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OKG Newsletter


Topic: chicken-fried news

'Bucket List Bandit' kicked


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In a move showing keen, criminal brilliance, the alleged bank robber believed by the FBI to be the “Bucket List Bandit” went to the last place anyone would suspect a person with substantial funds and only four months left to live would be visiting: Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Tishomingo blues


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You guys! Miranda Lambert’s dog is missing. She tweeted the news to Chicken-Fried News personally. And also to her 1.3 million other followers. But still, we think she was mainly reaching out to us.
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

The pig flew the coop


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A collective carnivorous cry rang out earlier this year when the Nichols Hills ham joint, Divine Swine, closed its doors. The eatery’s concept had been one that Chef Josh Valentine kept near and dear to his heart. His preference was pig, and his menu of beer and bacon-glazed pecans on seared pork loin reflected his pork-centric predilection.
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Naming names


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What’s in a name? Some serious anti-transgender issues for one Oklahoma County judge.
 
Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Indian bummer


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Author and Muskogee native Sarah Vowell once commented that being part Cherokee in Oklahoma “is about as rare and remarkable as being a Michael Jordan fan in Chicago. I mean, who isn’t?” But don’t tell that to Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., who can’t seem to get past the remarkableness of Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren’s Cherokee heritage.
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Go ahead and blaspheme


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With violent protests throughout the Middle East over an anti-Muslim video on YouTube, you wouldn’t think it’s the best time for U.S. lawmakers to roll back limits on the belittling of religion.
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Flaming bingo


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As if there wasn’t enough to see and do at a Flaming Lips show, a St. Louis newsweekly has created Flaming Lips bingo cards. While it’s unlikely Wayne Coyne will be calling out B-9 or A-17 at shows, players can daub their cards for spotting things like a Confetti Cannon, a Creepy Santa, Fake Blood and Lady Parts, illustrated on one of six different cards, each with 25 squares.
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Up with young people


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High school isn’t for the faint of heart, what with worries over grades, the everyday dramas, peer pressure, teachers who don’t get it, parents who just don’t understand and Carly Rae Jepsen music.
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Hot! hot! hot!


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Cosmopolitan magazine is out with its annual list of the hottest bachelors. and we’re pretty sure you’ll want to check out Oklahoma’s top bachelor, Lance Parker. The 27-year-old hottie agreed to the submission of his photos by a friend.
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Chamber of secrets


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There must be something about September that makes people want to release secret recordings.
 
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
 
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