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Shame On Us

Generalizations of the “typical shooter” by American media have been swirling around Nasim Aghdam’s tragic horrific act all week. Network anchors have been desperately trying

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Kiosk kicks

I finally got the go ahead from Bamahang Productions and modern guitar deity Babak Khiavchi, that the latest album by Kiosk “Eshghe Sorat _amor de

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Bruce Bahmani

The Hooman

If you live in the San Francisco Bay area, have working ears, and commute for a living, chances are you know the chatter of the

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Condi caption contest

A couple of weeks ago I saw this picture in the news and couldn't help but to start laughing. Sometimes, I think there really is

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How to build a community

Every year around the end of NoRooz, the Diaspora Iranian community, energized and exhausted by 2 weeks of new year revelry starting with the trial

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Rock on Shahin Jan!

Friday, May 4th, 2007 8pm, OK make it 7:30-ish. It was finally time. I walked down the sidewalk of O'Farrell street, on my way to

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The way it was

One of the many problems with the media's occasionally generous portrayal of Iran is they simply pick what they know or have heard, think it’s

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Jerxes

Recently there's been a lot of pressure telling us how insulted we're supposed to be at the surprisingly gloriously delicious depiction of ancient Persia by

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Google God

Google was recently named the top company to work for in the US. Most of the news Google released in order to emphasize this by

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Art is truth

Being 18 in Tehran during the seventies, obviously afforded those of us who were there at that time, a rather conflicted sense of sensibility. At

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Too much to ask?

  It's the New Year, and every year I do the same thing, I make a New Year's resolution that this year, I am going

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Worms, viruses, and spam

  By now almost all of us have felt the effect of the now famous Blaster worm. This latest insect has affected hundreds of thousands

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Persian politicos

  Part of being an Iranian or an Iranian-American is facing the dreaded “dilemma”. You know the one. You dare not give your heart to

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Zubin

  When I was first contacted by a “friend” to review his new album, I was at first a bit startled. Although I had known

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Shala

Recently I was contacted by a certain Hassan, husband of new artist Shahla Rezvani. He wanted to send me a new album to review. I

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Our Man, Hooman

http://iranian.com/Features/2002/July/Alice/index.html Here in the SF Bay Area a reality of life is the commute. Stuck in traffic in the morning, stuck in traffic at night.

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10 pins of separation

On a recent lazy Saturday I was channel surfing, waiting for a World Cup game to come on ESPN. As usual, whenever you need something

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