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The Sharif Don't Like It: The Decline and Fall of Middle Eastern Civilization

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Iranian state television takes on the scourge of Western heavy metal music, which is driving the country's youth towards Satanism and, apparently, inspiring them to get short, spiky, Eurodisco haircuts. Using jumpy, MTV-style editing, the program host blames "Jewish and American capitalists" for the spread of 2Pac and Kiss. But little do the rebellious kiddies know, the announcer grimly intones, that they are "unknowingly making themselves look like homosexuals."

Pay particular attention to the Paul Stanley (Jewish, naturally) guitar-smashing montage at the end, and the repeated clips of Gene Simmons (born Chaim Witz in Haifa, Israel, don't you know) wagging his tongue: