Media about Josambro

This page contains links to articles about me, interviews I’ve done over the past few years, or videos I’ve appeared in on subjects ranging from travel, cycling and literature to Taiwanese politics.

Newslens International Author Focus Article from April, 2019 in which I toot my own horn on a wide variety of subjects ranging from Travel in Taiwan to how I landed my first gig as a NYC Bicycle Messenger.

Chinese language interview in November 2018’s  Business Weekly about my work promoting Taiwan and our book, Formosa Moon.

Chinese Language post from the Goodoo puppet theater in Tainan about the Formosa Moon book launch party.

amazonlogoClick here to see my Amazon page with links to books I’ve authored, co-authored, or otherwise contributed to currently sold on Amazon.

nprlogo_smallClick here to listen to my Interview with NPR’s Neda Ulaby for a segment called Death Metal, Vernacular And Tradition: The Music Scene In Taiwan.

fora-logoClick here to watch me, Ed Lin, Shwana Yang Ryan and Irene Hsiao speaking on the topic of The Beautiful Island: Taiwan in the Literary Imagination at the 2016 Bay Area Book festival (moderated by Cherilyn Parsons).


Click here to watch me talk about the “Lonely-Planetization of travel and My Parents Are Little People at the Bay Area Book Festival (moderated by Shobha Rao).

kbooClick here to listen to my interview on travel writing and my second book of short stories, How Not to Avoid Travel Madness, with Between The Covers, a literary-themed radio program.

lplogoClick here to see my Lonely Planet travel video from the Yanshui Fireworks Festival, Taiwan (Consistently listed among the world’s most dangerous celebrations).

Click here to read an interview I did with Steven Crook, author of Keeping Up with the War God and Life of Taiwan.

Click here to read an interview with Stephanie, a Canadian Travel Blogger, in which I wax poetic about my upcoming project, Formosa Moon.

Click here for an interview I did with travel guru Peter Greenberg on his 2012 visit to Taichung, Taiwan.

Click here to see my very first media appearance – age 13 doing some adolescent comedy in Curtis High School. Skip to the ten minute mark…I do a comedy bit for the talent show written by fellow Staten Islander Eddie Pepitone! (Thanks to Nan Mendes for rescuing the Beta cassette.)