Poupak's Parisian Life in New York

I am a French-Iranian woman with a passion for comedy. I have been lucky enough to be performing all over New York since 2010. I was a TV producer and a head writer for a morning live news show in France, as well as a free lance journalist and a book editor for many years.

Now, I am a life and a career coach (member of ICF), an improviser, a writer, and a show producer. I love my life!

I am a performer at the UCB & sometimes produce shows at The PIT in New York.

My French Tumblr: La Vie à l'Impro

I contribute to BuzzFeed.

I fight cancer with a passion - I want to contribute to a world where cancer will be as benign as a simple cold. Where you can donate against cancer of any kind and give hope to families and patients

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There are some people out there that still believe that animals are just dumb beasts, but the unlikely animal friendships I’ve gathered here will prove that they are capable of feeling love and compassion just like we are.


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Tumblr is on fire today!

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If you woke up tomorrow, and your internet looked like this, what would you do? 

Imagine all your favorite websites taking forever to load, while you get annoying notifications from your ISP suggesting you switch to one of their approved “Fast Lane” sites.

Think about what we would lose: all the weird, alternative, interesting, and enlightening stuff that makes the Internet so much cooler than mainstream Cable TV. What if the only news sites you could reliably connect to were the ones that had deals with companies like Comcast and Verizon?

On September 10th, just a few days before the FCC’s comment deadline, public interest organizations are issuing an open, international call for websites and internet users to unite for an “Internet Slowdown” to show the world what the web would be like if Team Cable gets their way and trashes net neutrality. Net neutrality is hard to explain, so our hope is that this action will help SHOW the world what’s really at stake if we lose the open Internet.

If you’ve got a website, blog or tumblr, get the code to join the #InternetSlowdown here: https://battleforthenet.com/sept10th

Everyone else, here’s a quick list of things you can do to help spread the word about the slowdown: http://tumblr.fightforthefuture.org/post/96020972118/be-a-part-of-the-great-internet-slowdown  



I’m sure you’ve all seen what’s up with Tumblr, but this is REALLY serious, guys.

Oh boy.

Crap a day late. This is important though.


A cat with a personal groomer [x-post from /r/aww]http://cute-overload.tumblr.com


A cat with a personal groomer [x-post from /r/aww]


9/11 Then and Now

Yahoo News photographer Gordon Donovan returned this week to the scenes of many memorable images taken on Sept. 11, 2001, closely matching them with images from today.

Since 2001, new obstacles have arisen, requiring some adjustments in camera angles to align with photographs taken on the day of the terrorist attacks. This is the fourth time Donovan has revisited the New York skyline; each year presents new challenges as the landscape changes. (Yahoo News)

Find more news related pictures on our photo galleries page and follow us on Tumblr.

I tried not to reblog this but I still have vivid memories of that from downtown NYC. Seeing the juxtaposition of that day with today’s images is… just making me feel and relive some of it. It’s strange because I never thought that I’d remember the dress I was wearing and the shoes and what I was doing at the exact moment the first tower was hit and when the first tower fell. I remember my feelings towards that dress (I loved that dress) and I even remember buying it. I never remember this kind of stuff because I don’t like shopping. Especially all those years after. But I remember that dress. I don’t remember what I did with it. I remember buying it and wearing it, and the beautiful end of summer day (I remember having had that thought when I got to NYU that morning, walking down Broadway from the Astor Place subway station). I remember waking up the day after and thinking “Nothing was real; it didn’t happen” until I turned the TV on. 



Tweetie Bird before and after he did meth. Don’t do drugs.

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