13 episodes

The Porcelain Travels podcast features select excerpts and live readings and performances from author Matthew Félix’s eponymous humor collection, an Amazon #1 bestseller in four categories. [o] Porcelain Travels won Gold for Humor in the Readers' Favorite Awards and was a Forward INDIES Humor Book of the Year Finalist. Porcelain Travels is also winner of four Solas Awards, including Gold for Humor [o] Podcast read and performed by the author. [o] Paperback and ebook on Amazon and most online retailers. [o] Matthew Félix is also author of the Amazon best-selling “With Open Arms,” featured in the “Short Stories of Misadventures in Morocco” podcast. [o] Music Credits: Modern Jazz Samba Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com); Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ [o] matthewfelix.com

Porcelain Travels: Travel Humor Short Stories Matthew Félix

    • Places & Travel
    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

The Porcelain Travels podcast features select excerpts and live readings and performances from author Matthew Félix’s eponymous humor collection, an Amazon #1 bestseller in four categories. [o] Porcelain Travels won Gold for Humor in the Readers' Favorite Awards and was a Forward INDIES Humor Book of the Year Finalist. Porcelain Travels is also winner of four Solas Awards, including Gold for Humor [o] Podcast read and performed by the author. [o] Paperback and ebook on Amazon and most online retailers. [o] Matthew Félix is also author of the Amazon best-selling “With Open Arms,” featured in the “Short Stories of Misadventures in Morocco” podcast. [o] Music Credits: Modern Jazz Samba Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com); Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ [o] matthewfelix.com

    Travel Humor Stories: A Turkish Bath (LIVE!)

    Travel Humor Stories: A Turkish Bath (LIVE!)

    Matthew decides to right a horrible wrong from his past: never having gone to a Turkish bath when he lived in Turkey, he’s going to one in Morocco. An experience he will never forget.

    Excerpted from Matthew’s one-man show, Porcelain Travels Live, recorded live in San Francisco as part of the Marsh Theater’s Monday Night Marsh series in March 2019.

    Excerpted from Matthew’s live one-man show, Porcelain Travels Live, recorded live in San Francisco as part of the Marsh Theater’s Monday Night Marsh series in March 2019.

    • 4 min
    Travel Humor Stories: Bathing in Paris (LIVE!)

    Travel Humor Stories: Bathing in Paris (LIVE!)

    Matthew’s tiny seventh-floor apartment had a top-to-bottom view of the Eiffel Tower. What it did not have was a bathroom. That didn’t stop him from bathing, taking advantage of an ingenious albeit bizarre - and not altogether functional - setup.

    Excerpted from Matthew’s one-man show, Porcelain Travels Live, recorded live in San Francisco as part of the Marsh Theater’s Monday Night Marsh series in March 2019.

    • 2 min
    Travel Humor Stories: A Dire Miscalculation (LIVE!)

    Travel Humor Stories: A Dire Miscalculation (LIVE!)

    Matthew couldn’t go to Egypt without taking a boat down the Nile—a trip that did not end well. Excerpted from the one-man show, Porcelain Travels Live, recorded live in San Francisco as part of the Marsh Theater’s Monday Night Marsh series in March 2019.

    • 5 min
    Travel Humor Stories: Out of Place (LIVE!)

    Travel Humor Stories: Out of Place (LIVE!)

    Matthew’s refuge high in the Barcelona sky is not only minuscule, it’s set up in a way that he’s never seen before - or since. Excerpted from Matthew’s one-man show, Porcelain Travels Live, recorded live in San Francisco as part of the Marsh Theater’s Monday Night Marsh series in March 2019.

    • 2 min
    Travel Humor Stories: Stained (LIVE!)

    Travel Humor Stories: Stained (LIVE!)

    When Matthew’s friend comes to visit him in Paris, she is stunned by his living situation. Given her disgust at his little studio, it’s ironic - and problematic - when she herself contributes to its demise. Excerpted from the story “The Bin and the Bomb.” Recorded live at San Francisco’s Stranger Than Fiction reading series on May 5, 2019.

    • 11 min
    Travel Humor Stories: Let It Flow (LIVE!)

    Travel Humor Stories: Let It Flow (LIVE!)

    Trapped on a bus in the middle of Anatolia, Matthew really, really had to go to bathroom. When the bus showed no signs of stopping and he became desperate, he realized he also had to get creative. Recorded live at San Francisco’s Lit Crawl on October 20, 2018.

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Places & Travel ,

Loved the book

Love the book so was happy to discover the podcast - especially enjoy the live readings. Fun.

Chaussy1 ,

Hilarious

Ended buying the book not only for myself, but for several friends. Loved it! Highly recommend.

Chuszo ,

A real pisser

Humorous and relatable

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