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Issues

September 15, 2012

Posted 09.15.12

Mid-September sees part two of our three-part series on Oklahoma water rights and, well, wrongs:

ELVIS PRESLEY AND THE TEA PARTY NATION: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on how Elvis finally left the arena.

THE CATFISH HUNTER: Holly Wall takes to noodling like a fish to water.

I’LL BE DAMMED: W.R Holway presents a chronology on taming the Grand River so that it could be used as a source of power.

THE THIRST GAMES: In the second installment of a three-part series on the Water Wars, Ginger Strand weighs in on the twin camps of water conservation and recreation.

WHY WE WON’T STOP FIGHTING ABOUT WATER: Miles Tolbert on why it’s time to take this stuff seriously.

POETRY: T. Allen Culpepper pens an ode to those pesky roof-dwelling raccoons.

ANOTHER KIND OF ENDLESS SUMMER: John Wooley on how the Beach Boys, like the heat, are more summer than ever.

LIFE AT THE TOWER: Sheryl Chard on the life and death of political columnist Alexander Cockburn.

MADE FOR YOU AND ME: Michael Meyer of the Columbia Journalism Review boosts our egos with a laudatory review of This Land Press.

LETTER FROM LOS ANGELES: Ron Honn takes a full-frontal assault on the nude beach at Pirate’s Cove.

ORIGINAL OKIE: Mikey Burnett fought for one of the earliest teams to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He now teaches mixed martial arts at Mikey’s Gym.