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OKG Newsletter


Topic: chicken-fried news

Judge ye not


CFN

Gazette staff
What does a business group do after it has the ability to call the shots in the Legislature, governor’s office and most other major political offices in the state?
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

SimCity comes to life


CFN

Gazette staff
If you’ve ever wanted to turn a building into your own covert base of operations, now is the time! The only catch is it has to be in the old Friendly Coin Laundry in the Plaza District.
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Hasty release


CFN

Gazette staff
Thanks to Flaming Lips singer Wayne Coyne and the antics of his cohorts, words like “blood,” “nude,” “goo” and “orifice” are just par for the course.
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

CFN’s awfully harsh record review of the week


CFN

Gazette staff
“It’s so ‘down’ and so ‘jiggy,’ I swear they even rip off the damned Proclaimers with straight faces, and suffice it to say, leading forced-shout vocalist and bassist Tyson Ritter is no Johnny Depp/Buster Keaton. ... Did anyone mention the last decade is over now? They didn’t get that memo.”
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Pious people


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Gazette staff
We hope you’re sitting down for this: Oklahoma City is very, very religious — the third most religious city in the nation, in fact, according to a 2010 study by the U.S. Religion Census.
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Wayne's whiny world


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Gazette staff
What is Lil Wayne's problem? Once again, the rapper took to his @LilTunechi Twitter account today to moan about his experience sitting courtside yesterday at Game 1 of the NBA Finals series between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat.
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Tweet tweet


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Gazette staff
Chicken-Fried News is as addicted to Twitter as the next idiot with calloused thumbs and too much time on his or her hands, but these days it’s tough to tell which tweets are on the up-and-up and which are of the made-up variety. Twitter has become an irresistible outlet for parodies of people in the news.
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Extending dominion


CFN

Gazette staff
Lifechurch.tv, the Edmond-based megachurch with 15 virtual campuses in five states, has made an application for a new .church domain extension. ICANN, the organization that oversees domain extensions, is about to add dozens of new extensions, including proprietary names like .apple and .google.
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Scatological divide


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The national collegiate wakeboarding championship kicked off May 31, but rather than the competitors rocking the Oklahoma River, they found themselves paddling up, well, Shit Creek. The contest had to be moved to Guthrie after elevated levels of E. coli bacteria were found in the water.
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Super-sized


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Gazette staff
How many stairs must one climb to burn off that McRib?
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
 
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