Category Archives: Iranian Identity
Tehran Bureau: Everybody has heard about Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, the recent Walt Disney blockbuster featuring Jake Gyllenhaal in the role of…a prince of Persia. That a rather fair actor with Swedish and Ashkenazi heritage plays the … Continue reading
I don’t think the producers know what they’re getting themselves into. They are going to get flooded by hundreds of thousands of chest-shaving, eye-brow plucking, momma’s-boy Iranians who will fulfill every stereotype and then more. This is going to be … Continue reading
Man o man, did I enjoy this video.
This weekend saw New York’s 5th annual Persian Parade and San Jose’s 1st annual No Ruz Parade. Given that there are countless more Iranians in So Cal, I’m still trying to figure out why there hasn’t been one there. In … Continue reading