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Chicken-Fried News: Everyone, she’s OK. Really.

Chicken-Fried News: Everyone, she’s OK. Really.

Kristin Chenoweth is really, really okay. No, really. According to E! Online, Twitter was awash with concern for everyone’s Glenda the Good Witch, Kristin Chenoweth. The diminutive stage and screen star of Wicked and Pushing Daisies fame sent out vague missives about her symptoms, asking, “anyone who prays please do!” She then reported that she

Kings of everything

A young woman went to Key Arena on March 28 to see the Okie-tied rockers, probably jammed out to “Sex on Fire” and “Use Somebody” and then walked away with measles. As a precaution, the Washington State Department of Health even published the woman’s schedule online so that those who were in her vicinity that

Luck of the Irish

  Punk-rock legends Dropkick Murphys will kick off their annual St. Patrick’s Day festivities with a tour of the Midwest before touching back down in their hometown of Boston for an annual gig — or gigs — on the Irish holiday. Always on the road, it seems, the band celebrates with its town and its

Hot house

Operations Manager Jason Mann, who has past experience in the construction field, developed the idea as a way to bring some excitement around the holidays. He never imagined it would turn out this well. “We make mini gingerbread houses in the bakery already, so I thought, ‘How cool to do a humongous one,’” Mann said.

Back on attack

She had an Oklahoma City shirt, Thunder-blue boots and a vibrant smile that was the perfect accessory to her bedazzled Oklahoma City Thunder handbag. So what if the bag was more fashion than function; it was opening night, and that means celebrating. Talk to any Thunder fan for the past five seasons — every game

Film it

Film it bottom Attention, fans of The Sandlot: You’re officially old! The 1993 baseball comedy enjoys quite a cult following, which is why its 20th anniversary is being celebrated with a 16-city nationwide tour. At 8 p.m Saturday, see it at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S. Mickey Mantle, with writer/director/narrator David Mickey Evans in attendance

Oklahomers

Credit: Brad Gregg Stoops and his pride made waves recently in an interview during a Sooner Caravan stop in Tulsa, when he admirably (if not futilely) defended his conference against the big, bad SEC — winner of seven consecutive BCS national championships. “So they’ve had the best team in college football,” he said. “They haven’t

Thunder crazy

Haviland is hardly the only Thunder fanatic who dresses in bizarre outfits, paints his body and shouts himself silly. Actually, the faithful fan base includes a group of self-described superheroes who will do and say almost anything to help the home team win. They usually sit together and can be seen behind the basket at

‘Time’ bandit

Avid readers keeping up with the current paranormal-fantasy scene will recognize Sherrilyn Kenyon’s name. With 60 published books across multiple series — and more than 50 of those titles landing on the New York Times best-seller list — the popularity of her work is undeniable. But Kenyon is not one to rest on her laurels,

Con men

Now in its 25th year, SoonerCon is Oklahoma City’s longest running convention celebrating science fiction, fantasy and pop culture. A lot has changed since its inception. “Much of what was once considered ‘geekdom’ is now mainstream,” said Jerry Wall, SoonerCon chairman. “This summer’s major movie releases reinforce the fact.” The three-day convention plays host to

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