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We Support the Status Quo

The issue of things not changing much in the Oz series has come up a few times recently, with both Gregory Maguire and John Troutman saying they preferred the first two books because there’s more of a sense of change … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Beaver Mythology

I’m currently in the process of reading Gregory Maguire’s Out of Oz, and I think it was the brief appearance of some beavers in this book that made me think of researching beaver-related mythology. Beavers are no strangers to the … Continue reading

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Witch-ay Woman

While the Wicked Witch of the West is a somewhat significant character in the Oz books, it’s really the MGM movie that thrust her into super-stardom. It’s Margaret Hamilton in green makeup and black clothes who makes lists of the … Continue reading

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