Taki

Taki

Taki has been the High Life columnist for the London Spectator for over 40 years. He has written for National Review, The London Sunday Times, and The New York Post, among others. He is the founder of The American Conservative and the publisher of Taki's Magazine. He has played Davis Cup tennis, competed in the Olympics for Greece, and is Judo Champion of the World 70 and over.


High Life

Double Duty

GSTAAD—I’ve been wrestling all week with indecision, the kind that tests one’s soul,...
King Juan Carlos 1 and Queen Sofia of Spain

High Life

Current Affairs

GSTAAD—The jokes about keeping a mistress are old and I’ve yet to hear a truly funny o...
Ginkgo Tree

High Life

Old Glory

GSTAAD—Birthdays at my age are for the birds, but always a good excuse for a party. Mess...
Battle of Marathon, Georges Rochegrosse, 1859.

High Life

The Good Fights

SERIFOS—There’s no high life here, only family life, so I’ve been hitting the books ...
Serifos, Greece

High Life

Isle Be Damned

ISLAND OF SERIFOS—Let’s get one thing straight right off the bat: Island life is not f...
Johnny Depp

High Life

Courtroom Drama

GSTAAD—Are any of you tired of reading about Ghislaine Maxwell and her sleazy life? Bore...

High Life

An Uphill Battle

GSTAAD—A friend of mine who lives here wants to start a literary festival and asked me i...
Roman Polanski

High Life

Q and A-holes

GSTAAD—I thought of Nietzsche while the mayhem and destruction of monuments were going o...

High Life

Another Pandemic

GSTAAD—Hippocrates is known as the father of Western medicine, and he diagnosed and name...

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