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 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 Vol. 1

    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

  • Episode 31: Friendships

    February 26th, 2019  |  55 mins 3 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler discuss some of the best friendships across the Cosmere. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 30: Mentor Relationships

    February 19th, 2019  |  1 hr 45 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, relationships, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler continue discuss the relationships of the Cosmere by looking at the role that mentors and parents play throughout Sanderson's novels. We discuss the heartfelt, the magical, and everything in between. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 29: Romantic Relationships

    February 5th, 2019  |  53 mins 44 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, relationships, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler discuss several of the major romantic relationships throughout the Cosmere. Opinions abound as we look at the pros and cons of fantasy characters' love lives. We're that cool and so are you. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 28: Non-Cosmere Conversations

    January 29th, 2019  |  41 mins 21 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, reckoners, roshar, scadrial, skyward, stormlight archive

    Brooke and Tyler venture away from the Cosmere for a single episode to discuss Brandon Sanderson's Reckoners and Skyward series. A spoiler-free episode to get us through the Cosmere drought. #NoSpoilers

  • Episode 27: The Ultimate Cosmere Intro (No Spoilers)

    August 7th, 2018  |  32 mins 53 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, elantris, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive, warbreaker

    Brooke and Tyler create a no spoiler episode to answer the most basic questions about the Cosmere. We introduce the world of Brandon Sanderson, Adonalsium, the magic systems, and realmatic theory. This is the perfect episode for people who do not want any books spoiled but would like an introduction to the Cosmere Extended Universe. #NoSpoilers

  • Episode 26: Cosmere Cage Match Finale

    June 5th, 2018  |  32 mins 9 secs
    books, bracket, brandon sanderson, cage match, cosmere, elantris, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive, warbreaker

    Brooke and Tyler conclude the May Madness bracket to determine the greatest combatant in the Cosmere. We break down the Semi-Final and Final fights. It has been a lot of fun and we wanted to thank everyone for participating. #AllSpoilers

  • Episode 25: Cosmere Cage Match Round 4

    May 29th, 2018  |  1 hr 1 min
    books, bracket, brandon sanderson, cage match, cosmere, elantris, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive, warbreaker

    Brooke and Tyler continue the May Madness bracket to determine the greatest combatant in the Cosmere. We break down Round 2 and 3 fights and introduce the Round 4 Semi-Finalists. Final fight voting will go live on Friday, June 1. There are charts. There are forms. There are discussions. Join in!

  • Episode 24: The Traveler

    May 22nd, 2018  |  20 mins 45 secs
    books, brandon sanderson, cosmere, fantasy, mistborn, novels, oathbringer, roshar, scadrial, stormlight archive, the traveler

    Brooke and Tyler explore the short-story that Brandon read at JordanCon 2018. The tale involves everyone's favorite worldhopper, Hoid, and a mysterious "old friend." We read the story and discuss it's intricacies. #AllSpoilers