April 19, 2015
Parody, has a well-established tradition within Persian satire, and is often referred to as “naghizeh.” Through parody, the satirist would ridicule an original work, subject, or author, by imitating its style or content. The original ادامه مطلب…
December 17, 2012
A few months before the U.S. presidential elections of 2008, many of us Iranians would say “Yup… I knew it from the beginning… of course he is secretly an Iranian…” while referring to you! Most didn’t know this claim’s origin, not even the editors of the conservative Kayhan daily who published it as an exposé. Indeed it was a hoax, published on iTanz, a satirical Persian website. And it was invented by an Iranian satirist – me!