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Podcasts from Spectator writers
Mary Kate works in book publishing and is a columnist for The Spectator.
My brother, his cancer and the political disregard for veterans
By Mary Kate Skehan
If I was ever unsure what to ask for, anywhere in Europe, I was not to panic
The Oprah/Meghan special was two hours of juicy and totally irrelevant gossip. What bliss
Am I your type?
I discovered a new game to pass the time I spend not-drinking the closet wine, called ‘Is it COVID or is it mild alcohol withdrawal?’
I have a lot to learn from my experiment in skating, beyond just spins and jumps
A saint for our times
The pride of Pennsylvania
I’m on the hook for getting fit this year, no excuses
Dating in a pandemic is no picnic
Between my two parents and seven siblings, we’ve already maxed out the 10-person limit
He has more in common with the Amish than you might think
Why can’t Amazon and Facebook do what Carnegie and Rockefeller did?
Life on a funny farm
There’s no taste like home
The Windsors are the first and best reality TV family
Mary Kate Skehan
The Dorothy option
The Enneagram: a remarkably efficient way to handle a room full of people
Is the truth about burn pits too toxic?
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.