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Scene - Blogs - Duran Durans concert has me feeling like a teen again | Tulsa World
I still have my John Taylor button collection. Duran Duran's concert has me feeling like a teen again 8/14/2012 7:00:00 AM That's me in my John Taylor T-shirt circa 1987. Do you recognize the names Harry, Zayn, Niall, Louis and Liam?How about Simon, Nick, John, Roger and Andy?John, Paul, George and Ringo?OK by now you probably guessed that I'm talking about bands -- One Direction, Duran Duran and the Beatles.
REVIEW: El Rio Verde | Tulsa World
"Males who came in to smoke and drink beer," Roman Gonzalez said. "There would be fights; it wasn't what we wanted. "So, we stopped serving those who seemed intoxicated and put a limit on everyone else. Eventually, they quit coming and things changed."
Scene - Blogs - Growing up with Andy Griffith | Tulsa World
Growing up with Andy Griffith 7/3/2012 5:33:06 PMWhen I was a kid, I thought my Papaw Wright was a cross between Cajun chef Justin Wilson, country comedian Jerry Clower and the late-great Andy Griffith.So when I heard Griffith had passed away on Tuesday, it reminded me of Papaw, who died just over six months ago.
FactCheck.org : How Much Is the Obamacare 'Tax'?
A: The minimum assessment will be $695 per person (but no more than $2,085 per family) in 2016, when fully phased in. The amount can be higher depending on income. But there are exemptions for low-income persons and others.
The Criticwire Survey: Pixar's Best Movie
Every week, Criticwire asks film critics a question and brings you the responses in The Criticwire Survey. We also ask each member of the poll to pick the best film currently playing in theaters. The most popular choices can be found at the bottom of this post.
Scene - Blogs - The Dark Knight Rises tickets on sale | Tulsa World
"The Dark Knight Rises" tickets on sale 6/14/2012 3:49:29 PMTickets for "The Dark Knight Rises," the only other movie this summer to challenge "The Avengers" in the category of "most-anticipated movie," have gone on sale.Moviegoers on July 20 will be able to see it in digital screenings as well as IMAX giant-screen showings.
Carrie Underwood comes out in favor of marriage equality | Tulsa World
The country star, 29, told a British newspaper recently that being married formed her opinion on the subject. "As a married person myself, I don't know what it's like to be told I can't marry somebody I love and want to marry," Underwood, a devout Christian, told "The Independent" newspaper.
THE ADVENTURE OF THE RANDOM HOUSE
By popular demand* I bring you the Random House/FedEx story. This happened not *too* long ago. This is partially by memory, but I did write it down afterwards, because it was so great. MAUREEN wanders into the local FedEx with a package she needs to send to Random House publishers.
Guys get ahead in 'pink collar' industries - UPI.com
(WOMENSENEWS)-Once upon a time, not so very long ago, men who went into nursing or elementary school teaching were seen as less than macho. In the popular 2004 movie "Meet the Fockers" the fact that Ben Stiller was a male nurse was a running gag throughout the film.
Jenks superintendent announces retirement in 2013 | Tulsa World
He has been an outspoken advocate for public schools, arguing against a number of recent state education reforms such as high-stakes testing and state-funded vouchers to send special needs students to private schools. Lehman also has been at the forefront of the recent push for the state Legislature to provide more funding for public education after years of declines in state aid.
Founder of Mazzio's, Ken's pizza chains dies | Tulsa World
Services are pending. Selby opened his first restaurant, Pizza Parlor, in 1961 at 3024 East 11th St. in Tulsa. When Selby was ready to open his second restaurant near 15th Street and Sheridan Road, he thought the name Pizza Parlor "was generic," so he called it Ken's Pizza.
Douchebag Decree: Side Boobs and Fat Babies-Four Not-So-Subtle Magazine Covers | Bitch Media
We get it. Selling magazines is tough. As a feminist nonprofit swimming in publishing world, we know how hard it is to keep your head above water. (Completely unrelated: Do you have your Bitch magazine digital subscription yet?) But some magazines feel the need to push their publication with provocative cover photos and headlines in order to compete with the Huffington Post.
When Motherhood Never Happens
Cameron Diaz, one of the many castmembers in What To Expect When You're Expecting, is 39 years old, unmarried, and childless. No kids. She didn't know it was going to be this way. "I thought I was going to be married and have two children by the time I was 21," Diaz explains in the new June issue of Redbook.
Smokin' the competition | Tulsa World
It's Tulsa's turn to claim the title of top barbecue city. "Tulsa, and this region of Oklahoma, can stand toe-to-toe and meet and beat any barbecue joint in the nation," said Joe Davidson, co-founder of Oklahoma Joe's Barbecue and a world champion barbecue cook.
TU's Malone to join OSU football staff | Tulsa World
TU's Malone to join OSU football staff By BILL HAISTEN and ERIC BAILEY World Sports Writers Published: 2/16/2012 3:28 PM Last Modified: 2/16/2012 3:29 PM When Joe DeForest left the Oklahoma State staff to become the co-defensive coordinator at West Virginia, his departure effectively resulted in three vacancies on the Cowboy staff.