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OKG Newsletter


Topic: National Geographic

Music Video Monday: Music makes strange bedfellows

Three rap, two rock, two local, three not

Let’s just take a minute and realize that OKC’s professional sports team is one of only four left still playing in the National Basketball Association.

Yeah. This is awesome. Way to go, Thunder. Way to go, OKC.

Also, it’s Music Video Monday.

Rapper Jabee reps the Thunder, which only makes me more excited for Game 4 tonight. Also getting a shout-out: the biblical man Enoch. Didn’t see that one comin’:



Bizarre patrons of music are becoming increasingly common (National Geographic has a record label?!), but Lipton Iced Tea and Pandora teaming up for a video series that features artist interviews is still a little bit of a head-scratcher. Still, this three-part interview with Stillwater’s Taddy Porter is pretty sweet.

While we’re on the subject of strange patrons, here’s a performance clip of NYC rapper Theophilus London kickin’ it at Cannes. The site and the preview ads are in French, which only contributes to the enjoyment. There are several incredibly surreal moments due to his audience, but the most hilarious is at 2:00:

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Kitten’s “Chinatown” manipulates footage (slower, faster, forward, reverse) in a fascinating, mesmerizing way. It’s absurd that the lead singer is 16:



This “Where’s Waldo” of all-star comedians from the minds of The Beastie Boys is sidesplitting:

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Shoot from the hip

“An Old-Fashioned Haircut” is featured in photojournalist J. Don Cook’s new book, “Shooting from the Hip.”


Features

Courtney Silva
Veteran photojournalist and Norman native J. Don Cook will sign copies of his new book, “Shooting from the Hip,” from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 Northwest Expressway.
 
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Building Liberia’s library

Nearly 24,000 books leave OKC for West Africa, where texts are nearly nonexistent.


News

Phil Bacharach
Thousands of books donated by Oklahoma City churches and organizations are on their way to students in Liberia. Volunteers at the Crown Heights United Methodist Church loaded more than 23,500 books on a Hobby Lobby truck this morning — a bounty headed to Indiana before its final destination in West Africa.
 
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
 
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