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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Truth About Shirley Temple's "Wizard of Oz" Connection

Jay Scarfone | Posted 04.15.2014 | Books
Jay Scarfone

Shirley Temple did in fact have an Oz connection, but one that requires clarification in lieu of urban mythology.

The Wizard of Oz and Innocence Lost

Jay Scarfone | Posted 03.25.2014 | Books
Jay Scarfone

Unfortunately, it seems the latest return to Oz sounds it keeping with our culture's taste for the amplification and perversion of nearly everything. Regrettably, even The Wizard of Oz isn't immune from our culture's apparent erosion of innocence. It should be remembered, though, that in 1939, MGM's version of Oz was technically a remake.

10 More Things You Never Noticed About The Wizard of Oz

Jay Scarfone | Posted 02.07.2014 | Books
Jay Scarfone

As a follow-up piece for all of you dedicated Ozophiles, here are a few more intriguing tidbits about this movie classic. Be sure to look for them on your next trip down the Yellow Brick Road!

10 Things You Never Noticed About The Wizard of Oz

Jay Scarfone | Posted 01.31.2014 | Books
Jay Scarfone

Since Oz is about to celebrate its 75th anniversary next year, here's a fun peek at a few details that may have escaped the attention of even the most ardent Ozophiles.

Want To Catch A Glimpse Of A Flying Monkey?

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 10.14.2013 | Arts

ROCKLAND, Maine -- ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — Far from Kansas, far from any yellow brick road and all the way to Maine, fans of "The Wizard of Oz" can c...

Beautiful Creatures

Monika Chiang | Posted 05.26.2013 | Style
Monika Chiang

I've been traveling quite a lot lately (albeit not in a hot air balloon!) and encountering all sorts of beautiful creatures myself, and that got me thinking a lot about my own journey. After New York Fashion Week, I hopped a night flight to Paris for the Première Vision Fabric Show (PV).

PHOTOS: New 'Wizard Of Oz' Edition Offers Fresh Take On Classic

Posted 03.20.2013 | Books

We recently interview Michael Sieben about his cover art and illustrations for Harper Design's new edition of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of ...

Our Days of Oz

Monique Ruffin | Posted 01.17.2012 | Business
Monique Ruffin

In the tale of Oz, Dorothy wasn't able to return home until she found within herself the power to do so. Could the answer to our downtrodden citizenry be both so close and so far?

Bumper Stickers, Lapel Pins and Sound Bytes, Oh My!

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Susan Corso

Perhaps Obama might take a page out of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz? What he needs to be a great leader are three things he has developed over the years of his public service.