Sex, Lies & Saucy Postcards: Wallis Simpson in China

Rumor has it she picked up tricks in the brothels of the East.

by Ned Kelly, 11 September 2021

This Day in History: Old Shanghai’s Biggest Ever Gangster Heist

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

by Paul French, 02 September 2021

This Day in History: Lu Yongxiang – Shanghai's Forgotten Warlord

The decade after the fall of the Qing Dynasty was the age of warlordism.

by Dan Stein, 25 March 2021

This Day in History: The Funeral of Ruan Lingyu

The Shanghainese silent film star had taken her own life at the age of just 24.

by Ned Kelly, 14 March 2021

This Day in History: Anna May Wong's Shanghai Express

The first Chinese-American movie star's struggle for acceptance in the land of her ancestors.

by Ned Kelly, 14 January 2021

Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano, Mussolini's Man in China

"He was a bounder, but bounding is no sin in the sun."

by JFK Miller, 05 August 2020

4 New Paul French Podcasts on Famous Visitors to Old Shanghai

‘Destination Shanghai’goes oral.

by Ned Kelly, 06 May 2020

12 Gruesome Murders that Shocked Old China

An Audible Original from Paul French.

by Paul French, 02 December 2019

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