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Quillette Podcast 21 – Stand-Up Comedian Andrew Doyle Talks About Titania McGrath, His Brilliant Satirical Creation on Twitter

Toby Young talks to Andrew Doyle, stand-up comedian and Spiked-online columnist, about Titania McGrath, his satirical creation on Twitter who describes herself as a “radical intersectionalist poet committed to feminism, social justice and armed peaceful protest.” Titania’s first book—Woke: A Guide to Social Justice—has just been published in the U.K.

Quillette Podcast 20 – Danish Expert Kay Xander Mellish on Denmark’s Rape Culture, Gender Equality and the New, Female-Led, Right-Wing Party

Jonathan Kay talks to Kay Xander Mellish, author of How to Live in Denmark (2014) and How to Work in Denmark (2018) about the recent Amnesty International report claiming Denmark has a “pervasive rape culture,” as well as what it’s like living in the country ranked number two in the world for gender equality and why a female-led, right-wing political party is on the rise.

Quillette Podcast 18 – Former New York public high school teacher Mary Hudson on why the system lets down disadvantaged students

Quillette‘s Jonathan Kay talks to Mary Hudson, a former teacher in New York’s public high school system, about how disadvantaged students are being let down by school leaders and administrators who are afraid to discipline unruly children for fear of being accused of racism. This conversation follows Hudson’s article on the subject for Quillette.

Quillette Podcast 14 – Kat Rosenfield on the mobbing of Amélie Wen Zhao

Canadian editor Jonathan Kay talks to Kat Rosenfield, young-adult author and prolific vlogger and journalist, about Amélie Wen Zhao, a YA writer who’s withdrawn her debut novel Blood Heir after being mobbed for allegedly breaching various politically correct protocols that all YA authors, including people of color, are expected to observe. Kat has written about the affair for Vulture.