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Down the Yellow Brick Pod is an inclusive podcast community preserving and peeling back the curtain on the wonderful world of Oz from the turn of the 20th century to today, and its unparalleled impact on cultural consciousness.


On the pod, co-hosts EmKay Shrader and Tara Tagliaferro conduct deep dives into Oz fandom favorites as well as interviews with The Slipperhood and Good Witches of the Concrete Jungle series. 


Join the pod squad for bonus content and community on Patreon, shop good trouble witch swag on ETSY, and follow our accompanying technicolor scrapbook on Instagram. 

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Past Guests


Current Season

Season 4: The Wicked Years


Your favorite Witches are BACK! Tara and EmKay are breaking down Gregory Maguire's novel, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, and exploring the Broadway's smash hit musical, 2003's "Wicked The Musical"!

Book Us!

As knowledgeable Ozians and professional musical theatre actors and educators,
Tara and EmKay are available for:

  • Live Trivia 

  • Musical Sets

  • Ozaturgy Packages 

  • Musical Theatre/Content Creator Masterclasses

  • Wonderful Wellness of Oz Workshops

Get in touch with us HERE


Apple Reviews

As brilliant as it is a joy to hear, Down the Yellow Brick Pod is the definitive podcast for Oz fans! Through a modern day lens, the hosts dissect past media that has crossed cultures, stood the test of time and continues to awe and inspire. They further share their musical talents, featuring original spins on Oz songs and more with the growing Oz fandom and community. I look forward to every episode and hope this podcast lasts forever! 

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