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Romance of the Three Kingdoms Podcast

By John Zhu

A retelling of the classic Chinese novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms in a way that’s more accessible to a Western audience. See 3kingdomspodcast.com for more.

  1. 1.
    Update: Videos on Three Kingdoms Warlords05/20/2019
    1:11
  2. 2.
    Update: Appearance on "Total War" Podcast05/02/2019
    0:57
  3. 3.
    Update: Water Margin Podcast Launch; Three Kingdoms Miscellany01/07/2019
    3:48
  4. 4.
    3 Kingdoms 154: Looking Back, Looking Ahead05/14/2018
    16:17
  5. 5.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental 020: Carousel of Characters05/09/2018
    29:42
  6. 6.
    3 Kingdoms 153: Podcasts Under Heaven …05/07/2018
    13:05
  7. 7.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental 019: Food05/02/2018
    25:08
  8. 8.
    3 Kingdoms 152: Mutual Loathing and Admiration04/30/2018
    27:24
  1. 9.
    3 Kingdoms 151: How Quickly They Forget04/16/2018
    28:46
  2. 10.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental 018: Sima Yi, Fact and Fiction04/12/2018
    15:36
  3. 11.
    3 Kingdoms 150: Ulterior Motives04/09/2018
    25:05
  4. 12.
    3 Kingdoms 149: We Ain't No Fortunate Sons04/02/2018
    28:31
  5. 13.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental 017: Sun Quan, Fact and Fiction03/28/2018
    15:41
  6. 14.
    3 Kingdoms 148: Ain't No Mountain High Enough03/19/2018
    27:42
  7. 15.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental 016: Learning to Delegate03/14/2018
    11:10
  8. 16.
    3 Kingdoms 147: The Empire Strikes Back03/12/2018
    27:24
  9. 17.
    3 Kingdoms 146: Pyrrhic Victory03/05/2018
    27:28
  10. 18.
    3 Kingdoms 145: Even More Chaos at Court02/19/2018
    28:07
  11. 19.
    3 Kingdoms 144: Chaos at Court02/12/2018
    28:56
  12. 20.
    3 Kingdoms 143: How the Southeast Was Won, Again02/05/2018
    27:41
  13. 21.
    3 Kingdoms 142: Mildly Wild West01/22/2018
    27:51
  14. 22.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental 015: Zhuge Liang, Fact and Fiction01/17/2018
    33:16
  15. 23.
    3 Kingdoms 141: I Would Give My Left Eye for Google Maps!01/15/2018
    28:40
  16. 24.
    3 Kingdoms 140: A Familiar Script01/08/2018
    27:31
  17. 25.
    3 Kingdoms 139: Chaos in the South12/25/2017
    29:45
  18. 26.
    3 Kingdoms 138: North by Northwest12/18/2017
    27:37
  19. 27.
    3 Kingdoms 137: Coups Are Back in Vogue12/11/2017
    29:09
  20. 28.
    3 Kingdoms 136: King in the North11/27/2017
    29:32
  21. 29.
    3 Kingdoms 135: Pursuit of Immortality11/20/2017
    30:39
  22. 30.
    3 Kingdoms 134: The Shu Hits the Fan11/13/2017
    29:58
  23. 31.
    3 Kingdoms 133: When It Rains ...10/30/2017
    31:35
  24. 32.
    3 Kingdoms 132: Intellectual Property Theft Does Not Pay10/23/2017
    26:19
  25. 33.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental 014: It's Just A Flesh Wound10/18/2017
    10:24
  26. 34.
    3 Kingdoms 131: Wooden Oxens, Gliding Horses, and Copycats10/16/2017
    28:03
  27. 35.
    3 Kingdoms 130: Goin' Down the Only Road I've Ever Known10/02/2017
    29:02
  28. 36.
    3 Kingdoms 129: You Called Me Back for This?!!09/25/2017
    27:51
  29. 37.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental 013: Getting Sneaky09/20/2017
    6:14
  30. 38.
