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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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English

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Episodes

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

1/18/2020
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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
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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 Harkin talks to guest host Alexandra Hudson about his new book on Renaissance Italy

1/9/2020
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

US Constitutional law expert Brian Kalt talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about using the 25th Amendment to remove a president

10/18/2019
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Professor Brian Kalt, an expert on US constitutional law and the presidency, talks to Jonathan Kay about his new book on the 25th Amendment and the difficulties of using it to remove a president

Duration:00:24:01

Amber Scorah talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about being leaving the Jehovah's Witnesses

10/11/2019
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Ex-Jehovah's Witness Amber Scorah talks to Jonathan Kay about leaving the Christian sect and her book Leaving the Witness: Exiting a Religion and Finding a Life.

Duration:00:44:56

Douglas Murray talks to Quillette's Toby Young about his new book The Madness of Crowds

10/3/2019
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Conservative intellectual Douglas Murray talks to Toby Young about the moral shortcomings of identity politics and the Marxist underpinnings of the Social Justice movement, both subjects of his new book.

Duration:00:50:05

Samantha Geimer, who was raped by Roman Polanski aged 13, talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay

9/26/2019
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Samantha Geimer, who was raped by Roman Polanski when she was 13, talks to Jonathan Kay about why she has refused to be cast as a victim and how she's dealt with the controversy her stance has generated, particularly in the #MeToo era. She is steeling herself for another bout of unwanted attention when Polanski's new film—An Officer and a Spy—is released next month.

Duration:00:20:31

New York Times editor Bari Weiss talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about How to Fight Anti-Semitism

9/21/2019
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New York Times editor and opinion writer Bari Weiss talks to Jonathan Kay about How to Fight Anti-Semitism, her new book on the rise in anti-Semitism in the U.S. on the Left and the Right and what we can do to combat it.

Duration:00:28:42

Gay rights activist Shane Windmeyer talks to Quillette's Jonathan Kay about the Chick-fil-A protests in Toronto

9/15/2019
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Gay rights activist Shane Windmeyer talks to Jonathan Kay about his changing attitude to Chick-fil-A, which recently opened its first outlet in Toronto. As the founder of Campus Pride, a nationwide LGBT student activist group, Windmeyer was originally a sworn enemy of Chick-fil-A because the company has donated to groups opposed to same-sex marriage. But Dan Cathy, the son of Chick-fil-A's founder and the company's COO, reached out to Windmeyer in 2012 and the two have since become friends.

Duration:00:17:03