What A Lovely Day: Creator of Heathen reviews Mad Max: Fury Road

For fans of the Mad Max franchise, news of a new installment was met with mixed reactions. While some were thrilled to see Max in high speed chase once more, others  worried that the sequel/reboot-driven landscape of modern cinema would take something they loved and all but destroy it. In fact, the movie opened to

ADDverse Effects: From Reggae to Hip Hop to Norman to Portland

I first encountered ADDverse Effects playing at the Dunlop Codding building in Film Row. I walked away from

Alleged Serial Rapist From Norman Pleads No Contest.

Accusations of rape against Tristen Killman-Hardin inspired a protest against Norman High School after the school was blamed

Teaching Our Daughters About Our Brutal World

On Friday, May 1, 2015, Nigerian forces freed 234 women and girls from Boko Haram, a jihadist militia intent on bringing Western Africa under Islamist rule. Amnesty International estimates that more than 2,000 women and girls have been abducted by the insurgents since 2014. Of the women freed in May, 214 of them were pregnant.

Kurt Cobain: Why I Won’t Let My Kids Watch Him Die.

My two sons are well aware that Nirvana’s take on the Appalachian folk song, “Where Did You Sleep Last Night”, remains one of my favorite songs. The melody is an unsteady cauldron, boiling and starting to spill over. The song stops me at any moment it reaches my ears, yanks me from reality, and places

Holly Wilson and Iranian Artist, Behnaz Sohrabian, at JRB Art at the Elms

OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, May 1, 2015 6:00-10:00 p.m. Three solo exhibits by three female artists: Sallyann Milam Paschall, Behnaz Sohrabian and Holly Wilson opens in May at JRB Art at The Elms. The exhibits will run through May 30, 2015. Enrolled in the Cherokee Nation and raised in Oklahoma City, Sallyann Milam Paschall is a

Pop Art and Sports Superstars Collide at OKCMOA

Warhol: The Athletes April 16 through July 12 Oklahoma City Museum of Art OKCMOA.com Warhol: The Athletes is exactly what it says on the tin. Standing in the middle of the gallery at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, one is surrounded by familiar faces: Muhammad Ali, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Dorothy Hamill—the sports heroes of Andy Warhol’s

The Retrieval: The End – CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE

“Hold, please,” David said to Oscar Willington before flicking the monitor off. When so close to death, David’s mind

Phantasmagoria Blues Pre-Order

From the author of Little Dixie Horror Show comes a new series of rich, Southern-soaked horror stories from the craziest corner of Oklahoma. Pre-order by May 8 to get a signed copy! Little Dixie. A place spoken of in hushed voices, where hard men dangle cold carcasses of meat to bleed from low-hanging trees and old

Literati Presents #5 Release Party

Third Thursdays in the Paseo: Prairie Wolf Mixology 6-9 pm Thursday, April 16 Bombs Away Art 3003A Paseo

THE RETRIEVAL IV – CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE

The coffin was a re-purposed shipping container for mining explosives. Re-enforced, radiation-proof, air-tight, the perfect seal to preserve

New Prints At Bombs Away

Tyler Wardlaw 7-9 pm Friday, April 3 Bombs Away Art 3003A Paseo in Oklahoma City Tyler Wardlaw is

Let’s Make Comics!

Let’s Make Comics! 6-9 pm Friday April 3 and 10 District House 1755 NW 16TH in Oklahoma City Art will swallow you whole. The creative process is long, lonely, and cavernous. It consumes, breaks your heart, then redeems with a glimpse of something sublime just at the moment that you’ve nearly broken its spell on

The Retrieval III – Choose Your Own Adventure

Oscar Willington was never easy to find. Though he’d amassed a staggering fortune that dwarfed the gross domestic

Cute is the new punk

MystiKawaii Kloud Kastle A group exhibition curated by Jenna Bryan Closing Reception: “Kick It and Create” Wednesday March

The Retrieval II – Choose Your Own Adventure

David watched through the air lock porthole as the retrieval claw pulled in the Wonderboy clone, Lima. He