Washington, D.C. Finally Made It To The Forbes 2014 List Of Most Awesome City


After having lived and worked in many popular cities including Tehran, Shiraz, Paris, London, Bonn, Alicante, Los Angeles, Miami, and Washington, D.C., I found DC as one of the most awesome and coolest city in America. That’s why back in 2009, I launched my D.C. based blog awesomeDC.com with the intention of showing the world Washington, DC is much more than just Politics, corruption, and scandals. I have been covering everything in awesome DC, with the focus on the technology, start ups,  parties, clubs, events, and of course the awesome Washingtonians, specially, the gorgeous and model looking women of DC 🙂 Read more of this post

The First Declaration of Human Rights By Cyrus The Great Persian King On Exhibit In Awesome Washington, D.C.

Cyrus Cylinder

As a Persian/American entrepreneur who lived, found, and  worked for various hot and successful DC tech startups like Yurie Systems (acquired by Lucent for $1.23 B),  telezoo.com (the top 5 B2B in the world), and as the founder of awesomize.me, I’m proud to let you know the world’s first human rights declaration, is on display for the first time in the United States. Starting with our awesome DC through April 28 at the Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery, then  in Houston, New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Read more of this post

Did I Get My Thanksgiving Story Right?

After 27 years of living and working in awesome Washington, DC area, this is my first thanksgiving in Tehran with my Iranian family and friends. I did my best to explain the thanksgiving story to everyone at the dinner table. At the end, one of my cousins raised a smart question and I really didn’t have a good answer.  She said “Let me get this right….” The white people from Europe “discovered” America and decided to migrate and settle there. Right?

I said “Yes”

Shortly after their migration, the white people faced strong resistance from the native people, the Indians. Right?

I said “Yes” Read more of this post

How The Hell Houston Is A Cooler City Than Our Washington, DC?

Forbes  thinks our Awesome DC is the second coolest city after Houston. Measurements:  Houston has lower unemployment rate, stronger theater scene, world-class museums and a multicultural.

Either the people in Forbes including Morgan Brennan who wrote the article are on dope or I have always ended up staying in only blonde, blue eyes, vanilla ice part of Houston every time I was there.  I have been in that city four times ever since I got off the boat from Iran to Awesome Washington DC in 1986. I stayed an average of five days each time. I don’t remember ever spotted anyone but blondes and blue eyes with classic American red neck accent there.  So, not sure what multicultural thing Forbes is yapping about. Read more of this post

Nowruz 1391: The Hottest Persian New Year Parties in Awesome Washington DC

Join us in celebration of the Persian New Year next week. The new year will be 1391. There will be two parties in DC:

The First one:
FRIDAY MARCH 16th
Ozio Lounge
1814 M St NW
Awesome Washington, DC
On all 4 floors!

I guess Ozio will be blocked by long line of black Mercedes Benz and BMW next Friday 🙂 Read more of this post

The Ass Size: Washington,DC, Virginia, and Maryland VS. Alicante, Paris, and London


Literally, every chair in the cafes across the EU has a nice comfortable thin cushion to sit on. At least those in London,Paris, and Alicante where I regularly travel to.

I rarely see cushion on any chairs in our cafes in the Washington, DC area. They all come with flat hard wood or metal chairs. I have always been wondering about it till now as I’m watching everyone’s ASS in Starbucks, Dupont Circle waiting for my meeting: Read more of this post

One Reason Our Ass Is Jumbo In America Compare to The Europeans


I just took this video in Paddington station in London on my way back from Paris today. As an Iranian/American Citizen myself, I love all my fellow Americans back home – particularly those in Awesome Washington, DC where I currently work and live, but I just had to make this comment in the video. It’s for your own good 🙂 Having lived and worked in various countries including Iran, Germany, Spain, France, England, Qatar, India, and our good old US of A, trust me on this! it’s not my ass talking.  Read more of this post

Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington, DC [Images]

In case you haven’t had a chance to visit to the Washington National Mall to check out our latest memorial yet, here are some awesome photos and great review of  the MLK Memorial opened last week:

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Awesome DC Official Drink! The Rickey


After 128 years, our politicians finally pulled their head out of their ass and agreed on a legislation to recognize “The Rickey” as the native cocktail of  Washington D.C.  The drink was invented in 1883 at a D.C. bar popular with politicians and reporters where the JW Marriott is located now (14 & Pennsylvania ave). At the time the place called Shoomaker’s saloon. The drink is made with gin or whiskey, lime juice and club soda.

Having been on this side of the Atlantic since March, I can’t wait to get back to DC in September and try out the drink 🙂 Till then, you all enjoy it for me 🙂

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Our Awesome Washington D.C. 80 Years Ago

They used to go clubbing wearing that? 🙂

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