27
May
2018

OzCon International: Robert Payes

At OzCon International this year, in celebrating all things Oz, there will be special attention given to Rachel Cosgrove Payes, the fifth Royal Historian of Oz, author of The Hidden Valley of Oz, The Wicked Witch of Oz, "Percy and the Shrinking Violets" and "Spots in Oz."

Joining us is her son, Robert Payes, who has appeared on the podcast before. In this brief interview, Robert tells us about Stiff Shots Photography and what he's looking forward to at OzCon.

Find out more about this year's OzCon here and register here.

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15
May
2018

100 Years of the Tin Woodman of Oz

To celebrate L. Frank Baum's birthday, the Royal Podcast of Oz presents an excerpt from The Tin Woodman of Oz, celebrating its centennial this year, read by Phil Chenevert.

You can download Phil's complete reading of The Tin Woodman of Oz for free from Librivox.org.

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9
May
2018

OzCon International: James Ortiz

OzCon International Chairman Jay Davis chats with Guest of Honor James Ortiz. Find out why James created the play The Woodsman and what he's looking forward to at OzCon!

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29
Mar
2018

Chatting With Walter Krueger

Jay chats with fellow Oz fan and collector Walter Krueger!

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14
Feb
2018

Thundertoad’s Patchwork Girl of Oz

Jay and Sam start the 2018 episodes with a discussion of Thundertoad Animation's 2005 CGI animated adaptation of The Patchwork Girl of Oz. How faithful is it? How's the visuals? Where can you get a copy? All shall be answered!

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17
Dec
2017

The 2017 Christmas Special

Jay reads two stories from Oziana 2013, "Jinnicky Saves Christmas" by Nathan DeHoff and his own "The Way of A Lion." Afterward, he and Nathan chat about creating their tales.

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30
Nov
2017

Jay and Sam vs The Muppets Wizard of Oz

Jay and Sam tackled The Muppets Wizard of Oz. When did they see it and how? What did they think? How much does Sam hate Quentin Tarantino?

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26
Oct
2017

Garrett and Angelo vs The Muppets Wizard of Oz

Former podcast guests Garrett Kilgore and Angelo Thomas talk The Muppets Wizard of Oz.

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1
Oct
2017

Garrett Speaks!

Jay chats with recurring podcast guest Garrett Kilgore to finally discover his personal love of Oz and what he's been doing lately.

Garrett's YouTube Channel

The Art of Oz, Garrett's blog

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23
Sep
2017

Oz Con International 2018

Registration is finally open for Oz Con International 2018. Jay Davis and Colin Ayres are chairing next year as OzCon International heads back to California to celebrate the centennial of The Tin Woodman of Oz, as well as explore the wonders of Oz and L. Frank Baum in Hollywood.

Current guests of honor include James Ortiz, Robert Payes, Andy Mangels, Aljean Harmetz, and John and Bjo Trimble.

OzCon will feature the classics, such as the costume contest, the quizzes, the Oz Club auction, the Treasure Hunt, and all the good Ozzy fun we can offer.

Plus, the day after, Disneyland!

The convention is August 10-12, 2018, so mark your calendars, make your registrations and reservations, and join us!

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