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Welcome to The Mermaid Podcast, the show for merfolk and the people who love them.

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Aug 25, 2021

We’re going back to the legendary mermaid attraction, Weeki Wachee Springs! In this episode, host Laura von Holt interviews emerging museum historian, Rebecca Schwandt, about her project, The Women of Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, an online exhibit of artifacts and oral history about the experiences and history of...


Jul 13, 2021

Laura von Holt introduces you to her new podcast: Astrology ZONED, a Susan Miler Fan Podcast. Laura and her friend Alex Gershuny, both longtime readers of Susan MIller's horoscopes on AstrologyZone.com,  explain why they were inspired to create a fan podcast about Susan Miller and discuss Susan’s unique posting...


Apr 21, 2021

The newly opened International Mermaid Museum in Aberdeen, Washington blends mermaid mythology and ocean ecology education. Kim Roberts, the founder and visionary behind The Mermaid Museum and the Westport Winery, shares about the various mermaid and ocean science exhibits, the inspiration behind the museum, and how it...


Mar 29, 2021

Sea shanty songs have recently gone viral on social media. Revell Carr, associate professor of ethnomusicology at the University of Kentucky, gives us some background on sea shanties. We hear the history  of how they came to be, what purpose they served, and why sea shanties resonate now. Revell Carr is the author of...


Jan 25, 2021

Introducing the final episode in a special series of original mermaid stories by Laura von Holt, inspired by #MerMay artists.

 

The Last Mer-Child is an original story by Laura von Holt, inspired by artwork by @duelartista, @frankly_gram, and @littlewingstudios. On a wide and desperate planet, The Sirens have gone to...