The Ricochet Podcast
Episode 144: Jamaican Meet-up

Guests: Ricochet Member Timothy Patton, Evita, Senator James Buckley, John O'Sullivan, Jim Geraghty
Nov 17, 2012
http://ricochet.wpengine.com/podcasts/jamaican-meet-up/ Direct Link to MP3 File

This past Wednesday, we recorded this podcast at Evita’s restaurant in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Our guests: Evita herself, Ricochet member Tim Patton, Senator James Buckley, John O’Sullivan, and Jim Geraghty. 

Once again, our sincere thanks to Tim for organizing this and for picking the location. After we finished the show, Tim said it was was a dream come true to appear on a Ricochet Podcast. You’re welcome, Tim. But take our advice — dream bigger.

Ricochet members who were at this event, please feel free to upload your photos in the comments. 

  1. Frozen Chosen

    There’s Peter still white as a ghost…

  2. A couple more pics:

  3. Punumba!

    No muscle shirts???

  4. Trace
    Punumba!: No muscle shirts??? · 11 minutes ago

    But still the trademark canary.

  5. Edward Smith

    The editors of Ricochet went to Jamaica, and all I got was two excellent podcasts.

  6. PJS

    And Rob is definitely pink!

  7. Peter Meza

    Loved John O’Sullivan’s guest spot.  Very entertaining and thought-provoking.  Those Brits are good talkers, though.

  8. Peter Meza

    Jim Geraghty was also very entertaining.

  9. Edward Smith

    What I wanna know is did any of our editors or members meet Lady Solitaire whilst on Shore Leave in Jamaica?

    And were you perfect a perfect gentleman?

    Or can we expect a steamy romance novel written under a Pen Name?

  10. Trace

    Yes! More Podcasting O’Sullivan please!

    Peter Meza: Loved John O’Sullivan’s guest spot.  Very entertaining and thought-provoking.  Those Brits are good talkers, though. · 12 minutes ago

  11. Peter Meza: Loved John O’Sullivan’s guest spot.  Very entertaining and thought-provoking.  Those Brits are good talkers, though. · 15 minutes ago

    We also shot a terrific conversation on the boat with John and Jonah Goldberg for Uncommon Knowledge. Should be out right after Thanksgiving. 

  12. Sean

    Jimmy Cliff at the end seemed appropriate

  13. Timothy Patton

    Thanks again all! This was a great event.  It was fantastic to meet all of you and I’ll be sure to post a few pictures later.  

    Take away line from the afternoon was from John O’Sullivan channeling  Obi wan Kenobi:

    “We must be cautious.”  

  14. Fricosis Guy

    Two podcasts AND an Uncommon Knowledge? Boy do I wish we could have made this cruise…work and life intervened.Forget about taxes, the missus and I might go Galt just so we don’t miss the next one!

  15. We did 5 UKs on board the boat. We’ll release them over the next couple of months.

  16. Robert Dammers

    *Five* UK’s?  And Peter is always so thoroughly prepared!  Is he getting *any* downtime?

    I must recant, though – Rob and Peter *can* do casual.  Maybe this sort of work counts as rest.

    I wish I could afford to go :(

  17. I don’t think I’m breaking any confidentiality agreements by revealing the lineups of the shows we recorded on the NR Cruise. They are:

    • John O’Sullivan and Jonah Goldberg

    • Midge Decter and Mona Charen
    • Rob Long and John Yoo
    • Norman Podhoretz and Bernard Lewis
    • James Buckley

    And James Lileks takes us on a tour of the MS Nieuw Amsterdam.

  18. Pseudodionysius

    And James Lileks takes us on a tour of the MS Nieuw Amsterdam.

    The Flying Dutchman.

  19. Yeah...ok.

    Five UKs, so this was a business trip. Ah the one percent.

    So does the staff earn a week’s pay without paying state income tax?

  20. Nanda Panjandrum

    So much Ricochet, so little time…

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