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Quillette is an online magazine founded by Australian writer Claire Lehmann. The publication has a primary focus on science, technology, news, culture, and politics.

Quillette is an online magazine founded by Australian writer Claire Lehmann. The publication has a primary focus on science, technology, news, culture, and politics.
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Quillette is an online magazine founded by Australian writer Claire Lehmann. The publication has a primary focus on science, technology, news, culture, and politics.

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@quillette

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Episodes

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Coleman Hughes about his reparations testimony

6/22/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to Coleman Hughes about what it was like testifying to Congress about reparations and the reaction his testimony has received.

Duration:00:17:28

Quillette's Toby Young talks to Jonah Goldberg and Aaron Sibarium about the conservative themes of Avengers: Endgame

6/19/2019
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Toby Young discusses the conservative manifesto buried just beneath the surface of Avengers: Endgame with Jonah Goldberg and Aaron Siberium.

Duration:00:55:20

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Kathrine Jebsen Moore about how the knitting community has got tangled up with identity politics

6/14/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to Kathrine Jebsen Moore about how the Instagram knitting community has been torn apart by Social Justice mobs.

Duration:00:19:01

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to gay icon Sky Gilbert about being excommunicated by Toronto's LGBT community

6/7/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to Sky Gilbert, gay playwright and drag queen, about the history of Canada's gay community and being excommunicated by the LGBT theater company he founded.

Duration:00:43:15

Quillette's Toby Young talks to Eric Kaufmann and Sunder Katwala about the European elections

5/28/2019
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Toby Young discusses the European election results with Eric Kaufmann, author of Whiteshift, and Sunder Katwala, director of British Future. Is national populism in decline? If not, how concerned should we be?

Duration:00:54:07

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Greg Ellis, host of Quillette Narrated, about his career as a voice actor

5/23/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to the voice actor Greg Ellis about working with the producers of Dragon Age, Call of Duty and God of War, and the difference between voicing video game characters and cartoon characters.

Duration:00:34:28

Quillette's Toby Young talks to Professor Nigel Biggar about academic outrage mobs and how to defeat them

5/15/2019
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Toby Young talks to Nigel Biggar, Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology at Oxford, about his experience of being mobbed by his colleagues. They discuss what motivates academic outrage mobs and what can be done to defend free speech at British and American universities.

Duration:00:47:13

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Doriane Lambelet Coleman about the Caster Semenya trial

5/10/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to Doriane Lambelet Coleman, the 800m-runner-turned-academic, about the Court of Arbitration for Sport's rejection of Caster Semenya's appeal. As a result of the decision, Semenya will not be able to compete in women's middle distance events unless she chemically alters her testosterone level.

Duration:00:19:18

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Clint Margrave and Timothy Green, two Los Angeles-based poets, about the public shaming of fellow poet Frank Sherlock

5/3/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to two poets – Clint Margrave and Timothy Green – about the shunning of fellow poet Frank Sherlock after he confessed to having been in a skinhead band in the 1980s. Clint Margrave recently wrote an article about Frank Sherlock's public shaming for Quillette.

Duration:00:32:48

Quillette's Toby Young talks to Claire Fox, veteran journalist and broadcaster, about standing for the European Parliament as a Brexit Party candidate

4/30/2019
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Toby Young talks to the journalist and broadcaster Claire Fox about being a Brexit Party candidate in the forthcoming European Parliament election. How did a former Communist become a candidate for a populist, right-of-centre party?

Duration:00:54:49

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Coleman Hughes about an allegedly racist incident at Barnard College

4/23/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to Coleman Hughes about his latest Quillette article, which concerns an allegedly racist incident at Barnard College. Coleman, who is an undergraduate at Columbia, doesn't think the Barnard employees involved are guilty of racism.

Duration:00:21:46

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Jamie Kilstein about leaving the Social Justice cult and becoming a non-tribal comedian

4/19/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to stand-up comedian Jamie Kilstein about leaving the Social Justice Left, having Robin Williams as a patron, and his new, non-tribal, un-woke podcast.

Duration:00:32:14

Quillette's Toby Young talks to Sir Roger Scruton about getting sacked by the British Government after being targeted by a Twitter mob

4/15/2019
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Toby Young talks to Sir Roger Scruton, the conservative philosopher, about getting sacked as an advisor to the British Government after making some politically incorrect remarks, and the implications of his defenestration for intellectual freedom more widely.

Duration:00:33:32

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Tyler Cowen about libertarianism, viewpoint diversity in Washington, D.C., and his new online university

4/11/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to Tyler Cowen, economics professor at George Mason University, about the limits of libertarianism, viewpoint diversity in Washington, D.C., and Marginal Revolution University, his new online education venture.

Duration:00:27:51

Quillette's Toby Young talks to Cambridge history professor Robert Tombs about Brexit and Britain's future

4/3/2019
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Toby Young talks to Robert Tombs, Cambridge history professor, about why he supports Brexit, why so many of his colleagues don't, whether the English intelligentsia's loathing of their country is a uniquely English characteristic and what their reaction is likely to be if the U.K. does eventually leave the European Union.

Duration:00:47:52

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Rob Montz, the filmmaker who is documenting the growing free speech crisis in America's universities

3/29/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to Rob Montz, the Washington, DC-based documentarian who has made a succession of slick, entertaining videos about the free speech crisis engulfing America's universities. You can see some of Rob's videos, with some additional commentary from Jon, on Quillette's website.

Duration:00:40:47

Quillette's Toby Young talks to Catholic journalist Caroline Farrow about being investigated by the British police for misgendering a transwoman

3/26/2019
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Six months ago, Catholic journalist Caroline Farrow appeared on a TV show called Good Morning Britain to debate Susie Green, a trans activist. That led to a chain of events that saw Caroline being investigated by the British police for misgendering Susie's daughter Jackie, a transwoman who was born male and underwent sexual reassignment surgery in Thailand at the age of 16.

Duration:00:27:51

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Irshad Manji, a gay, progressive Muslim, about her new book Don't Label Me

3/20/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to liberal Muslim Irshad Manji about her new book Don't Label Me in which she urges all sides in the culture wars to listen more carefully to each other. She also reflects on the journey she's been on, from an aggressive combatant in various debates to reflective participant.

Duration:00:26:24

Quillette's Toby Young talks to stand-up comedian Andrew Doyle about Titania McGrath, his brilliant satirical creation on Twitter.

3/13/2019
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Toby Young talks to Andrew Doyle, stand-up comedian and Spiked-online columnist, about Titania McGrath, his satirical creation on Twitter who describes herself as a "radical intersectionalist poet committed to feminism, social justice and armed peaceful protest."

Duration:00:30:31

Quillette's Jonathan Kay talks to Danish expert Kay Xander Mellish on Denmark's rape culture, gender equality and the new, female-Led, right-wing Danish party

3/7/2019
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Jonathan Kay talks to Kay Xander Mellish, author of How to Live in Denmark (2014) and How to Work in Denmark (2018) about the recent Amnesty International report claiming Denmark has a "pervasive rape culture," as well as what it's like living in the country ranked number two in the world for gender equality and why a female-led, right-wing political party is on the rise.

Duration:00:18:01