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  • Rope, by Off the Wall Theatre
    End of their Rope: Off the Wall’s stylish thriller
    Summer days are for cool drinks and sandy frolics; on summer nights, though, we like a good scary story. This summer, Off the Wall Theatre offers a sumptuous campfire tale to chill the blood and stimulate thought: Rope, a 1929 play by Patrick...
  • Review of Hitchcock's muderous party film, 'Rope'
    Review of Hitchcock's muderous party film, 'Rope'
    It's murder and a party."Rope" is an 1949 Alfred Hitchcock movie that starred John Dall and Farley Granger in the leads. Joan Chandler, James Stewart, and Sir Cedric Hardwicke also starred in the thriller.The movie takes from the...
  • Oklahoma State Superintendent of Public Education Janet Barresi
    The week ahead: Understanding common core curriculum public forum
    On Saturday, August 10, 2013, Tulsa 9.12 and radio station KFAQ will host "Understanding Common Core."Both sides of the argument will be presented and parents can decide themselves if using Common Core Standards is the right educational...
  • Stalk longnose gar with a hookless fly
    Stalk longnose gar with a hookless fly
    The sunny weather and warm temps over the last week or two has turnedmy thoughts towards summer fishing, sunlight glaring off water, peering through polarized glasses for the swirls and bubbles oftailing carp, and the long, thin silhouettes of gar...
  • Common Core is NOT OK
    Common Core is not ok stand in
    This coming Wednesday, April 24th, Restore Oklahoma Public Education (ROPE) will be leading a 'stand in' at the Oklahoma State Capitol. This stand in is to keepopposition to the Common Core curriculum that is being imposed on public...
  • DIY Knot-ical Ideas
    DIY Knot-ical Ideas
    Nautical looks are so popular and you can quickly incorporate a few into your wardrobe or go all out with a fun head to toe look. From shoes to accessories and everything in between...I'll take a clue from my son in law (he's in the Navy)...
  • Students at a Speech and Drama Tournament
    Education and politics
    The independence of Oklahoma to govern its own education policies is under attack. Education is not delineated as something to be regulated by the federal government in the United States Constitution, and therefore is relegated to the states as...
  • 'Right and wrong were invented for the ordinary average man': Rope film review
    'Right and wrong were invented for the ordinary average man': Rope film review
    In a lot of ways, Rope (1948) has inspired a number of feature films. Two that come to mind are Rear Window (1954) and Murder by Numbers (2002). In the article, Mise-en-scène analysis of Hitchcock's Rope and Rear Window, a more in depth...
  • Mise-en-scène anylasis of Hitchcock's Rope and Rear Window
    Mise-en-scène analysis of Hitchcock's Rope and Rear Window
    Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most influential suspense directors in the history of cinema. There are many reasons he continues to influence filmmakers as well as appeal to film lovers. Witty dialogue is not lacking from the majority of his...
  • Star of the month: Alfred Hitchcock
    Star of the month: Alfred Hitchcock
    Starting last month I decided to introduce a new column entitled Star of the month. The star for this month is a director who is sadly no longer with us. He is also known as the The Master of Suspense. For those of you who are wondering who I am...
  • Farley Granger
    'Strangers on a Train' star Farley Granger dies at 85
    Farley Granger, best known for his role as a tennis pro who's unwittingly drawn into a murder scheme in the 1951 Alfred Hitchcock film 'Strangers on a Train,' died Sunday of natural causes.The actor, who also starred as a thrill killer...
  • Foo Fighters "Rope" music video screenshot
    Foo Fighters release music video for 'Rope' (Review)
    American rock band Foo Fighters released a simplistic performance based music video on MTV today for their latest single "Rope," which is the bands first single off their upcoming album Wasting Light.Watch the music video for Foo...
  • Foo Fighters Rope
    Foo Fighters world premiere 'Rope'
    Rope, the first single from the Foo Fighters' forthcoming album Wasting Light is available for all to hear on the band's websiteand here.A video is not currently available for the track like its predecessor White Limo featuring Motorhead&...
  • Foo Fighters 'Rope' debuts online - audio
    Foo Fighters 'Rope' debuts online - audio
    The Foo Fighters' new single, 'Rope,' premiered online, Wednesday (Feb. 23). The rock band made the track available to stream on their website, Rope.foofighters.com.Matthew Davies at DIY gives 'Rope a favorable review:The artwork,...
  • Lace Details
    Eye for Detail
    This new year is all about progression. Especially when it comes to style and fashion.As we come into the new year we are full of new ideas. It is important that we express these views. What better and more creative way than through the art of...