Russ Roberts | Godfather Of Podcasting

Curious Worldview Podcast | 7 September 2023 | 1h 25m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Russ Roberts replete with wisdom. Discusses Christopher Hitchens, good communication versus good talking, whether some cultures create more good communicators than others, Nassim Taleb and randomness, the role that serendipity played in Roberts’ life, and more.

See also the EconTalk episode with Christopher Hitchens discussing George Orwell.

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Stephen Fry and Friends on the Life, Loves and Hates of Christopher Hitchens

Intelligence Squared | 15 December 2017 | 0h 45m | Listen Later | iTunes
Stephen Fry and other friends of Christopher Hitchens gathered to celebrate the life and work of this great writer, iconoclast and debater. Includes Richard Dawkins, Sean Penn, Christopher Buckley, Lewis Lapham, Martin Amis, Salman Rushdie and James Fenton with readings and reminisces.

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Hitchens on Orwell

EconTalk | 17 August 2009 | 1h 09m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with the late Christopher Hitchens about George Orwell. Drawing on his book Why Orwell Matters, Hitchens talks about Orwell’s opposition to imperialism, fascism, and Stalinism, his moral courage, and his devotion to language. Along the way, Hitchens makes the case for why Orwell matters.

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