Tag: Behavior

Why do Iranians blackface? (feat. Tehran Von Ghasri)

In this episode, we get schooled by comedian-great, Tehran Von Ghasri. He/They joined us for a chat, and a chuckle on subjects such as Iranian black-facing, racial intersectionality and contemporary changes in comedy.

Why do Iranians “hamash” code-switch?

“Khob”, UI expert, Reza joins us to discuss how and why Iranians “hamash” alternate between languages, “va” we also read listener examples of this practice, also known as code-switch, “kholaaseh”.

[redacted] in Iran?

Listen to Shanay as she joins us to discuss how living in Iran affects the choices made by you and others in restricting expression.

[redacted] in Iran?

Listen to Shanay as she joins us to discuss how living in Iran affects the choices made by you and others in restricting expression.

Do Iranians do it louder?

Listen to us, and friends of the show, give their examples of ‘beshkans’ and listen to learn how you, too, can do the Iranian finger-snap.

How do I avoid a hard Irexit?

Iranians never can say goodbye, no, no, n’, noo, no! Listen to learn how to do a “soft Irexit”, and to politely escape any Iranian gathering.

How do I avoid a hard Irexit?

Iranians never can say goodbye, no, no, n’, noo, no! Listen to learn how to do a “soft Irexit”, and to politely escape any Iranian gathering.

How do I sweet-talk an Iranian?

“Eshgham”, listen on to learn the sweetest of Iranian sweet-talk and why this “mush” is such an important part of the culture.

Taxi stories… what’s Tehran got?

Shanay joins us to talk taxis — the crazier cars, the crazy drivers, and the crazy conversations found on the streets of Tehran.

Taxi stories… what’s Tehran got?

Shanay joins us to talk taxis — the crazier cars, the crazy drivers, and the crazy conversations found on the streets of Tehran.

How do I move to Iran?

Katya, a Russian who married an Iranian, helps us understand what’s involved in moving to Iran.

Am I also expected to die for an Iranian?

Iranians will casually suggest that they’ll sacrifice themselves for you — listen in to learn how to respond.

Am I also expected to die for an Iranian?

Iranians will casually suggest that they’ll sacrifice themselves for you — listen in to learn how to respond.