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The Jolliest of Rogers

Roger Moore played 007 in seven Bond films - although it seemed like more at the time. He was a rare Englishman in a role more often played by Celts and colonials - Connery (Scots), Lazenby (Aussie), Dalton (Welsh), Brosnan (Irish)... Any Canadians? Yes. Moneypenny (Lois Maxwell). For some Ian Fleming fans, Moore was a little too English for a role that benefits from a certain chippiness toward his metropolitan masters. Yet he bestrode the era like a colossus whose legs wee almost as unfeasibly long as they are on the Octopussy poster and whose trouser flares were almost as terrifyingly wide as on the Man With The Golden Gun poster.

Before he was the big-screen 007, he essayed the role on telly - for a comedy sketch in 1964 on the great Millie Martin's BBC show Mainly Millicent. So he came to Bond by playing him for laughs, and never stopped doing so...

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Steyn on the Commonwealth

Scheer Surprise

The world's longest leadership campaign - for the Canadian Conservative Party - arranged as its climax a day-long transferable-vote process in 13 rounds, in the course of which 12 candidates were eliminated until only one remained standing: Andrew Scheer beat out Maxime Bernier by a whisker to become the new Leader of Her Majesty's Opposition. It was a surprising result to those who thought Mr Scheer, former Speaker of the House of Commons, was too socially conservative for contemporary ...

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On the Air

Ramadan Bombs Away!

Mark closed out the week with Cheryl Casone on Fox Business, looking at the pre-Ramadan killing spree from England to Egypt to Indonesia. He and Cheryl also found time to consider Nancy Pelosi's A-Z of foreign policy. Click below to watch:

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"How Can You Possibly Be a Muslim Feminist?"

This edition of The Mark Steyn Show was recorded before the bloodbath in Manchester, when a Soldier of Allah consciously targeted mothers and young girls for violent, savage murder. But we think you'll find this conversation on women and Islam interesting and timely. Mark talks to poet and Muslim activist Raheel Raza, about the proliferation of covered females in the west, the possibilities of Islamic reform and other topics - though, at the end of another grim week, what may resonate most is his question about whether, for westerners, Islam, reformed or not, is worth the effort. Click below to watch:

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Monitoring and Madness

On Wednesday night Mark joined Tucker Carlson and Nigel Farage on Fox News to discuss the aftermath of the Manchester attack, what to do about Britain's thousands of Soldiers of Allah, and the ever more ludicrous lies of officialdom:

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SteynPosts

Republicans and Rainbows

A special SteynPost this week - Mark answers questions from Mark Steyn Club Founding Members around the planet in a special video edition of Mark's Mailbox:

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On the Air

An Orwellian Inversion of Language

Mark joins Evan Solomon on CFRA Ottawa to talk over the terrorist bloodbath in Manchester

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Steyn on Europe

"Dangerous Woman" Meets Dangerous Man

Mark on another jihadist bloodbath, and the need to not "carry on"

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Steyn on America

The Unchanging of the Guard

When Trump goes off script...

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The Mark Steyn Weekend Show

"The Real Enemy"

Mark talks to the screenwriter Lionel Chetwynd about politics and popular culture, movies and the military:

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Defend Free Speech!

The Vertigo at the Top of the Stick

In a couple of months, Michael E Mann's defamation suit against me will enter its sixth year in the constipated bowels of DC justice...

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Mann vs Steyn

Football and Hockey

The Corner post that launched a lawsuit...

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Steyn on Culture

A Kinder, Gentler America ...By Half

Longtime readers (and radio listeners, and telly viewers) will know that one of my surest-fire bits of shtick in recent years has been my family's showdown with the Department of Homeland Security over Kinder Surprise eggs. Alas, all good things must come to an end. Many correspondents wrote to alert me to this breaking news: Kinder Surprise Eggs are considered one of the greatest chocolate treasures in Europe. However, we Americans have been missing out on the chocolate egg and mini toy ...

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The Sheepskin on the Sand

Mark reads the final episode of our nightly Tale for Our Time

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"A Poisonous Crowd When You Put 'Em in a Corner"

Welcome to the penultimate episode of our nightly adventure serial, The Tragedy of the Korosko, written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1897...

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Steyn's Song of the Week

Over The Rainbow

Mark celebrates one of the great iconic movie songs

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Moral Clarity and Civilizational Confidence

Part Thirteen of Mark's serialization of a Conan Doyle classic, The Tragedy of the Korosko, written in 1897 but timelier than ever

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"Devil Take the Flincher!"

Steyn reads Part Twelve of Conan Doyle's The Tragedy of the Korosko

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Sweet Little Lambs and the Book of the Camel

Part Eleven of Mark's serialization of Conan Doyle's The Tragedy of the Korosko

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Making a Name at Converting the Infidel

Part Ten of our nightly Victorian adventure yarn, The Tragedy of the Korosko

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Steyn's Song of the Week

The Meaning of the Blues

We're honored to present another brand new live-performance edition of Mark's Song of the Week - with a very brooding ballad from 12-time Grammy winner Cheryl Bentyne:

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Steyn's Song of the Week

I'll Never Smile Again

Tal Bachman is a hitmaker in his own right, and the son of Seventies rocker Randy Bachman. But Mark had him in mind for an even earlier contribution to the Maple Songbook. Live on stage, a great Canadian performer sings a great Canadian song - for the very first time:

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Steyn's Song of the Week

As Time Goes By

From The Mark Steyn Show, a valentine to one of the great iconic love songs performed live by Mark's special guest, Carol Welsman:

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