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.
February 9th, 2019 | 2 hrs 3 mins
This episode we discuss themes, and creatures, present in the film, Ash Lad: In the Hall of the Mountain King (Askeladden - I Dovregubbens Hall), 2017.
January 19th, 2019 | 2 hrs 11 mins
demon, hereditary, paimon
This episode we take a look into the lore and drama of the 2018 film, Hereditary.
January 5th, 2019 | 1 hr 17 mins
hplovecraft, lovecraft, monsters
We return to Lovecraft Country, with a look at three tales: The Haunter of the Dark, Cool Air, and The Thing on the Doorstep.
December 22nd, 2018 | 2 hrs 5 mins
We cover the 2015 film, We Are Still Here.
December 8th, 2018 | 52 mins 53 secs
clark ashton smith, eldritch, monster, short story
We return to take a look at two (relatively) short stories by author, Clark Ashton Smith.
December 1st, 2018 | 2 hrs 21 mins
ghosts, haunting of hill house
We finish our coverage of The Haunting of Hill House as we take a look at episodes 6 through 10.
November 11th, 2018 | 1 hr 39 mins
ghosts, haunting of hill house, monsters
We cover the first five episodes of the 2018 TV series, The Haunting of Hill House.
October 27th, 2018 | 1 hr 15 mins
We take a look at the first two issues of the webcomic, "Melvina's Therapy," by A.Rasen.
October 13th, 2018 | 1 hr 46 mins
mabinogion, prydain, the black cauldron, undead
We take a look at the 1985 film, The Black Cauldron, and part of its source material, The Book of Three.
September 29th, 2018 | 1 hr 38 mins
dark crystal, gelfling, skeksis
We take a look at the 1982 film, The Dark Crystal in this first part of our coverage.
September 15th, 2018 | 55 mins 49 secs
changsanbom, monster, tiger
We return to Korean folklore with the film, The Mimic (Changsan Bom).
September 1st, 2018 | 1 hr 52 mins
monster, osamu tezuka, unico, unicorn
We discuss Unicorns in a pair of films, The Fantastic Adventures of Unico, and Unico in the Island of Magic. Is this Dark Souls?