A blogger in Broken Arrow works to show the wider appeal of board and tabletop games. Jason Dobson manages the website IndieCardboard, which he says takes a different approach to game-related blogging.
This weekend, an event in Oklahoma City benefits a rescue group dedicated to re-homing retired racing greyhounds. Hounds of the Heartland holds its Greyhound Gala this Saturday afternoon at the Contemporary Arts Center. Hounds of the Heartland president Emily Hummel says some people might shy away from adopting a greyhound because of misconceptions about the way racing dogs are treated.
Adoptable greyhounds will be mingling among the guests at the event Saturday. More information can be found at houndsoftheheartland.org.
Flip through the radio stations in your car or visit the mall this month and you’ll probably hear “I Want a Hippopotamus For Christmas” a time or two. The song was recorded in 1953 by then 10-year-old Oklahoman Gayla Peevey. The song’s popularity helped raise enough money to adopt Matilda, the Oklahoma City Zoo’s first hippo. KOSU's Nikole Robinson Carroll had a chat with Peevey for the 60th anniversary of the song’s release.
Whovians young and old came together in Oklahoma City for the "Doctor Who" feature film “Day of the Doctor.” When asked to choose a favorite incarnation of the Doctor, their answers were as varied as their age range.
New fans and devotees from the classic days of the series unite in their love of the Doctor, regardless of his form – but they don’t all agree on which of the Doctor’s companions they love most.