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 20: There Was A Jingle

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

    We discuss the film, Pan's Labyrinth.

  • Episode 19: Zombie DiCaprio

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

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

  • Episode 18: Show Me Your Feet

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

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

  • Episode 17: Four Legs Do Not A Spider Make

    August 20th, 2017  |  1 hr 7 mins
    demon, doom, monster, video games

    We make our return to the Monsters in the Doom series.

  • Episode 16: A Beautiful Terror

    August 12th, 2017  |  1 hr 52 mins
    dead space, dead space downfall, dead space martyr, monsters, necromorph

    We discuss the Dead Space franchise, and are joined by returning guest Stephen Veilleux.

  • Episode 15: Don't Put Baby in the Cupboard

    August 9th, 2017  |  1 hr 20 mins
    changeling, cold iron, fae, monsters, the hallow

    We discuss the 2015 film, The Hallow, and its take on the fairy mythos.

  • Episode 14: All Aboard the Ludwig Train

    August 5th, 2017  |  1 hr 48 mins
    bloodborne, monsters

    Cameron and Dave discuss more Bloodborne Beasties, joined by guests Stephen, Leonard, and Jake Lionheart.

  • Episode 13: Outsourced Kong

    July 29th, 2017  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Matt and Dave discuss the 1962 film, King Kong vs Godzilla.

  • Episode 12: This Thing Called Doom, or How I Learned to Love the Mancubus

    July 22nd, 2017  |  1 hr 7 mins
    doom, film, monster, video game

    Matt and Dave are joined by returning guest, Stephen, to discuss a selection of Monsters from the Doom franchise.

  • Episode 11: All You Need Is a Killer Coffee Cup

    July 1st, 2017  |  1 hr 1 min
    film, mimics, monsters

    Matt and Dave discuss Mimics from the novel All You Need is Kill, and the video game, Prey.

  • Episode 10: Crusty Blood Beard

    June 17th, 2017  |  2 hrs 20 mins
    cinema, film, monster, vampire

    We discuss vampires and the films, 30 Days of Night, and Stakeland.

  • Episode 9: Get Off Me Puppies

    June 10th, 2017  |  1 hr 45 mins
    bloodbourne, monster, video game

    We discuss themes and creatures from the video game, Bloodborne