Too Many & Not Enough: Loneliness in China

(Encore Episode)

Too Many & Not Enough:
Loneliness in China (Encore Episode)

Show Notes

Single’s Day in China is a day to celebrate being on your own, unattached and alone. Four men are believed to have invented the holiday as their protest to Valentine’s Day. China is the country of the one-child policy and it was so effective that two generations later, Chinese men and women are alone and lonely at a scale unprecedented in our time.

Major Sources Include:
1.
Xinran Xue interview Oct 8, 2020
2. Peter Williamson interview Oct 10, 2020
3. Mei Fong interview Oct 12, 2020
4. The Good Women of China by Xinran Xue
5. One Child The Story of China’s Most Radical  Experiment by Mei Fong

Host and Writer: Peg Fong
Director: Callie O’Reilly
Theme music: Ian Lefeuvre and Ari Posner
Engineer: Geoff Devine
Producers: Debbie O’Reilly and Guillermo Serrano
Executive Producer: Terry O’Reilly

Did you invent Singles Day in the 1990s? We’ve been looking for you. Please, reach out to us on social below.

This show is brought to you by the Apostrophe Podcast Network and powered by Acast.

Show Notes

Single’s Day in China is a day to celebrate being on your own, unattached and alone. Four men are believed to have invented the holiday as their protest to Valentine’s Day. China is the country of the one-child policy and it was so effective that two generations later, Chinese men and women are alone and lonely at a scale unprecedented in our time.

Major Sources Include:
1.
Xinran Xue interview Oct 8, 2020
2. Peter Williamson interview Oct 10, 2020
3. Mei Fong interview Oct 12, 2020
4. The Good Women of China by Xinran Xue
5. One Child The Story of China’s Most Radical  Experiment by Mei Fong

Host and Writer: Peg Fong
Director: Callie O’Reilly
Theme music: Ian Lefeuvre and Ari Posner
Engineer: Geoff Devine
Producers: Debbie O’Reilly and Guillermo Serrano
Executive Producer: Terry O’Reilly

Did you invent Singles Day in the 1990s? We’ve been looking for you. Please, reach out to us on social below.

This show is brought to you by the Apostrophe Podcast Network and powered by Acast.

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