    3 Kingdoms 128: Smackdowns and Smack Talk09/18/2017
    29:19
  31. 39.
    3 Kingdoms 127: A Familiar Script09/04/2017
    28:55
  32. 40.
    3 Kingdoms 126: Putting the "Three" in Three Kingdoms08/28/2017
    28:19
  33. 41.
    3 Kingdoms 125: Smoke and Mirrors08/21/2017
    28:27
  34. 42.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental 012: Liu Bei, Fact and Fiction08/09/2017
    35:30
  35. 43.
    3 Kingdoms 124: Losing An Arm and A Pillar08/07/2017
    28:03
  36. 44.
    3 Kingdoms 123: The Price of Ignoring Good Advice07/31/2017
    29:13
  37. 45.
    3 Kingdoms 122: If You Know that I Know that You Know that I'm Bluffing ...07/24/2017
    30:17
  38. 46.
    3 Kingdoms 121: The Worst-Kept Secret07/10/2017
    29:02
  39. 47.
    3 Kingdoms 120: The Enemy Within07/03/2017
    29:27
  40. 48.
    3 Kingdoms 119: Gluttons for Punishment06/26/2017
    29:11
  41. 49.
    3 Kingdoms 118: Yes, Let's Try to Outsmart Zhuge Liang06/12/2017
    27:53
  42. 50.
    3 Kingdoms 117: Go North, Old Man06/05/2017
    28:35
  43. 51.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental 011: Zhang Fei, Fact and Fiction05/31/2017
    8:59
  44. 52.
    3 Kingdoms 116: Haute Cuisine with Zhuge Liang05/29/2017
    29:24
  45. 53.
    3 Kingdoms 115: Stop ... Being ... So ... Nice!05/15/2017
    28:53
  46. 54.
    3 Kingdoms 114: Homewreckers05/08/2017
    28:52
  47. 55.
    3 Kingdoms 113: So What Doesn't Kill You Around Here?05/01/2017
    29:04
  48. 56.
    3 Kingdoms 112: Gift-Wrapped Victories04/17/2017
    28:19
  49. 57.
    3 Kingdoms 111: Catch and Release04/10/2017
    29:52
  50. 58.
    3 Kingdoms 110: That Was Easy04/03/2017
    28:15
  51. 59.
    3 Kingdoms 109: Troublesome Neighbors03/20/2017
    30:43
  52. 60.
    3 Kingdoms 108: Battle of the Nerds03/13/2017
    31:02
  53. 61.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental 010: Cao Cao, Fact and Fiction03/08/2017
    43:54
  54. 62.
    3 Kingdoms 107: Doleful, Doh-ful, and Du Fu03/06/2017
    32:03
  55. 63.
    3 Kingdoms 106: Do I Smell Smoke?02/20/2017
    32:05
  56. 64.
    3 Kingdoms 105: Can't Get No Respect02/13/2017
    31:45
  57. 65.
    3 Kingdoms 104: Out with the Old, In with the New02/06/2017
    24:02
  58. 66.
    3 Kingdoms 103: See, What Happened Was ...01/23/2017
    30:53
  59. 67.
    3 Kingdoms 102: Oh Great, Who Died Now?01/16/2017
    29:27
  60. 68.
    3 Kingdoms 101: The Most Boring Episode01/09/2017
    30:25
  61. 69.
    3 Kingdoms 100: Cao Zhi and the Beanstalk12/26/2016
    31:22
  62. 70.
    3 Kingdoms 099: Tears for a Villain12/19/2016
    30:53
  63. 71.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental 009: Guan Yu, Fact and Fiction12/14/2016
    16:51
  64. 72.
    3 Kingdoms 098: Back from the Dead12/12/2016
    31:24
  65. 73.
    3 Kingdoms 097: War of Attrition11/28/2016
    29:08
  66. 74.
