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Podcasts from Spectator writers
Micah Mattix is a senior editor of The Spectator’s World edition and the author of the Prufrock newsletter. He has written for the Wall Street Journal, the New Criterion, the Atlantic and many other publications.
Micah Mattix is joined by guest Tony Woodlief to discuss his new book, I, Citizen: A Blueprint for Reclaiming American Self-Governance.
By Micah Mattix
Modernists in Cali, the beginning of Europe, and more
In praise of night walks, Robert Frost’s letters, and more
A book about books for book lovers
Micah Mattix is joined by John Wilson to discuss detective fiction and the supposed distinction between genre fiction and literary fiction.
He was an eccentric and a traditionalist
Plus: Lord of the Rings-themed cryptocurrency and more
Plus: Tucker Carlson and that other new venture in liberal education
Micah Mattix is joined by guest Dr. Thomas Kidd to discuss how the pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in 1621.
Science & Tech
It has its limits, especially if you’re writing about books and arts
Plus: do Americans have King George III all wrong?
Plus: why the so-called literary elite don’t know their classics
Plus: Crime and Punishment, the return of Prufrock and more
The great liberal critic would have detested the left’s attempts to cleanse art and history
Savage Messiah: How Dr Jordan Peterson Is Saving Western Civilization by Jim Proser reviewed
Lionel Trilling against cancel culture
Christmas in the South
Why I didn’t start a Substack
How a small publisher survived the digital age
Saving Henry James’s Christmas ghost story from the critics
Podcast: The first Thanksgiving
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.