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

Cheat Sheet

GSTAAD—After six and a half months apart, I had absolutely no trouble recognizing my wif...
Kanye West's sneakers

High Life

Prop Culture

NEW YORK—I hope this is my last week in the Bagel. I plan to fly first to Switzerland an...
Emperor Nero

High Life

Sub-Nero

NEW YORK—I haven’t felt such shirt-dripping, mind-clogging wet heat since Saigon back ...

High Life

Rotten Apple

I remember being in the minority in school with my dark brown hair, the majority of kids h...

High Life

The Real Halston

Already in your idiot box via Netflix is a miniseries about a man who also used one name, ...
Ernest Hemingway

Looking Back

Papa Doc

Writing in the London Spectator quite a long time ago—I’ve been a columnist there sinc...

High Life

Fight or Flight

CHELSEA, LONDON, U.K.—Oh, to be in England, but let’s start at the beginning. I challe...

High Life

Poor Charlie

GSTAAD—I have not experienced such a long, continuous blizzard ever, and I’ve been com...
Rome, Italy

High Life

When in Rome

GSTAAD—I was very sad to read of Rupert Hambro’s death. I didn’t know him well, but ...
Hans-Joachim Marseille

High Life

Screw Algebra

GSTAAD—That’s all we needed in a great year, for The Great Gatsby’s copyright to exp...

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