Article Archive

The Art of Artie Shaw

The clarinetist, once one of America’s biggest stars, foresaw the vulgarity of today’s culture.

August 23, 2013

Right From the Beginning

Taki looks back at the founding of TAC

November 16, 2012

Welcome to Takiwood

Warming up to Tinseltown

June 8, 2012

The Envy of Europe

This article appears in the March 2012 issue of The American Conservative.

March 1, 2012

The Princess and I

A new and controversial film about Princess Diana’s death is about to …

September 25, 2006

Not So Clean Break

Israel bombed southern Lebanon on July 12 in response to the capture …

September 11, 2006

Compensating With a Yacht

As everyone who has ever been on the French Riviera knows, the …

July 3, 2006

This Little Piggy Popped Pills

I thought it a nice touch when the D.C. fuzz escorted Congressman …

June 5, 2006

Guilty Until Proven PC

This Duke University lacrosse story stinks to high heaven—and the New York …

May 22, 2006

The Hell Where Youth and Laughter Go

A recent Newsweek cover story on the war’s most fearless doctor brought …

April 24, 2006

Downhill in Iraq

If I told you I was skiing with a friend up in …

April 10, 2006

Radical Sheik Chic

My Cadogan Square flat in London is a stone’s throw away from …

March 13, 2006

Permission to Speak Freely

Back in February 2003, The American Conservative ran an editorial under the …

January 30, 2006

Le Pen’s Revenge

During the French presidential election of 2002, Jacques Chirac, the sitting president, …

December 5, 2005

Statesman and Swordsman

Duff Cooper was a brave, farseeing British statesman and hedonist of the …

November 7, 2005

At Sea With Papa

On board S/Y Bushido—“In the late summer of that year we lived …

September 12, 2005

Fourth Estate Follies

Beat the Press

May 23, 2005

Gone With the Wind

America is a culture that admires success like no other. Its history …

April 25, 2005

Fat Cats for Africa

The place is always described as exclusive, but that’s one thing it …

February 28, 2005