Sports

Losing Games

Losing Games

August 25, 2016

In the summer of 1992 BC (before Clinton) I was cruising in Greece with William

Zeitgeist

Glitz and Gore

Glitz and Gore

August 03, 2016

The Negresco is a beautiful rococo belle epoque hotel built around the turn of

Takimag Classic

Lists to Live By

Lists to Live By

July 18, 2016

As a child, the only list I had ever heard about was the FBI Ten Most Wanted.

The Untold Story

More Questions Than Answers

More Questions Than Answers

June 27, 2016

Dancing around an unpleasant reality is what politics are all about

Looking Back

When Harry Met Taki…

When Harry Met Taki…

June 03, 2016

Things have never been grimmer. Wall Street wolves have become billionaires

Issue of the Century

Cowards, Go Reproduce Yourselves

Cowards, Go Reproduce Yourselves

May 06, 2016

Once the French had cleared out of Moscow in October 1812, special commissions

Cultural Caviar

With Apologies to Nathan Hale

With Apologies to Nathan Hale

April 28, 2016

The English writer E.M. Forster infamously said that if he had to betray either

Cultural Caviar

Out of Bounds

Out of Bounds

March 01, 2016

Althea Gibson was a black American lady tennis player who won Wimbledon and

Sports

Go, Vontaze!

Go, Vontaze!

January 17, 2016

Thirty years or so ago, I wrote an article about a mugging in New York’s

Politics

Who Scares America More?

Who Scares America More?

January 11, 2016

This is a certainty: Donald Trump would be the next chancellor if he were

Diversity Training

Whitewashing the Blackboard

Whitewashing the Blackboard

January 05, 2016

Here’s some more good stuff from the “academy” to get 2016 really

Vile Bodies

Not-So-Sweet ’16

Not-So-Sweet ’16

January 03, 2016

2016 will be a hell of a year, hell being the operative word. It will be the

The Untold Story

Troubling Times

Troubling Times

December 22, 2015

The week between Christmas and New Year’s is a long one, recovery time for

Zeitgeist

Outrageous Cases of Outrage

Outrageous Cases of Outrage

December 07, 2015

Who said that African-Americans lack initiative? It was obviously a fool, and a

The Untold Story

Time to Get Tough

Time to Get Tough

November 19, 2015

Leave it to the egregious New York Times to run an editorial three days after

The Untold Story

The Good Doctor

The Good Doctor

November 06, 2015

A few years back I was spending the weekend with the designer Oscar de la Renta

Cultural Caviar

Long Island Unsound

Long Island Unsound

October 26, 2015

Long before the word “oligarch” became a substitute for major Russian

High Life

Civilized Living

Civilized Living

October 10, 2015

Seville—Let’s take it from the top: Seville is one of the most beautiful

Takimag Classic

The Saudi Seduction

The Saudi Seduction

October 07, 2015

As everyone knows, when you cross a camel with a mule, you get a Saudi ruling

Sports

Autumn of the Game

Autumn of the Game

September 02, 2015

September means football, in high school, in prep school, and, of course, where

Elections

The Virtue of Hostility

The Virtue of Hostility

August 14, 2015

I met Donald Trump during the late ’90s, at a grand party thrown by Lord

The Untold Story

The Trouble With Ta-Nehisi

The Trouble With Ta-Nehisi

August 07, 2015

The newspaper that prints only what fits its piously fraudulent agenda, The New

Crime and Punishment

Pistols at Dawn?

Pistols at Dawn?

July 16, 2015

There is an English writer who is going around telling all and sundry that I

Greece

The Oldest Trick in the Book

The Oldest Trick in the Book

July 15, 2015

If the government of a country was being threatened by a larger neighboring

Greece

Demagogue Days

Demagogue Days

July 09, 2015

Back in the good old days of 2,500 years ago, the Greeks blamed the gods for

Cultural Caviar

The Man in the White Suit

The Man in the White Suit

July 01, 2015

For those who like to see their name in print, the Hiltons and Kardashians of

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