music journalist since 1992 | educator since 2004 | podcaster since 2020 | Iranian American since birth
•Sunset Strip Music Festival and Jack Daniels‘ premiere of Jim Marshall’s Rolling Stones 1972 photo book at the Andaz Hotel on Friday August 17, 2012 (bottom left). •The Comedy Store for the first time with burgeoning comic Allyson DeMunda on Friday August 17, 2012 (top left). •Tacos and very little work with Reid Speed, Evol Intent‘s Gigantor, and Nick Rizz on Tuesday August 21, 2012 (top right). •Morning Parade at the El Rey Theatre on Thursday August 23, 2012 (bottom right).