The Lorelumin Podcast

The Lorelumin Podcast

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The Lorelumin Podcast is about connecting the worlds of philosophy and creativity to reawaken the whimsy and wonder that lives in us all.


The Beauty of Darkness
Nov 7 • 16 min
In this episode, Vivien Mildenberger and I discuss how darkness is different from evil, what good comes from work inspired by darkness, and the romance of melancholic prompts. Discover Vivien’s work @vvberger and vivien.mildenberger.com Get behind the…
Creative Endurance
Oct 24 • 13 min
In this episode Tyler Deeb and I discuss the challenges of balancing creative ownership and ambition, what keeps us motivated for the long term, and how we manage our own creative endurance. Discover Tyler’s work @misc_goods_co and misc-goods-co.com Get…
Ideals Worthy of Defeat
Oct 12 • 17 min
In this episode, we talk with Meera Lee Patel about Ideals we feel are worth suffering a defeat for, what we have sacrificed for success and the archetypal role of all artists. Discover Meera’s work @Meeraleepatel and Meeralee.com Get behind the scenes…
The Subconscious Mind
Sep 28 • 14 min
In this episode, Erin and I express our experiences with our own subconscious, contemplate how humans could use their subconscious in the future, and what we recommend to anyone exploring their own unknown. Explore behind-the-scenes content and receive…
Power of a Name
Sep 8 • 15 min
In this episode, Melissa and I explore the power of names and talk through the naming magic in “A Wizard Of Earthsea” by Ursula K. Le Guin. Explore behind-the-scenes content and receive early access at Patreon.com/Lorelumin Follow Melissa on instagram at…
How Villains Define Us
Aug 22 • 17 min
In this episode, Erin Connally and Kelsey Yandura discuss villains: what kinds are most compelling, how they affect our lives, and how we can better understand ourselves through them. Explore behind-the-scenes content and receive early access at…
Imposter Syndrome
Aug 8 • 16 min
In this episode we talk about what it means to suffer from imposter syndrome, how to process and manage feelings of inadequacy, and how we can work around our fears of failing or fears of success. Get early access to these episodes at…
The Power of Folklore
Jul 26 • 13 min
In this episode, we explore our fascination with folklore: why humans are drawn to it, how it’s influenced past societies, and how it might evolve. Get early access to these episodes at Patreon.com/Lorelumin. Discover Kelsey’s work @Kelseyyan on…
Humans, Animals, and Shapeshifting
Jul 10 • 16 min
In this episode, we explore why cultures are fascinated by stories of humans shapeshifting into animals— what do these stories tell us about our relationship to animals? What do our animal companions offer us today? Get behind the scenes content and early…
The Creativity of Interior Spaces
Jun 24 • 15 min
In this episode, we discuss our relationship with interior spaces: what we need from them in order to be creatively productive and what their personalities mean to us. Get behind the scenes content and early access at Patreon.com/Lorelumin. Check out Anna…
Ancient and Modern Storytelling
Jun 14 • 17 min
In this episode, we talk with Kelsey Yandura about the differences between modern and ancient storytelling and the role storytellers have played throughout the ages. Get behind the scenes content and early access at Patreon.com/Lorelumin. Music by:…
Magical Realism and Reality
May 29 • 14 min
In this episode, we discuss the difference between fantasy vs. magic realism, the special kind of magic found in small towns, and the way we process experiences that feel more like fiction than reality. Get behind the scenes content and early access at…
The Spirit of a Place
May 12 • 15 min
Recorded on location at the Lorelumin Residency in Ireland, this episode explores the personalities and temperaments of different locations and landscapes— from rural to urban to the wild Irish countryside around us. Get behind the scenes content and…