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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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United States

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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.

Twitter:

@quillette

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes

The late Christie Blatchford, award-winning Canadian journalist, on the importance of due process

2/18/2020
The late Canadian journalist Christie Blatchford gave a speech last year about the importance of due process and the dangers of the #MeToo moral panic. These are the edited highlights.

Duration:00:29:18

Yoram Hazony talks to Quillette's Toby Young about the controversy surrounding his national conservatism conference in Rome

2/14/2020
Israeli political theorist Yoram Hazony talks to Toby Young about the national conservatism conference in Rome and why British Conservative MP Daniel Kawczynski should not have been reprimanded by his party for attending.

Duration:00:35:20

Michael Solano talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about the coming corporatization of Mars

2/9/2020
Venture capitalist Michael Solana talks to Jonathan Kay about interstellar corporatocracy—and why we should welcome it.

Duration:00:23:36

Charles Murray talks to Quillette's Toby Young about his new book Human Diversity

1/28/2020
Charles Murray, co-author of The Bell Curve, talks to Toby Young about his new book Human Diversity: The Biology of Gender, Race, and Class.

Duration:00:36:44

The makers of The Rise of Jordan Peterson talk to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about their controversial documentary

1/24/2020
Patricia Marcoccia and Maziar Ghaderi of Holding Space Films talk to Jonathan kay about the time they spent chronicling the daily life of Canada’s most famous public intellectual—and how critics on both sides reacted to The Rise of Jordan Peterson.

Duration:00:54:54

George Orwell's biographer Richard Bradford talks to Quillette's Toby Young on the 70th anniversary of Orwell's death

1/20/2020
Richard Bradford, author of Orwell: A Man of Our Time, talks to Toby Young about why Orwell still has a great deal to teach us 70 years after his death.

Duration:00:30:32

Comedy director and producer Paul Provenza talks to guest host Jamie Kilstein about Ricky Gervais and cancel culture

1/18/2020
Stand-up comedian and guest host Jamie Kilstein talks to comedy impresario Paul Provenza about Ricky Gervais's monologue at the Golden Globes and whether comedy is finally emerging from under a cloud of woke humourlessness.

Duration:00:27:00

Conservative politician Daniel Hannan talks to Quillette's Toby Young about the late Sir Roger Scruton

1/13/2020
Daniel Hannan, the Conservative Member of the European Parliament for South East England, talks to Toby Young about his lifelong friendship with the late Conservative philosopher Sir Roger Scruton.

Duration:00:36:35

Harvard history professor James Hankins talks to guest host Alexandra Hudson about his new book on Renaissance Italy

1/9/2020
Harvard Historian James Hankins on what the great Renaissance humanists can teach us about virtue and statecraft. Plus: Why so many get Machiavelli wrong.

Duration:00:39:02

Forensic psychologist Armando Simón talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about why we shouldn't put a man on Mars

1/4/2020
Armando Simón, forensic psychologist and science writer, talks to Jonathan Kay about why it would be a mistake to try and put a man on Mars. Simón recently set out the case against a manned space flight to Mars in Quillette.

Duration:00:18:50

Clinical psychologist Dr James Cantor talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about his critique of the American Academy of Pediatrics' guidelines for treating trans children

12/24/2019
Dr James Cantor, clinical psychologist and sexologist, talks to Jonathan Kay about his recent peer-reviewed critique of the AAP's unscientific guidelines on treating trans children.

Duration:00:28:49

Quillette Associate Editor Toby Young talks to Canadian Editor Jonathan Kay about Boris Johnson's victory in the UK General Election

12/14/2019
Toby Young talks to Jonathan Kay about the Conservatives' victory in the UK General Election in which Labour suffered its worst defeat since 1935.

Duration:00:33:13

Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies Alireza Nader talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about the recent political unrest in Iran

12/11/2019
Alireza Nader, Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, talks to Jonathan Kay about the recent political protests in Iran and the regime's brutal response.

Duration:00:18:03

Philosopher Benedict Beckeld talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about Oikophobia-the knee-jerk dislike of your own culture

12/1/2019
Philosopher Benedict Beckeld talks to Jonathan Kay about why so many intellectuals and young people loathe the culture of the West.

Duration:00:25:22

Veteran Political Pundit Mark Halperin talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about Trump's re-election prospects

11/21/2019
Political pundit Mark Halperin talks to Jonathan Kay about his new book, How to Beat Trump.

Duration:00:29:34

Journalist and essayist Meghan Daum talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about her new book

11/15/2019
Author Meghan Daum talks to Jonathan Kay about her new book, The Problem With Everything.

Duration:00:40:16

Steve Richards, veteran political pundit, talks to Quillette's Toby Young about the forthcoming U.K. election

11/7/2019
Veteran political journalist Steve Richards talks to Toby Young about the U.K.'s forthcoming General Election, becoming a stage performer late in life, and his recent book about recent British Prime Ministers.

Duration:00:59:41

David Adesnik, Director of Research at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about ISIS, Syria and the Kurds

11/2/2019
Director of Research at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies David Adesnik talks to Jonathan Kay about the latest developments in the Middle East.

Duration:00:31:32

Journalist Jesse Singal talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about being harassed by a Slate journalist

10/28/2019
Jesse Singal, contributing writer at New York magazine, talks to Jonathan Kay about being targeted for cancellation by Nicole Cliffe, a well-known left-wing journalist.

Duration:00:15:20

Journalist and pundit David Frum talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about the Canadian election result

10/25/2019
David Frum, ex-speechwriter for George W Bush and senior editor at the Atlantic, talks to Jonathan Kay about the result of the recent Canadian election. Does Justin Trudeau deserve a second term as Prime Minister?

Duration:00:44:37