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Water Margin Podcast: Outlaws of the Marsh

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A Chinese classic, retold in English: This podcast is an English retelling of the classic Chinese novel Water Margin (水浒传, aka Outlaws of the Marsh). It aims to tell the story in a way that is more accessible to audiences who are not already familiar with the novel or Chinese culture and literature in general.

A Chinese classic, retold in English: This podcast is an English retelling of the classic Chinese novel Water Margin (水浒传, aka Outlaws of the Marsh). It aims to tell the story in a way that is more accessible to audiences who are not already familiar with the novel or Chinese culture and literature in general.
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A Chinese classic, retold in English: This podcast is an English retelling of the classic Chinese novel Water Margin (水浒传, aka Outlaws of the Marsh). It aims to tell the story in a way that is more accessible to audiences who are not already familiar with the novel or Chinese culture and literature in general.

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English


Episodes

Water Margin Supplemental Episode 002: Buddhism

5/22/2019
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A look at the growth of Buddhism during the Northern Song and the religion's relationship with the imperial government.

Duration:00:28:50

Water Margin 016: Fire

5/20/2019
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Just as Lin Chong starts to settle into his new life at the penal colony, his past pays him a visit.

Duration:00:26:39

Water Margin 015: C.R.E.A.M.

5/6/2019
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Lin Chong finds out first-hand that cash really does rule everything around you, especially when you’re caught up in the ancient Chinese legal system.

Duration:00:29:45

Water Margin 014: Forest

4/29/2019
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Shady backroom deals, morally flexible guards, and a stretch of dodgy woods: Things are not looking good for Lin Chong.

Duration:00:30:10

Episode 014: Forest

4/29/2019
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Shady backroom deals, morally flexible guards, and a stretch of dodgy woods: Things are not looking good for Lin Chong.

Duration:00:30:10

Water Margin 013: Stabbed

4/22/2019
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Lin Chong buys a shiny new toy, and then discovers he got sold out.

Duration:00:29:49

Episode 013: Stabbed

4/22/2019
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Lin Chong buys a shiny new toy, and then discovers he got sold out.

Duration:00:29:49

Water Margin 012: Sh*t

4/8/2019
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We see how the "throw Lu Zhishen into a fecal pond" plan turns out, and then watch as he turns pest removal into a Strongest Man event.

Duration:00:27:45

Episode 012: Sh*t

4/8/2019
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We see how the "throw Lu Zhishen into a fecal pond" plan turns out, and then watch as he turns pest removal into a Strongest Man event.

Duration:00:27:45

Water Margin 011: Sins

4/1/2019
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A couple duels, a few corpses, and a big fire. Just another day on Lu Zhishen’s trip to the capital.

Duration:00:30:27

Episode 011: Sins

4/1/2019
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A couple duels, a few corpses, and a big fire. Just another day on Lu Zhishen's trip to the capital.

Duration:00:30:27

Water Margin 010: Journey

3/25/2019
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Lu Zhishen unexpectedly runs into an old friend. Well, a friend. More of a passing acquaintance, really. What do you call someone you don't mind stealing from?

Duration:00:29:01

Episode 010: Journey

3/25/2019
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Lu Zhishen unexpectedly runs into an old friend. Well, a friend. More of a passing acquaintance, really. What do you call someone you don't mind stealing from?

Duration:00:29:01

Water Margin 009: Berserk

3/11/2019
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Lu Zhishen meets an old man in need and offers to use his monk training to help the guy out. Wait, what monk training?

Duration:00:33:01

Episode 009: Berserk

3/11/2019
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Lu Zhishen meets an old man in need and offers to use his monk training to help the guy out. Wait, what monk training?

Duration:00:33:01

Episode 008: Monk

3/4/2019
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Lu Zhishen's new monastic family comes to the sobering realization that they just accepted a hard-drinking, mean-punching, latrine-spurning public-health menace into their midst.

Duration:00:31:33

Water Margin 008: Monk

3/4/2019
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Lu Zhishen's new monastic family comes to the sobering realization that they just accepted a hard-drinking, mean-punching, latrine-spurning public-health menace into their midst.

Duration:00:31:33

Episode 007: Buddha

2/25/2019
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On the lam after committing murder, Lu Da first runs into an old friend, and then runs into religion.

Duration:00:29:41

Water Margin 007: Buddha

2/25/2019
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On the lam after committing murder, Lu Da first runs into an old friend, and then runs into religion.

Duration:00:29:41

Water Margin 006: Minced

2/11/2019
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Shi Jin makes a new friend, and we explore the question on everyone’s mind: Exactly what DO you do with minced pork fat?

Duration:00:30:55