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 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.

  • Episode 23: Too Many Soths Not Enough Yog

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

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

  • 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.

  • Episode 21: It Was a Man, A Nauseous Wizard

    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.

  • Episode 20: There Was A Jingle

    September 9th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  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  |  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.

  • Episode 18: Show Me Your Feet

    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.

  • Episode 17: Four Legs Do Not A Spider Make

    August 20th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  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  |  Season 1  |  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  |  Season 1  |  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  |  Season 1  |  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  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 4 mins

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