    3 Kingdoms 096: Sneak Attacks11/21/2016
    27:23
  67. 75.
    3 Kingdoms 095: Anesthesia Is for Wusses11/14/2016
    29:00
  68. 76.
    3 Kingdoms 094: Bringing a Coffin to a Knife Fight10/31/2016
    28:43
  69. 77.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental 008: Hands Off My Shortbread10/27/2016
    10:41
  70. 78.
    3 Kingdoms 093: The Man Who Didn't Want to Be King10/24/2016
    28:56
  71. 79.
    3 Kingdoms 100th Episode Q&A10/17/2016
    48:35
  72. 80.
    3 Kingdoms 092: Cao Cao's River of Woe10/03/2016
    28:08
  73. 81.
    3 Kingdoms 091: Mighty Man of Power09/26/2016
    27:44
  74. 82.
    3 Kingdoms 090: Take That, Young Punks!09/19/2016
    28:40
  75. 83.
    3 Kingdoms 089: They Chose ... Poorly09/05/2016
    28:20
  76. 84.
    3 Kingdoms 088: Digression and Prognostications08/29/2016
    27:22
  77. 85.
    3 Kingdoms 087: Cuts Like A Knife ... and Many Other Weapons08/22/2016
    27:50
  78. 86.
    3 Kingdoms 086: You Killed My Father, Prepare to ... Deal with My Butthurt Tantrums08/08/2016
    27:19
  79. 87.
    3 Kingdoms 085: Another One Bites the Dust08/01/2016
    27:20
  80. 88.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental Episode 007: Zhou Yu, Fact and Fiction07/27/2016
    12:00
  81. 89.
    3 Kingdoms 084: On A Knife's Edge07/25/2016
    29:26
  82. 90.
    3 Kingdoms 083: I.O.U.; I.O.U. Not07/11/2016
    29:18
  83. 91.
    3 Kingdoms 082: Dueling Tigers07/04/2016
    27:44
  84. 92.
    Announcement 2016-06-29: 100th Episode06/29/2016
    2:27
  85. 93.
    3 Kingdoms 081: Honorable Men Slaughtering Women and Children06/27/2016
    28:18
  86. 94.
    3 Kingdoms 080: Never Surrender! ... Until They Ask Nicely06/13/2016
    26:58
  87. 95.
    3 Kingdoms 079: Should've Heeded the Warning Signs06/06/2016
    29:18
  88. 96.
    3 Kingdoms 078: The Die Is Cast05/30/2016
    26:33
  89. 97.
    3 Kingdoms 077: Land of the Rising Sun05/16/2016
    29:14
  90. 98.
    3 Kingdoms 076: Thanks Bro05/09/2016
    28:10
  91. 99.
    3 Kingdoms 075: Treason: It’s the Honorable Thing to Do05/03/2016
    28:58
  92. 100.
    3 Kingdoms 074: Going West05/03/2016
    31:46
  93. 101.
    3 Kingdoms 073: The Brush Is Mightier Than the Sword05/03/2016
    30:32
  94. 102.
    3 Kingdoms 072: A Close Shave for Cao Cao05/03/2016
    28:47
  95. 103.
    3 Kingdoms 071: Loose Lips and Loose Women05/03/2016
    28:43
  96. 104.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental Episode 006: Red Cliff, Fact and Fiction05/03/2016
    14:46
  97. 105.
    3 Kingdoms 070: Weeping Dragon, Drunken Phoenix05/03/2016
    30:55
  98. 106.
    3 Kingdoms 069: Try, Try, and Try Again05/03/2016
    30:11
  99. 107.
    3 Kingdoms 068: Escape from Dongwu05/03/2016
    29:36
  100. 108.
    3 Kingdoms 067: Welcome to the Family05/03/2016
    29:22
  101. 109.
    3 Kingdoms 066: One Wedding and Three Funerals05/03/2016
    28:15
  102. 110.
