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'Insurrection: Holding History' was a play about Turner rebellion — way ahead of its time

Robert O’Hara wrote “Insurrection: Holding History” in 1996 when he was just 26 years old. At the time, the play was billed as “Roots” meets “The Wizard of Oz” — they did what they had to do in New York — and, as I was looking back over the production history of this 21-year-old play, I also saw...

Why Did The Good Place Hide So Many Wizard of Oz References in Last Week’s Episode?

The Good Place creator Michael Schur has said that one of the original inspirations for his NBC sitcom was Lost, a similarly supernatural mystery about a group of humans stranded in a nether-realm. Judging by last week’s episode, “Best Self,” Schur and his writers aren’t just into Lost — they’re also ... More »

1984 Meets The Wizard of Oz

This was quite bizarre even for this White House … Today's 1984/Wizard of Oz hybrid is off to a wild start …. pic.twitter.com/yJT8hC6JV5 Read More ?

Trump Appears At Press Conference On Screens While 50 Feet Away, Compared To ‘Wizard Of Oz’ And ‘1984’

Sarah Huckabee Sanders introduced a “special guest” into the White House press briefing room on Thursday, January 4. President Donald Trump soon appeared in what seemed to be a pre-recorded message behind Sarah on video monitors. AsShow More Summary

Run the Jewels Syncs Too Well With ‘Diners, Drive-ins and Dives’

Two pillars of American culture come together in Flavortown Tired: Syncing Dark Side of the Moon with The Wizard of Oz. Wired: Syncing Run the Jewels with Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. It turns out RTJ, the rap duo made up of Killer Mike and El-P, is a perfect soundtrack for bowling shirt model Guy Fieri’s hit Food Network show. Show More Summary

Netflix zaps new life into Sean Bean's The Frankenstein Chronicles

Remember when new takes on Frankenstein were the hottest thing in the entertainment industry? It was after everybody was making Wizard Of Oz stuff, but it ended a few years ago when Fox decided to change the name of a show about a dead cop coming back to life from Frankenstein to The Frankenstein Code and then Second… Read more...

Concert review: Katy Perry showcases razzle-dazzle at Atlanta show

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Imagine if the surroundings in “The Wizard of Oz”’s Munchkin Land fused with the backdrop of “Alice in Wonderland” and you might have the Katy Perry “Witness” tour. It’s a delightful...

This wonderful musical 'Wicked' and Chicago go way back

There is a history. L. Frank Baum’s “The Wizard of Oz” — the stage version, which came long before the Judy Garland movie — had its world premiere in Chicago in 1902 at the Grand Opera House, which was located just a couple of blocks from the Oriental Theatre, where the national touring company...

How Technicolor changed movies

last monthHumor / odd : Kottke.org

In The Wizard of Oz, when Dorothy lands after being brought to Oz by a tornado, she opens the door and, bang!, Technicolor. It’s a surprising transition, one of the most effective in film history. But it wouldn’t have been a complete shock for audiences in 1939 because Oz was not the first film to feature the color technology. Show More Summary

'Wizard of Oz' coming to Chicago Theatre

“The Wizard of Oz” will make a Chicago stop along its yellow brick road, it has been announced by the Madison Square Garden Company. The non-Equity touring production, based on the beloved 1939 MGM movie, will appear again in Chicago, playing the Chicago Theatre May 8-20. The production is directed...

How the Invention of Technicolor Created the Iconic Look of Films Made in the Early to Mid 20th Century

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In a vivid episode of of Vox Almanac, video producer Phil Edwards shared the fascinating history of Technicolor while also addressing the common myths about the iconic film The Wizard of Oz. Specifically, Edwards explained that the film was not the first to employ the new technology, how the Kansas section of the film was...

Victoria Beckham Channels Dorothy in Dazzling Ruby Pumps

Victoria Beckham had a Wizard of Oz moment while stepping out in London, England! The 43-year-old businesswoman and fashion designer stopped by her Dover Street flagship store on Tuesday (November 28). PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Victoria Beckham She looked chic in a long tuxedo coat, black pants, and cream top, accessorizing with [...]

20 Wizard of Oz Gifts That Will Send You Somewhere Over the Rainbow

2 months agoEntertainment : BuzzSugar

There are few movies that touch my heart like The Wizard of Oz does. Not only is the musical a Hollywood classic, but it always leaves me with a warm, fuzzy feeling inside whenever I watch it. But with Judy Garland's beautiful voiceShow More Summary

Oh, My!

Remixer and composer Melodysheep used sound samples and footage from The Wizard of Oz to create a wonderful and ethereal new track perfectly suits the dreamy feel of the film. We love the way he incorporated the Tin Man’s clank into the rhythm.

Behind The Wizard’s Curtain

2 months agoArts / Writing : Writer Unboxed

Wizard of Oz: Step forward, Tin Man! Tin Woodsman: Ohhhh! Wizard of Oz: You DARE to come to me for a heart, do you? You clinking, clanking, clattering collection of caliginous junk! Dorothy and Friends quake and quiver and stare in respectful awe at The Great Wizard. The curtain hasn’t yet been thrown back to […]

Run Dorothy Run Out Dec. 12: Race Through Oz in PlayStation VR

What happens when the most magical couple in the land breaks up? The so-called Wicked Witch of the West steals all the Wizard's stuff, just to dump it across the land of Oz, of course. Being the whiny little Wizard he is, and with aShow More Summary

Kourtney Kardashian Dresses as a Sexy Tin Man for Halloween

Kourtney Kardashian wears a skin-tight silver bodysuit while dressing up as the tin man from The Wizard of Oz for her afternoon Halloween look. The 38-year-old reality star shared a bunch of photos of her home transformed for the holiday and it looks like she hosted a really fun party, complete with a vintage Ghostbusters [...]

The Best and Worst Witch Movies, According to Actual Witches

3 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

We asked 30 witches which movies they prefer. Most had mixed feelings about 'The Wizard of Oz', but all of them loved 'Practical Magic'.

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