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

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

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

    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.

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

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

    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.

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

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

    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.

    • 36 min
    Harvard history professor James Harkin talks to guest host Alexandra Hudson about his new book on Renaissance Italy

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

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

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

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

    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.

    • 18 min
    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

    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

    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.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

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Great Podcast

Sound quality isn’t too, but the quality of the conversation is!

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Excellent podcast

It is refreshing to hear thoughtful conversations in this time of hyperbole and idiocy. Quillette podcast is essential listening and the Quillette news letter is essential reading for all thoughtful individuals.

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The episode with Irshad Manji is a must listen

Thank you for bringing people like Irshad to this discussion. She said it all so simply and clearly.

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