The Royal Podcast of Oz
The Royal Podcast of Oz
Jay Davis
A podcast dedicated to promoting the fandom and the legacy of Oz!
Our Holiday Favorites: The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus
In this bonus episode, we present an episode from Jay's other podcast, Let's Get Both Ties, a queer culture podcast about the stories that mean something to the LGBT community. Jay is joined by Tim Tucker to discuss L. Frank Baum's The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, the 1902 novel that took a different approach to Santa Claus mythos.
Dec 20, 2023
1 hr 11 min
The Movies of Oz: Santa's Castle
Jay and Sam review Santa's Castle, a film adaptation of L. Frank Baum's A Kidnapped Santa Claus. Watch the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rk5wg-2jqPk The version of "Carol of the Bells" at the end: https://archive.org/details/Carol_Of_The_Bells_Technetium The graphic novel adaptation: https://www.amazon.com/Kidnapped-Santa-Claus-Alex-Robinson/dp/0061782408 Read the original story: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/519
Dec 17, 2023
50 min
Angelo Thomas Interviews Kirk Thatcher
Angelo Thomas gives us a holiday surprise with an interview with Kirk Thatcher, director of The Muppets Wizard of Oz.
Dec 10, 2023
21 min
The Movies of Oz: Tom and Jerry in Oz
It's a double feature as Jay and Sam Milazzo discuss Tom and Jerry's take on MGM's The Wizard of Oz from 2011 and then they turn to its far more worthy sequel in 2016's Tom and Jerry: Back to Oz.
Dec 4, 2023
2 hr 18 min
Wicked Movie Hype!
Jay, returning guest Angelo Thomas and new guest Tyler Varney discuss the upcoming two-part film adaptation of the musical Wicked. They discuss the cast, the decision to make two movies, the current state of Hollywood, the sneak peeks, the leaks, where could we expect to see some original Broadway cast cameos?
Jul 16, 2023
57 min
The Movies of Oz: The Witches of Oz
Jay and Sam are joined by Angelo Thomas in breaking down the miniseries The Witches of Oz and its movie counterpart Dorothy and the Witches of Oz. Angelo reveals behind the scenes details and gives us the scoop on the unrealized sequel.
Jun 24, 2023
1 hr 50 min
Ozma is a Trans Icon
Jay talks with Zoe O'Hallin-Berne about how important Ozma's story is to transgender Oz fans. Reading from The Marvelous Land of Oz performed by Stephen Alexander Willis for Willow Audio Books, used with permission.
Jun 11, 2023
49 min
The Movies of Oz: The Whimsical Wizard of Ha's
Jay and Sam waltz up and down the produce aisle as they look at Veggie Tales' The Whimsical Wizard of Ha's as the parable of The Prodigal Son is mixed with a Wizard of Oz parody.
May 20, 2023
52 min
The Movies of Oz: Tin Man
Recorded over four years ago, Sam and Jay discuss the 2007 miniseries on the Sci Fi Channel.
Jan 28, 2023
1 hr 45 min
L. Frank Baum's Birthday 2021
The Royal Podcast returns with two short stories and two poems read by L. Frank Baum fans! "How the Tin Woodman Became A Fire Hero" read by Erica Olivera "Blow, Winds, Blow!" read by Sam Milazzo "By the Candelabra's Glare" read by PJ Scott Blankenship "The Dummy That Lived" read by Suren Oganessian Music by Paul Tietjens for The Wizard of Oz Broadway extravaganza, piano rolls published by the Aeolian Company: "Rejoice, the Wizard is No Longer King!", "When We Get What's A Comin' To Us," "When You Love, Love, Love," "Just A Simple Girl From The Prarie," and "Phantom Patrol."
May 14, 2021
29 min
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