCuy to transition to […]