وزارد او دا وستساد
VIZITOR TO THE VESTSIDE
an
American blog of Iranian dissent

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"Iranians often place a premium on looks. They can afford to. They're an attractive and refined people. An Iranian-American was recently telling me of his displeasure at what he considers the rampant materalism and all around shallowness found within much of his community in southern California..."


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of this interesting perspective from a gringo guy up in Berkeley, after he came across a Persian history book at the Cal library whose pages were defaced.
Speaking of vandalism, remember that FOB-infested Coffee Bean at the intersection of Westwood and Ohio I mentioned a while back?

Nothing says "Velcome to Amerikah!" more than some good ol' fashioned vandalism on an innocent poster located outside the bathroom of a cafe. Pic above.


Meanwhile, lets look at the wonderful contributions 25-year-old San Jose State alum Cyrus Yazdani aka BUKET is making to society.

Buket, you're no BANKSY. Now there's a brother who uses street art to raise awareness and conciousness, as opposed to some phony Rage Against the Machine attention craving stunt. Please find an Etch-a-Sketch to work on if you can't put that B.A. in Graphic Design to good use. At least make your mom happy, geez.

UPDATE (12/23): 'Tagger pleads guilty to almost three dozen felony vandalism counts'

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