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Shahs of Sunset: Episode 4's New Lows

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 06.05.2012 | TV
Charlotte Safavi

First, GG looked like an ugly duckling in that ridiculous outfit, no swansong here. Second, no self-respecting Persian party for adults starts in daylight at 7:00 p.m.

Shahs of Sunset: Episode 3 With a Nugget From Episode 1

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 05.28.2012 | TV
Charlotte Safavi

They are friends. I love this, I really do, because, believe it or not, Iranians of different cultural backgrounds do get along... and despite the current political situation and its bigoted notions, they mostly have over the centuries Iran has been around.

Shahs of Sunset: Episode 2 and Counting

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 05.22.2012 | TV
Charlotte Safavi

This week I watched two very different Iranian worlds depicted in the powerful medium of film: one reality meticulously masked as fiction, one semi-fiction frivolously packaged as reality.