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.


Klaus Schwab

High Life

WTF, WEF?

NEW YORK—Alexandra rang me from London to inquire about a man by the name of Klaus Schwa...

High Life

Carlyle Style

NEW YORK—Back in the good old days the Carlyle hotel on Manhattan’s Upper East Side wa...
Groucho Marx

High Life

A Fine Line

One hundred years ago, a down-in-the-dumps Joseph Roth wrote to Stefan Zweig, “The barba...

High Life

Wildlife Lessons

There is something that has been bothering me of late, and that is my total lack of schade...

High Life

The Two Nicks

Two weeks ago in St. Moritz I ran into both Nicolas Niarchos and Nicolai von Bismarck, two...
St. Moritz, Switzerland

High Life

Just for Kicks

ST. MORITZ—Once upon a time, not that long ago, St. Moritz was the world’s greatest re...
PJ O'Rourke

High Life

One Big Lie

Was it Socrates who said that chaos was the natural state of mankind, and tyranny the usua...
Joan Didion

High Life

The Fine Print

GSTAAD—Joan Didion, who died December last, took herself extremely seriously. American w...

Sports

Courting Disaster

During the late ’50s I was on the European tennis circuit and was ranked among the lowes...
Bernese Oberland

High Life

Free Blondie!

GSTAAD—According to a little bird Boris has gone from brilliant to bawd, and according t...
Mustair, Switzerland

High Life

The Swiss Way

A revisionist-historian-anthropologist-anarchist, whose name is not important because his ...

High Life

Omichronicle

GSTAAD—It is hard to imagine we have reached the year 2022 and still impose completely i...

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