It’s a TV-themed keeper! In this issue, Steve Gerkin explains a 1929 photo of an airship floating over Tulsa. Photographer Evan Taylor catches Mayor Dewey Bartlett downing a cold one at McNellie’s. Plus, two new poems by Ken Hada and a portrait of Johnny Polygon by Michael Cooper.
Look, there’s more:
OKLAHOMA EXPATRIATES: Hannah Cooper writes us a letter from Cairo.
GOODBYE TULSA: Shawna Lewis recounts “one of our city’s most daringly eccentric individuals,” Barbara Bartholic (1939-2010).
RETURN TO KORNFIELD KOUNTY: Jeff Martin tells us why Hee Haw, a show that ended in 1992, still matters.
BEFORE THERE WAS COLOR: Teresa Miller talks about her childhood dreams of acting — dreams formulated by watching hours and hours of television with her family.