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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Episodes

  • Episode 101: Antikis [Killer Dolls]

    February 29th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 42 mins
    dolls, horror, monster

    We begin a foray into the smaller world of dolls that have a taste for mayhem and vengeance, discussing the Stuart Gordon film, Dolls.

  • Episode 100: Derelict Space Jam [Ligottiverse]

    February 22nd, 2020  |  Season 4  |  2 hrs 4 mins
    horror, ligotti, monster

    We finish the Songs of a Dead Dreamer section of Ligotti's anthology, and introduce a new segment to the podcast, a look into new horror video games.

  • Episode 99: Big Head Little Wings [The Witcher]

    February 15th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 7 mins
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    We wrap up our discussion of The Witcher comics with volume 4

  • Episode 98: The Many Sides of a Coin [Ligottiverse]

    February 8th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  2 hrs 18 mins
    monsters, thomas ligotti

    We continue our discussion of Thomas Ligotti's short stories collected in "Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe." This episode covers the first three tales in Dreams for the Dead.

  • Episode 97: Garrett's Big Adventure [The Witcher]

    February 1st, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 37 mins
    geralt, monsters, the witcher

    We continue discussion of The Witcher comic, volume 3, published by Dark Horse.

  • Episode 96: Old Man Yells at Dummy [Ligottiverse]

    January 25th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  2 hrs 16 mins
    horror, ligotti, monster

    We continue discussion of Thomas Ligotti's short stories collected in "Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe." This episode covers the last three tales in Dreams for Insomniacs, and a portion of Chapter 1 of Conspiracy Against the Human Race.

  • Episode 95: Abstract of Twilight [Ligottiverse]

    January 11th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  2 hrs 6 mins
    monsters, thomas ligotti

    We continue our descent through Thomas Ligotti's short stories collected in "Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe." This episode covers the first three tales in Dreams for Insomniacs.

  • Episode 94: Hey Geralt, why'd your mum let you have two swords?

    January 4th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 16 mins
    geralt, monsters, the witcher

    We begin discussion of The Witcher comics, published by Dark Horse.

  • Episode 93: Special Episode - 2019 Retrospective

    December 14th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 18 mins
    monster, year in review

    This is our year in review, we've selected three favorite episodes to reminisce over. We will return for more monster related content in 2020.

  • Episode 92: The Nyctalops Trilogy [Ligottiverse]

    December 7th, 2019  |  Season 4  |  2 hrs 42 mins
    monsters, thomas ligotti

    We continue our discussion of Thomas Ligotti's short tales with The Nyctalops Trilogy, and tackle the intro to The Conspiracy Against the Human Race: A Contrivance of Horror.

  • Episode 91: Slender General [The Dark Crystal]

    November 30th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 7 mins
    dark crystal, monsters

    We wrap up our discussion of Age of Resistance.

  • Episode 90: Gelfling Juice Boost [The Dark Crystal]

    November 16th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 34 mins
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    We discuss episode 8 and 9 of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.