The Lost Ogle


Oklahoma City News, Entertainment & Occasional Humor • Established 2007

Friday night in the big town: Muppets, Bon Jovi, and St. Patrick’s Day

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Happy weekend to us all, readers! Is it just me, or was this week really long? Maybe it’s because I leave for work before the sun comes up, or I try to fit in about a million activities after work with all these extra daylight hours. Also, I haven’t gone to bed on time once this week. I need an adult to monitor my activities and make sure I do things correctly. So I’m now taking applications for a babysitter. Until then, I’ll be eating candy in my bed by myself and taking naps. Seriously, this is the best weekend I could think of for myself.

Anyway, here’s your Friday Night in the Big Town.

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March 15: Sesame Street Live: Can’t Stop Singing

I like muppets more than the average person. I would break up with my boyfriend today if I thought I had a decent chance with Cookie Monster. He’s the only one that really understands what’s important in life. Similarly, if I could have a Snuffleupagus for a pet, my life would be complete. But public television has spoiled me and made me want things I can never have. Thanks, PBS. Jerks

If you want to doom your children to a life of obsessing over things they can’t have like muppet pets and cookie nomming boyfriends, then get your kids to the Cox Convention Center. They’ll probably grow up to be super dysfunctional like me, so be forewarned. Or, you know, maybe they’ll reach a point in their development where they are able to realize that muppets aren’t real. I hope for their sake they do.

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Joleen Chaney is joining Emily Sutton in the mornings…

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It looks like you’ll finally be able to start your day with a little cup of (sigh) JoJo. Sorry. Had to do it.

Yes, we’ve confirmed that local media vixen and tilt-a-whirl rider Joleen Chaney is moving to the land of fake laughs and bus stop forecasts. She’ll anchor the 4:00am news broadcast on Channel 4 and host Rise & Shine on Freedom 43.

Normally, I wouldn’t take news like this very well. Who watches local morning news other than weirdos and old people? If I’m awake 4:00am, I consider it a sign that I need to try to sober up and go to bed. If I’m up at 7:00am, my neighbors are probably getting a new roof. And the last thing I want to do in either of those situations is watch overly happy people tell me about the news.

All that being said, this is actually a good thing. It means Joleen Chaney and Emily Sutton are finally reunited! Who would have a problem with that? Sure, we’ll never get to watch them or anything, but least we’ll see the return of tweets like this:

 

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This angry dude assaulted a firefighter…

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The dude pictured above is Elizabeth Binion. Last week, he assaulted an Oklahoma City firefighter on North May Avenue.

Via Channel 5:

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Ogle Influence Alert: OPUBCO made the world’s worst Harlem Shake video

Back on February 19th, we counted down the Top 10 Oklahoma “Harlem Shake” videos on the Internet. Here’s what we had to say:

The Harlem Shake meme has infiltrated Oklahoma like it has every other part of the country. The Shake was pretty cool and funny at first, but now I can’t stand the thing. It’s flamed out quicker than the second season of Homeland. Everyone is making a Harlem Shake video and most of them are terrible. To give you an idea of how bad and over-exposed this thing has become, we’ve heard rumors that the Oklahoman plans on making one. That’s like the Today show doing it, only worse, although it will be interesting to see what moves Steve Lackmeyer will drop.

Well, the Ogle Influence – our unique ability to unknowingly predict or forecast future events – has turned its ugly head. Always late to the party, some OPUBCO employees finally got around to making a Harlem Shake video. It’s terrible:

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Ogle Madness VI: Play-In Games 3 & 4

This is a good primer for next week’s official Ogle Madness start. It’s always fun to pit people (and things) against each other in a battle and see who the true winner is. Last year it was Emily Sutton. The two years prior it was the star of Thunderstruck. All these things happened PSB (Pre-Sweet Brown), so you never know what can happen. Either way, you’re contributing to something that matters. And if that’s not enough validation for you, than I have made a huge mistake with my life.

Here’s your after the jump matches.

Play in Game 3: City of Beaver vs. City of Hooker

Pay in Game 4: Ryan Tate vs. The Governor’s Mansion Hot Tub 

So make the jump and start voting. This is like voting for Pope only without the crazy hats and robes. And Italians.

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