Tag Archives: persia

The Jog Across Iran

The Jog Across Iran

Eight years ago my childhood friend and I started running the length of Iran in an effort to make friends...
Video Gaming in Iran

Video Gaming in Iran

There are about 20 million “gamers” in Iran. Half the population is under 25 years old and last year the...
Elizabeth in Iran (1976)

Elizabeth in Iran (1976)

I learned that in 1976, Iran Air organized a vacation for Elizabeth Taylor. The whole trip was photographed by Firooz Zahedi, a...
Ayatollah on a hike

Ayatollah on a hike

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei released a video last week of his first outdoor walk since his prostate surgery. The real story...
The partying Persian

The partying Persian

Mark Allen and Eddy Moretti of VICE have been trying to pursue a good angle on the underground parties in...