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How religion was reformed in the West
The reformation
July 27, 2007

Back Barack
He gives me hope for a better America and a better world
July 4, 2007

Apparently, we have some very wealthy [and generous] folks!
How to build a community: Lesson 3 (2) (1)
June 9, 2007

How to build a community: Lesson 2
The Town Hall Meeting Hey! It's not as difficult as it looks!
June 27, 2007

Kiosk kicks
... as it Kontinues to Kriticize!
June 11, 2007

The Hooman
Hooman Khalili: Iranian-American with a different daily commute
June 7, 2007

Condi caption contest
Apologies in advance
June 5, 2007

How to build a community
Lesson 1: The benevolent tyrant
May 15, 2007

Rock on Shahin Jan!
Judging from this concert, it appears that our great national humiliation and shame may well be over
May 10, 2007

The way it was
Tehran American School & community before the 1979 revolution
May 3, 2007

30 years and somehow still kicking!
The Black Cats
March 23, 2007

You could also draw the conclusion that the Spartans are meant to be the terrorists, always using violence to get their way
March 23, 2007

Too much to ask?
With the politest objection to Pedram Moallemian's recent review with Maz Jobrani, "The Iranian knight"
January 13, 2007

Google God
Google proves the importance of working
January 10, 2007

Art is truth
A new book captures the best of Iranian contemporary art
January 2, 2007

Bringing Persian dance to the masses
Niosha Dance Academy
December 12, 2006

New life, through translation
Interview with The Translation Project's Niloufar Talebi
September 13, 2006

3 events, 3 implications
Same shit, different day...
August 15, 2006

Take that LA!
Tehran music: Benyamin Bahadori
July 8, 2006

Talagh? Jesus Christ!
Probably the best known of these is the fantastic 70's anthem "Talagh"
July 6, 2006

June 6, 2006

American hickup
Taylor Hicks? Taylor Hicks?! Are you Sh---ing me?
May 26, 2006

Fear is the real enemy
Fear always wins, and in our case too, fear is winning again
May 3, 2006

Witch doctor or chief?
There is a good reason why the witch doctor should never become the chief of the tribe
January 26, 2006

The seducer
Omid Djalili in "Casanova"
January 6, 2006

Oriental Silence
The best jewels are found underground...
Plus: Afshin's Euro Pop

December 13, 2005

Helping hand
An Iranian perspective on Hurricane Katrina
November 3, 2005

Bottom of the pot
August 29, 2005

The revolution is here
Kiosk's "Ordinary Man" is extra-ordinary
July 28, 2005

It's that god-damned refreshing
Iranian-Swedish singer Laleh strikes a new chord
June 28, 2005

Death to 6/8
Recently I had 2 nasty disappointments in a row, which caused me to invoke the "enough is enough!' clause
April 22, 2005

Debut album, "Saazeh Taazeh" [New Melody] brings out a bit of the old, a bit of the new
February 17, 2005

NIAC's latest brainchild proves it's worth by helping in the crusade to save the Persian Gulf
February 10, 2005

My journey with the Shahnameh
Turning Rostam into an American comic hero
January 14, 2005

How voting works
An inside look at an election
November 9, 2004

One man's fantasy
A private tour of the Darioush Winery in Napa Valley
October 19, 2004

Politics 2004: Is this our year?
Last chance for Iranian-American survey
September 9, 2004

Persian Warrior
Master Mehrdad Moayedi
Augusut 13, 2004

Ross Mirkarimi makes his move
August 3, 2004

Bob Dylan surfaces once again
August 1, 2004

House of S*** and F***
A good film, but I hated it
July 14, 2004

Is this our year?
Iranian-American Activism takes hold in San Francisco
June 28, 2004

Tribute to Vida Ghahremani
June 18, 2004

Profile: Gita Saedi
Producer for PBS series: "The New Americans"
June 18, 2004

Persian vs. Iranain
The debate continues
May 7, 2004

The martial arts of taarof
"Holy shit! I bet he paid for our lunches!" he said
April 25, 2004

My dream coffee with Farah Pahlavi
There are 3 kinds of women; your mother, your wife, and your mistress. Farah offers us a fourth, our Queen
April 1, 2004

Release your inner donkey
Coming to grips with our national nemesis
March 11, 2004

Who cares?
A probono lawyer and her one-practice fight against the Patriot Act
December 9, 2003

Dear Amoo George
Get rid of the sanctions
November 15, 2003

Funny... and insulting
Omid Djalili on "Whoopi"
September 12, 2003

Worms, viruses, and spam
... and tghe future of email
September 7, 2003

Persian politicos
Iranians drive Gavin Newsom's San Francisco mayoral campaign
August 13, 2003

August 5, 2003
Ah! That's why

Review: All the Shah's Men

July 28, 2003
En Garde!

