November 26, 2022

A note from Talking Taiwan host Felicia Lin: On November 5th we hosted a special live online event for people to experience the artistry of Master Cartoonist Guy Gilchrist. Guy’s artwork is enshrined in the Smithsonian Museum and first lady Nancy Reagan has declared him a national treasure. In this episode we share highlights from the

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November 21, 2022

A note from Talking Taiwan host Felicia Lin: John Ross and Eryk Michael Smith are the co-hosts of the Formosa Files podcast. Together John and Eryk tell stories from the history of Taiwan (formerly known as Formosa) in a nonchronological order. They spoke with me about where the idea for the podcast came from, their

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November 13, 2022

A note from Talking Taiwan host Felicia Lin: Dr. Mark Chen has been an advocate for Taiwan in both the U.S. and Taiwan. 1979 was a crucial year for Taiwan. In January of that year the United States changed its diplomatic recognition from Taipei to Beijing and in December of that same year the Kaohsiung

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October 31, 2022

A note from Talking Taiwan host Felicia Lin: In this episode of Talking Taiwan, we share the second half of my interview with illustrator and cartoonist Guy Gilchrist, picking up after part one in episode 207. In the second half of my interview with Guy, he talked about how Dr. Seuss has been an influence

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October 27, 2022

A note from Talking Taiwan host Felicia Lin: Emma Choi is the host of the NPR weekly short-form comedy podcast Everyone & Their Mom. She is the youngest host at NPR and currently in her final year at Harvard University. In January of 2021, she was an intern for the NPR show Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me!

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October 21, 2022

A note from Talking Taiwan host Felicia Lin: In mid-June I spoke with Michelle Kuo and Albert Wu about their weekly newsletter, A Broad and Ample Road.  They began writing it in 2020 as a way to keep in touch with people during the pandemic. We also spoke about the shooting at the Irvine Taiwanese Presbyterian

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