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OKG Newsletter


Topic: lewis

A poet's passion

A metro-area writer uses empathy to connect with readers and youth.


Features

Ryan Querbach
If you saw Robert Swain Lewis, you wouldn’t be surprised that he’s an Army veteran. You might not even be surprised to learn he works for the Oklahoma County Office of Juvenile Affairs. But, you would almost definitely be surprised that he is a published poet.
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The wizard of gore

B-movie legend Herschell Gordon Lewis, the ‘Godfather of Gore,’ got his start in the Sooner State.


Features

Rod Lott
In 1963, American moviegoers got a glimpse of something they had never seen before: a madman pulling out a screaming woman’s tongue, in bright-red detail.
 
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Spooky scribes

‘Tis the season for zombies and hauntings, according to two local authors.


Features

Mia Ledet
Gena Showalter and P.C. Cast
7 p.m. Tuesday
Barnes & Noble
6100 N. May
bn.com
843-9300
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Lincoln

Daniel Day-Lewis embodies America's arguably greatest president.


Drama

Phil Bacharach
Lincoln practically shouts “prestige production” before you’ve even had a chance to buy your popcorn. A costume drama about one of this nation’s most revered historical figures, this is the kind of film irresistible to awards groups.
 
Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis

The one-time ‘Nutty Professor’ just wants to be loved. Is that so wrong? Well, now that you mentioned it ...


Documentary

Rod Lott
There's a long-standing joke about Jerry Lewis being loved by the French, and to paraphrase The Simpsons, it’s funny ’cuz it’s true. We even see the adulation — then, now — in Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis, a two-hour documentary about the man whom one celebrity admirer calls “The Beatles of movie comedy.”
 
Thursday, January 31, 2013

Once you go Black ...

... you never go back, so get funky with the soulful sounds of Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears
8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
free
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

The Monk

I vow that it’s a gem.


Thriller

Rod Lott
For several years, I’ve intended to read Matthew G. Lewis' 1796 novel, The Monk. I even bought a snazzy trade-paperback edition with an introduction from Stephen King. Never got around to cracking it open.
 
Thursday, June 20, 2013

Sunday fun day

The Plaza District aims to fill you up, shop you out and provide music along the way.


Features

Molly Evans
Plaza Sunday
1-4 p.m. Sunday
Plaza District
plazadistrict.org
367-9403
free
 
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

God makes us good?


Letters to the Editor

None
In the Aug. 6 cover story “Atheist” (News, Carmel Perez Snyder, Aug. 12, Oklahoma Gazette), Ms. Rebecca Vitsmun said, “I still believe that as long as people believe goodness is the thing they are striving for, then we are on the same page.”
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
 
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