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6 American Foods I Don’t Get as an Iranian AMERICAN

I don’t consider myself a foodie: a pretentious term used for people who eat super expensive meals in tiny portions. … but I love food. Like, hi I’m Persian, I need more than one bite of koobideh. My American side loves burgers, hot dogs, donuts, and anything else you can imagine. At the end of the […]

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Iran: Unedited History

This summer, I was lucky enough to take a trip to Europe with my Baba joon. When we were in Paris, we kept seeing advertisements for the exhibition, IRAN: Unedited History. Curious, we decided to check it out at the Museum of Modern Art. The large gallery of drawings, pictures, film, posters, and artifacts is […]

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Manly Nose Monday

You know the drill by now #manlynosemonday guess who?     For now, here’s to all the members of the German World Cup champion team…proving that the manlier nosed men always win.   Miroslav Klose source: news.zing.vn Thomas Muller source: ibtimes Bastian Schweinsteiger Sami Khedira and the nose at the top belongs to.. Joe Manganiello […]

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How to Keep HER Interested

After Nima’s post last week on how to keep guys interested – deleshoon bekhad – I think it’s high time someone spelled it out for all the men in our lives who seem to only know how to complain about women. “Women are so confusing.” Um no. Big shout out to our joons who contributed […]

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Manly Nose Monday

For this edition of #ManlyNoseMonday we have some … [Read More...]

Manly Nose Monday

So I have a thing for strong noses; and when guys … [Read More...]

#TeamMelli Player to Watch: Alireza Haghighi & Daniel Davari

Ever since the Iran-Nigeria game, the world has … [Read More...]

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6 American Foods I Don’t Get as an Iranian AMERICAN

I don't consider myself a foodie: a pretentious … [Read More...]

#TeamMelli Player to Watch: Javad Nekounam

Javad Nekounam: Iran's Talisman. Team Melli … [Read More...]

#TeamMelli vs. Argentina: The Highlights

The game ended 1-0 in favor of Argentina -- but … [Read More...]

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Manly Nose Monday

You know the drill by now #manlynosemonday guess who?     For now, here’s to all the members of the German World Cup champion team…proving that the manlier nosed men always win.   Miroslav Klose source: news.zing.vn Thomas Muller source: ibtimes Bastian Schweinsteiger Sami Khedira and the nose at the top belongs to.. Joe Manganiello […]

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Iran: Unedited History

This summer, I was lucky enough to take a trip to Europe with my Baba joon. When we were in Paris, we kept seeing advertisements for the exhibition, IRAN: Unedited History. Curious, we decided to check it out at the Museum of Modern Art. The large gallery of drawings, pictures, film, posters, and artifacts is […]

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Celebrate 4th of July with a Japadog

You don’t have to be a baseball enthusiast, culinary critic, or a morbidly obese person to realize that hot-dogs are truly an all-American favourite – especially on the 4th of July. You’d be surprised to know, though, that hot-dogs are by no means a domestic invention, especially not the one I’ll be cooking up today. The […]

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MANLY NOSE MONDAY: Founding Fathers edition

It’s Monday, and we’ve got another edition of #ManlyNoseMonday. In honor of 4th of July, here are the founding fathers of the manly nose trend. But first, can you guess which manly man this manly nose belongs to? We’ll reveal it at the end. For now, feast your eyes on Paul Newman’s slightly crooked-on-one-side, strong […]

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We Should All Celebrate Pride

There’s been this little thingie happening over the last month: Pride. Once referred to as Gay Pride, chopping off that first word makes it more inclusive, and it’s only right since the parades and festivals have brought together people of every predilection and walk of life for years now, not just gay men. Whatever you […]

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#TeamMelli Player to Watch: Ashkan Dejagah

Tomorrow, Iran plays its second match against Argentina. We’re a little nervous for Messidona, but we have a star of our own on #TeamMelli: Ashkan Dejagah: German Iranian. attacking mid-fielder and right-winger. His name just rolls off the tongue– De-ja-gah Most notable achievement: scoring like a rockstar. Ashkan scored twice on his debut for Iran against Qatar […]

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#TeamMelli vs. Nigeria: The Highlights

The game ended with 0-0, but it was a roller coaster. For us there were plenty of highlights. Iroonis all over the world were cheering on #TeamMelli in their game against Nigeria — and people were getting creative. We asked our Joonies to send us pics of how they were showing their fan pride, and […]

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#TeamMelli Player To Watch: Reza Ghoochannejhad

Reza Ghoochannejhad: plays forward for Team Melli. In today’s game against Nigeria, Ghoochannejhad will be the key player in Iran’s counterattacking play. All about that defense… and making sure he can break it through. His last name might be a bit of a tongue twister (no complaining there), but it’s okay ladies… he goes by […]

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Get Ready for Team Melli’s First Game Tomorrow!

Tomorrow is the day: Iran vs. Nigeria And Team Melli had their last practice today. They’re ready. Ashkan Dejagah says, “I am 100% ready for tomorrow.” Baby, so are we. Go Team Melli, go! Praying for Team Melli extra tonight. Fans are already sporting their Team Melli pride. Iranians everywhere are rooting for this team. […]

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23 Things Persian Dads Don’t Like

In honor of Father’s day, here are all the things that make our dads go… 1. When you don’t bring home A+’s… 2. When you talk back… 3. When you tell them they have an accent… 4. When you tell them their jokes aren’t funny… 5. When you tell them to stop telling jokes to white people because […]