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 47: Insanity Mound

    May 20th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 28 mins
    dream cycle, h.p. lovecraft, monsters

    We discuss the inhabitants of H.P. Lovecraft's ghost written novella, The Mound, as we begin our formless descent into the Dream Cycle.

  • Episode 46: Big Legs on a Tall Boy

    May 5th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 35 mins
    folklore, jotunn, monsters, scandinavian folklore, trolls

    We take a second look at Jotunn, with the 2010 film, TrollHunter.

  • Episode 45: Touched by a Ghost

    April 21st, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 42 mins
    jotun, monsters

    We cover the 2017 film, The Ritual, and begin our exploration into Jötunn lore.

  • Episode 44: Everyone Wants a Whip

    April 7th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 26 mins
    kaiju, monsters, pacific rim uprising

    Anniversary Episode! We cover the 2018 film, Pacific Rim: Uprising.

  • Episode 43: He Is Always Moist

    March 31st, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 46 mins
    ghosts, monsters, the frighteners

    Joined by a new co-host we take a look into ghosts, through the Peter Jackson film, The Frighteners.

  • Episode 42: Hidden Murder Cabinet

    March 24th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 22 mins
    ghosts, monsters

    We cover ghosts this episode, and take a look at the Korean film, The Wailing (2016).

  • Episode 41: The Statement of Sexy Voice

    March 17th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  55 mins 55 secs
    h.p. lovecraft, monsters, randolph carter

    We discuss two short stories by H.P. Lovecraft, and the respective film adaptations.

  • Episode 40: Drangleic Safari

    March 3rd, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 35 mins
    dark souls, monsters, video games

    We cover the first few legs of the journey through Drangleic in Dark Souls II.

  • Episode 39: The Many Deaths of Sean Bean

    February 24th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 18 mins
    monsters, vampires

    We return to Vampires in two films, Ultraviolet, and Daybreakers, as well as the OVA series Hellsing Ultimate.

  • Episode 03: Genetically Enhanced Hips

    February 17th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 30 mins
    miniatures, monsters, warhammer 40k

    We return with another episode of Mini Dear Mini, this time with an update on Kingdom Death Monster, new Warhammer 40k minis and Mad Max with Matchbox cars?

  • Episode 38: Poke Poke Great Old One Village

    February 10th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 21 mins
    monster hunter, monster hunter ride on, monsters

    We are joined by returning guest, Leonard aka Dr Faust is Dead, for a look into the Monsters of the Monster Hunter Franchise.

  • Episode 37: Since That Time

    February 3rd, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 20 mins
    monsters, subspecies, underworld, vampire

    We cover the Vampire lore in two film series, Underworld, and Subspecies.