“Ten Hours a Week”

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Martin J. Smith’s commencement address to the graduates of Irvine Valley College, Irvine, Calif., May 2011

“The Million Dollar Duck”

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Preview Brian Golden Davis’ documentary film, “The Million Dollar Duck,” based on Martin J. Smith’s “The Wild Duck Chase.” It won both the Jury and Audience awards at the 2016 Slamdance Film Festival, and premiered on Discovery Communications’ Animal Planet in September 2016.



“The Wild Duck Chase”

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This September 2012 discussion about the book “The Wild Duck Chase” between author Martin J. Smith and host A Martinez of KPCC-FM, Los Angeles, inspired filmmaker Brian Golden Davis to make his award-winning documentary film “The Million Dollar Duck.”

 “Mr. Las Vegas Has a Bad Knee”
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A January 2018 conversation between author Martin J. Smith and host Jon-Barrett Engels of “The How, The Why” podcast at the 1888 Center in Orange, Calif. It covers the author’s early years as a writer, his decision-making processes while writing, and many of the topics featured in Smith’s collection of journalistic essays, “Mr. Las Vegas Has a Bad Knee.”