Chicken-Fried News: Debbie Downer ... debtor

Jim Gallogly recently snubbed University of Oklahoma (OU) administrators for being in the red and owing a whopping $1 billion in debt.

Chicken-Fried News: Okie singularity

Something as simple as how we get our groceries could make you realize that technological singularity — the moment at which artificial intelligence will surpass human intelligence — might be closer than we all realize.

Chicken-Fried News: Disgraceful allegiance

In a series of tweets and interviews following U.S. Sen. John McCain’s death on Aug. 25, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) praised McCain and called him his hero.

Chicken-Fried News: Gentner’s Stitt-slinging

Let’s just call it now: Oklahomans heretofore will think of 2018 as The Year of “Bull-Stitt.” In last month’s runoff, Oklahoma Republicans went beyond mudslinging and began launching pork production-grade super-feces against one another like trebuchet-wielding maniacs.

Chicken-Fried News: Runoff memory

The success of the “remember in November” rallying cry by Oklahoma education supporters that began in primary elections continued during last week’s runoffs as six of the seven incumbents that voted against the teacher pay raise during 2018’s Legislative system lost.

Chicken-Fried News: Ables’ commission

If any Chicken-Fried News team members imbibe on a few hard drinks of brown liquor and we’re not at our respective manors or in the bunkroom at CFN World Headquarters, then we call a cab or a rideshare or get one of the sobriety enthusiasts on our team to take us home.

Chicken-Fried News: Milking it

A company based out of Luther is selling raw milk and products made from donkeys after the company’s owners said that it helped treat their daughter’s rare autoimmune disease. 

Chicken-Fried News: Running (sic) four (sic) govornor (sic)

Let’s say you are a recent college graduate and your dream job is to be a copy editor at a major East Coast magazine or a slightly antagonistic group of anonymous satirical reporters working for an alterative weekly between Kansas and Texas.

Chicken-Fried News: Ballpark petty

A “Bring your dog to the park” night is a common promotion for baseball teams during the dog days of the summer, but last week, the Tulsa Drillers used the opportunity to make the kind of petty event perfect for a viral tweet.

Chicken-Fried News: Final showdown

Oklahoma City is in the midst of a renaissance.

Chicken-Fried News: High number

Lying happens all the time in 2018, often for political gain or just personal amusement, but ask any lawyer or good con artist and they’ll tell you that the last kind of lie you want to tell is one where the revelation of said lie is inevitable.

Chicken-Fried News: Party that cried ‘George’

The connection between a GOP fundraiser and the biggest fish in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s offseason was too much to ignore, but the party might’ve overexaggerated Paul George’s involvement.

Chicken-Fried News: Bad company

You know what they say about congressmen: It’s all drugs, sex and rock and roll.

Chicken-Fried News: Friends forever

Oh, to be friends with U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, a man who will stand by his buds through thick and thin, whether they’ve been fired by President Donald Trump or they are being screamed at on Twitter by that same globally powerful fulminator.

Chicken-Fried News: Scooter clutter

Since the construction of the streetcar began, drivers and pedestrians in Oklahoma City’s urban core have been dodging orange pylons and construction debris, but it’s all in the name of progress.

Chicken-Fried News: Snaggled tooth

Fishing is a popular pastime here in the Sooner State — just ask Paul George, who surely would not have recommitted to the Thunder if not for Oklahoma’s plentiful lakes and streams.

Chicken-Fried News: OU mud slinging

You can take the man out of the Legislature, but you can’t take the lawmaker out of the man; at least, if the audit performed by University of Oklahoma against former chief diversity officer Jabar Shumate, who also served as a state representative and senator, is to be believed. 

Chicken-Fried News: Top rank

Gov. Mary Fallin’s unpopularity in Oklahoma calcified into empirical fact long ago but was further solidified by Fallin’s handling of state budget woes and her “let them eat chalk” attitude during the teacher walkout in April.

Chicken-Fried News: Striped heroes

Not all heroes wear capes, and one in particular in Tulsa is wearing a striped uniform and carrying a whistle.

Chicken-Fried News: Fan out

One year ago, Oklahoma City Thunder fans were floored by the news that general manager Sam Presti had won the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes and negotiated a trade to get the star — and his bloated contract — out of the Big Apple and into the Big Biscuits and Gravy (our official state fruit).

Chicken-Fried News: Errant Ezell

Like most Oklahomans, your attitude toward yet another installment of the medical marijuana saga is probably “puff, puff, pass,” but you might not have heard the latest drama.

Chicken-Fried News: (Not so) golden anniversary

The big golden anniversary!

Chicken-Fried News: Breaking the NBA bank

Although it was only a select few in attendance for the July 1 party where Paul George announced that he was returning to Oklahoma City Thunder, most of the city might’ve said they were there to see George and Russell Westbrook smoke cigars and watch Nas perform.


Confluence Conference @ Tower Theatre

Confluence Conference @ Tower Theatre

Scrabble Showdown @ Castle Falls Restaurant & Event Center

Scrabble Showdown @ Castle Falls Restaurant & Event Center

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