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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Great Depression

Burger bliss

One writer goes in search of the perfect onion burger.

Food and Drink Features

Joshua Boydston
It started from necessity, but its flavor has it thriving even still.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Robinson crossing

But...isn't the NFL in a lockout, too?


Gazette staff
Jim Thorpe’s multi-sport professional career ended during the Great Depression. Could Nate Robinson dabble in two pro sports during the Great Recession?
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Dear Diaries

A new Oklahoma City band pushes for a gigantic sound and spectacle as it prepares for a big U.S. tour.


Matt Carney

Modern Rock Diaries with Chrome Pony
8 p.m. Friday
VZD’S Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western
$8 advance, $10 door

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Dust to dust

The latest film by acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns chronicles a dark, dusty chapter in Oklahoma history.


Phil Bacharach
Even after 80-plus years, Oklahoma remains firmly identified with, and haunted by, the Dust Bowl.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Hear the music

Celebrations continue this month as OKC hits its 125th birthday.


Ben Felder
Sitting in the shadow of modern skyscrapers and the rise of a new Oklahoma City are four concrete buildings that contain nearly 80 years of OKC history.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Grapes of Wrath turns 75

Dustbowl novel and its stories of humanity are as timely as ever.


Jennifer Chancellor and Angela Botzer
Published in April 1939 and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1940, The Grapes of Wrath continues to resonate today. Its popularity rose quickly; The New York Times recently noted that in 1939, “it brought (John) Steinbeck’s publisher, Viking (Press), more advance sales than any other book to that point in the company’s history.”
Wednesday, June 4, 2014