Monster Dear Monster

Monster Dear Monster
A Podcast Exploring Monsters in Popular Culture
62: Case of the Curious Tentacle Moths
Dec 8 • 52 min
Dave and Cameron take another short trip into the various worlds crafted by weird fiction author, Clark Ashton Smith. This time, they discuss the tales, The Ghoul, and The City of Singing Flame, and the creatures therein. Links of Note: @Sentionaut_Plus…
61: Traversal House
Dec 1 • 141 min
Dave and Leonard discuss the last half of the Haunting of Hill House television series. Links of Note: @Sentionaut_plus @DrFaustisDead
60: The Long Man
Nov 12 • 99 min
Dave and Leonard return to the topic of Ghosts, and take a look into the most recent entry of the Hill House franchise, with 2018's The Haunting of Hill House. Links of Note: @Sentionaut_Plus @Drfaustisdead
59: Melvina’s Therapy
Oct 27 • 75 min
Dave, Leonard, and Cameron, discuss the themes and monsters of the webcomic "Melvina's Therapy". Specifically, Episode #1 (Hare's Arms) & Episode #2 (Chairs). Links of Note: @Sentionaut_Plus @Night_Twitten @Drfaustisdead…
58: Lessons in Voice Acting
Oct 13 • 106 min
Cameron, Leonard, and Dave, dive into the sodden depths of The Black Cauldron, lest they be carried away by flaming cats. Links of Note: @Night_twitten @Drfaustisdead @Sentionaut_plus
57: Welcome to Puppet World, Hmmm
Sep 29 • 98 min
Dave and Cameron discuss the Jim Henson film, The Dark Crystal. Links of Note: @Sentionaut_plus @Night_twitten
56: That’s Not Your Mom, It’s a Tiger!
Sep 15 • 55 min
Dave and Cameron cover more Korean folklore, discussing the film, The Mimic. Links of Note: @Sentionaut_plus @Night_twitten
55: Big Puppet Energy
Sep 1 • 112 min
Leonard, Cameron, and Dave, take a look at two films involving one baby unicorn, The Fantastic Adventures of Unico, and Unico in the Island of Magic. We discover that these may in fact be the precursors to the journey of the chosen undead, in Dark Souls.…
54: Months in the Milk Bath
Aug 18 • 62 min
Dave and Cameron discuss Hulder as depicted in the film, Thale. Links of note: @Sentionaut_plus @Night_Twitten
53: Don’t Juice Me, Brother
Aug 4 • 67 min
Cameron, Leonard, and Dave, discuss three tales written by Clark Ashton Smith. Links of Note: @Night_twitten @Drfaustisdead @Sentionaut_plus Discord -
52: Hell in a Cell
Jul 28 • 86 min
Dave, Cameron, and Leonard, return for part 2 of Silent Hill coverage. They take a look at the 2012 film, Silent Hill: Revelation. Links of Note: @Sentionaut_plus @Night_twitten @Drfaustisdead Meyer, Matthew. (2015). The hour of meeting evil spirits: An…
51: Colin Comes Out of the Bathroom
Jul 13 • 73 min
Matt, Cameron, and Dave start looking into the creatures of the Silent Hill universe, with the 2006 film, Silent Hill. Links of Note: @Ninjabadger7 @Night_twitten @Sentionaut_plus
50: Sir Didymus Has Joined the Party
Jul 4 • 86 min
Cameron and Leonard hold down the fort while Dave is away, and discuss Jim Henson's Labyrinth. Changelings abound, Goblins run amok, and there is of course, Mr. Bowie to supervise it all. Links of Note: @Night_twitten @drfaustisdead
49: Magical Dead Things
Jun 16 • 85 min
Leonard, Cameron, and Dave, discuss relatively current depictions of Ghouls, Revenants, and Barghests. This episode covers the short film, "Fear of Hue: The Barghest," the short story, "The Outsider," and the anthology film, "The Monster Club." Links of…
48: Who’s Got a Spooky Basement
Jun 2 • 58 min
Cameron, Leonard, and Dave, discuss the titular creature from the Lovecraft short story, The Hound. Links of Note: @Night_twitten @drfaustisdead @Sentionaut_Plus
47: Insanity Mound
May 20 • 88 min
Leonard, Cameron, and Dave, take a look into H.P. Lovecraft/Zealia Bishop's novella, The Mound. This will be our entry point into the Dream Cycle, and the lands that it encompasses. Links of Note: @DrFaustisDead @Night_Twitten @Sentionaut_Plus…
46: Big Legs on a Tall Boy
May 5 • 95 min
Dave and Cameron discuss the folklore of Trolls as depicted in the 2010 film, TrollHunter. Links of Note: @Sentionaut_plus @night_twitten References: Kvideland, R. and Sehmsdorf, H. (2010). Scandinavian folk belief and legend. Minneapolis [u.a.]: Univ. of…
45: Touched by a Ghost
Apr 21 • 102 min
Dave, Leonard, and Cameron, discuss Jötunn in the film, The Ritual. Links of Note: @Sentionaut_plus @drfaustisdead @night_twitten
44: Everyone Wants a Whip
Apr 7 • 86 min
