How Uncle Fester helped raise more than $1 million for Armenian Genocide Victims

How Uncle Fester helped raise more than $1 million for Armenian Genocide Victims

Uncle Fester helped raise more than $1 million ($15 million in 2019) for Armenian Genocide victims. The actor Jackie Coogan was 10 years old at the time and 3 years earlier had starred in the Char...
A history of Armenian Players in the NFL

A history of Armenian Players in the NFL

Over 100 years ago, when Armenians fleeing persecution in Ottoman Turkey arrived on U.S shores, many of their descendents ventured into sports. Whilst many Armenians have found success at college f...
The Top 12 Most Ridiculous Flavors of Hummus You've Ever Seen

The Top 12 Most Ridiculous Flavors of Hummus You've Ever Seen

Hummus has been misinterpreted as a blank slate in which other, horrifyingly mismatched flavors have made their homes, completely destroying the very essence of hummus: the little legume that could...
5 Fantastic Facts About the Van Cat

5 Fantastic Facts About the Van Cat

The Van Cat is one of the most beloved cultural symbols for Armenians. Not only is it mesmerizing to look at, it's also interpreted as a link back to their indigenous homeland in the what is now kn...
How an Armenian Monk Brought Gingerbread to the West

How an Armenian Monk Brought Gingerbread to the West

So deeply rooted in Europe, it is perhaps odd, yet also delightful, that it was actually an Armenian monk who introduced gingerbread to the continent over one thousand years ago.
Soviet era football: a brief history of FC Ararat Yerevan

Soviet era football: a brief history of FC Ararat Yerevan

By contrast remote Armenia was a republic of little footballing significance and few expected the Soviet Union’s next major club force to emerge from there. Ararat Yerevan was the only Armenian clu...
How the first journey to the top of Mount Ararat was made

How the first journey to the top of Mount Ararat was made

In the 13th century, a Flemish explorer named William of Rubruck wrote about Mount Ararat, the rumored resting place of Noah’s Ark, in his travel journal to the “Eastern Parts of the World.” “Many ...
The Letterhead Designs of Armenian Businesses in the Ottoman Empire

The Letterhead Designs of Armenian Businesses in the Ottoman Empire

 A collection of graphics used by Armenian businesses in Constantinople in the Ottoman Empire in the early 1900s.                                                                   
I Promised Her Life: Q&A With Filmmaker Robert Nazar Arjoyan

I Promised Her Life: Q&A With Filmmaker Robert Nazar Arjoyan

Directed by Robert Nazar Arjoyan, “I Promised Her Life” is about how a grieving Armenian-American mother defies a centuries-old ritual and tests the limits of tradition as she walks thin line betwe...