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MonsterTalk—A Podcast of Skeptic Magazine

By Blake Smith

MonsterTalk: The Science Show About Monsters is a free audio podcast that critically examines the science behind cryptozoological (and legendary) creatures, such as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, or werewolves.

  1. 1.
    An interview with Richard Hatem (Part II)6 June 2018
    1:17:12
  2. 2.
    An interview with Richard Hatem (Part I)30 May 2018
    1:10:18
  3. 3.
    Magic: Sex, Drugs and Rocket Propulsion23 May 2018
    1:19:08
  4. 4.
    The Greyfriars Kirkyard Ghost16 May 2018
    1:22:00
  5. 5.
    The Chicago Mothman — Site Seeing1 May 2018
    1:14:26
  6. 6.
    Spouting off about Gargoyles18 April 2018
    59:51
  7. 7.
    Rampage: A Huge Croc28 March 2018
    1:12:51
  8. 8.
    The Great Beast 66614 March 2018
    1:01:40
  1. 9.
    Magic: Spiritualism and Theosophy, Part II28 February 2018
    51:25
  2. 10.
    Winchester’s Cathedral14 February 2018
    59:53
  3. 11.
    Magic: Spiritualism and Theosophy30 January 2018
    1:04:00
  4. 12.
    Alien Intrusion and the Ultraterrestrial Hypothesis17 January 2018
    1:19:08
  5. 13.
    The Tail of the Lizard Man3 January 2018
    59:28
  6. 14.
    Christmas Special # 5: The Open Window24 December 2017
    11:25
  7. 15.
    Fermi to Know and UFO to Find Out20 December 2017
    58:58
  8. 16.
    UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens6 December 2017
    59:00
  9. 17.
    Grimoires—Part II29 November 2017
    1:12:16
  10. 18.
    Grimoires—Part I22 November 2017
    49:35
  11. 19.
    The Crypto-Kid14 November 2017
    1:01:30
  12. 20.
    Haunted Objects30 October 2017
    1:22:17
  13. 21.
    Witches, Pleas30 October 2017
    1:15:43
  14. 22.
    American Goblins — Part 318 October 2017
    1:44:04
  15. 23.
    American Goblins — Part 211 October 2017
    1:04:21
  16. 24.
    American Goblins — Part 14 October 2017
    28:01
  17. 25.
    The Tracks We Left At DragonCon and CryptidCon20 September 2017
    50:39
  18. 26.
    The Science Behind Monsters30 August 2017
    19:17
  19. 27.
    Dropbears16 August 2017
    58:09
  20. 28.
    The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of H. P. Lovecraft26 July 2017
    1:18:57
  21. 29.
    Naming Monsters12 July 2017
    1:14:35
  22. 30.
    England's Most Haunted Village28 June 2017
    1:16:01
  23. 31.
    Minions, Mobs & Myrmidons21 June 2017
    1:04:36
  24. 32.
    Spooky Geology16 May 2017
    45:40
  25. 33.
    Monster Trek2 May 2017
    59:40
  26. 34.
    The Enfield Poltergeist (Part 2)12 April 2017
    1:11:52
  27. 35.
    Man's Best Fiend4 April 2017
    1:21:02
  28. 36.
    Crush, Crumble and Chomp29 March 2017
    1:32:32
  29. 37.
    The Enfield Poltergeist8 March 2017
    1:16:27
  30. 38.
    MonsterTalk Essay 00121 February 2017
    9:31
  31. 39.
    Psychic Soldiers and Imperilled Silverware8 February 2017
    57:36
  32. 40.
    One Rogue Planet: A Star Warrior's Story11 January 2017
    1:04:58
  33. 41.
    Christmas Special # 4: The Thing in the Cellar30 December 2016
    13:21
  34. 42.
    Bitchin' 'bout Sitchin21 December 2016
    1:12:57
  35. 43.
    Achievement Unloched — Morar Ness14 December 2016
    1:02:54
  36. 44.
    Science and Sea Monster30 November 2016
    1:09:43
  37. 45.
    Fairies! An ArchyFantasies Crossover31 October 2016
    1:20:47
  38. 46.
    Yetipalooza25 October 2016
    59:13
  39. 47.
    MonsterTalk Meets The Lovecraft Geek19 October 2016
    1:06:53
  40. 48.
    MonsterTalk Live Stream Event19 October 2016
    1:15
  41. 49.
    Demon Dolls12 October 2016
    1:06:00
  42. 50.
    Frauds, Hoaxes and Splendor in the Past28 September 2016
    1:34:47
  43. 51.
    Folklore and Urban Legends14 September 2016
    1:10:22
  44. 52.
    The Best Laid Plans31 August 2016
    38:39
  45. 53.
    Tell Me Strange Things16 August 2016
    1:16:30
  46. 54.
    Broadcasting for a Spell2 August 2016
    1:27:08
  47. 55.
    Skeptics Talking About Monsters20 July 2016
    1:06:21
  48. 56.
    The Episode They Don’t Want You To Know About6 July 2016
    1:01:31
  49. 57.
