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 33: Matt's Bloody Bars

    January 6th, 2018  |  2 hrs 26 mins
    bloodborne, monsters

    For the first episode of 2018, we cover the video game, Bloodborne, and its DLC, The Old Hunters.

  • Episode 32: Bob Marley and the Krampus Carol

    December 23rd, 2017  |  1 hr 45 mins
    krampus, monsters

    We cover the lore and popular culture representation of the Krampus, in this holiday episode.

  • Episode 31: Frog Dog

    December 16th, 2017  |  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.

  • Episode 02: Panda vs Lion

    December 9th, 2017  |  1 hr 34 mins

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

  • Episode 01: Mini Dear Mini Episode 01

    December 3rd, 2017  |  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.

  • Episode 30: Termite In My Locket

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

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

  • Episode 29: Our Boy Hud

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

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

  • Episode 28: Dog Sized Bugs in Space

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

    We discuss creatures from the film, Starship Troopers.

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

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

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

  • Episode 26: What Do You Do Samurai Crab?

    October 22nd, 2017  |  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.

  • Episode 25: Wendigo the Musical

    October 14th, 2017  |  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.

  • Episode 24: Godzilla is THICC

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

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