CROSSED WIRES

Immodest solutions to communicative problems.

Straight Women Have Got to Stop Using the Word Girlfriend

Just call your friend “friend” and stop confusing us.

Please, for the Love of God, Take Me Off Speakerphone

Everyone has a speakerphone now, but they really shouldn’t.

Why the Internet Needs a Hate Spell-Checker

The internet is a cesspool, but a “hate spell-checker” could banish the vitriol.

Screw Gratitude! It's Holding You Back.

Giving thanks isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

OZY TV

Real Talk Real Change

Compelling conversations on race to meet the moment.

Why You Should Pay a Penny to Send an Email

A message to most of the emails out there: Get out of our inboxes.

The "Bless You" Ban

You should treat sneezes like farts — here’s why.

Shut the F*ck Up, It's a Rock Concert

Imagine a concert where talking is forbidden.

There Is Such a Thing as a Stupid Question, Stupid

The age-old saying that there are no stupid questions is wrong.

Stop Saying Thank You When You Mean F**k You

Keep your gratitude to yourself — it might seem more genuine.

OZY PODCAST

When Katty Met Carlos

From the BBC and OZY comes a fresh perspective on the debate about America’s future as a nation and its relation to the world during the 2020 US election.

Let's Abolish the Word 'Super'

We’ve become super tired of this word.

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