In which our intrepid correspondent prepares himself against the cold. Now read this:Will Durst: Je Suis Hebdo (Jan 16, 2015) Will Durst: 2015 Semi-Solid Resolutions (Jan 10, 2015) Will Durst: Thanksgiving 2014 (Nov 21, 2014) Will Durst: The Guiltiest Holiday (Nov 14, 2014) Will Durst: How I Spent My Summer Vacation (Sep 7, 2014) Will [...]
A jury continues to deliberate on a verdict in the trial against former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling, who is accused of leaking details about a CIA operation that involved a Russian asset, who secretly provided Iran with flawed blueprints for a nuclear weapon. The government claims he leaked the details to New York Times journalist [...]
(John Hinderaker) This afternoon we recorded an extraordinary edition of the Power Line Show: Steve Hayward and Scott Johnson talking about two of the towering conservative intellects of their generation, Harry Jaffa and Walter Berns, life-long allies and antagonists who died on the same day earlier this month. Show More Summary
Why has politics turned into stand-up comedy? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Andrew Watts and Jesse Norman MP discuss this week’s Spectator cover feature on how these two… Continue reading The post Podcast: Comedy meets politics and Osborne’s 13 tests for No.10 appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Some of you may enjoy this conversation I had a few weeks ago with an American evangelical Christian, from Birmingham, Alabama, Larry Taunton. Some of you may not. http://fixedpointfix.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Breakfast-with-Peter-Hitchens.mp3
STEVEN TELES: Nudge, or Shove? Cass Sunstein’s ‘libertarian paternalism’ doesn’t just sound oxymoronic; it actually is. Liberalism deserves more forthright advocacy. Libertarian paternalism seeks to authorize a very wide range of tools...Show More Summary
A deadly winter storm recently hit the Middle East and impacted tens of thousands of Palestinians in Gaza, who are still homeless as a result of Israel’s “Operation Protective Edge” which destroyed thousands of homes. Al-Arabiya News reported that snowstorm “Huda” had Palestinians scurrying for heaters as well as bread, water and diapers. Power [...]
In which our intrepid correspondent calls himself a satirist even though he’s not sure what it means. Now read this:Orthodox Jewish Newspaper Cuts Andrea Merkel Out Of Paris March Because She’s Female (Jan 15, 2015) French Comedian, 53 Others, Arrested For Free Speech (Jan 14, 2015) Muslim Groups Urge Peaceful Response To Charlie Hebdo Cover [...]
Is it time for Islam to confront Islamists? On this week’s Spectator podcast, Qanta Ahmed discusses in the wake of the attack of Charlie Hebdo why this might happen — as well as… Continue reading The post Podcast: saving Islam from Islamists and the impact of the Greek elections in Britain appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
In which our intrepid correspondent trots out an oldie but a goldie. Now read this:Will Durst: Thanksgiving 2014 (Nov 21, 2014) Will Durst: The Guiltiest Holiday (Nov 14, 2014) Will Durst: How I Spent My Summer Vacation (Sep 7, 2014) Will Durst: Tumbling Dumpsters (Aug 15, 2014) Will Durst: Slacker Congress (Aug 8, 2014) Will [...]
(John Hinderaker) Journalist and novelist Claire Berlinski was a witness to the Charlie Hebdo attack and has followed subsequent events from her home in Paris. We caught up with her an hour or two ago to get her impressions of the last few days, and what they will mean for French society, law enforcement and anti-terror efforts. Show More Summary
Will the next Parliament be impossible to handle? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, James Forsyth and Compass’ Neal Lawson discuss the latest Spectator cover feature on the challenges facing Ed… Continue reading The post Podcast: the 2015 campaign begins, Charlie Hebdo and Britain’s A&E crisis appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
(Joe Malchow) Last night, a partial Power Line crew–Steve and I–got together to talk over the news of the day. We picked up where Scott’s explosive interview with Sharyl Attkisson left off, and went on to talk about the rebellion that...Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) Today we interviewed Sharyl Attkisson, author of Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation and Harassment in Obama’s Washington. It was a great interview, conducted by Scott. Ms. Show More Summary
2014 is drawing to close, so it’s time for our annual end of year podcast — looking back on an exhilarating year both in Britain and abroad. James Forsyth reflects on the Scottish referendum… Continue reading The post Podcast special: end of year roundup and predictions for 2015 and the general election appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
(Joe Malchow) This afternoon Steve, Paul and I got together to bid farewell to 2014 and usher in the new year. We talked about some of the major news stories of the past twelve months, and made bold predictions for 2015 (in my case, the demise of Obamacare). I think you will find the show entertaining. You can play it right here: Or you can click here to download Episode 4 and
Police violence and torture. The rise of the Islamic State—or ISIS—and another war in Iraq. Another assault on the people of Gaza by Israel. These are the major stories highlighted on the year-end “Unauthorized Disclosure” episode. Our guest for the episode is Roqayah Chamseddine, a freelance writer based in Australia. After Ferguson police officer Darren [...]
In which our intrepid correspondent gets a rash from rubbing up against more strange bushes. Now read this:Christmas Open (Dec 25, 2014) Santa’s On His Way. Track Him Here (Dec 24, 2014) Camden, MO Cop Shoots And Kills Family’s Golden Retriever (Dec 24, 2014) Winner Of Eggnog Chugging Contest Winds Up In ICU (Dec 24, [...]
I wrote this during the amazing Summer and Fall of 1986, when I wrote two books, two screenplays and a slew of short stories and essays in my Hollywood office on Kingswell, in what turned out to be Walt Disney's original studio. In 2005 we produced it for KOPT-AM radio in Eugene. Continue reading ?
I wrote this during the amazing Summer and Fall of 1986, when I wrote two books, two screenplays and a slew of short stories and essays in my Hollywood office on Kingswell, in what turned out to be Walt Disney's original studio. There, he produced silent "Alice in Cartoonland" one- and two-reelers. The post My Tenth Annual Christmas Podcast appeared first on The Moderate Voice.