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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 29, 2019

Carlyn Beccia has written a new book for kids that combines Monsters and Science!  Monstrous: The Lore, Gore and Science Behind Your Favorite Monsters is an ooey-gooey romp through the world of monsters and the many fascinating things you can learn when you apply science to their premises. 

But don't think it's just...


Oct 23, 2019

We're joined by Stacy Sharp, friend of the show and former USN law enforcement with Blake back in his Navy days in Bahrain. Stacy has spent much of his post-Navy career working in law enforcement, victims rights and the judicial system. 
Stacy Sharp

Discussion is on serial killers, their motivations, their methodologies and how to...


Oct 5, 2019

This is a sample episode of our new show In reSearch Of, which I'm co-hosting with Jeb Card.  I hope you'll consider subscribing.  I'm planning to keep the regular IRO episodes free, but offer bonus content for Patreon supporters.

This is the pilot episode of In reSearch Of, the show where we watch the original TV...


Oct 5, 2019

A look back at the highly influential television show In Search Of... which was hosted by Leonard Nimoy.  Features remembrances from Steven Novella, Lyle Blackburn, Matthew Baxter, and Brian Dunning.

Along with archaeologist Jeb Card, I'm launching a new show called In Research Of... which will revisit this original...