Iranian-American wins US fencing title

June 26, 2003

Romance and Nostalgia hit home in a new album

June 10, 2003
The man behind the apron
Faz feeds souls as well as appetites

April 23, 2003
Who had the best war song?
Iraq war news themes

March 31, 2003
Happy Now Ruzz
er noRowse, er Norooz, er No Rooz... in Berkeley

March 31, 2003
Happy Now Ruzz
er noRowse, er Norooz, er No Rooz... in Berkeley

March 14, 2003
WHO is Shadmehr Aghili?!!
He's good. No, I mean really good

February 28, 2003
Don't call it war
Call it high-intensity weapons inspection

February 11, 2003
Teasure hunter's efforts pay off!
Long lost Googoosh songs resurface

November 29, 2002
How Persian Drive was saved
Countering an "attack on our heritage"

November 22, 2002
Shahin & Sepehr's latest album

August 29, 2002
Tehran parking lot

July 15, 2002
Our Man, Hooman
In San Francisco's Radio Alice

June 14, 2002
10 pins of separation
How far apart are we

May 30, 2002
Helen of Tus
The first known Iranian-Americans

May 9, 2002
Amr Diab

April 23, 2002
Archetypical architecht

April 10, 2002
Junior Jiant
This kid who just took the ball and ran with it

March 12, 2002
All out war with a crow

March 1, 2002
Searching for Hassan
Book review

January 31, 2002
Velcome to Air Afghanistan
Relax and shut off your tassbeehz

December 17, 2001
Our hero in ground zero
Saving lives on 9/11

December 7, 2001
Turkish pop music comes of age

June 28, 2001
Iran's daughter
Interview with filmmaker Farhad Zamani

June 7, 2001
Turning 40
What kind of car should I get?

March 8, 2001
Something About Maryam
Interview with filmmaker Ramin Serry

November 17, 2000
Short story

March 30, 1999
Growing up in Tehran in the 70's.

Ocotber 30, 1998
Practice makes perfect
Iranian gets a break on American TV drama? Deegeh chi?

May 26, 1998
Killer photos!
The most excellent collection of soccer photos of the Iranian National team I have ever seen

March 26, 1998
The road to vicotry
My point with this article was to trace a path the Iranian national team could take in order to win the World Cup.

February 19, 1998
Interview with artist Bahereh Khodadoost

December 12, 1997
My fantasy dinner with Reza Pahlavi
Here's how the fantasy would go: Several month's after the party, I would receive a call from someone claiming to represent Reza Pahlavi and he would mention that His Royal Highness had heard of the comments I had made and that he wished to remake my acquaintance, and would I be available to go to dinner.

December 4, 1997
Adventures in old Persia
Book review: "The Pgysician"

September 1996
Pesar-e Darya (Aqua Boy)
Interview with Kourosh Mahboubian on his "Mad Dog Expeditions"

July 1996
TKourosh Mahboubian

May 1996
Princes of Persia
Interview with musical duo, Shain & Sepehr

May 1996
Very young, very good
I myself am not an art expert by any means but through my association with Ardeshir, I have grown to have great appreciation for what can be defined as Abstract Impressionism.

May 1996
Cool drivers
Customized license plates on cars parked at Vasona Park in Los Gatos in northern California

May 1996
Sizdah Bedar: Los Gatos, California
The event has been growing larger every year outside of San Francisco's Bay Area

March 1996
At home with my tribe, the Qashqaie
My first exposure to the tribe was in the late winter of 1963 soon after I first stepped off a plane and planted my little foot on he snow-covered runway of Mehrabad Airport in Tehran. I was 3 years old.

March 1996
Taghziyeh Raygan
Trading Mimas for Danish pastry at school

January 1996
Areh Jooneh Ammat
Bond, out of options, and more importantly ammunition, realized that his only path to freedom lay in a full speed, straight line down the hill. The sound of tokhmeh skin hitting the floor rose to a semi-roar.

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