The Troubadour Podcast

The Troubadour Podcast


“It is the honourable characteristic of Poetry that its materials are to be found in every subject which can interest the human mind.” William Wordsworth The Troubadour Podcast invites you into a world where art is conversation and conversation is art. The conversations on this show will be with some living people and some dead writers of our past. I aim to make both equally entertaining and educational.In 1798 William Wordsworth and Samuel Coleridge published Lyrical Ballads, which Wordsworth called an experiment to discover how far the language of everyday conversation is adapted to the purpose of poetic pleasure. With this publication, he set in motion the formal movement called “Romanticism.” 220 years later the experiment is continued on this podcast. This podcast seeks to reach those of us who wish to improve our inner world, increase our stores of happiness, and yet not succumb to the mystical or the subjective.Here, in this place of the imagination, you will find many conversation with those humans creating things that interest the human mind.

Recent Episodes

  • Exploring Love and Art Through Lord Byron's 'The First Kiss of Love'

    1 week ago
  • The Psychology of Entrepreneurship: Insights from Dr. Gena Gorlin

    2 weeks ago
  • From YouTube Engineer to War Volunteer: Examining Dan Hackney's Journey Into the Russo-Ukrainian Conflict

    4 weeks ago
  • The Beautiful Woman Without Mercy (La Belle Dame Sans Merci)

    1 month ago
  • Flirting & Foreplay in Art and Poetry

    3 months ago
  • On Shakespeare by John Milton

    3 months ago
  • How And Why To Read Homer

    6 months ago
  • Robert Frost Versus Artificial Intelligence

    7 months ago
  • Why Are Reaction Videos So Popular (A Poet Answers)

    7 months ago
  • Surprised by Art: Ted Lasso and Infectious Optimism W/Joel Marquez

    8 months ago