Matt, Dave, Cameron, and Leonard, discuss Kaiju and the film, Pacific Rim: Uprising (with minimal spoilers). Links of Note: @Ninjabadger7 @Sentionaut_Plus @Night_twitten @DrFaustisDead
43: He Is Always Moist
Mar 31 • 106 min
Leonard, Cameron, and Dave, discuss ghosts in the 1996 film, The Frighteners. Links of Note: @Drfaustisdead @Night_Twitten @Sentionaut_Plus
42: Hidden Murder Cabinet
Mar 24 • 82 min
Cameron, Matt, and Dave, talk about ghosts as portrayed in the Korean film, The Wailing. Links of Note: @Night_Twitten @Ninjabadger7 @Sentionaut_Plus
41: The Statement of Sexy Voice
Mar 17 • 55 min
Dave, Matt, and Cameron, talk about the short stories, "The Unnamable," and "The Statement of Randolph Carter." Links of Note: @Sentionaut_Plus @Night_Twitten @Ninjabadger7Links:Hitotsume-nyūdō - Wikipedia
40: Drangleic Safari
Mar 3 • 95 min
Cameron, Dave, and guest Mike Zombie, talk about the lands and creatures of Dark Souls II. Links of Note: @Night_Twitten @Sentionaut_PLus @ZombiesecuritySpecial Guest: Mike Zombie.
39: The Many Deaths of Sean Bean
Feb 24 • 78 min
Matt, Cameron, and Dave, discuss more Vampire lore and depictions in recent media. They cover the films, Ultraviolet, Daybreakers, and the series Hellsing Ultimate. Links of Note: @Ninjabadger7 @Night_Twitten @Sentionaut_Plus
03: Genetically Enhanced Hips
Feb 17 • 90 min
Cameron, Matt, and Dave, return to the world of miniatures with the third episode of Mini Dear Mini. Links of Note: @Night_twitten @Ninjabadger7 @Sentionaut_Plus
38: Poke Poke Great Old One Village
Feb 10 • 141 min
Dave, Matt, and Cameron, are joined by special guest, Leonard. They talk about Capcom's Monster Hunter franchise, and the latest entry, Monster Hunter World. Also, they delve into the 3DS video game Monster Hunter Stories: Ride On, and the animated series…
37: Since That Time
Feb 3 • 80 min
Cameron and Dave discuss the Vampiric particulars within the series' Underworld, and Subspecies. Links of Note: @Night_Twitten @Sentionaut_Plus
36: Dagon Delivers
Jan 28 • 82 min
Matt, Cameron, and Dave, talk about the eldritch abomination that lurks beneath the waves in H.P. Lovecraft's Dagon. We also cover the 2001 Stuart Gordon film of the same name, and talk a little bit of Monster Hunter World as a teaser for a future…
35: Scooby Dooby Doo
Jan 20 • 74 min
Cameron and Dave discuss the Mystery Inc. gang in two distinct depictions, the live action Scooby Doo film, and a comic book series, Scooby Apocalypse. Is there a man beneath that mask, or something spooky? Links of Note: @night_twitten @sentionaut_plus…
34: Wolves in the Werehouse
Jan 13 • 97 min
Matt, Cameron, and Dave, return to werewolf lore, covering the video game The Order 1886, the film, Werewolf Beast Among Us, and the book, Werewolves: The Definitive Guide, by S. Baring-Gould. Links of Note: @Ninjabadger7 @Night_Twitten @Sentionaut_Plus…
33: Matt’s Bloody Bars
Jan 6 • 146 min
Dave, Matt, and Cameron, are joined by returning guest, Jake Lionheart, to explore the DLC content of the video game Bloodborne, and the monsters therein. Links of Note: @Night_Twitten @Ninjabadger7 @Sentionaut_plus @Jake_Lionheart Cut Content Original…
32: Bob Marley and the Krampus Carol
Dec 23, 2017 • 105 min
Matt, Cameron, and Dave, get a little festive and discuss a creature known as the Krampus, in this last episode of 2017. Links of Note: @ninjabadger7 @night_twitten @sentionaut_plus…
31: Frog Dog
Dec 16, 2017 • 80 min
Cameron, Matt, and Dave, discuss Frogs, outer gods and Mr. Boy, as they delve into the lore of Hellboy. Links of Note: @night_twitten @Ninjabadger7 @Sentionaut_plus
02: Panda vs Lion
Dec 9, 2017 • 94 min
Cameron, and Dave, are joined by special guest, Niki, one of the hosts of the podcast, The Salt Report. The three talk some cardboard and miniatures with a discussion on Kingdom Death Monster. Links of Note: @Night_twitten @Lostpanda @Sentionaut_Plus…
01: Mini Dear Mini Episode 01
Dec 3, 2017 • 110 min
Matt and Cameron forge ahead, delving into the heart of Warhammer 40K, and a few choice morsels of lore. Links of Note: @Ninjabadger7 @Night_twitten Opening Theme courtesy of @Jake_Lionheart
30: Termite In My Locket
Nov 25, 2017 • 88 min
Dave, Matt, and Cameron, are joined once more by special guest Leonard in honor of this, our 30th episode. We talk about the depiction of Vampirism in Guillermo Del Toro's 1993 film, Cronos.Special Guest: Leonard Johnson.
29: Our Boy Hud
Nov 18, 2017 • 88 min
Matt, Cameron, and Dave, discuss the various creatures in the film, Cloverfield. Also, tidbits on what's next for the podcast. Links of Note: @Ninjabadger7 @Sentionaut_Plus @Night_Twitten If a Dog Wore Pants Comments from @ZombieSecurity
28: Dog Sized Bugs in Space
Nov 12, 2017 • 87 min
Dave, Matt & Cameron, talk about Starship Troopers, and also some Warhammer 40k. Links of Note: @Sentionaut_Plus @Ninjabadger7 @Night_Twitten
27: Don’t Take Off Your Jacket When There Are Zombies
Nov 5, 2017 • 80 min
Cameron, Matt, and Dave discuss zombies and just what they might represent in the South Korean film, Train to Busan, as well as the animated tie-in, Seoul Station. Links of Note: @Night_twitten @Ninjabadger7 @Sentionaut_Plus
26: What Do You Do Samurai Crab?
Oct 22, 2017 • 95 min
Matt, Dave and Cameron talk about the Stephen King adaptation, The Mist. We also set aside a little time to discuss a board game aligned with our interests, Kingdom Death Monster. Links of Note: @Ninjabadger7 @Sentionaut_Plus @Night_twitten…
25: Wendigo the Musical
Oct 14, 2017 • 66 min
Cameron and Dave talk about the Wendigo's origins and influences in current media depictions, both film and in video game adaptations.
24: Godzilla is THICC
Oct 4, 2017 • 98 min
Matt, Cameron, and Dave are joined by guest Jeremy Greer, all to talk about a little film called, Shin Godzilla. Links of Note: @ninjabadger7 @sentionaut_plus @night_twitten @jggreer…
23: Too Many Soths Not Enough Yog
Oct 1, 2017 • 55 min
Cameron, Dave, and Matt talk about the Lovecraft tale, The Dunwich Horror, and some of its adaptations.
22: These Are a Few of My Favorite Things
Sep 23, 2017 • 116 min
We discuss the origins and various incarnations of The Thing. On this episode we are joined by Josh Crowe, one of the hosts from the podcast Dark Insight. Links of Note: @Ninjabadger7 @Night_twitten @Sentionaut_Plus @Morbidbeard The Things…
21: It Was a Man, A Nauseous Wizard
Sep 16, 2017 • 71 min
Cameron and Dave are joined by guest John Gamble to discuss three H.P. Lovecraft tales. We discuss the creatures, and referenced monsters within, The Beast in the Cave, Pickman's Model, and The Horror at Red Hook. Links of note: @Night_Twitten…
20: There Was A Jingle
Sep 9, 2017 • 71 min
Cameron, Matt and Dave talk about the creatures in the Guillermo Del Toro film, Pan's Labyrinth.
19: Zombie DiCaprio
Sep 3, 2017 • 66 min
Matt, Dave and Cameron talk about the lore of Revenants, and how they are depicted in the 1980 film, The Fog. Links of Note: @Ninjabadger7 @Sentionaut_Plus @Night_twitten
18: Show Me Your Feet
Aug 27, 2017 • 67 min
Cameron, Matt, and Dave talk about the various Yokai in the video game, NiOH. Links of Note: @Night_Twitten @Ninjabadger7 @Sentionaut_Plus Meyer, Matthew. (2015). The hour of meeting evil spirits: An encyclopedia of mononoke and magic. Matthew Meyer.…
17: Four Legs Do Not A Spider Make
Aug 20, 2017 • 67 min
Matt, Dave, and Cameron are joined by guest Eric Plaisance, to discuss more Doom beasties. Links of Note: @Ninjabadger7 @Sentionaut_Plus @Night_Twitten @Ebplais Monster Dear Monster T-shirts, Mugs & StickersSpecial Guest: Eric Plaisance.