    3 Kingdoms 065: Oldie but Goodie05/03/2016
    27:13
  103. 111.
    3 Kingdoms 064: Liu Bei Builds His Base05/03/2016
    28:55
  104. 112.
    3 Kingdoms 063: Circle of Lies05/03/2016
    28:22
  105. 113.
    3 Kingdoms 062: Close Encounters of the Guan Yu Kind05/03/2016
    28:06
  106. 114.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental Episode 005: Legendary Advisers05/03/2016
    27:22
  107. 115.
    3 Kingdoms 061: Who’s Laughing Now?05/03/2016
    27:35
  108. 116.
    3 Kingdoms 060: Blowin’ in the Wind05/03/2016
    28:26
  109. 117.
    3 Kingdoms 059: Cao Cao the Poet05/03/2016
    27:58
  110. 118.
    3 Kingdoms 058: Defections and Deceptions05/03/2016
    29:08
  111. 119.
    3 Kingdoms 057: Strawman Solution05/03/2016
    29:49
  112. 120.
    3 Kingdoms 056: To Have Friends Coming In from Afar, How Delightful05/03/2016
    28:41
  113. 121.
    3 Kingdoms 055: The Best of Frenemies05/03/2016
    28:55
  114. 122.
    3 Kingdoms 054: A Bridge Too Far05/03/2016
    30:26
  115. 123.
    3 Kingdoms 053: I Find Your Argument Illogical!05/03/2016
    30:50
  116. 124.
    3 Kingdoms 052: Zhang Fei’s Killer Bluff05/03/2016
    29:29
  117. 125.
    3 Kingdoms 051: Zhao Yun Kicks Butt05/03/2016
    31:03
  118. 126.
    3 Kingdoms 050: It’s Just A Flesh Wound05/03/2016
    30:18
  119. 127.
    3 Kingdoms 049: Is It Getting Hot in Here?05/03/2016
    28:31
  120. 128.
    3 Kingdoms 048: Prelude to Wars05/03/2016
    28:12
  121. 129.
    3 Kingdoms 047: Meanwhile, In the Southlands05/03/2016
    29:40
  122. 130.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental Episode 004: Yuan Shao and Yu Rang05/03/2016
    14:57
  123. 131.
    3 Kingdoms 046: Elusive Recluse05/03/2016
    33:26
  124. 132.
    3 Kingdoms 045: Parting Is Such Sweet Sor … Wait, Zhuge Who?05/03/2016
    27:58
  125. 133.
    3 Kingdoms 044: How to Get A Job with Liu Bei Inc.05/03/2016
    29:12
  126. 134.
    3 Kingdoms 043: Party Foul05/03/2016
    30:08
  127. 135.
    3 Kingdoms 042: Breaches in Etiquette05/03/2016
    29:51
  128. 136.
    3 Kingdoms 041: How the North Was Won05/03/2016
    29:22
  129. 137.
    3 Kingdoms 040: With Brothers Like These, Who Needs Enemies?05/02/2016
    28:45
  130. 138.
    3 Kingdoms 039: My Three No-Good Sons05/02/2016
    26:52
  131. 139.
    3 Kingdoms 038: Cao Cao Triumphant05/02/2016
    29:04
  132. 140.
    3 Kingdoms 037: Battles of Guandu05/02/2016
    30:35
  133. 141.
    3 Kingdoms 036: An Unhealthy Obsession05/02/2016
    30:05
  134. 142.
    3 Kingdoms 035: Getting the Band Back Together05/02/2016
    29:00
  135. 143.
    3 Kingdoms 034: O Brother, There Thou Art!05/02/2016
    29:36
  136. 144.
    3 Kingdoms 033: Organizational Communication Problems05/02/2016
    29:01
  137. 145.
    3 Kingdoms 032: O Brother, Where Art Thou?05/02/2016
    30:22
  138. 146.
