Matt Sheehan covers China for The WorldPost (a partner site of ChinaFile) and The Huffington Post. For the past five years, he has lived and worked between Xi’an, Beijing, and the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to covering China, he also works and writes about the developing ties between California and China. More of is writing is available on his blog, An Optimist’s Guide to China.

Last Updated: June 23, 2015

Sinica Podcast


Hip Hop in China

Kaiser Kuo, David Moser & more from Sinica Podcast
Kaiser Kuo and David Moser are joined today by Jerry Chan and Matt Sheehan for a look at hip-hop in China. Both guests should be familiar to long-time listeners in Beijing. Jerry has been involved with the local music scene for over a decade and now...

Sinica Podcast


The Brother Orange Saga

Kaiser Kuo, Jeremy Goldkorn & more from Sinica Podcast
The story started when a Buzzfeed editor lost his iPhone in an East Village bar in February of last year and blossomed into the Sino-American romance of the century, and probably the most up-lifting and altogether unlikely China story that we can...