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  • May 18, 2021

    Has liberalism gone too far?

    In this week’s episode of The Green Room, deputy editor of The Spectator‘s world edition Dominic Green meets the author Sohrab Ahmari for a chat about his new book, The Unbroken Thread: Discovering The Wisdom Of Tradition In An Age Of Chaos. In it, Ahmari, a writer and the op-ed editor of the New York […]

  • May 28, 2021

    The ultimate Dylan mixtape

    In this week’s edition of The Green Room, deputy editor of The Spectator‘s world edition Dominic Green and journalist Arsalan Mohammad celebrate Bob Dylan’s 80th birthday by debating a good old-fashioned mixtape of tunes spanning the old master’s 60-year career (with some background sound effects by Arsalan’s dog). To listen to our selection, head over […]

  • Hawkwind
    June 11, 2021

    Hawkwind: a very British tale

    In this week’s edition of The Green Room, deputy editor of The Spectator‘s World edition Dominic Green meets D.J. Taylor, who writes in the latest edition of The Spectator World, about Hawkwind, unlikely champions of the British rock underground. Less a band, more a way of life, the fascinating story of Hawkwind veers from the […]

  • June 19, 2021

    Did rock music come of age in 1971?

    In this week’s edition of The Green Room, deputy editor of The Spectator‘s world edition Dominic Green and co-host Arsalan Mohammad take a look back half a century to 1971, a year currently being explored in a magnificent eight-part documentary series on Apple+ TV. Packed with archival music, contemporary news reports, voices from the mainstream […]

  • June 27, 2021

    Ayaan Hirsi Ali: I call it criminal race theory

    In this week’s edition of The Green Room, deputy editor of The Spectator World Dominic Green meets human rights activist, campaigner for classical liberal values, research fellow, founder of the AHA foundation and prolific author Ayaan Hirsi Ali, for a chat about her article in the new edition of The Spectator World. In it, she […]

  • July 5, 2021

    Reagan, Trump, Halston and me: from Studio 54 to the White House with Bob Colacello

    Writer, photographer, curator and author Bob Colacello was the editor of Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine during the 1970s, a role that placed him at the very epicenter of that era’s glitter, exuberance, and excess. Camera in hand, he accompanied the legendary pop artist through a dizzying social whirl around the world from the dark corners […]

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