An illustration of Oklahoma-born Chuck Norris appeared on the cover of the 20th issue of Deadly Hands of Kung Fu magazine, published by Marvel…
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A kung fu craze hit America in the 1970s. The reach stretched to magazine racks in addition to movie screens and television sets.
In this January 3, 1986 photo, actors David Carradine is pictured during the filming of CBS' "Kung Fu: The Movie". Carradine, star of the 1970…
Scott Caan wrote and stars in "One Day As A Lion," a shot-in-Oklahoma film directed by Tulsa's John Swab. Lionsgate
George Carroll is Dom Lorenzo in the shot-in-Oklahoma film "One Day As A Lion." Lionsgate
Frank Grillo, who has appeared in multiple John Swab films, returns to play Pauly Russo in "One Day As A Lion." Lionsgate
Virginia Madsen is Valerie Brisky in "One Day As A Lion," directed by Tulsa filmmaker John Swab. Lionsgate
Virginia Madsen is Valerie Brisky, Marianne Rendón as her daughter, Lola Brisky, and Scott Caan is Jackie Powers in "One Day As A Lion." Lionsgate
Marianne Rendón is Lola Brisky in "One Day As A Lion." Lionsgate
Jimmie Tramel commented on Letter to the editor: 'Sanford and Son' still getting snubbed
Hey Donnie. Thanks for chiming in.
The story wasn't about the best shows in TV history (Sanford and Son was No. 2 twice and it was in the top 6 four straight years). The story was about the best prime time TV lineups each year. So, Sanford and Son was pulling its weight, but the shows a…
Jimmie Tramel commented on Hee Haw: The inside story on the show that won't go away
The show's sad news included the deaths of Stringbean and Don Rich. And Junior Samples and Kenny Price died in their 50s.
Jimmie Tramel commented on Jimmie Tramel: Best dog. Best friend. Scooby-Doo impacts young fan's life
Thanks Mrs. Mennecke.
Jimmie Tramel commented on Jimmie Tramel: Vinyl comeback — real thing or wishful thinking?
Hey John. I've not done any research on this, but is DVD/Blu-ray survival in question? If so, that's interesting.
Jimmie Tramel commented on Jimmie Tramel: Remembering when a hairy monster mesmerized Nowata County
The Monster Mart in Fouke, Ark., is my favorite convenience store in the world.
Jimmie Tramel commented on After 25 'Simpsons' seasons, here are 25 things you may not know about the show
Thanks, Keith. The Beatles note could have been worded better. Of course all were surviving at the time they did the show, but that's not the case now.
Jimmie Tramel commented on Who's 'your' Cosby? Locals share Bill Cosby's impact ahead of his Tulsa show
Jimmie Tramel commented on Prairie Nerd Madness: Cast your vote for the best comic book character
It's way more difficult to find comic books for kids than it is to find comic books for adults.