“If I Knew You Better” – August 9th, 2019

Brendan Davis & I migrate our “Fretful Laowai” chats from the China-centric “Big Fish in the Middle Kingdom” to the more global “If I Knew You Better”. On this edition, we freestyle on staying productive (and sane) in the midst of relentless uncertainty: personal, professional and political.

“Big Fish Side Dish” – June 12th, 2019

On this special “Fretful Laowai: Summer Vacation” edition of “Big Fish in the Middle Kingdom”, I announce joining Brendan Davis’ latest film production, MY FAVORITE SEASON, as an executive producer, and catch up with Big B on work, life, family, and the changing tides in China – all while accompanied by the cheerful chirps of a neighboring tree frog. 😉 Enjoy!

“Big Fish Side Dish” – May 7th, 2019

I catch up with my podcast pal Brendan Davis on episode #108 of “Big Fish in the Middle Kingdom”, with another side dish of “Fretful Laowai”. Lots to share on life in China and percolating projects – including the long journey of 《神隐桃花源》 (“Hidden in the Peach Blossom Garden”). Plus, anecdotes on New Zealand partners, the influence of Joe Grant, and why I don’t need to learn Chinese anymore. 😉

“Big Fish Side Dish” – December 18th, 2018

Lucky holiday edition #88 of Brendan Davis’ “Big Fish in the Middle Kingdom” has Brendan & I sharing anecdotes on picking up the tab in China, chatting about our creative projects, and addressing China’s burgeoning “ex-pat exodus” of disillusioned foreigners.

“Big Fish Side Dish” – November 23rd, 2018

Brendan and I shoot the breeze over a diverse range of topics – from my daughter’s first experience with death, to the American Apocalypse, Stan Lee’s passing, Chinese drinking stories and negotiation advice for foreigners.

“Big Fish Side Dish” – October 27th, 2018

I had fun following up with Brendan Davis on the latest edition of “Big Fish Side Dish”, rapping on topics ranging from raising kids in China to preparing them for a future of intelligent machines.

“Big Fish in the Middle Kingdom” – March 7th, 2018

I dish on a decade of adventures in China – my indie efforts, my time with Disney China, mainland China’s evolution, and my current endeavors – in a freewheeling chat with podcast host Brendan Davis.


“China Right Here” – April 2nd, 2017

Tianjin TV profiles my personal & professional adventures in China with a window into my world in Beijing, around the city and at home.


Cleveland Institute of Art Alumni Profile – Spring 2016

I recount how visual literacy and conceptual thinking have fueled my creative career in the arts & entertainment from Cleveland to China, indie to Disney.