Uncovering Oklahoma

Uncovering Oklahoma

5 Seasons

Produced by Dennis Spielman as a YouTube series to prove Oklahoma wasn't as boring as people thought, Uncovering Oklahoma profiles creative people and places throughout the state. This collection features new and timeless stories from this award-winning series.

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Uncovering Oklahoma
  • Great Salt Plains State Park

    Episode 1

    Discover rare crystals at Great Salt Plains State Park - an adventure-filled travel destination!

  • Clarity Coffee in Oklahoma City

    Episode 1

    In Downtown Oklahoma City, Clarity Coffee makes people happy by making coffee the best way possible. Steve Willingham and Tyler Roberts talk about the story of Clarity Coffee, what guests can expect, and how they make the shop inviting to people.

  • The Underground in Oklahoma City

    Episode 3

    The Underground can be best described as a walk-through art installation. The Underground is a tunnel connecting Downtown Oklahoma City’s skyscrapers and containing a few restaurants, art, and historic photographs.

  • Magnetic Hill in Springer

    Episode 4

    Want to experience something weird? Drive to the natural phenomena known as Magnetic Hill, put your car in neutral at the bottom of the hill, let off the brake, and “something” will pull your car backward at 5 miles an hour.

    Magnetic Hill is located 1 1/2 miles west of I-35 and Highway 53 in Sp...

  • 777 Zip in Davis

    Episode 5

    For a high-flying adventure with a view of Turner Falls, the 777 Zip allows almost everyone a chance to soar through the skies. Heide Brandes interviews the owner of 777 Zip, Gary Fielding, about the ride.

  • Off The Hook in Oklahoma City

    Episode 6

    What started as a food truck when a deal fell through with a former Thunder player, has now become a brick-and-mortar seafood restaurant with two locations. Owners, Loniesha and Corey Harris, talk about Off The Hook Seafood & More, how they got started, their popular dishes, and what to expect wh...

  • McClintock Saloon & Chop House in Oklahoma City

    Episode 7

    McClintock’s Saloon and Chop House in Stockyard City may not have hitching posts, dancing girls, player pianos, or even swigging doors, but they have a saloon with some of the state's finest woodworking and a dining experience that's best described as French meets West. The French Cowboy, Michel ...

  • 405 Brewing in Norman

    Episode 8

    Specializing in non-traditional brewing methods and ingredients, Norman natives Trae Carson and Jonathan Stapleton opened a brewery that allows them to be creative in their beer-making adventures. 405 Brewing Co.'s "Liquid Art" is built by hand and in this interview with the owners discuss how th...

  • Lazy Circles Brewing in Norman

    Episode 9

    Lazy Circles Brewing is a taproom in Norman that embodies the heart of the community by making traditional-style beers and hosting events such as Beer Yoga and Lazy Runners Brew Crew. In this interview, Stephen Basey and Stephen Swanson discuss the brewery they opened in November 2017.

  • HunnyBunny Biscuit Co in Oklahoma City

    Episode 10

    Love biscuits? HunnyBunny Biscuit serves up fresh sweet and savory biscuits as well as coffee and mimosas. Visit them near the Tower Theatre in Oklahoma City's Uptown 23rd District.

  • Vacca Territory in Yukon

    Episode 11

    In Yukon, Vacca Territory crafts handmade small-batch Italian semifreddo (ice cream), specialty coffees, cinnamon rolls, breakfast sandwiches, scones, muffins, cookies, and more. In this interview, Mike Gray talks about the creamery and coffeehouse located on Route 66.

  • Holiday Cards by Jarvix

    Episode 12

    A holiday music video exploring Oklahoma City with Jarvix. We travel around the popular holiday events that happen around Downtown Oklahoma City for this unique travel video.

  • Jimmy's Round-Up Cafe in Oklahoma City

    Episode 13

    Jimmy’s Round-Up Cafe is everything good about how a cafe or a diner should be by making everything from scratch daily and serving breakfast all day. If you want frozen, pre-made food, Jimmy Collins will advise you to go somewhere else. Located in Oklahoma City, Jimmy's specializes in chicken fri...

  • The Winston in Norman

    Episode 14

    A spinoff of Pub W, The Winston is a new addition on Main Street in Norman, Oklahoma, as a more modern, contemporary version that's bar forward as well as being more adventurous on food. Brandon Kistler, the Concept Head for The Winston of Hal Smith Restaurants, talks about this new restaurant an...

  • Capitals Ice Cream in Oklahoma City

    Episode 15

    Serving up a fun "twist" on ice cream, Capitals Ice Cream in Oklahoma City's Midtown District allows you to pick toppings such as fruits, cereal, candy, cookies, and more to ‘swirl’ into your ice cream. Landon Ferguson talks about what you can expect when you visit their dreamy ice cream shop tha...

  • Sophia Massad

    Episode 16

    During this music session, I visited indie/alternative musician Sophia Massad in the Plaza District. In this video, Sophia shares the history of her musical journey, what inspires her, and talks about her newest single, Alone at Night, which is also performed for Uncovering Oklahoma.

  • A Day in Bartlesville

    Episode 17

    Uncovering Oklahoma got a tour of Bartlesville with Josh Wright as he showed off Outpost Coffee, Visit Bartlesville Center, the Phillips Petroleum Company Museum, Painted Horse, Price Tower, Frank Phillips Home, and the Pathfinder Parkway trails.

  • Gathering Place in Tulsa

    Episode 18

    Gathering Place is a park like none other in Tulsa for everyone to enjoy. Gathering Place is entirely free to the public and is an adventure sure to inspire wonderful moments for future generations. Josh Wright and Cayla Lewis give a tour of the park.

  • Ride OKC in Oklahoma City

    Episode 19

    Growing from a passion for seeing places one usually doesn't see, Ride OKC offers people unique tours of Oklahoma City via bicycle. Ashely and Ryan Fogle of Ride OKC and Bailey Gordon of Cookie Tour share what riders can expect. If you're a cookie connoisseur, this video includes footage from the...

  • Shades of Brown in Tulsa

    Episode 20

    Shades of Brown is a place where you can come and be your total self while having a delicious cup of coffee. Owner, Melinda Curren, and barista Ben Udwin, discuss the vibe of this Brookside coffee shop in Tulsa.

  • Vanessa House Beer in Oklahoma City

    Episode 21

    The Vanessa House Beer Company began when five friends were looking for a way to continue to hang out after college. What started as a simple homebrewing session has grown into a full-time business in Oklahoma City's Automobile Alley district.

    For this video, I was able to interview all five co...