16: A Beautiful Terror
Aug 12, 2017 • 112 min
Matt, Dave and special guest, Stephen, discuss the particulars of Dead Space necromorphs in this episode. Links of Note: @Ninjabadger7 @Sentionaut_Plus @Stepsvayoo Oats Studios short film - ZygoteSpecial Guest: Stephen Veilleux.
15: Don’t Put Baby in the Cupboard
Aug 9, 2017 • 80 min
Matt and Dave have a shorter discussion on Changelings and their representation in the film, The Hallow. Links of Note: @Sentionaut_Plus @NinjaBadger7 Previous episode response courtesy of @99dexterity
14: All Aboard the Ludwig Train
Aug 5, 2017 • 108 min
We take another look at more monsters from the video game Bloodborne. This time joined by three guests: Stephen, Leonard, and Jake Lionheart. Links of Note: @Stepsvayoo @Drfaustisdead @Jake_Lionheart Existential Breakdown The Salt Report Podcast Dr Faust…
13: Outsourced Kong
Jul 29, 2017 • 64 min
We talk about King Kong, and the nature of his myriad suits. Links of Note: @NinjaBadger7 @Sentionaut_Plus Cursed Image
12: This Thing Called Doom, or How I Learned to Love the Mancubus
Jul 22, 2017 • 67 min
We talk about three monsters from the Doom video game franchise, alongside guest Stephen Veilleux. Links of Note: Dave @Sentionaut_Plus Matt @NinjaBadger7 Stephen @stepsvayoo | Stephen's Podcast Existential BreakdownSpecial Guest: Stephen Veilleux.
11: All You Need Is a Killer Coffee Cup
Jul 1, 2017 • 61 min
We talk about mimics, of the extraterrestrial sort. Links: @Sentionaut_Plus @NinjaBadger7
10: Crusty Blood Beard
Jun 17, 2017 • 140 min
Matt, Dave, and Cameron talk vampire lore from the films, 30 Days of Night, and Stakeland. Links of Note: Chomp Chain Podcast Salt Report Podcast
9: Get Off Me Puppies
Jun 10, 2017 • 105 min
Matt, Dave, and Cameron are joined by guests, Stephen Veilleux, and Leonard Johnson, for a chat on all things Bloodborne. Outro music 'Ebreitas did nothing wrong,' by Jake Lionheart, Dr Faust is Dead YouTube channelSpecial Guests:…
8: A Werewolf Ate My Podcast
Jun 3, 2017 • 97 min
A discussion of the film Dog Soldiers, as well as listener feedback. Links of Note: @jggreer @localbones @zombiesecurity @glabrousnito @morbidbeard
7: Practical Effects, Pretty Much the Best
May 28, 2017 • 109 min
With the crew back together, we dig into the first two of several werewolf centric films.
6: Not quite Jurassic Park
May 15, 2017 • 64 min
We cover the film, Destroy All Monsters, and the plethora of beasties within. Links of Note:
5: Snakes and Ladders
Apr 30, 2017 • 110 min
We discuss more creatures and boss monsters from the video game Dark Souls, by From Software. This episode we have a guest joining us from the twitter community. Links of note:…
4: Shrubs and Skellies
Apr 22, 2017 • 83 min
The first of a series of retrospective dives into the creatures and lore of the Dark Souls series. Links of note:
3: Kaiju Kissing
Apr 4, 2017 • 123 min
New episode, new format, and new Hosts! Join us as we Drift into the exciting world of giant monster movies. Discussion includes the following films, Pacific Rim, Godzilla, and Kong: Skull Island.
2: Yokai in the world of NiOH part 2
Mar 16, 2017 • 10 min
Links: Episode Mastered & Mixed by Dave White Sources: Haraguchi, T. (Director). (2010). Death Kappa [Motion picture on DVD]. Japan: Nikkatsu / Media Blasters. Meyer, Matthew. (2015). The night parade of one hundred demons: A field…
1: Yokai in the world of NiOH
Mar 5, 2017 • 22 min
References: Aston, W.G. (Trans.). (1972).Nihongi: Chronicles of japan from the earliest times to a.d. 697.. Boston, MA: Tuttle. Davis, F. Hadland. (1992). Myths and legends of japan. Mineola, NY: Dover. Mackenzie, Donald A. (1994). China and japan: Myths…