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Journey to the West is one of the most influential books ever written and has inspired countless stories, including Monkie Kid, Dragon Ball and BBC’s Monkey, but has been obscure in the West. Caoimhe Ní Chaoimh hosts a lighthearted chapter by chapter discussion of the novel with her friend, comedian M.J. Stokes. New episodes come out every second Wednesday.

Journey of the Monkey King Caoimhe Ní Chaoimh & M.J. Stokes

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 8 Ratings

Journey to the West is one of the most influential books ever written and has inspired countless stories, including Monkie Kid, Dragon Ball and BBC’s Monkey, but has been obscure in the West. Caoimhe Ní Chaoimh hosts a lighthearted chapter by chapter discussion of the novel with her friend, comedian M.J. Stokes. New episodes come out every second Wednesday.

    #1—Laser Monkey & Chinese Unicorn Giraffe

    #1—Laser Monkey & Chinese Unicorn Giraffe

    Caoimhe & M.J. discuss the first chapter of Journey to the West and get side tracked by laser eyes and what exactly the word “unicorn” is a translation of.

    • 35 min
    #2—The Secrets of Immortality & Self-replicating Monkeys

    #2—The Secrets of Immortality & Self-replicating Monkeys

    Journey to the West chapter two, featuring immortality, unwholesome meats and the Epic of Gilgamesh being gay.

    • 50 min
    #3—Afterlife Paperwork & Sun Wu Karen

    #3—Afterlife Paperwork & Sun Wu Karen

    Sun Wukong demands to see the manager. Of Hell.

    • 43 min
    #4—Earlobe Elongation & Embroidered Balls

    #4—Earlobe Elongation & Embroidered Balls

    In which Sun Wukong demands a promotion from God.

    • 35 min
    #5—How to Deal with a Narcissist in Your Organisation

    #5—How to Deal with a Narcissist in Your Organisation

    Caoimhe & M.J. discuss the finer points of how to work with narcissists as the Monkey King continues to cause trouble in Heaven.

    • 30 min
    #6—Avian Slut Shaming & Deification of Hydraulic Engineers

    #6—Avian Slut Shaming & Deification of Hydraulic Engineers

    A battle of the gods, a shapeshifting duel and avian slut shaming.

    • 22 min

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