    What the Fouke? The Beast of Boggy Creek8 June 2016
    1:04:37
  50. 58.
    Bigfoot Skepticism24 May 2016
    1:05:41
  51. 59.
    Bad UFOs4 May 2016
    1:11:19
  52. 60.
    A Serpent's Tale19 April 2016
    1:00:55
  53. 61.
    Skepticism 10113 April 2016
    1:03:44
  54. 62.
    Hunting Monsters9 March 2016
    1:14:50
  55. 63.
    Christmas Special # 3: Pickman's Model30 December 2015
    32:54
  56. 64.
    Conclusions (Episode 100)15 July 2015
    1:08:27
  57. 65.
    Let's Get This Off Our Chest3 June 2015
    1:02:26
  58. 66.
    Doctor Atlantis20 May 2015
    57:14
  59. 67.
    Shame on the Lizard People15 April 2015
    39:08
  60. 68.
    Fear Itself18 March 2015
    42:23
  61. 69.
    El D20ablo — The Satanic Panic & Role-Playing Games4 March 2015
    1:05:56
  62. 70.
    A Fear of Spiders28 January 2015
    1:14:44
  63. 71.
    Christmas Special #002: An Inhabitant of Carcosa2 January 2015
    13:59
  64. 72.
    Fangs That Go Bump in the Night22 October 2014
    1:08:27
  65. 73.
    Demon Purrsession: Tales of Demonically Possessed Cats15 October 2014
    51:20
  66. 74.
    The Robot Apocalypse8 October 2014
    1:05:58
  67. 75.
    Vampira24 September 2014
    1:07:01
  68. 76.
    City Lion, Country Lion10 September 2014
    14:28
  69. 77.
    More Brainssss20 August 2014
    1:07:42
  70. 78.
    Slenderman and Tulpas30 July 2014
    1:07:05
  71. 79.
    Alienable Rites16 July 2014
    53:27
  72. 80.
    New MT on the Bounty2 July 2014
    45:46
  73. 81.
    The Cures of the Mummy's Tomb18 June 2014
    44:09
  74. 82.
    The Mongolian Death Worm4 June 2014
    57:20
  75. 83.
    A Tiger by the Tale6 May 2014
    1:00:06
  76. 84.
    A Wolf in the Fold2 April 2014
    33:38
  77. 85.
    Plesiosaur Parenting12 March 2014
    47:05
  78. 86.
    Demons, Ghosts and Gary Indiana26 February 2014
    43:53
  79. 87.
    You Won't Believe What These Skeptics Have To Say About Bigfoot29 January 2014
    46:44
  80. 88.
    Nature's Rich Bounty8 January 2014
    55:26
  81. 89.
    Zombies, Cults, and Demons23 December 2013
    1:07:33
  82. 90.
    MonsterTalk Christmas Special #001 — CASTING THE RUNES23 December 2013
    46:28
  83. 91.
    Cryptozoologicon: Volume I18 December 2013
    59:37
  84. 92.
    Speak of the Devil13 November 2013
    1:02:41
  85. 93.
    MonsterTalk Special #003: Seeing is Believing30 October 2013
    17:28
  86. 94.
    The Warren Omission16 October 2013
    1:18:23
  87. 95.
    His Tory of the Jersey Devil18 September 2013
    52:19
  88. 96.
    More Map Monsters4 September 2013
    57:42
  89. 97.
    The Key to the Legend of the Map Monsters7 August 2013
    49:57
  90. 98.
    Return of the Revenge of the Son of the Bride of MonsterTalk31 July 2013
    55:48
  91. 99.
    MonsterTalk Special #00211 June 2013
    1:42:56
  92. 100.
    MonsterTalk Special #0015 June 2013
    42:32
  93. 101.
    What's Good for the Mongoose...17 April 2013
    1:07:09
  94. 102.
    The Zombie Antpocalypse19 March 2013
    47:12
  95. 103.
    Weak Are The Champ Puns6 March 2013
    1:08:21
  96. 104.
    Arachnophilia20 February 2013
    1:01:50
  97. 105.
    Hop Springs Eternal6 February 2013
    1:22:39
  98. 106.
    Witch You Talkin' About?23 January 2013
    50:43
  99. 107.
    2012-The Year in Monsters2 January 2013
    1:15:58
  100. 108.
    Sasquatch: Ketchum If You Can5 December 2012
    1:26:32
  101. 109.
    YEC and Beowulf: It's verse than you think24 October 2012
    41:18
  102. 110.
    Yokai Attack!11 September 2012
    53:45
  103. 111.
    The Blair Fish Project22 August 2012
    1:05:52
  104. 112.
    Assault and Giant Battery8 August 2012
    1:00:43
  105. 113.
    Skeptics are Redoubtable13 June 2012
    1:16:18
  106. 114.
    Qu'est Que C'est?2 May 2012
    51:14
  107. 115.
    Onan the Jar Burying25 April 2012
    52:06
  108. 116.
    ThylaCinema and Nocturnal Submissions4 April 2012
    26:14
  109. 117.
