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,…

Tiger Mom, Panda Dad

For better or worse, here's more proof that "Panda Dad" has entered the lexicon.

Panda Dad on WGN, Chicago Radio

Panda Dad will be appearing on Chicago's mighty WGN Radio Saturday April 23. 10:15 am Chicago time... I do believe you can listen live here: http://www.wgnradio.com/about/listen/.

Live on CTV this afternoon

Just confirmed - I will be on CTV with host Sandie Rinaldo at 315 pm today April 19. Canadian friends, please tune in. Panda Dad rides again.

A nice Panda Dad article.

The Toronto Star weighs in with a nice Panda Dad article.The headline is a little much: "Parenting Smackdown: Panda Father vs. Tiger Mom" but it's a good article.
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Today show? Check. Thank you Panda Dad.

Well, Panda Dad has taken me to places that Big in China couldn't quite reach on its own - the Today show. I think the segment today went really well. If I can figure out how to a video embed, I will do it. I really didn't feel nervous about…
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Finally some time to breathe - gone fishin'.

Chilling with the family on the beach in WestPalm Beach. We really needed some time to exhale and to do it together. More to come soon, but for now, consider this post a "gone fishin'" sign hung in the window of this blog.
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Chinese read Panda Dad - and like it.

My Panda Dad essay was translated into Chinese for the Chinese WSJ site. I was a bit worried about this, and that it would be misinterpreted as an attack on China, which it most surely is not. Happily, the verdict is quite different. As WSJ's…
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Big in China Excerpt 3 - Rough Travel with Kids

Well, the Panda Dad vs. Tiger mom brouhaha has taken off over on WSJ.com and that's a good thing, boosting my recognition, etc. But it has also overshadowed the fact that I also posted a Big in China excerpt over there.  It's about our family…
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Panda dad, coming soon.

Hey Tiger Mom, beware the Panda Dad, coming soon to WSJ.com. Stay tuned.