Mind Milk Theory

Mind Milk Theory

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December 24, 2020

In what ways can Beowulf be said to be similar to the prevelent visual art trend of the time- interlace patterning?   For examples of interlace art you can check out my instagram @jimlockeyartist wher

December 24, 2020

a bit of a miniature episode in which I discuss the unfortunate use of the term Anglo-saxon by certain sections of the internet. I'm always open to learn and be taught by people who can help me to be

December 06, 2020

A discussion of Kennings in Old English Poetry what are they, what are some examples from BEOWULF and why should you care?   There's a video to go along with this episode, watch it here: https://yout

November 05, 2020

Grendel is the first monster we are introduced in Beowulf, I am interested in how he is portayed as an outsider and exile. I explored that in this short piece of creative writing.

S2E2 BEOWULF: WYRD / Uncertain Fate
October 28, 2020

BEOWULF Uncertain Fate The changing landscape of destiny in the Anglo-Saxon mind.   I hope you enjoy this episode focussing on a single word from the Old English Poem BEOWULF. We'll also be comparing

S2E1 BEOWULF: Of Hope & Heathens
October 20, 2020

We're back for season 2, this season we're going to be taking a deep dive into the Old English Poem BEOWULF. Exploring the text from every angle we can think of.

August 23, 2020

Jim takes a look back at the first 9 episodes and asks, whats the connection here. Includes- iconoclasm, Beowulf, Dante's Paradiso, Game Boy's and more.

SKETCHBOOK part 3 (artschool tea)
August 09, 2020

It was a joy to speak to Victoria Foster, artist and creator of Pen & Plant. Victoria has a way of getting to the heart of the matter which I love. It is also interesting to hear yet another experienc

July 26, 2020

This week Jim discusses the old english poem Beowulf, his latest literary obsession. Followed by a short musing about how micro-obsessions can fuel something larger.

SKETCHBOOK part 2 (writing)
July 19, 2020

Poet writer and creator of 'write like a grrrl' hopped on zoom to discuss writers notebooks. It was a great conversation. We talked about materials, expectation, creative freedom and finding the space