Panda Dad on the Today Show with Matt Laurer:
A sampling of some of the Big in China press I’ve received:
•My segment on the great Leonard Lopate show on WNYC radio. This one was a special treat, as I have been listening to Lenny for years.
•American Public Radio’s The Story featured the unlikely tale of Woodie Alan.
•TAE Pittsburgh Business Radio. Great interview.
•Emotional Pro Radio interview.
•The Portland Oregonian. I like this one a lot.
•Shanghai City Weekend, which hails Eli as an expat sage for his keen understanding of the pain of constantly saying goodbye to friends.
•Many more here on the Reviews page, including USA Today. You can also see the USA Today review, part of a rounfup righ here.
•Recommendations from China-based Westerners are particularly meaningful to me. for obvious reasons. Here are a few noteworthy ones: The China Beat and Jottings From the Granite Studio, the latter a blog I have long followed and considered particularly insightful about China..
INTERVIEWS AND FEATURES
•A nice piece in the mighty China Daily.
•WSJ China Real Time blog interview. My most honest answer ever about being a male trailing spouse.
•Lisa Belkin, of the New York Times’ Motherlode blog, picked up on Panda Dad and gave it a big boost.
•My first-person account of the unlikely formation and rise of the Woodie Alan Band, from the WSJ Weekend section.
•I had a great, great appearance in April in Pittsburgh and got some great local coverage. Here’s the Post Gazette. Love the true headline: “Big in China author proud of local roots”
•And the Pittsburgh Tribune Review wrote a really nice piece, as well.
•ProActiveDads.com Interview here.
•A very nice early profile on SecondAct.com.
•One of the most in-depth thoughtful pieces you will read about me or Big in China, on Jambands.com.
•Oakland, Ca’s East Bay Express.
•Local Press abounds here: “Coffee With….” on Baristanet.
•Two cool mentions on the prominent book blog, The Book Case.
•A unique Southern Rock perspective on the book from Swampland.
•The Global Times visited me in my house.
•Beijing Kids magazine interview is here.
•“Ultimate Cage mrch: Tiger Mom Vs. Panda Dad” – on the Jade Luck Club site.
•An interview on the great Chinese basketball site, Niubball.
FROM AN EXPAT PERSPECTIVE
•A really nice piece on Expat Women – I’m proud to be the first man featured on this site!
•Expat Living 101 looks at Big in China.
•A really nice interview on the blog, X-Expats.com.
Panda Dad on CNN Sunday Morning Sunday June 17 – Father’s Day:
IN MY OWN WORDS
•I am blogging at the Huffington Post. Here are two interesting pieces:
•Why Reading My Audio Book was a Remarkable Experience.
•Being a Fu Man Jew. What it mean to me be a Jew in China.
*Embrace the Chaos! My parenting thoughts on ProActiveDads.com.