Posts by Ariel Kashanchi

Ariel Kashanchi

About The Author

Ariel Kashanchi is a Persian/American comedienne living in sunny Los Angeles. She spends her free time as a volunteer, helping highly privileged children learn the benefits of juicing and posting jokes on Twitter and Facebook because she likes to give back to the community To enrich her own life, Ariel reads works of fiction by Lance Armstrong.
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Review: ‘Blended’

Blended infuses the RomCom formula with a stellar supporting cast.

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Interview: Greta Gerwig and Mickey Sumner of ‘Frances Ha’

Ariel Kashanchi sits down with the two stars of the new critical hit.

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Review: ‘Like Someone In Love’

Like Someone In Love is Iranian director Abbas Kirarostami's first voyage into the underbelly of Japan.

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Shahs of Sunset Finale: Persh-a-Pelooza

The Shahs of Sunset end the season with happy endings and a Persian festival of sound.

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Interview: Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy of ‘Identity Thief’

Ariel Kashanchi talks to the funny stars of Identity Thief.

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Shahs of Sunset: Hard for Me to Say I’m Sorry

This week the Shahs show the results of televised therapy sessions.

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Shahs of Sunset: Happy New Year

The Shahs of Sunset head to Long Island to celebrate the Jewish New Year and heal old wounds.

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Shahs of Sunset: Mo-Cedes, Mo Problems

This week's episode of Shahs of Sunset is an excellent lesson on the perils of pill popping and the boredom brought on by sobriety.

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Shahs of Sunset: You Took An Ambien

The Shahs of Sunset take their golden penises and Chia Pets to party in Cabo San Lucas.

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Shahs of Sunset: Please Bring A Man

Ariel Kashanchi looks at the final Shahs episode of 2012.

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Shahs of Sunset: You Shouldn’t Have Worn That Dress

The Shahs of Sunset teach us lessons in circular logic and the perils of long term friendships this week.

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Interview: Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen of ‘The Guilt Trip’

Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen give insight to their road trip comedy, The Guilt Trip.

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Shahs of Sunset: I Love You But I Don’t Like You

The Shahs of Sunset show that a little bit of rage and old fashioned entiltlement can go a long way.

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Review: ‘Stand Up Guys’

Al Pacino, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin bring laughs and heartwarming moments to a post mafia life in Stand Up Guys.

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Review: ‘The Rabbi’s Cat’

The Rabbi's Cat struggles to teach unity in a 3D cartoon format.

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