Cosmere Conversations

a deep dive into Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere universe

About the show

Two lovers of the Cosmere explore the universe created by Brandon Sanderson with biweekly episodes discussing the intricacies of this literary masterpiece. Episodes begin with background information on the Cosmere itself and develop to be more specific regarding each world/novel. We discuss the crossovers, magic systems, and characters in great detail. For fans of Sanderson, literature, epic stories, magic, and sexy podcast hosts. #AllSpoilers

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Episodes

  • Episode 47: Religions in the Cosmere Vol. 2

    November 19th, 2019  |  56 mins 12 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, nalthis, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, sel, stormlight archive, taldain

    Brooke and Tyler continue the series on religions throughout the Cosmere. Sanderson's inclusion of religion in each of his stories creates an entanglement of cultures, history, linguistics, and customs that are ripe for exploration. Volume 2 includes several religions from Sel, Nalthis, and Taldain. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 46: Religions in the Cosmere Vol. 1

    November 5th, 2019  |  1 hr 8 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, religion, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler begin a new series on religions throughout the Cosmere. Sanderson's inclusion of religion in each of his stories creates an entanglement of cultures, history, linguistics, and customs that are ripe for exploration. Volume 1 includes several religions from Scadrial and Roshar. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 45: White Sand Vol. 3

    October 22nd, 2019  |  53 mins 30 secs
    autonomy, books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive, taldain, white sand

    Brooke and Tyler review and discuss the latest graphic novel in the White Sand series. There are Shards, Hoid-sightings, and plenty of quibbles and qualms. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 44: Looking Forward

    October 8th, 2019  |  43 mins 51 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler ask the fans what they're most looking forward to in the Cosmere #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 43: Words of Brandon II

    September 3rd, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive, threnody, words of brandon

    Brooke and Tyler discuss some of the most recent questions asked to Brandon at various signings and conventions around the globe. Fans ask great questions, the man speaks a lot of words, and we try to add context to it all. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 42: Edgedancer

    July 23rd, 2019  |  1 hr 8 mins
    amian, books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, edgedancer, fantasy, lift, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler conclude their short-story and novella series with an exploration of Edgedancer. The side character of Lift gets her coming out party and Brandon Sanderson sneaks in a bunch of fun hints and incredibly powerful characters. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 41: Mistborn: Secret History

    July 9th, 2019  |  1 hr 12 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, fuzz, hoid, kelsier, mistborn, mistborn secret history, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler get lost on the wild ride that is Mistborn: Secret History. This Cosmere "glimpse behind the curtain" is probably one of the most significant books outside the main novels. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 40: Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell

    June 25th, 2019  |  58 mins 4 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, shades, shadows for silence, shadows for silence in the forests of hell, silence, stormlight archive, threnody

    Brooke and Tyler explore the Threnodite system and the short story Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell. Once the sight of an unimaginably destructive shard battle, Threnody is one of the strangest and least stable planets in the Cosmere. We discuss plot, characters, silver vs aluminum, and everything else. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 39: Eleventh Metal and Allomancer Jak

    June 11th, 2019  |  44 mins 46 secs
    allomancer jake, books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, pits of elantia, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive, the eleventh metal

    Brooke and Tyler pull double duty on two Scadrian short stories: The Eleventh Metal and Allomancer Jak Pits of Elantia. Each provides a glimpse behind the main plots of Mistborn Era 1 and Era 2. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 38: Sixth of the Dusk

    May 28th, 2019  |  53 mins 16 secs
    aviar, books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, dusk, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, ones above, roshar, scadrial, sixth of the dusk, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler go through the short story Sixth of the Dusk. Even though the page count is low, this Cosmere story is chock full of adventure, thrills, and one of the most unique magic systems in all of Sanderson's works. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 37: The Emperor's Soul

    May 14th, 2019  |  1 hr 15 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, shai, soulstamp, stormlight archive, the emperor's soul

    Brooke and Tyler discuss The Emperor's Soul and the immense amount of worldbuilding, political intrigue, and epic magic that Brandon was able to write into this short novella. It's an easy read that should be at the top of new Cosmere fans. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 36: Hope of Elantris and Some Nonsense

    April 30th, 2019  |  42 mins 46 secs
    arcanum unbounded, books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, hope of elantris, mistborn, novellas, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, short stories, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler begin a new series on the novellas and short stories of the Cosmere. We provide an introduction to the series and then dive deep into the Hope of Elantris. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 35: Twinborn Combinations

    April 16th, 2019  |  55 mins 12 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, compounding, cosmere, era 2, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive, twinborn

    Brooke and Tyler discuss Twinborns in Mistborn Era 2 and speculate wildly about random combinations we have not seen but desperately want. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 34: Words of Brandon

    April 2nd, 2019  |  53 mins 48 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive, words of brandon

    Brooke and Tyler highlight a few of the many Words of Brandon in what will likely need to be a reoccurring series. Who is this Brandon fellow and why does he say so many words? #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 33: Taravangian, Himself

    March 19th, 2019  |  1 hr 7 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive, taravangian, the diagram

    Brooke and Tyler explore Roshar's most interesting ruler. How does Taravangian fit into the grander scheme of the Cosmere and how did this "side" character become one of the most fascinating players in the Stormlight Archive. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 32: Rival Relationships

    March 5th, 2019  |  1 hr 18 mins
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler conclude their discussion on relationships by discussing rivals and villains and how Brandon creates compelling antagonists. #AllSpoilers