39 episodes

Welcome to the only show with real mermaids, legends and history! We interview professional mermaids, mermaid experts, mermaid authors, mermaid filmmakers, and mermaid entrepreneurs. Listen as we explore cool mermaid history and mythology, and learn what the mermaid life is all about. Our host, Laura von Holt is the Fairy Boss Mother of Cinderly, and a mermaid mogul who writes mermaid romance novels, loves The Little Mermaid, and wants to retire as, you guessed it, a real mermaid! Guests include: Weeki Wachee mermaids, Julia Ember, Vero Beach Mermaid, The Little Mermaid Live Action cast, Finfolk Productions, Deep Blue Aquatic, the cast of Freeform's Siren TV show and the Merb’ys!. Join our mailing list for extra content and bonuses at mermaidpodcast.com.

The Mermaid Podcast Laura von Holt

    • Society & Culture

Welcome to the only show with real mermaids, legends and history! We interview professional mermaids, mermaid experts, mermaid authors, mermaid filmmakers, and mermaid entrepreneurs. Listen as we explore cool mermaid history and mythology, and learn what the mermaid life is all about. Our host, Laura von Holt is the Fairy Boss Mother of Cinderly, and a mermaid mogul who writes mermaid romance novels, loves The Little Mermaid, and wants to retire as, you guessed it, a real mermaid! Guests include: Weeki Wachee mermaids, Julia Ember, Vero Beach Mermaid, The Little Mermaid Live Action cast, Finfolk Productions, Deep Blue Aquatic, the cast of Freeform's Siren TV show and the Merb’ys!. Join our mailing list for extra content and bonuses at mermaidpodcast.com.

    Sirenas: Mermaids in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Sirenas: Mermaids in Latin America and the Caribbean

    What do mermaids have to do with zombies, monsters and saints? Laura von Holt interviews Persephone Braham about the mermaid mythology of Latin America and the Caribbean.Learn about the sirenas relationship to Spanish sirens, mistaken manatees, mother-figures, the Virgin Regla, and Afro-Latin water deities, particularly Yemaya and Mami Wata.

    Go to MermaidPodcast.com for bonus photos and videos from this episode. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook at @mermaidpodcast.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    The Little Mermaid; Secrets behind the Fairytale

    The Little Mermaid; Secrets behind the Fairytale

    It’s the 30th anniversary of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, which is a great time to talk about the history of the fairytale. Laura von Holt asked Sacha Coward, a mermaid folklorist, to tell her everything he knows about The Little Mermaid, Hans Christian Andersen, queer history, mermaids around the world and what mermaids mean today.

    Go to MermaidPodcast.com for bonus photos and videos from this episode. Follow us on Instagram @mermaidpodcast and Facebook.

    • 57 min
    Introducing You're Doing Great

    Introducing You're Doing Great

    You’re Doing Great is a podcast all about trying your best and keeping it real! Hosted by your personal cheerleader and Fairy Boss Mother, Laura von Holt! Stay tuned for creative inspiration and motivation, ways to overcome self-doubt and tips for navigating the ups and downs of the creative process and this thing called life.

    Listen to YOU’RE DOING GREAT for free on your favorite podcast app or at fairybossmother.com

    • 8 min
    Mermaids UK: Embrace. Empower. Educate.

    Mermaids UK: Embrace. Empower. Educate.

    Mermaids is a charity based in the UK, which has been working to support transgender and gender diverse children, young people and their families since 1995. Laura von Holt interviews Susie Green on the important work they do supporting families and young people, their endorsement by Prince Harry, and how The Little Mermaid inspired the origins of the charity.

    Go to MermaidPodcast.com for bonus photos and videos from this episode. Follow us on Instagram @mermaidpodcast and Facebook.

    • 39 min
    The Mermaid Report #2

    The Mermaid Report #2

    The latest in mermaid news from around the globe! Laura von Holt rounds up the under-the-sea news including the casting for two Little Mermaid movies, Season 3 of Siren on Freeform, Meghan Markle’s love of mermaids, and mermaids on Sims 4.

    Go to MermaidPodcast.com for bonus photos and videos from this episode. Follow us on Instagram @mermaidpodcast and Facebook.

    • 14 min
    The Secrets of Podcasting

    The Secrets of Podcasting

    In this crossover episode with the HBIC Nation Podcast, Laura von Holt and Lindsay Emory sit down to talk about the five things they wish someone had told them before they started their podcasts. This mini-sode is packed with amazing advice that will help you feel confident and ready to share your beautiful voice with the world.

    Go to MermaidPodcast.com for bonus content for this episode. Follow us on Instagram @mermaidpodcast and Facebook.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

Kris4299 ,

Love it!

I love mermaids and this podcast hits the spot! She features many mermaid related items and I love it! Thanks for it!

Ter B ,

Very entertaining and never dull

I love how she stays on topic and keeps things fresh and interviews many people in the mermaid community’s. From authors, tail makers and mers, she has it all. I couldn’t recommend this podcast enough to mermaid lovers 💘🧜🏻‍♂️🧜🏽‍♀️

Jenpo87 ,

A Splash of Happiness!

I have only listened to a few episodes but EEEK!!! is my only clearly understood response 😂🧜🏼‍♀️😻 I feel like this song spoke to all four sides of my soul and I can’t wait to devour more! Side note: I am now on the bandwagon to get THE Channing Tatum on this podcast while touring for Splash. I don’t know how but I’m putting it out there cuz I want to hear that episode!! Maybe I’ll ask the bees 😘

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