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.
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?
August 18th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
hill folk, hulder, monster, thale
We return to Scandinavian folklore with a look at the hill folk in the film, Thale.
August 4th, 2018 | 1 hr 7 mins
clark ashton smith, eldritch horror, gargoyle, monster, space
We begin looking at the works of Clark Ashton Smith, a contemporary of authors H.P. Lovecraft, and Robert E. Howard.
July 28th, 2018 | 1 hr 26 mins
monsters, silent hill
We return with part two of our dive into all things Silent Hill, and travel the misty roads of Silent Hill: Revelation.
July 13th, 2018 | 1 hr 13 mins
monsters, silent hill
We begin our foray into the mist shrouded town of Silent Hill.
July 4th, 2018 | 1 hr 26 mins
changeling, david bowie, labyrinth, monster
We return to cover more changelings with a little known film from 1986, Labyrinth.
June 16th, 2018 | 1 hr 25 mins
barghest, ghoul, h.p. lovecraft, monsters, revenant
We take a further look into depictions of Ghouls, Revenants, and Barghests, this episode.
June 2nd, 2018 | 58 mins 46 secs
barghest, dream cycle, h.p. lovecraft, monsters, revenant, strigoï
We take a look at another Lovecraft tale, The Hound, and its possible source beasties.
May 20th, 2018 | 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.
May 5th, 2018 | 1 hr 35 mins
folklore, jotunn, monsters, scandinavian folklore, trolls
We take a second look at Jotunn, with the 2010 film, TrollHunter.
April 21st, 2018 | 1 hr 42 mins
We cover the 2017 film, The Ritual, and begin our exploration into Jötunn lore.