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  • May 12, 2022

    Podcast: How modern music got so lame

    Teresa Mull talks with JD Wilkes, lead singer of the Legendary Shack Shakers, about his experience in the music industry over the decades

  • May 11, 2022

    Podcast: The baby formula shortage and our anti-child society

    Amber Athey is joined by guest Bethany Mandel to discuss the baby formula shortage throughout the country.

  • May 8, 2022

    Podcast: The aftermath of the Supreme Court leak

    Amber Athey is joined by Mary Margaret Olohan to discuss the aftermath of the Supreme Court leak.

  • April 29, 2022

    Podcast: Big Tech and the future of free speech

    Chadwick Moore is joined by a guest to discuss Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter, Section 230 and the future of free speech.

  • April 25, 2022

    Podcast: Support your local farmer

    Host Teresa Mull is joined by Ethan Davis, who runs Strong Roots Organic Farm, to discuss the joys and challenges of making a living in agriculture, recent trends in the local food movement, and why supporting your local farmer is vital to the social, economic, and practical aspects of a flourishing community.

  • April 20, 2022

    Podcast: Cryptocurrency comes to rural America

    Host Teresa Mull is joined by Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson of Pennsylvania to discuss the House Agriculture Committee’s role in overseeing cryptocurrency, crypto’s influence on rural America, and what GT predicts will happen as food shortages and prices continue to soar in the coming months.

  • April 19, 2022

    Podcast: The end of masks?

    Matt Purple and Matt McDonald discuss the end of mask mandates on public transportation.


Amber Athey

Amber Athey is The Spectator’s Washington editor and a senior fellow at the Steamboat Institute. Amber was previously White House correspondent for the Daily Caller and a co-host of O’Connor & Company on WMAL.

Chadwick Moore

Chadwick Moore is the editor of Outspoken and is a Spectator columnist and contributing editor.

Dominic Green

Dominic Green, PhD, FRHistS is a critic, historian and a former editor of The Spectator’s World edition. The author of four books, he writes widely on the arts and current affairs, and contributes regularly to the Wall Street Journal and the New Criterion. His next book, The Religious Revolution, is forthcoming with Farrar, Strauss & Giroux.

Matt Purple

Matt Purple is the online editor of The Spectator’s World edition.

Oliver Wiseman

Oliver Wiseman is deputy editor of The Spectator World and author of the DC Diary, a daily email from Washington. He is a 2021-22 Robert Novak Journalism Fellow.

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