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Podcasts from Spectator writers
Are energy drinks the work of the Devil?
By Ben Sixsmith
Stone Cold was foul-mouthed, sadistic and mean — and people loved him
A lot of Inside is not even attempting to be funny
While Justice Sleeps by Stacey Abrams reviewed
Everything seemed so dated
If you have lived in Bath since the beginning of the pandemic you might not have noticed the changes so viscerally
As a vegetarian on the right, I would argue that there is nothing ‘traditional’ about modern livestock production
These events have escalated to frightening, fascinating levels
It’s hard for Europeans to argue that ‘culture wars’ and ‘identity politics’ are American imports
What do progressives have against the newsletter platform?
Science & Tech
If this man was your 49-year-old uncle, you would be quietly disinviting him from Christmas dinner
The Tigray war demonstrates the folly of presumptuously celebrating peace
What Joss Whedon’s downfall tells us about the application of morality
The stakes of online credentialism
Bogus ideas can be inflammatory, setting people against each other within families and friendship groups
Fear and adrenochrome
The sad irony of celebrity pastors
What is the Great Reset?
The trouble with the Petersons’ ‘carnivore diet’
The curious case of Ron Unz
Dave Rubin’s ode to the so-called ‘independent thinker‘
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.