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Gaffur emerges as Mahir 2.0

While Mahir tries to find a way to sue Borat for capitalizing on his persona, a genuine internet/digital media star emerges as Mahir 2.0: Gaffur!! Gaffur is yet another internet phenomen just about to explode worldwide. In reality he is a cult chacter played by Peker Acikalin in a TV-Series called Avrupa Yakasi (European Side) in Turkish TVs. He recently [...]

14 January 2007 at 16:34 - Comments

Tribute to Ahmet Ertegün

As you already heard the news, Ahmet Ertegun, a Turkish immigrant, one of the modern music industry’s most influential figures who shaped the sound of music for the past 60 years, passed away last month. Ertegun co-founded Atlantic Records in 1947 and helped to popularize Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Cream, Ray Charles and many others. Revolutionizing the record [...]

13 January 2007 at 18:04 - Comments

CNN TURK Podcasts 30+ programs

CNN Turk starts Podcasting.

22 March 2006 at 15:35 - Comments