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Journey to the West is one of the most influential books ever written and has inspired countless stories, but is quite obscure in the West. Caoimhe Ní Chaoimh hosts a lighthearted chapter by chapter discussion of the novel with her friend, comedian MJ Stokes. New episodes come out every second Wednesday.

Journey of the Monkey King Caoimhe Ní Chaoimh & MJ Stokes

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Journey to the West is one of the most influential books ever written and has inspired countless stories, but is quite obscure in the West. Caoimhe Ní Chaoimh hosts a lighthearted chapter by chapter discussion of the novel with her friend, comedian MJ Stokes. New episodes come out every second Wednesday.

    JotMK #38 - My dad would definitely still be ****ing if he was alive

    JotMK #38 - My dad would definitely still be ****ing if he was alive

    The prince of the black rooster kingdom, investigating the claims made by Sun Wukong, makes enquiries about his parents' sex life.

    This episode features animal cruelty and mass animal death as well as corporal punishment.

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    Episode artwork by Chen Huiguan.Follow Caoimhe, MJ and this podcast on Twitter, follow MJ on Instagram and follow Caoimhe on the Fediverse.

    • 27 min
    JotMK #37 Why didn't you just sue the guy who murdered you?

    JotMK #37 Why didn't you just sue the guy who murdered you?

    Tripitaka is visited by a ghost, who was murdered in a somewhat more mundane way than the magical shenanigans we're used to dealing with.

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    Episode artwork is a painting of a rooster by Li Yin.Follow Caoimhe, MJ and this podcast on Twitter, follow MJ on Instagram and follow Caoimhe on the Fediverse.The Rogue Gallery & Studios on Facebook, Instagram and Tiktok.

    • 38 min
    JotMK #36 - More reason to never trust monks

    JotMK #36 - More reason to never trust monks

    The pilgrims arrive at the Precious Grove Monastery Built by Imperial Command where the abbot is not quite rolling out the red carpet. Pilgrim Sun takes this as you would expect.

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    Vajra on Wikipedia.The Rogue Gallery & Studios on Facebook, Instagram and Tiktok.Episode artwork is Bamboo, Plum Blossoms and Moon by Gao Qipei.Follow Caoimhe, MJ and this podcast on Twitter, follow MJ on Instagram and follow Caoimhe on the Fediverse.

    • 37 min
    JotMK #35 - Gourd Messuring Contest

    JotMK #35 - Gourd Messuring Contest

    This episodes features death and fire used as a weapon.

    Today we finally learn the secret of the Gold and Silver Horn Demons.

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    The Rogue Gallery & Studios on Facebook, Instagram and Tiktok.Laozi on Wikipedia.Nüwa on Wikipedia.Episode artwork is Jin and Yin from Lego Monkie Kid.Follow Caoimhe, MJ and this podcast on Twitter, follow MJ on Instagram and follow Caoimhe on the Fediverse.

    • 46 min
    JotMK #34 - A Watched Monkey Never Dissolves

    JotMK #34 - A Watched Monkey Never Dissolves

    This episode features more animal monster death and more mentions of cannibalism as well as some sexual jokes.

    Sun Wukong attempts to defeat the Gold and Silver Horn demons, but tries to be too clever for his own good.

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    Fox spirit on Wikipedia.Lego Monkie Kid on Wikipedia.The Flower Fruit Mountain Lego set.A Syfy article on Monkey Prince.Episode artwork is a painting of a nine-tailed fox from the ceiling of Yanju's tomb, Jiuquan County, Gansu Province, China.Follow Caoimhe, MJ and this podcast on Twitter, follow MJ on Instagram and follow Caoimhe on the Fediverse.

    • 46 min
    JotMK #33 - At the Mountains of Monkey

    JotMK #33 - At the Mountains of Monkey

    This episode features more mentions of cannibalism as well as blood and puss.

    We learn about some sacred mountains and Wukong boasts about a feat even he can't accomplish.

    Links:
    Mount Sumeru, Mount Emei and Mount Tai on Wikipedia.Episode artwork is a 19th century painting of Mount Meru from Bhutan.Follow Caoimhe, MJ and this podcast on Twitter, follow MJ on Instagram and follow Caoimhe on the Fediverse.

    • 46 min

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