October 1, 2012
This Machine spouts off as we wrap up our three-part series on the Oklahoma water wars.
ROBBERS CAVE REVISITED: Gene Perry goes back to Robber’s Cave—with Aussie filmmaker Gina Perry.
HANDOUT: Daniel McCool exposes the messy marriage of farming and politics.
BALANCING ACT: Ginger Strand wraps up a three-part series on Oklahoma’s impending water wars.
RIPPLES IN A LAKE: Amy Hardberger, a consultant for the Environmental Defense Fund, makes the case for a cultural and behavioral shift in water management.
POETRY: Characters in 1970s Oklahoma seek escape in crank and a speeding a Gran Turino in this poem by Jeanetta Calhoun Mish.
SH*TTY MOM: An excerpt from the tongue-in-cheek, wickedly funny Sh*tty Mom: the Parenting Guide for the Rest of Us by Laurie Kilmartin, Karen Moline, Alicia Ybarbo, and Mary Ann Zoellner.
THE POLITICS OF CLOUT: Jim Myers reports on the loss of clout our state will wield in Washington D.C.
LETTER FROM HONDURAS: Aric S. Queen finds a foothold in Honduras with an unlikely cast of souls.
ORIGINAL OKIE: Jeremy Charles photographs Tino Tudisco, an 82-year-old Italian tailor who runs his own tailoring and alterations shop in downtown Tulsa.