    What the Bigfoot market will bear28 March 2012
    54:46
  110. 118.
    Hell Hath No Furry!7 March 2012
    1:18:31
  111. 119.
    Internet Video Hoaxes: A Mammoth Undertaking22 February 2012
    1:25:45
  112. 120.
    Monsters in America (interview with Scott Poole)8 February 2012
    1:11:48
  113. 121.
    Something Wiccan This Way Comes18 January 2012
    1:05:25
  114. 122.
    Squatching with The Krampus21 December 2011
    1:38:28
  115. 123.
    Unbottling some Jinn7 December 2011
    1:07:28
  116. 124.
    Paranormality: Psychic Dogs, Ghosts and Silly Voices-an Interview with Richard Wiseman9 November 2011
    42:37
  117. 125.
    Crypt O' Zoology: Dinosaurs in Africa!26 October 2011
    54:24
  118. 126.
    Bad Wolf5 October 2011
    25:27
  119. 127.
    The Big Bad Wolf21 September 2011
    1:10:21
  120. 128.
    Dead Men Are a Ghoul's Best Friend7 September 2011
    54:56
  121. 129.
    A Connecticut Haunting in a Keen Author's Court10 August 2011
    50:00
  122. 130.
    Ancient Alien Astronauts: Interview with Ken Feder27 July 2011
    1:20:49
  123. 131.
    Hayley Stevens’ Lake Monster Mysteries6 July 2011
    39:13
  124. 132.
    Searching For Sasquatch8 June 2011
    1:00:12
  125. 133.
    The Zombie Autopsies11 May 2011
    50:56
  126. 134.
    Tracking the Manbeasts20 April 2011
    51:43
  127. 135.
    Resurrecting the Extinct30 March 2011
    44:08
  128. 136.
    Is The Skookum Fair Dinkum?16 March 2011
    1:02:41
  129. 137.
    Tracking the Chupacabra2 March 2011
    41:06
  130. 138.
    Tracking the Chupacabra (exclusive preview)25 February 2011
    34:23
  131. 139.
    Unmasking the Ninja26 January 2011
    51:24
  132. 140.
    Ethnobiology - A Lizard's Tale12 January 2011
    1:07:38
  133. 141.
    A Bestiary of Creatures22 December 2010
    58:40
  134. 142.
    The Iceman Goeth1 December 2010
    1:12:07
  135. 143.
    On Monsters3 November 2010
    54:20
  136. 144.
    The Rise of Bat Boy20 October 2010
    59:03
  137. 145.
    Dragon*Con's Skeptrack 201029 September 2010
    1:00:22
  138. 146.
    Just Scratching the Surface14 September 2010
    1:12:22
  139. 147.
    Cryptozoology & Science, Part 21 September 2010
    32:47
  140. 148.
    Cryptozoology & Science: Part 111 August 2010
    1:04:56
  141. 149.
    The Columbus Poltergeist (featuring James Randi)21 July 2010
    50:40
  142. 150.
    Cthulhu Rises16 June 2010
    1:16:26
  143. 151.
    Bringing Light to a Moth26 May 2010
    46:33
  144. 152.
    Monsters from the Lab5 May 2010
    1:11:43
  145. 153.
    Historical Ghost Investigations Part II: Sinking the Watertown21 April 2010
    59:29
  146. 154.
    Historical Ghost Investigations Part I: Kimo / Therapy7 April 2010
    1:00:10
  147. 155.
    Ghost Bird24 March 2010
    1:05:16
  148. 156.
    Getting into the Spirit of Things3 March 2010
    1:06:46
  149. 157.
    Suitable for Framing17 February 2010
    59:01
  150. 158.
    Bigfoot: First Impressions3 February 2010
    1:19:16
  151. 159.
    Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum!13 January 2010
    1:13:22
  152. 160.
    I'm Gonna Get You, Goat Sucker!23 December 2009
    50:55
  153. 161.
    They Came From Outer Space!9 December 2009
    51:49
  154. 162.
    Horrifying Hybrids18 November 2009
    1:05:28
  155. 163.
    002_Monstertalk_promo.mp329 October 2009
    1:00
  156. 164.
    003_Monsternews.mp329 October 2009
    4:46
  157. 165.
    001_Monstertalk_promo.mp329 October 2009
    1:18
  158. 166.
    CHQR_Blake_Interview.mp329 October 2009
    20:22
  159. 167.
    002_Monsternews.mp329 October 2009
    2:26
  160. 168.
    001_Monsternews.mp329 October 2009
    3:50
  161. 169.
    Darwin vs. the Wolfman28 October 2009
    1:04:30
  162. 170.
    Pterosaurs13 October 2009
    50:19
  163. 171.
    The Plesiosaur Hypothesis24 August 2009
    1:05:11
  164. 172.
    Fins & Fossil Footprints16 August 2009
    56:56
  165. 173.
    Anatomy of a Beast28 July 2009
    55:45
  166. 174.
    Bigfoot DNA2 July 2009
    1:11:05

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