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Mar 15, 2023

So Hallmark made a Golem RomCom: Made for Each Other. But is it actually a golem?? We brought back golem correspondent, Eric Silver, to remind us what defines a golem, as we explore other “made of clay” stories, and whether or not your favorite comic book characters ARE golems.


Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of antisemitism, misogyny, and violence against women. 



Eric Silver is the Head of Creative at Multitude, an independent podcast collective and production studio in Brooklyn. He’s produced 11 podcasts that have racked up tens of millions of downloads, and developed many more, characterized by strong, original structures and thriving communities. He is also a writer, game designer, and teacher. Catch him every week on the actual play TTRPG show Join the Party, the games advice podcast Games and Feelings, and the madcap game show about your favorite things, Tell Me About It.



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Spirits was created by Julia Schifini, Amanda McLoughlin and Eric Schneider. We are founding members of Multitude, an independent podcast collective and production studio. Our music is "Danger Storm" by Kevin MacLeod (, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.