Howdy, pardners! You’ve had a full day to change your timepieces over, so hopefully your internal clocks have adjusted to Daylight Saving Time. If a bill that was recently passed by our state senate makes it all the way through, it will eliminate our participation in the long-standing practice of changing the time for this observance. I’m personally opposed to the bill because 1) let’s maybe write legislation that deals with important issues our constituency is actually concerned with, and 2) we’ll have just gotten cheated out of an hour of sleep and y’all don’t even wanna give it back to me later this year? Next time I get a dozen full-color mailers in my box the week before an election, if I don’t see a bullet point regarding support for Nocturnal Rights, I’m totally over voting.
— Tulsa Catering (@ccdcatering) March 11, 2018
Last weekend, OKC hosted a Severe Weather Awareness Expo. If it weren’t for the magic of Twitter, I’d have never even known about this, and I wish I could have attended. While my first assumption would be that the event would be held at one of the mid-century building on the fairgrounds, it was actually at Penn Square Mall. Yes, it was an opportunity to bump shoulders with your favorite network meteorologists, AND hit the Gap’s clearance rack. I heard a rumor that Patrick bought a fresh pair of pleated khakis from Dillard’s that afternoon so he could impress Emily Sutton, but can’t get any confirmation.
— Penn Square Mall (@PennSquareMall) March 9, 2018
Unless the gift bag contains an emergency bottle of Xanax and a fifth of whiskey, I don’t know how useful it will be for me when the shit is really going down.
EMILY SUTTON IS ABOUT TO DROP THE YEAR’S HOTTEST MIXTAPE AND NONE OF US ARE READY.
Aaron Tuttle just showed up the Expo. By the looks of his jeans, he looks like he’s ready for the Nickelback concert. Like front row ready.
— Maggie Raprich (@MagPie0110) March 10, 2018
Aaron loves five things in life – spray tan, push ups, weather, Facebook likes and jeans with bedazzled back pockets.
— Marc Dillard (@F5Video) March 9, 2018
V impressed by this hi-res photo from a photojournalist from KFOR.
Head to @PennSquareMall from 12-4pm for the 2018 Severe Weather Awareness Expo! Come learn about our museum and how you can become a member! We have lots of weather partners on hand along with broadcast and EM partners too! #SWAE2018 pic.twitter.com/TG0CMFd8ew
— NWMSC (@NWMSC) March 10, 2018
If you look at that last photo, it appears they have found a way to imprison a tornado. Normally, I’d be impressed, but Oklahoma can find a way to put just about anyone behind bars.
I had such a fun day as Derecho along with my other Weather Friends at the Severe Weather Awareness Expo!! pic.twitter.com/USJ9rhQjeR
— McKinsey Whitaker (@mwxhitaker) March 10, 2018
Wait, there was cosplay at this expo?! Y’all gotta let me know the next time this happens, because I’ve got a sweet Mike Morgan’s Bedazzled Tie costume that I haven’t yet had an excuse to wear.
First year at the Penn Square Mall Severe Weather Awareness expo! pic.twitter.com/OzD3mkDjCQ
— Erica López (@ecristallWX) March 10, 2018
That’s the saddest selection of candy I’ve ever seen. It’s like they just brought their office candy bowl after all the chocolate got pilfered from it. At least drop in some loose M&M’s or something.
— steven anderson (@stevanderson) March 10, 2018
Super useful that dude brought a drone into Penn Square Mall to get those camera angles that could only be captured from… the second floor next to the escalator by anyone with a cell phone.
03/10 The Event That Must Not Be Named at Heritage Place, a Harry Potter event Saturday 9 a.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
2018 Severe Weather Expo at @PennSquareMall 12 – 4 p.m.
OKC Drag Queen Story Hour – The Rainbow Fish at @EatAtSunnyside (6th St) 4 – 5 p.m.
— Localites OKC (@LocalitesOKC) March 10, 2018
I love this as a suggestion for how to spend your Saturday. If we could mash Harry Potter, storm chasing, and drag queens all into one event, I feel like we could really do some work on uniting all kinds of people in Oklahoma.
West Knows Best
C’mon, don’t act like if your granny had a bunch of skulls and wicked stuff like that on her arms that you wouldn’t think she was a total badass. As long as they ain’t in the (totally NSFW) Snake Pit, we’re good.
