Taki's Magazine

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Taki's Magazine
Taki's Magazine Logo.jpg
Editor Mandolyna Theodoracopulos
Categories Online magazine
Publisher Taki Theodoracopulos
First issue February 5, 2007
Country United States
Based in New York City, New York
Language English
Website takimag.com

Taki's Magazine, called "Takimag" for short, is an online magazine of politics and culture published by the Greek paleoconservative journalist and socialite Taki Theodoracopulos and edited by his daughter Mandolyna Theodoracopulos. Initially called Taki's Top Drawer, the site was redesigned and relaunched under its current title in March 2008 with a subsequent redesign in 2010.[2][3]

Founded on February 5, 2007, the intent of the site, according to Theodoracopulos, was to "shake up the stodgy world of so-called 'conservative' opinion...". "Takimag is a Libertarian webzine. We believe the best stories are smart, cheeky, and culturally relevant. We take our politics like we take life—lightly.".[4] The website garnered some controversy in 2013 after it published articles in support of the Greek Neo-Nazi political party Golden Dawn.[5][6][7]

The name "Taki's Top Drawer" also refers to a section which appeared in the New York Press. Edited by Theodoracopulos and Sam Schulman,[8] it featured Taki's regular newspaper column, as well as contributions from other notable paleoconservatives and libertarians including George Szamuely.[9] Scott McConnell has also contributed, and the site carries syndicated columns by Pat Buchanan and Michelle Malkin.

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  1. ^ "Takimag.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2013-01-16. 
  2. ^ "Taki's Mag Founder Speaks Out on John Derbyshire Race Controversy: 'It's Nice to Be Light Sometimes'". 9 April 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2017. 
  3. ^ "John Derbyshire Still Writing for Taki Mag". 23 April 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2017. 
  4. ^ "Taki's Magazine - Article Page". takimag.com. Retrieved 15 August 2017. 
  5. ^ Theodoracopulos, Taki. "Black Belts and Golden Dawn". Taki's Magazine. Retrieved 15 August 2017. 
  6. ^ "Spectator editor defends column supporting Greek far-right party Golden Dawn – Press Gazette". www.pressgazette.co.uk. Retrieved 15 August 2017. 
  7. ^ Editor, Chris York Senior; UK, The Huffington Post (23 July 2013). "Should The Spectator Have Published An Article Defending Golden Dawn?". HuffPost UK. Retrieved 15 August 2017. 
  8. ^ "Sam Schulman". www.jewishworldreview.com. Retrieved 15 August 2017. 
  9. ^ "VDARE.com: Blog Articles » Taki's New Top Drawer". Retrieved 15 August 2017. 

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