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Knights of Badassdom

Too bad, because it starts quite well, as ambition-less auto mechanic Joe (Ryan Kwanten, TV’s True Blood) is dumped by his too-good-for-him girlfriend. To pick Joe up out of his doldrums, his housemates and best buds (played by Dallas Buyers Club‘s Steve Zahn and Peter Dinklage of TV’s Game of Thrones) get him high and

BOOKS

The Minimalists, Joshua Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus bring their 100-city tour to OKC, 7 p.m., Feb. 26. Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 Northwest Expressway, 842- 2900, fullcirclebooks.com. WED Wonna Cornelson Book Signing, author to sign copies of Echoes of Reality: Poems about the Drama of Life, 1-3 p.m., Mar. 1. Hastings, 1105 Garth Brooks, Yukon, 350-1803.

Grumpy old men

During the past several months, Ryan has shown instances of rude behavior during council meetings by interrupting colleagues. His attention has been focused on Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid and, in some cases, Ward 4 Councilman Pete White. Shadid, a mayoral candidate, will face incumbent Mick Cornett in the March 4 election. Ryan is part

Wish Lists

Jesse Jane Moore, adult film actress Q. If you were Santa, what would you give Oklahoma for Christmas? A. If I were Santa, I would give the families who’ve lost everything from the tornados their homes back, and I would rebuild Oklahoma to be a better place. Q. What was the greatest accomplishment for Oklahoma

Honey, I’m home

Heavy, the debut album of Oklahoma folk-rockers Honeylark, will premier to much fanfare with its Saturday release show, featuring a rare performance from Oklahoma music legend and the Queen of Rockabilly herself, Wanda Jackson. Other collaborations include local favorites Fiawna Forte, The Wurly Birds, Em and the MotherSuperiors, Feathered Rabbit and a three-piece horn section.

Parrott talk

That kid is now popular Oklahoma City chef and restaurant consultant Ryan Parrott, who, at age 19, became the kitchen manager at Tommy’s Italian-American Grill in Northpark Mall and went on to create concepts and revitalize menus all over town. You know him but might not know you know him. You read about the restaurants

Humming along

You would think that following the huge, surprising success of Silver Lake indie rock outfit Local Natives’ 2010 debut album Gorilla Manor, the four-piece would be riding high into its sophomore album. But the passing of Kelcey Ayer’s mother and the severed relationship with former bassist Andy Hamm had the band feeling quite the opposite.

LETTERS

There is an update. The New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) joined the Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice to challenge the law. On Aug. 19, the case went before Oklahoma District Judge Lisa Davis. She ruled that the law cannot go into effect while the lawsuit is pending. She added that CRR’s challenge has

LETTERS

There is an update. The New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) joined the Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice to challenge the law. On Aug. 19, the case went before Oklahoma District Judge Lisa Davis. She ruled that the law cannot go into effect while the lawsuit is pending. She added that CRR’s challenge has

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