    3 Kingdoms 031: Three Is the Number Thou Shalt Count05/02/2016
    30:38
  139. 147.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental Episode 003: The Deal with the Seal05/02/2016
    15:19
  140. 148.
    3 Kingdoms 030: Forgetting the First Rule of Fight Club05/02/2016
    30:47
  141. 149.
    3 Kingdoms 029: Cao Cao’s Nemesis05/02/2016
    30:15
  142. 150.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental Episode 002: Lü Bu, Fact and Fiction05/02/2016
    10:28
  143. 151.
    3 Kingdoms 028: So Long, Sucker!05/02/2016
    29:51
  144. 152.
    3 Kingdoms 027: Defining “Hero”05/02/2016
    29:16
  145. 153.
    3 Kingdoms 026: The Emperor’s Brother-in-Law’s New Clothes05/02/2016
    30:53
  146. 154.
    3 Kingdoms 025: Keeping Up with the Chens05/02/2016
    30:05
  147. 155.
    3 Kingdoms Announcement 2014-12-17: Holidays, Thank-Yous, and a Challenge05/02/2016
    5:03
  148. 156.
    3 Kingdoms 024: How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways05/02/2016
    30:07
  149. 157.
    3 Kingdoms 023: Dangerous Jobs05/02/2016
    30:38
  150. 158.
    3 Kingdoms 022: Strange Bedfellows05/02/2016
    30:43
  151. 159.
    3 Kingdoms 021: Arrow of Diplomacy05/02/2016
    29:46
  152. 160.
    3 Kingdoms 020: How the South Was Won05/02/2016
    28:22
  153. 161.
    3 Kingdoms 019: When Tigers and Wolves Share a Den05/02/2016
    30:28
  154. 162.
    3 Kingdoms 018: Cao Cao’s Big Break05/02/2016
    31:33
  155. 163.
    3 Kingdoms 017: Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Not Scorned05/02/2016
    30:20
  156. 164.
    3 Kingdoms 016: Respite, Restoration, Recap05/02/2016
    26:25
  157. 165.
    3 Kingdoms 015: Battle of Brain and Brawn05/02/2016
    28:40
  158. 166.
    3 Kingdoms 014: Much Ado About Nothing05/02/2016
    29:11
  159. 167.
    3 Kingdoms 013: How to Get A Job with Cao Cao Inc.05/02/2016
    28:59
  160. 168.
    3 Kingdoms 012: But You Said They Were GOOD Omens 05/02/2016
    30:19
  161. 169.
    3 Kingdoms 011: The Face That Launched A Thousand Halberds05/02/2016
    30:58
  162. 170.
    3 Kingdoms 010: Thanks A Lot, Dad!05/02/2016
    31:47
  163. 171.
    3 Kingdoms 009: Everywhere is War05/02/2016
    28:37
  164. 172.
    3 Kingdoms 008: So That’s Where I Put That Seal05/02/2016
    29:53
  165. 173.
    3 Kingdoms 007: A Brawl for the Ages05/02/2016
    31:29
  166. 174.
    3 Kingdoms 006: Ethics Lessons from Cao Cao05/02/2016
    31:32
  167. 175.
    3 Kingdoms 005: Dude, Check Out This Cool Knife I Got You05/02/2016
    30:20
  168. 176.
    3 Kingdoms Supplemental Episode 001: Yi Yin, Chef and Kingmaker05/02/2016
    10:10
  169. 177.
    3 Kingdoms 004: Enter the Fat Man; AKA the Novel Really Starts05/02/2016
    29:38
  170. 178.
    3 Kingdoms 003: Oh C’mon! Kill Them Already! 05/02/2016
    27:18
  171. 179.
    3 Kingdoms 002: Trials and Tribulations of Chinese Officialdom05/02/2016
    40:45
  172. 180.
    3 Kingdoms 001: Bromance of the Three Warriors05/02/2016
    40:31
  173. 181.
    3 Kingdoms 000: Who Are You? What Are You Doing Here?05/02/2016
    6:31

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