Humor and Satire






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Cartoon
Iran Cartoon (English)
Iran Cartoon (Persian)
Caricature and Cartoon in Iran
Cartoonist Group: Iran
Khodetoons

Cartoonist
Bahman Abdi
Mohammad Amin Aghaei
Faez Alidousti
Javad Alizadeh
Sepideh Anjomrooz (Political Cartoonist)
Rahim Asgari
Elham Ataei Azar
Bahram Azimi
Maziyar Bizhani
Kambiz Derambakhsh
Ali Divandari
Hadi Farahani
Hesam Fetrati
Farhad Foroutanian
Hadi Heidari
Bozorgmehr Hosseinpour
Ali Jahanshahi
Nikahang Kowsar
Ardeshir Mohassess
Amin Montazeri
Bahar Movahed Bashiri
Firouzeh Mozaffari
Mana Neyestani
Touka Neyestani
Kianoosh Ramezani
Bahman Rezai Nameqi
Mana Neyestani
Jamal Rahmati
Saman
Tabriz Cartoons
Mohsen Zarifian
Masoud Ziaei
Iranian Cartoonist (Iran Cartoon)
Iranian Cartoonist (Caroun)
Cartoonist Index (The Iranian)
Cartoon & Caricature (Iran Art News)
Post revolutionary politcal cartoon
Cartoons Corners (USDOS)

Art and Satire

Illustrator
Ardeshir Mohassess
Marjane Satrapi

Satiric Paintings
Saghar Daeeri
Nicky Nodjoumi

Jokes
Farsi Joke
Farsi Jokes
Jokesara
Persian Jokes
What is a Persian joke?
Video I | Video II | Video III

Literature
Bibi Khanoom Astarabadi
Ali Akbar Dehkhoda
Iraj Mirza
Iraj Pezeshkzad
Molla Nasreddin
Molla Nasreddin Political & Social Weekly
Humor (Iranica)
Obeid Zakani: Satirist par excellence
Obayd Zakani (Iranica)
Zakani: Satirical Social Dictionary
Zakani: Mosh-o-Gorbeh

Diaspora Literature
Funny in Farsi

Politics
Humor as a New Weapon Against Muslim Extremists
Theological Implications Of Contemporary Iranian Jokes

News
Virginia cartoonist declines award from Iran's Trump cartoon contest (WP)
The winning entry in Iran's Trump cartoon contest shows a drooling president wearing a jacket made of U.S. dollars (Washington Post)
French, Iranian artists top at Holocaust cartoon contest (Tehran Times)
Iran Holocaust cartoon contest wraps up Mon. (Mehr News)
2nd Intl. Holocaust Cartoon Competition opens in Tehran (Mehr News)
Iran opens anti-Israel cartoon contest - DW (May 14, 2016)
Iranian comedy in under 60 seconds - BBC (May 5, 2016)
Iranian Cartoonist Atena Farghadani Released from Prison (Hyperallergic)
Imprisoned Iranian cartoonist Atena Farghadani could soon be released, CRNI reports (WP)
Well-Known Iranian Cartoonist Arrested In Tehran (RFE/RL)
Iran-US relations: Nine cartoons tell the story (BBC)
Iran launches anti-Isis cartoon competition 'to expose true nature of Islamic State' (The Independent)
Iranian artist goes on trial for cartoon mocking draft law (BBC)
Cartoonist Mana Neyestani speaks on his Iran imprisonment, Charlie Hebdo (LA Times)
John Kerry & Javad Zarif (NY Times)
Iran's House of Cartoon to hold a Holocaust cartoon competition in response to Charlie Hebdo (The Independent)
Laughing in the face of danger: the state of satire in the Muslim world (The Guardian)
Iran's Jon Stewart Serves Up Illegal Political Satire (The Atlantic)
Iran's Political Scene Is Sketchy For Cartoonists (NPR)
John Kerry and Javad Zarif (Political Cartoons)
Ahmadinejad ally jailed and reformist daily closed in Iranian power struggle (The Guardian)
Mana Neyestani: The Kafkaesque World Of An Iranian Cartoonist (RFE/RL)
Iran hosts Intl. Occupy Wall Street Cartoon Festival (Press TV)
Support for Iran cartoonist after lashing sentence (BBC)
Despite The Economic Crisis, There's Still Room For Jokes In Iran (RFE)
A Vanishing Breed, Iranian Satirist Pokes Fun From Exile (RFE)
Iran newspaper closed down amid row over Mahmoud Ahmadinejad satire (The Guardian)
Iranian paper banned over cartoon (BBC)
A satirical television programme is undermining the rulers' authority (The Economist)
Expats' 'Daily Show'-style VOA program enthralls Iranians, irks their government (WP)
Satire, Iranian (New Yorker)
Cartoons 'part of Zionist plot' (The Guardian)
Iran paper seeks cartoon revenge (BBC)
Iranian paper launches Holocaust cartoon competition (Daily Mail)
The Winners of the Holocaust cartoon Competition | Gallery
Holo Cartoons

Satire
Bikalak
Daftar Tanz
Golagha
Hazl
Hop Cartoon
Khat Khat Magazine
Khatorang
Satire in Persian Literature | Review
Satire in post-revolutionary Iran (BBC Persian)
Satire during the constitutional revolution (BBC Persian)
Tanz Iran
Tofigh Magazine
Tofigh Weekly Satirical Magazine (Salnameh 1349)

Contemporary Satirist
Manuchehr Ehterami
Behzad Eshtiaghi | Image
Parviz Khatibi
Hadi Khorsandi (Political)
Ebrahim Nabavi (Political)
Kiumars Saberi (Editor of Golagha)


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Iraj Pezeshkzad - LA (December 9, 2004) - by QH

Hadi Khorsandi - LA, October 21, 2005 - by QH

Firoozeh Dumas, LA - November 7, 2005 - by QH

Marjane Satrapi (Illustrator) - November 2, 2006 - by QH

Ali Akbar Dehkhoda

Ardeshir Mohassess

Parviz Khatibi & Tofigh Staff

Iraj Mirza

VOA Persian Parazit Show: Kambiz Hosseini and Saman Arbabi

Sexy caricature on the cover of Togigh

Sexy caricature on the cover of Togigh

Sexy caricature on the cover of Togigh

Political caricature on the cover of Togigh

Molla Nasreddin