Carry on Kidnapping: A New Paul French Podcast

Northern China, 1932, a chaotic time when poverty, war and desperation led to an epidemic of kidnappings.

by Ned Kelly, 19 September 2022

Shanghai's Biggest Heist by China's Most Charming Gangster

The life and crimes of Elly 'the Swiss' Wilder.

by Paul French, 02 September 2022

This Day in History: Bloody Saturday, Shanghai's Darkest Day

New York Times bestselling author's new book on the 1937 Japanese bombing of the city.

by Ned Kelly, 12 August 2022

This Day in History: Artist Chiang Yee Honored with Blue Plaque

Only the third blue plaque honoring a Chinese person.

by Paul French, 30 June 2022

Opium Smuggling & Femme Fatales: A New Paul French Podcast

January 1939: Seto Gin is busted smuggling several dozen tins of opium from Hong Kong to San Francisco.

by Ned Kelly, 15 March 2022

This Week in History: Pamela Werner Murdered in Old Peking

An undercover sex cult, heroin addicts and disappearing brothels; the truth behind the crime can now be told.

by Paul French, 10 January 2022

'Destination Peking' and Beijing's Original Hutong Hipsters

Paul French with 18 tales of foreigners who spent time in Peking in the first half of the 20th century.

by Paul French, 03 February 2021

Sex, Drugs & Bank Jobs: New Paul French Drama 'Peking Noir'

Meet the enigmatic Shura Giraldi.

by Ned Kelly, 11 January 2021

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