54 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

    • Fiction
    • 4.8 • 40 Ratings

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 International Mermaid Museum

    The International Mermaid Museum

    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 came together thanks to a special pod –- or “gossip” –– of mermaids.

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    • 40 min
    Sea Shanties

    Sea Shanties

    Sea shanty songs have recently gone viral on social media. Revell Carr, associate professor of ethnomusicology, gives us some background on sea shanties, how they came to be, what purpose they served, and why sea shanties resonate now. Stay tuned to the end when we hear a live performance of a famous sea ballad called "The Mermaid."

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    • 56 min
    The Last Mer-Child [#MerMay Contest Winner]

    The Last Mer-Child [#MerMay Contest Winner]

    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 war with The Mermaids. A pirate rescues a mermaid orphan, The Sirens search for a child, and an outcast discovers the key to her revenge.

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    • 16 min
    The Mermaid’s New Scoot [#MerMay Contest Winner]

    The Mermaid’s New Scoot [#MerMay Contest Winner]

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

    The Mermaid’s New Scoot is an original story by Laura von Holt, inspired by artwork by @halloran_illustrations. In a town full of eccentrics, the biggest gossip is about a mermaid witch who learns how to fly.

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    • 10 min
    Too Stupid To Live Podcast Crossover Episode

    Too Stupid To Live Podcast Crossover Episode

    Becky Feldman of Too Stupid To Live podcast interviews Laura von Holt (Laura Lovely) about romance novels, mermaid theories and reviews Something to Howl About by Christine Warren.

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    The Mermaid and the Crystal Ball (#MerMay Contest Winner)

    The Mermaid and the Crystal Ball (#MerMay Contest Winner)

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

    The Mermaid and the Crystal Ball is an original story by Laura von Holt, inspired by artwork by @zhanadarte. While on a roadtrip to a new life, a woman discovers a mysterious crystal ball in a deserted gas station.

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    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

Molly69 ,

Great podcast

Very interesting and learning a lot about everything mermaid and everything mermaid related

Pottygok ,

I’m in awe.

I can’t believe how late I am to this party! Laura von Holt has the coolest guests with the most interesting stories. Also, her laugh is infectious. Binge listen to this podcast. It’s well worth the time.

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!

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