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Podcasts from Spectator writers
Taki Theodoracopulos has written The Spectator's High Life column since 1977.
People ached to have a good time — to splurge, to let go
Up until 150 years ago, she was left alone in the Alps to organize her flora and fauna
Oprah is a mini-tyrant on and off the set, who expects total subservience
‘I have a plane taking me and some friends to Rome early tomorrow. Would you accept a ride?’
It is said that island living tends to dull one’s senses
One more of the good guys is now gone
Following the moral demands of Christianity is not for wimps
Has anyone on the left heard of ‘magnanimity’?
Keep reading and throw away the machines
Shutters banged and lights were turned on as her screams echoed around the cavernous courtyard
Feminine women can be feisty, indomitable and tomboys, the last adding to, not detracting from, their allure
We were all so drunk by the time it was over, some of us were cheering the fact that Eisenhower had beaten Stevenson
Much about the city I once loved now just plain stinks
All my guests except one are Trump-haters
Conrad Black is a terrific writer-historian, as is Barbara Black
I was Oprah Winfrey’s hero
The mob mentality of the elite
My advice to Johnny Depp
Better in the Bahamas
Mother Nature is giving us her middle finger
My unlikely friendship with Sir David Barclay
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.