5 Lessons Trump could learn Living in a Turkish Village

0 comments / January 30, 2017

Donald Trump is literally making the world a bad place to live at the moment. When he’s not handing out executive orders like şeker at Bayram, he’s tweeting inappropriate tweets faster than a Turk eating a Lahmacun.

Like everyone around the world, it got me thinking of a solution and then last night while I was binge watching Karadayi on netflix I hit a light bulb moment – he needs to go and live in a Turkish village for a month.
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Turkish Star Wars Coming To Blu-Ray

0 comments / July 13, 2016

Many of us will remember the classic Turkish films we used to watch growing up. Especially Cüneyt Arkın films that not only entertained us but also showed us what a real man was all about.

Bizim Cüneyt abi also starred in a ridiculous sci-fi movie called Dünyayı Kurtaran Adam (the man who saved the world) or as the rest of the world calls it – Turkish Star Wars.
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Large Number Of Nazar Reported To Contain Real Göz

0 comments / June 10, 2016

They are featured in every Turkish home as a way to keep evil away but now an alarming number of reports have surfaced recently from thousands of Turkish families who believe their nazar contains real eyes.

Complaints dating back to the 70s have been found with Turkish homeowners complaining their nazar keeps looking at them, with one or 2 reports claiming that it actually winked.

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How Know If It’s Time To Light The Mangal

0 comments / June 7, 2016

Thanks to groundbreaking technology and years of research (and I mean YEARS of research / Kebab eating), I have pulled together a foolproof guide on how to tell if it’s the right time to light the mangal.

So many times I hear that people are unsure whether to light up or not. So take the test today and see if it’s the right time for yourself to get outside and light up the mangal.  Read more

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Let loose In A Turkish Supermarket

0 comments / June 6, 2016

recently I was on holiday in Izmir and visited a Migros supermarket for the first time.

Most people spend time checking the Karpuz is ripe, but I saw it as a perfect opportunity to have some fun and create a short video filled with Turkish/ English puns.

Have a look below and enjoy.
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Turkish Movie Stills Come Alive In Gif Form

0 comments / March 16, 2016

Cinemagraph is a term used to describe a cross between a still-image photograph and a piece of moving image work. Similar to a Gif its a still image made up with moving parts to make you wonder if you are watching a film or an image.

Behance.net have created some fantastic animated gifs of classic Turkish films featuring some of the greats including Şener Şen and Kemal Sunal, which can be found below:

 

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The Nene Starter Pack – How To Be More ‘Nene’

1 comment / January 22, 2016

How can your nene be more ‘nene’? Well here’s a checklist to ensure your Nene is living upto the Turkish stereotype she needs to be.

Turkishisms.com are proud to release the Nene starter pack, for any nene that feels she’s lost her Turkish way.
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3 Reasons I Hate Going To A Balo

0 comments / January 4, 2016

One thing I have never understood about our amazing Turkish culture is the love we seem to have for a balo. (Dinner and dance events)

If it’s for a charity event with all proceeds going to charity I can understand, however when it’s done as a money making scheme (which it usually is) that just ‘takes the sidik’.

Over the holiday period, I spent some time thinking about why I don’t like Balo’s, so thought I would share my 3 3 reasons why a balo is just a load of Balo’ney. (see what I did there).  Read more

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Turkish Star Wars

0 comments / December 17, 2015

With all the hype around Star Wars being released today, let’s not forget that back in the day Cüneyt Arkın starred in a Turkish budget remake of Star Wars.

Thanks to YouTube, we now have the Turkish Star Wars film for you to watch right here:

Enjoy.. May the Force be with you:

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A Turkish Man Bought A Mangal. See What He Did With It..

0 comments / November 7, 2015

We just heard the story of a turkish guy that recently bought a mangal. Scroll down to see what he did with it..
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