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.
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?
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.