WRITERS

The Mild-Mannered Poet Who Championed James Bond

William Plomer’s friendship with Ian Fleming sparked a flashy literary legacy.

What Danai Gurira Learned About Voting From Her Zimbabwean Upbringing

The actress and playwright joined “The Carlos Watson Show,” along with playwright Heidi Schreck, to stress the importance of voting.

Finneas on Hitting It Big From His Childhood Bedroom

Finneas joins the latest episode of “The Carlos Watson Show.

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.

OZY TV

Real Talk Real Change

Compelling conversations on race to meet the moment.

How Michaela Coel Tells Awkward Truths

The “I May Destroy You” star has served up the hottest show on TV by getting real.

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.

This Hard-Partying, Cross-Dressing Explorer Lived the Writer’s Life

Isabelle Eberhadt ditched her European upbringing to embrace Islam and explore North Africa at the turn of the 20th century.

The Daring Feminist Writer Who Inspired Manga

Nobuko Yoshiya was an influential storyteller who defied gender norms in early-20th-century Japan.

The Convivial Call of Casual Racism

A party in the Hollywood Hills with a race-baiter goes very wrong.

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.

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.

‘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.

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