Had a shitty goodbye with family minutes before boarding the plane.
* = Hindsight being what it is, I should have heeded my grandfather’s advice and stayed in China traveling. Although, the sole reason I came home was to see my grandparents. Catch-22.
Michael Venske lives in a third-tier Chinese city where he is chronicling (mis)adventures for his next solo performance endeavors tentatively titled: "The China Sketch Show" & "Art of the Chinese Selfie." He's the creator/performer of "Thumbs Up" which premiered at the 2012 Capital Fringe Festival in Washington, D.C. and winner of the 2011 CTV "Hot Mic" Award. Michael knows how to use chopsticks, cook rice, and entertain children.