All posts by Paul Fairchild

  • Virtual Monitor

    Charles Hill, author and publisher of www.dustbury.com, has a few things to say. His award-winning blog, entering its 18th year, entertains, infuriates and provides bountiful...

  • Our Lady Of Art

    Oklahoma City-based neo-pop artist Marilyn Artus drew nationwide attention with her controversial exhibit Our Lady of the Anti-Personnel Weapon & Her Stepford Friends that displayed...

  • The Fate of the Tracks

    Supporters of passenger rail service between Oklahoma City and Tulsa are having trouble getting their voices heard over the noise of the project’s squealing brakes....

  • Go West

    While we love them for their down-to-earth, laid-back living, small towns aren’t known for vibrant, dynamic economies. Two Oklahoma towns, Weatherford and Woodward, are shattering...

  • Art In Motion

    The average commuter bus boasts about 300 horsepower. AcrobatAnt, a Tulsa advertising firm, and the Tulsa Transit Authority are betting that Tulsa’s art scene has...

  • Down on the 101

    When George Washington Miller (“G.W.”) first saw the tall bluestem grass and wild rye spread across northeastern Oklahoma in 1879, he didn’t just see prairie...

  • Bringing the Undead to Life

    An Oklahoma-born special effects guru brings disfigurement to some of Hollywood’s most popular television shows and movies.

  • The Divine Mr. Valentine

    Top Chef contestant Josh Valentine brings his knives back to Oklahoma City.

  • A Destination In Limbo

    Almost 30 years in the making, the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum still lacks funding for completion.

  • Moving On Up

    Patrice Douglas is the mayor of Edmond, the fastest growing city in Oklahoma. She and her colleagues aggressively pursue rapid but smart, family-friendly expansion. And...