Which is why they don’t call it MattressStarter

In My Shanghai, Virginia talks about how her mother always hid money in her mattress, just in case. Thankfully, we didn’t have to do that. Another round of thanks goes to our Kickstarter funders as My Shanghai moves from production to premiere screening. A whole bunch of folks contributed $25 to $99, with our appreciation: Lee Babb  •  Laurie … More Which is why they don’t call it MattressStarter

24 and counting

At 3pm last Friday, with 24 hours and 2 minutes left on Kickstarter, I posted the first in a series of hourly thank-yous on our Facebook page. Since many of you are not on FB (for good reason, I’m sure), I’ll share them here. Thank you, 3pm Virginia McCutcheon, for being our hero, for opening the book … More 24 and counting

Shanghai dollar days

Too bad we can’t take Shanghai dollars. At least not like the fiver you see here, which came out of Virginia’s scrapbook. Before that, I’m sure, out of her mattress. Shanghai in the 1930s was safe enough for the Brits in the International Settlement, but you still had to keep a reserve of cash under the … More Shanghai dollar days

Trailer accompli

At last, the demo is done. The promo is ready. Trailer accompli. I’ve posted it on Facebook too, so if you haven’t come and liked our page, this would be a good time! It’s also a good time to mention the Kickstarter launch sometime in the next week. This will provide My Shanghai the level of polish … More Trailer accompli