Our February issue is out now!
Our writers hold no party line; their only allegiance is to clarity of thought, elegance of expression and independence of opinion.
Taki Theodoracopulos has written The Spectator's High Life column since 1977.
The moment one knows a lot they take themselves extremely seriously and turn into terrific bores
Take it from Taki: life can be beautiful if one only has beautiful thoughts
If one’s dumb enough to read the Bagel Times, Britain and her royals are responsible for all the horrors of the past
Along with many other things, dashing, death-defying racing drivers are no more
Cringe-inducing woke has everyone offended over everything, with no one daring to actually offend anyone
Here I am, a Bagel bum, braving loons all day and night in a crappy city instead of being at Badminton — and for what?
After the divine Amber Heard — she really turns me on — Twitter should be a cakewalk
My unsolicited advice is to bar celebrities except serious actresses and anyone with an entourage
I think I should get an award from some marriage bureau or something
Wang Huning sees as few people as possible — and never speaks to journalists
I am no longer for The Donald — because I do not wish to see ratings and subscriptions of left-wing rags augment
Youngsters get shot and killed while older women are mugged daily by wackos
Now all comedians rely on the F-word to raise a laugh
Rich, poor, black, white, men, women, young and old…
By the time I hit the ground running in 1956, Orsini’s was jumping
My advice to Johnny Depp
The mob mentality of the elite
The sad demise of Brooks Brothers
Switzerland is now an enemy of the rich
The books that made me who I am
The joylessness of Joan Didion
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.