The conventional wisdom is that one should never meet his heroes, as they generally fall short of expectations. So it was with some trepidation that I entered an apartment in Beijing last week to sit down with Jeremy Goldkorn and David Moser to record a Sinica Podcast. They proved the old adage dead wrong.
For those of you who don’t pay much attention to China, or who have been living in a hole, Sinica is a weekly podcast that ranks among the finest English-language discussions of all things China. I’ve been listening to Sinica for years, and so it was a real honor for me to be invited on the show to discuss baijiu while I was passing through Beijing. The Sinica team was great and we had a nice little discussion about Chinese firewater.
I encourage you all to give it a listen: