Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead

I'm very proud about my new Ebook, Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead and hope that you will check it out. The book includes interviews with Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Phil and Trey Anastasio together,Robert Hunter, Bill Kreutzmann,…

My new personal website

Please check out my new website.It's www.alanpaul.net if you want to check in later.My final Expat Life column is running tomorrow and I wanted to have a page to direct readers to. Certainly a work in progress. Let me know what you think. I…

Column that never ran...

I wrote this column about being married to a successful woman on spec for a new publication and it did not run, for a variety of reasons. A very different version will be out in a few months. I thought I'd post here.When my family and I relocated…

Line of Duty

I just made a contribution tot he fund for the family of the guard killed at the Holocaust Museum and think you should, too. He died in the line of duty and I feel like we all owe him a lot of gratitude.Click here to find out more.That whole…

Little League Excitement

Jacob's LL team has made the SemiFinals and he is fully pumped. It has been a lot of fun and I have been shocked by how much I have enjoyed watching the games and how tense some of them are. They wont he other night 2- and I do not believe there…

Last column -- dong, deeper

I took my visit with Dong a little deeper and added some perspective. "Yechen" is his nickname and how he asked me to identify him in public. * THE EXPAT LIFE * JUNE 5, 2009An Old Friend in China Searches for the Right PathI just returned…

Dance Like No One's Watching

You never know what might happen.

"Beijing Blues"

"Beijing Blues" from the Star Live, Beijing, May 29, 2009. This is the biggest club in Beijing.. holds about 1,500 and we had a good crowd.. performance was part of the IDrummer show, featuring the city's top drummers. Lu Wei was being honored..…

Video -- guqin/guitar duet

Just found and posted this.. from last September's Xiamen Beach Festival... we improvised this guitar/guqin duet to kick off our performance.. wish I had the whole thing, but I happy I have any of it...

Video from the tour -- "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" unplugged

Our first gig on the tour got rained out and forced inside for an intimate unplugged night.