WEST COAST

True Stories

You’ve Heard of Sit-Ins. But What About Fish-Ins?

The Fish Wars have been forgotten by history.
Good Sh*t

Visit Three Castles in One Day ... in Arizona

These three curious and magnificent structures are all located near Phoenix.
True Stories

When the Pacific Northwest First Bared Its Knuckles for a Prizefight

There was no “sweet science” involved in the knock-down, drag-out bare-knuckle brawl of Portland’s first genuine — and illegal — boxing match.
The New + the Next

The Filmmaker Behind the Explosive New Doc About the L.A. Riots

With two critically acclaimed documentaries to his credit, One9 is ready for his next challenge: feature film.
OZY TV

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.
News + Politics

West Coast, Best Coast? Not for Democratic Hopefuls

Democrats have never nominated a Westerner for president or vice president.
True Stories

The Man Who Got Rich Off the Gold Rush ... Without the Gold

Sam Brannan became the first millionaire of the California Gold Rush — not by mining gold, but by selling shovels.
News + Politics

The Married Couple Making the World's Finest Sex Dolls

Sinthetics is run by a husband-and-wife team who work with clients to custom-design perfect, eerily human companions.
Good Sh*t

8 Ways to Get Weird in Seattle

From suggestive eats to outright nakedness, the Emerald City knows how to have a good time.
True Stories

How the 'Liquid Chef' Mixes LA's Best Cocktails

Celeb mixologist — a sobriquet he hates (sort of) — Matt Seigel left the DJ life to make some of the best drinks in the world.
True Stories

Why I Got Out of the Gun-Dealing Business

Having a Federal Firearms License? Maybe not all it’s cracked up to be.
OZY NEWSLETTER

The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
The New + the Next

Why 1995 Was the Year That Changed Sailing

It was a year of firsts for the America’s Cup, the most-famous race on the high seas, including the debut of an all-women’s crew.
Good Sh*t

4 San Francisco Guilty Pleasures

Adult dodgeball, Madonna, Julie Andrews and big-ass hats — this city knows how to do camp.

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