Shawn Vanderloo

Boss Level Sweet Tooth – Soul Forge Pod 207

Boss Level Sweet Tooth and other updates! This week is a bit of a mixed bag. No major topic of discussion, but we do have many smaller, bite-sized things to discuss. Just enough to whet your appetite and bring you back for next week’s episode! Starting off with Father’s Day.


Kickstarter My Heart – Soul Forge Pod 206

Kickstarter My Heart – Episode 206 of the Soul Forge Podcast. This week I am discussing the Kickstarter campaign I have recently launched. This campaign is in support of the toy and antique store I am planning to open in the near future. This is a dream I have had

Mighty Fine Ideas – Soul Forge 205

Mighty fine ideas are coming at you left and right on this week’s episode of Soul Forge! Brother Robin joins Shawn to discuss so many weird, wacky and wonderful ideas. Although the audio quality this week is not up to our usual standards, there is still a lot of good

The ENTERTAINMENT Special – Soul Forge Podcast 204

The entertainment special is a look at some recent movies, television and books that I have been consuming. This week I wanted to share with all of you some things you may have missed or not been made aware of. Whether you are an avid reader or TV watcher, there

drive it

Get Your Drivers License

It is super important to get your drivers license. And I’m going to tell you why in this new episode of the Soul Forge Podcast! Get your drivers license — don’t wait! But not only that, I also give some updates on last week’s episode. In that episode, I discussed

My New Business Idea – Soul Forge Podcast 202

My new business idea is to open a really cool toy store. Actually, this isn’t my new business idea. This is something I have dreamed of doing for nearly 30 years. Now feels like the perfect time to launch this passion project. As far back as I remember, I have


Disappointment – Soul Forge Podcast 201

What is disappointment? As an emotion, researchers describe disappointment as a form of sadness—a feeling of loss, an uncomfortable space (or a painful gap) between our expectations and reality. When we believe that there’s something we must have to be happy and fulfilled, we can set ourselves up for disappointment.


Random Thoughts – Soul Forge Podcast 200

200 fun-filled episodes all come down to this! Have you been a listener of the Soul Forge Podcast from the very beginning? Did you start somewhere along the way? Could this be your very first episode? It does not matter when you started listening. The only thing that matters is

When good things end

When Good Things End – Soul Forge Podcast 199

When good things end is the 199th episode of the Soul Forge Podcast. And yet, it’s so much more than that. This episode is a kind of eulogy for the Rusted Robot Podcast. Rusted was my baby for more than 7 years, and I did everything I could to make

The Final Episode

The Final Episode of The Rusted Robot Podcast

The Rusted Robot Podcast. It’s been a long road getting from there to here. From humble beginnings, to a pop culture phenomenon, the Rusted Robot Podcast has been around a very long time. We have met so many amazing people along the way. We would like to thank you all


I Tried Yoga – Soul Forge Podcast 198

I tried yoga! My brother made me do it. I tried yoga and it wasn’t actually all that bad. This episode of the podcast details my experience. Not only that, brother Curtis shares tips and tricks and everything he has learned about yoga. I tried yoga, and so can you!

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Curtis, Kate and Debbie: Marriage Success – Soul Forge Podcast 197

How do Curtis and Kate define marriage success, and just who is this Debbie person anyway? One of the goals of the Soul Forge Podcast is learning the secrets to a happy and successful relationship. An excellent way of doing so is to conduct conversations with couples who are success

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