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Simon Sinek Says: Go Forth and Be Fantastic!

In this edition of “The Carlos Watson Show,” Simon Sinek dropped in to dish on his specialty: what becomes a leader most.

Bethenny Frankel Reveals Why She’s an ‘Animal’

On the latest episode of “The Carlos Watson Show, multi-hyphenate threat Bethenny Frankel hits her hustle stride.

Roxane Gay on Global Racism and Whether She’ll Hold Her Nose and Vote for Biden

The literary legend joined “The Carlos Watson Show” to share her pointed and personal thoughts.

Listen to 'Flashback': The Freak Bicycle Accident Behind a Children’s Classic

Ludwig Bemelmans rode his bike down the wrong side of the road and into literary history when he dreamed up the beloved children’s book Madeline.

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The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

What Was Malcolm Gladwell’s Tipping Point?

Gladwell, who has become one of America’s foremost public intellectuals, bares all on the latest episode of “The Carlos Watson Show.

Get Yer YA, YA's Out: The Best Young Adult Reads for Not-So-Young Adults

OZY on the best YA books for adults to read, focusing on diversity, smart storytelling and Dave Matthews, because: Why not?.

How Badly Does It Suck to Be 17? Janis Ian Knows

The best song about being a miserable 17-year-old was written by a miserable 17-year-old.

Travel Light This Holiday

Need a vacation but want to stay safe? Travel to the far-flung corners of the world by book.

Best Books for Getting Breakup-Drunk To

Quarantined! With a lover! Then the painfully inevitable: Splitsville.

'Flashback' Episode Nine: How 'Little House on the Prairie' Built the Koch Brothers

The latest episode of OZY's chart-topping 'Flashback' podcast reveals how the 'Little House' series of children's classics entwined itself with the growth of free-market conservatism.

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OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.

‘Flashback’ Lecture Notes: How the Little House Books Shaped American Politics

This week's podcast takes a look at how America's libertarian politics got a boost from children's literature.

This Rapper’s Book Club Is Uplifting Writers of Color

It started with a tweet, and then quickly grew to an online and IRL community of book lovers.

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