Tag Archives: the three imps of oz

Baum’s Birthday Blowout

Yesterday was L. Frank Baum’s birthday, and the day before that, Michael Booth set up a virtual event to celebrate. There weren’t that many attendees, but it included presentations, and I’m too disorganized and socially awkward to arrange something like … Continue reading

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Mission: Imp Ossible

Growing up with various fantasy universes in books, video games, and other media, I frequently came across names of magical beings that weren’t always consistently defined. I’ve already discussed many of these, but as of yet I haven’t said a … Continue reading

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Like Father, Unlike Son

You may know that L. Frank Baum had four sons, so did any of them try to follow in the family business, if you consider writing Oz books to be the family business? Actually, yes, two of them did. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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