A running tally of interview requests.
Heidi Beirich (above) said no, Francis Fukuyama said he didn't have the time. A screenshot of my interaction with the former can be found here:
I have gotten no responses from: Zack Beauchamp
, Alex Pareene,
Rosie Gray, Sam Kriss, and Jeet Heer
. It's been long enough now that I don't think they'll be responding, but hey, you never know.