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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.

Feb 1, 2021

Karen and Blake are joined by Mat Baxter (  to discuss the mysterious story of Florida's 20th Century Megalith site - Coral Castle.

Note: More images coming soon - I have to dig them out of my 2019 vacation pictures. -B

Links and Images:

The Coral Castle official park website.

Billy Idol - Sweet Sixteen - official video

Special music included in this episode is the song Night Drive by Rettward von Doernberg - there's a link in the show notes if you'd like to check that out without us talking over it. It's a lovely electronic piece mixing world and electronica styles. (world music song) Night Drive

Footage from the 1944 Universal mini-feature was included in the last 3rd of this TV show. (Lots of commercials before you can get to the segment.)

One version of the music-video for Sweet 16  was filmed at Coral Castle - but the only copy I could track down is of really low quality and flickers enough to trigger a seizure.

Animated clip from Coral Castle episode of "Person-Oddity" (1942–1946) human interest documentaries (one-reel) produced by Thomas Mead & Joseph O'Brien:

A clip from 1944 film of Coral Castle being built

And here is a tastefully pixelated look at what "Nude on the Moon" - which was a low rent "naturism film" shot on the site:

pixelated view of clip from "Nude on the Moon" movie