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A #Persian Thanksgiving

Persian Thanksgiving: (noun), a glorified mehmooni, under the guise of an American holiday. When you arrive, there are two social groups:  1) Everyone under 35 2) Everyone important. source: makeagif There’s a feeling of dread because there’s always a few people you’d rather not see..ever.  source: giphy In the beginning,on an empty stomach, small talk is hard.  […]

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I Want Passion Without Drama

There is a difference between passion and drama. They might look the same at times, and they often go hand-in-hand: passionate lovemaking after a passionate argument, or passionate dancing followed by road rage on the way home. Nothing is perfect, but there’s a pretty clear balance in these instances: a yin and a yang, a […]

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#ManlyNoseMonday: Poets Edition

We know it’s been awhile, but you know how this goes: name that nose! Poets edition. Let’s get this list started – a tribute to noses belonging to the sweet poetry of dreamers and creative minds everywhere. Rumi: the nose of wisdom. The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart  Al-Mutanabbi: the nose […]

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#ManlyNoseMonday: Poets Edition

We know it’s been awhile, but you know how this goes: name that nose! Poets edition. Let’s get this list started – a tribute to noses belonging to the sweet poetry of dreamers and creative minds everywhere. Rumi: the nose of wisdom. The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart  Al-Mutanabbi: the nose […]

SAAGHI SAYS…..

Manly Nose Monday

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Manly Nose Monday

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#TeamMelli Player to Watch: Alireza Haghighi & Daniel Davari

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Farrah Says…

#ManlyNoseMonday: Poets Edition

We know it's been awhile, but you know how this … [Read More...]

I use words like thugs and siyah.

I have a lot of friends - thugs, sefeed people, … [Read More...]

10 Hottest Persian Women

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I Want Passion Without Drama

There is a difference between passion and drama. They might look the same at times, and they often go hand-in-hand: passionate lovemaking after a passionate argument, or passionate dancing followed by road rage on the way home. Nothing is perfect, but there’s a pretty clear balance in these instances: a yin and a yang, a […]

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Kaveh Taherian: Regular Dude, Extraordinary Stories

Meet Kaveh Taherian, Iranian-American filmmaker and the director behind 25 Prospect Street, “a documentary about empowering adults with disabilities through love of the cinematic experience”.  He has his very own page on IMDb and his resume includes some character design for The Simpsons and Producer of 20 Years of Madness – which just got announced […]

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A #Persian Thanksgiving

Persian Thanksgiving: (noun), a glorified mehmooni, under the guise of an American holiday. When you arrive, there are two social groups:  1) Everyone under 35 2) Everyone important. source: makeagif There’s a feeling of dread because there’s always a few people you’d rather not see..ever.  source: giphy In the beginning,on an empty stomach, small talk is hard.  […]

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Dating the Forbidden Fruit

As long as I can remember, my parents have told me that the guy I want to marry has to be successful, but really all Persian parents say that. When I got to college I was pretty done with putting effort into dating. Then of course when I least expected it, or really even wanted it, a […]

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What is failure?

I have had a mental timeline for my life (don’t laugh): I would graduate college at 21 (check), get my masters’ at 23, have a kick-ass career by 25 (and be financially stable), get engaged 26-27, get married 27-28, and have my first baby at 31.5. I know, I know. Ridiculous. Having goals is what […]

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Relationships are like a Math Problem

Relationships can be fraught with all kinds of disagreements that fall on the spectrum from petty to apocalyptic, and frankly you need to have disagreements. But how can you fight like hell without it falling (entirely) to pieces? *disclaimer: I am not a relationship therapist. Just sharing what’s worked for me. Treat your disagreements like a […]

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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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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 […]