Monster Dear Monster

A Podcast Exploring Monsters in Popular Culture

About the show

Diving into the contrasts and evolution of monsters between their folklore origins and contemporary depictions in various media. Discussions center on film, video games, and literature.


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    Episode 31: Frog Dog

    December 16th, 2017  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 20 mins
    bellboy, guillermo del toro, mike mignola, monsters, rasputin

    We cover the first graphic novel in the Hellboy franchise, as well as the related film by Guillermo del Toro.

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    Episode 02: Panda vs Lion

    December 9th, 2017  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 34 mins

    We are back with episode two of Mini Dear Mini, and discuss the board game, Kingdom Death Monster.

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    Episode 01: Mini Dear Mini Episode 01

    December 3rd, 2017  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 50 mins
    boardgames, miniatures, monsters, warhammer 40k

    A spin-off of Monster Dear Monster, where we discuss board games, miniatures, and various related topics, and their monsters.

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    Episode 30: Termite In My Locket

    November 25th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 28 mins
    cronos, monster, vampire

    We discuss the film, Cronos, and its take on the Vampire mythos.

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    Episode 29: Our Boy Hud [Kaiju]

    November 18th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 28 mins
    cloverfield, kaiju, monster

    A return to Kaiju as we cover the first film in the Cloververse, 2008's "Cloverfield".

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    Episode 28: Dog Sized Bugs in Space

    November 12th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 27 mins
    bugs, monsters, starship troopers, warhammer 40k

    We discuss creatures from the film, Starship Troopers.

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    Episode 27: Don't Take Off Your Jacket When There Are Zombies

    November 5th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 20 mins
    monster, train to busan, zombie

    We talk about the film, Train to Busan, and its animated prequel, Seoul Station.

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    Episode 26: What Do You Do Samurai Crab? [The Mist]

    October 22nd, 2017  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 35 mins
    kingdom death monster, monster, the mist

    We discuss the film, The Mist, and have a little chat about a board game before hand.

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    Episode 25: Wendigo the Musical

    October 14th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 6 mins
    monster, until dawn, wendigo

    We discuss the folklore behind the Wendigo, as well as the contrasts representing it in popular culture.

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    Episode 24: Godzilla is THICC

    October 4th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 38 mins
    godzilla, kaiju, monster

    We're back with Kaiju, discussing the film, Shin Godzilla.

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    Episode 23: Too Many Soths Not Enough Yog [Weird Tales]

    October 1st, 2017  |  Season 1  |  55 mins 45 secs
    lovecraft, monster, the dunwich horror

    We discuss the H.P. Lovecraft story, The Dunwich Horror.

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    Episode 22: These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

    September 23rd, 2017  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 56 mins
    john carpenter, monsters, space, the thing

    Matt, Dave, Cameron, and Josh Crowe from Dark Insight, discuss the John Carpenter film, The Thing, as well as the origins of the creature.

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    Episode 21: It Was a Man, A Nauseous Wizard [Weird Tales]

    September 16th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 11 mins
    ghoul, h.p. lovecraft, monsters

    We discuss three H.P. Lovecraft's tales, The Beast in the Cave, Pickman's Model, and The Horror at Red Hook.

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    Episode 20: There Was A Jingle [Satyrs]

    September 9th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 11 mins
    fairy, faun, guillermo del toro, monsters, pans labyrinth

    We discuss the film, Pan's Labyrinth.

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    Episode 19: Zombie DiCaprio [Revenants]

    September 3rd, 2017  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 6 mins
    ghosts, john carpenter, monsters, revenant, the fog

    We discuss the John Carpenter film, The Fog, and its portrayal of Revenants.

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    Episode 18: Show Me Your Feet [Yokai]

    August 27th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 7 mins
    monster, nioh, video games, yokai

    We discuss folklore and monsters as encountered in the video game, NiOH.