The first official cold front of the season moved in this past week, unexpectedly dropping temps almost 50 or 60 degrees within a matter of minutes, barely giving any of us time to get the space heaters, light jackets and apple cider presses out of storage, leading to more than a couple of reprehensibly chilly days (and nights), having nothing to drink but stupid ol’ cold apple juice like the dumb bastards we are.
And while it is supposed to warm up a little this week, instead of being caught with your flannel knickers down come this next frosty eve, try to take a few minutes out of your busy life this weekend to get yourself winterized by digging out the thermal underwear your ex-wife bought you your first Xmas together, the wool socks your ex-wife bought for you when you’d get up before her to clean ice off her car windows and especially those adorably imperfect mittens your ex-wife knitted you that still smell like the shampoo she used, because as we all know when it comes to Oklahoma weather: you don’t buy it, you rent it!
Here’s your Friday Night in the Big Town…
7 p.m. October 13th
2914 MacArthur Blvd.
Ki-ki-ki-ki…ma-ma-ma-ma… It’s hard to believe the first installment of the enduring Friday the 13th series starring the iconic machete-wielding maniac Jason Voorhees (or his mother, if you want to get technical) is almost 40 years old. Local outlaw rocker slash goth punker Christophe Murdock is celebrating in a big and bloody way with a special Friday the 13th celebration at the Unwired Records recording studio. Besides hearing the raucous rock and roll of Christophe and his crew, the Pallbearers, there’ll be plenty of food and fright as a selection of some of the bloodiest and brutalist Jason outings are screened. Bring your own body bag…uh, I mean sleeping bag!
10:30 a.m. October 14th
New World Comics
6219 N. Meridian Ave.
How many of us have fond memories of being the first in line that fateful summer night back in 1997 when, after months of waiting, we finally saw George Clooney as the Dark Knight Detective himself emerge from the Batcave and sexily strut on-screen to take down the fiendishly frozen Mr. Freeze and his homicidal hockey players hell-bent on bringing Gotham City to its knees! Relive those memories with a whole new generation of young Bat-fans as New World Comics’ weekly Superhero School takes on the many incarnations of the Caped Crusader, his heroic allies and damnable rogues’ gallery. Excelsior!
11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. October 14th
Oklahoma Choctaw Tribal Alliance
5320 S. Youngs Blvd.
Got lunch plans? Well you do now, hoss! Head out to the Oklahoma Choctaw Tribal Alliance and have your fill of some of the best damn homemade Indian tacos you will ever stuff down your greedy gullet! Handmade with love and tradition, this monthly event packs ‘em in, so get there early so you can go back for seconds and possibly even thirds. No one will judge you and the proceeds go to help keep the Choctaw Tribal Alliance and their many community and educational programs going strong. And don’t forget to bring a pocketful of cash to shop their indie market—get your holiday shopping done early! At the very least, buy me something!
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