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Cover Story: Red Dog documentary chronicles a childhood spent in one of OKC’s longest-running strip clubs

Cover Story: Red Dog documentary chronicles a childhood spent in one of OKC’s longest-running strip clubs

“I remember the game machines. We would go in there at night,” Luke Dick said. “Being able to play all the video games for free was a serious draw for a toddler.”

Head of the class

Credit: Brad Gregg “Oklahoma is arguably the most conservative state in the country,” reported Alex Blumberg. “So how in the world did anyone get the conservative state of Oklahoma to agree to a dramatic expansion of the state’s public education system in preschool, something that many conservatives would oppose? How did anyone get away with

Sleepwalk with Me

Early in Sleepwalk with Me, protagonist Matt Pandamiglio (comedian Mike Birbiglia, more or less playing himself) addresses via narration the feelings his character holds for his live-in girlfriend, Abby (Lauren Ambrose, Wanderlust) with the lines, “I think falling in love for the first time is such a transcendent feeling. It’s like pizza-flavored ice cream: Your

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