Kai and the Ryss Dolls

Jan 10, 2006
The China team has been able to peel away a slice of time for fun too......

Hot Rats

Jan 10, 2006
There are astoundingly striking skyscrapers in Shanghai. Beautiful, shimmering architectural wonders – I marvel at how they're able to bend the...

All in a day's work...

Jan 8, 2006
So the truth of the matter is I’m not sleeping very well. Seems like every morning I wake up at 3 or 3:15, toss and turn for a couple of hours,...

Am I being watched?

Jan 7, 2006
It's my first visit to China. And I wasn't quite sure what to expect. Would we have government minders buzzing around us at all times? Would the...

Jet-lag and deadlines

Jan 7, 2006
This is my third trip to China in four months, and if I've come to understand anything about this fascinating, enormous, staggering country, it's...

For public good, not for profit.

Recording the Marketplace theme "in Chinese"

Dec 20, 2005
We finished the last bottle of water as the hour hand pointed to five. Five am. Luo Shoucheng had just carried the hand drums, which he'd borrowed...

Just because you're not paranoid doesn't mean they're not after you...

Dec 20, 2005
There’s something about our China project that’s been bugging me for a while. And I couldn’t really put my finger on in it until one night in...