Oklahoma

Shakin Bakin Debate III

The Bake The Japanese have a concept called the “one hundred years war.” Simply enough, losing a battle does not mean losing the war. When the war is a hundred years long the other wars, like WW II or Viet Nam, are only single battles in the larger scheme. A long term war requires long […]

The New Rainbow Coalition!

I know, sounds kinda political. Just couldn’t resist. Because, “I’m Bluebird on a telegraph line…” Instead, here’s a break from the annals of humdrum conventions and a little reverie from the entertainment world. Pop super star Elton John is making a rare appearance in Huntsville tomorrow, which prompted me to dig a couple of original […]

Elton in Huntsville & Oklahoma City

The photos of Elton John were taken at the Myriad in Oklahoma City on October 30, 1999. Elton’s temper tantrums are legendary amoung insiders, but it rarely ever shows in public. Click thru to see the star in rare form, the crowd rapturous with applause, he approached the front of the stage – without microphone – and bellowed out: “Here I am, come and get me you Son of a BITCH!”

Yes! Virginia, I AM A Journalist!

I remember more than eight years ago when I began discovering the Internet and all it’s potential. There was no such thing as a “blogger” back in those days. The best computers were likely still running on 400 cpus, or less, and the idea of audio and video were seriously hampered by immanently slow connection […]

TOCC TV – A Dwarf Star Is Born

Digging through some more of the totally defunct archives that usually get the term “morgue” because they are no longer available anywhere, and in fact maybe hard for me to even find because I’ve got computer files on 1.5″ floppies, cds, dvd discs, zips, flashes, portable backup discs, crashed hard-drives, and more than one working computer – I finally found the very first page that was the inception of TOCC TV.

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