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Music future is bright


John D. Carlson
The first time that I encountered the genius of John Fullbright was via a radio program. The show is produced by the owner of The Blue Door, and it shares its name with the title of Joshua Boydston’s excellent cover story on the artist (“For the sake of the song”; May 7, 2014; Oklahoma Gazette).
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Saluting the ‘Greatest Generation’


Letters to the Editor

John D. Carlson
Sincere thanks to Ben Fenwick and the entire staff and management of Oklahoma Gazette for the recent article, “Twilight’s last gleaming” (News, Dec. 5).
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Delicious discourse


Letters to the Editor

John D. Carlson

When I pick up a copy of Oklahoma Gazette, I always turn first to the “editorial” pages (followed by a visit to the food and entertainment sections and then the crossword puzzle). This is not to say that I don’t read and appreciate the cover stories and other features — especially regarding City Hall shenanigans — because I do.

 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Righteous indignation


Letters to the Editor

John D. Carlson
On behalf of all the dust balls who cannot speak for themselves, I feel that it is incumbent upon me to express a measure of indignant outrage at their — that is, the dust balls — stereotypical portrayal as being intolerantly homophobic (“Gay people living openly with homophobic dust balls” illustration by cartoonist P.S. Mueller, July 6, Gazette).
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Pluck yew,' part deux


Letters to the Editor

John D. Carlson
My previously proposed $500 recreational road use permit fee should actually be $600 a year.
 
Thursday, November 18, 2010

When worlds (almost) collide


Letters to the Editor

John D. Carlson
A recent, and long overdue, letter effectively documented the rudeness, idiocy and presumption of far too many members of "The Bicycle Bozohood."
 
Thursday, October 14, 2010

Letters' 'hateful' tone draws concern


Letters to the Editor

John D. Carlson
As a longtime Gazette reader, I must say that I am a bit concerned about the hateful " and borderline stupid " tone of many of the letters that have recently appeared in this section of the finest ind...
 
Thursday, July 22, 2010

Relevant history


Letters to the Editor

John D. Carlson
In addition to being a part-time, pro-bono, semi-curmudgeonly, commentator/"opinionizer" (regarding what we might call "The Cultural Decline of Western Civilization As We Know It") " plus an amateur h...
 
Thursday, June 24, 2010

Swedish Reader Liking Vikings


Letters to the Editor

John D. Carlson
As a 50 percent Swedish Euro-mongrel, I have been following the ongoing debate regarding Asatru, the ancient religion of The Great White Norse, appearing between the covers of the Gazette. I think the...
 
Thursday, January 21, 2010
 
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