28
Feb
2017

The Oz Kids: Underground Adventure

Jay and Sam realize they goofed in trying to figure out the Oz Kids chronology and talk about what they feel must be the third story in the series: Underground Adventure. When Frank and some new friends from America are caught in an earthquake, they have to find their way to Oz, and the other Oz Kids begin their own search.

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31
Jan
2017

NBC’S Emerald City

Jay and guests Rachel Anderson and Angelo Thomas discuss the first five episodes of NBC's Emerald City. Is it a good show? How respectful is it of Oz lore? Should you be watching it? Who should be watching it? For the first time, this episode is presented uncensored and mostly unedited.

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25
Dec
2016

Little Oz Stories read by Ray Bolger

As a Christmas present, here is the audio of the out of print album Little Oz Stories read by Ray Bolger. The stories are actually from L. Frank Baum's Queer Visitors from the Marvelous Land of Oz, featuring several Oz characters visiting the United States.

  1. The Scarecrow Presents A Magic Automobile To A Little Girl
  2. The Two Wishes
  3. Jack Pumpkinhead Pawns The Sawhorse
  4. The Scarecrow Tells A Fairy Tale To Children And Hears An Equally Marvelous True One
  5. A Magnetic Personality
  6. How The Scarecrow And The Tin Woodman Met Some Old Friends
  7. How The Sawhorse Saved Dorothy's Life
  8. Dorothy Spends an Evening with her Old Friends and is Entertained with Wonderful Exhibitions
  9. How The Woggle-Bug And His Friends Visited Santa Claus
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14
Dec
2016

The Oz Kids Christmas

Jay and Sam talk about the Christmas stories in The Oz Kids series: Who Stole Santa? and Christmas in Oz. What stories are these based on, are they good stories or just saccharine Christmas fluff? Also, did Jay and Sam make a mistake with their chronology for the series?

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1
Dec
2016

Christmas in Kansas

Garrett Kilgore reads a new Christmas story by Jay Davis. Christmas in Kansas tells of how Dorothy Gale, Aunt Em and Uncle Henry celebrated Christmas following the events of Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz.

Anyone wishing to read the story instead is welcome to a free PDF or an EPUB (zipped).

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30
Nov
2016

The Movies of Oz: Virtual Oz

Jay and Sam take a good look at another adventure from The Oz Kids series: Virtual Oz. The Oz Kids wind up trapped in Otto's mysterious computer game. Can they win and get home or are they stuck for good?

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21
Nov
2016

The Oz Kids: The Nome Prince and the Magic Belt

Jay and Sam discuss the second story arc from The Oz Kids, where we meet the Nome Prince. Just how many Oz books does this borrow from?

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29
Oct
2016

Toto Lost In New York

Jay and Sam talk about the first Oz Kids story arc: Toto Lost in New York. Plus, WHAT WAS THAT YOU SAW ONLINE ABOUT AN OZ KIDS MOVIE? Um... Jay explains.

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6
Oct
2016

How Donald Abbott Came To Oz

Jay talks with Donald Abbott, author/illustrator/cartoonist/screenwriter of How The Wizard Came to Oz and other Oz stories. Donald reveals why his illustrations follow the style of W.W. Denslow, how Books of Wonder came to publish his books, and how How The Wizard Came to Oz has developed over the years.

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27
Sep
2016

The Oz Kids (Intro)

Jay and Sam prepare for a multi-episode discussion of The Oz Kids video series, starting by giving some general information about the series, including its characters, premise and general availability.

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