And you thought hail could damage your roof…
— Aaron Brackett (@Aaron_Brackett) March 11, 2018
Yesterday, it came out that OU will be playing in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, but OSU will not. I don’t follow college basketball and thus have zero idea how any of this works out, but it was apparently controversial, and people on Twitter (mostly Cowboys fans) were pissed:
OU got in but Oklahoma State didn’t. HAHAHA.
What a joke. OSU beat them twice, once in the Big 12 Tournament.
OU split with conference champ, Kansas 1-1.
OSU swept them in the regular season.
— Matt McGann (@McGannMan11) March 11, 2018
So an Oklahoma team that lost 11 of its last 15 gets in over an OSU team that just beat them by 11, beat Kansas twice, and has a better record. But at least ESPN got its golden boy in the tournament. #SelectionSunday
— Jake Peter (@jake_peter_) March 11, 2018
🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 Thank you @DickieV
Every OSU Fan pic.twitter.com/9w9pIysdFX
— Boone Pickens State (@BP_State) March 11, 2018
Charles Barkley's question on Oklahoma is spot the hell on, also hilarious pic.twitter.com/fE7bBMKQqx
— CJ Fogler (@cjzero) March 11, 2018
What's it matter? OSU will claim they made the tournament anyway in 71 years.
— Gameday Roughface (@groughface) March 11, 2018
Three types of sooner hoops fans right now.
1- we have to watch more of this shit?
2- LOL OSU DIDNT GET IN BUT WE DID
3- yay I guess
— BoomTown (@BoomTownRW) March 11, 2018
If you can’t take some good old fashioned Bedlam trash talk, then you should probably unfollow… after you fill out your NIT bracket. https://t.co/v3RXQBBAyr
— The Lost Ogle (@TheLostOgle) March 11, 2018
Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Great show today, Great People and awesome support for Governor. There is nothing wrong with sparkly cloths vs a suit don't ya think, at least its my real cloths and not a front pic.twitter.com/bx1eD1v9PB
— Joe Exotic (@joe_exotic) March 11, 2018
Pretty sure that if Mary Fallin doesn’t clean her closet when she moves out of the governor’s mansion, there will be a few blouses like this there for the taking for whomever moves in next.
NBA Twitter was blowing up on Saturday night, when Nick Collison got some crucial minutes in the team’s 104-94 point win versus the Spurs. After Steven Adams went down with a nasty sprained ankle, it was #4’s chance to step up and show his value. The long-time fan favorite scored 7 points in 6 minutes. To put that into context, he hasn’t averaged that many points over a season since the team’s first year here back in 2008. By the end of his stretch, he was receiving “MVP!” chants, and we were talking about retiring his jersey.
— Thunder Digest (@ThunderDigest) March 11, 2018
Why not. If the current streak of playoff banners cannot go up in the rafters, this is a decent enough substitution. (-Steven)
I just want someone to love me as much as the collective state of Oklahoma loves Nick Collison
— Cody Cole (@codycole11) March 11, 2018
Nick is a great example for how to live your life. Don’t worry about being the star. Just figure out what your role is, do it as well as you can, and have great hair.
Thunder bench drops 50.
Huestis 5 pic.twitter.com/woC8Kjpkrr
— OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) March 11, 2018
For the non-stats people out there, this is a good thing. We would like to think Westbrook is Superman, but he needs a breather every once in a while. (-Steven)
Reason 1 to love Nick Collison:
OKC sports radio personality trashed him, so he phoned in and called the guy out on air.
— Bennett Berry (@bennettberry) March 11, 2018
Phoning up Jim Traber to call him out on his BS is a level of petty that even Russell Westbrook has not reached. Raise our man’s number to the rafters of the ‘Peake for this move alone.
The place in OKC where I see the most Thunder players? Whole Foods. Today’s sighting? Kyle Damn Singler.
— Sportstoons (@sportstoons) March 11, 2018
So did you get his autograph or what?
Under the Radar
Heard on the scanner: "What they're describing sounds like something out of a 90's movie"
— Robert Moose (@RobertMoose) March 11, 2018
This could be anywhere between “Reservoir Dogs-inspired edgy indie flick” to “remake of a kitschy 70’s property” to “Batman & Robin had nipples on the Batsuit,” and whatever it is, I’m here for it.
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