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

Fighting Words

GSTAAD—Okay, sports fans, it’s time to spill the beans. Sometime last year I wrote abo...
Zurich, Switzerland

High Life

Swiss Mystery

GSTAAD—They’re whispering that it was the biggest haul since the Brink’s-Mat gold bu...
Federal Palace, Bern

High Life

Swiss Precision

GSTAAD—As everyone knows, snobbery is nothing but bad manners passing itself off as good...

High Life

The Write Stuff

GSTAAD—There is nothing much I can add to what Daniel Johnson and Charles Moore wrote ab...
Norman Mailer

High Life

A Pair of Kings

Norman Mailer was born on January 31, 1923, and as his hundredth birthday approaches there...

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Life in Person

GSTAAD—Living my life in person is not a redundancy of expression, but it actually means...

High Life

Swiss Bliss

Talismans from the past are rare but are still around, especially at the old Post Hotel: F...
Brittney Griner


A Christmas Wish

If I had one wish to be fulfilled this Christmas it would not even be Lily James and Keira...


Woke Joke

In these willfully ignorant times, the powers that be seem, in their haste to be political...

High Life

Join the Club

NEW YORK—Christmas partying, like Yule shopping displays, begins much earlier of late. A...

High Life

Highway Robbery

NEW YORK—Ms. Geniece Draper is a Noo Yawker who has been in the news lately. She is 40 y...

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