19 episodes

Two friends Lee and Simon have serious conversations about silly things, and silly conversations about serious things. Together they dig into the pleasures, absurdities and imperfections of being human.

Midlifin‪g‬ Lee Miller and Simon Ellis

    • Society & Culture

Two friends Lee and Simon have serious conversations about silly things, and silly conversations about serious things. Together they dig into the pleasures, absurdities and imperfections of being human.

    There is no promise to the future

    There is no promise to the future

    Once they get past psychoneuroendocrinology, being attuned to panic, and the definition of sonder, Simon and Lee talk about being in love (not necessarily with each other).

    • 32 min
    One person's Star Wars is another person's cheese

    One person's Star Wars is another person's cheese

    Lee and Simon talk about bubble-bath ... not for the entire episode but probably more than is necessary. Then they talk about the nature of fandom (but only get there via Lee's undertaker friend).

    • 28 min
    You dial it up and then it unwinds

    You dial it up and then it unwinds

    Stuff. Lee and Simon talk about stuff, and then deviate towards discussing the way culture can be changed. Then, somehow they end up back at Armie Hammer. Bloody Armie Hammer! It all means they can no longer avoid talking about cancel culture and the divisions in our political and social worlds.

    • 25 min
    We don't feel like we always have something to add

    We don't feel like we always have something to add

    Lee and Simon respond to some listener questions, but definitely not their feedback. The show ends when Simon realises that he's not going to be a secret witch for much longer.Get in touch with Lee and Simon at info@midlifing.net.Related links (and...

    • 26 min
    We need a bigger towel

    We need a bigger towel

    Simon and Lee attempt to tackle shame but get bowled over by Ted Lasso who suggests they meet people with curiosity.

    • 29 min
    A totally stink conversation about being out of control

    A totally stink conversation about being out of control

    A conversation about being out of control starts off all middle class, veers wildly out of control and Simon and Lee end up struggling past thirst tweets.

    • 31 min

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