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MonsterTalk is the science show about monsters—a free audio podcast that critically examines the science behind cryptozoological (and legendary) creatures, such as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, or werewolves. Hosted by Blake Smith and Dr. Karen Stollznow.

Oct 19, 2020

Peter Bebergal returns (previously on episode #180 with his book Strange Frequencies)  to discuss magic, witchcraft, and the occult and how those things impacted the world of Rock & Roll music.  Check the attachment to this episode for a bunch of music links relevant to the show and Peter's book Season of...


Oct 11, 2020

Author Colin Dickey is back with another fantastic book - this time it's taking a look at the culture of the weird including UFOs, doorways to Atlantis, cryptozoology, and jarring Fortean events.  The Unidentified is available in paper, and audio via audible.

Colin's previous episode was #149 and covered his fantastic...


Oct 2, 2020

Warning: If you're bothered by gore and dismemberment in your horror, this movie ain't for you.  But, if you want to watch the film (before or after listening to my coverage) you can find it "uncut" in two places that I was able to locate:

On YouTube (when I posted this) 

and

Streaming on Amazon Prime 

In this episode,...


Sep 19, 2020

In this episode, we talk with Dr. Steven Johnson of the University of Florida about invasive species and specifically focus on the cane toad.  This incredibly robust and prolific toad excretes poison fluid from glands on its back and has been introduced from its native habitat into several locations around the world,...


New BigFootage coming soon

Sep 7, 2020

Patrons will be getting a new episode of BigFootage soon. I've got it in the can but have to edit it.  The topic? 1970's Bigfoot.  Tag-line? It breeds with ANYTHING

(Spoiler: It most certainly does not.)

BigFootage is the sub-podcast for Patrons who support the show at any level wherein I watch Bigfoot-themed movies...