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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.
    Smalltown Monsters10 October 2018
    1:21:57
  2. 2.
    Jurassic Snark3 October 2018
    1:05:28
  3. 3.
    Long and Drawn Out: Bigfoot Pictographs2 October 2018
    1:26:23
  4. 4.
    To Sleep, Perchance to Scream26 September 2018
    1:10:16
  5. 5.
    Seneca Legends24 September 2018
    51:57
  6. 6.
    Guns & Goblins: CryptidCon 201812 September 2018
    57:13
  7. 7.
    Werewolves and Change4 September 2018
    1:04:52
  8. 8.
    Chained Heir: Gothic Horror in Glamis Castle29 August 2018
    1:08:21
  1. 9.
    Jail Ghost Round Table24 August 2018
    1:13:45
  2. 10.
    Here Come The PERSONS In Black31 July 2018
    38:40
  3. 11.
    The Toll of A. Bell25 July 2018
    35:59
  4. 12.
    Krampus in July17 July 2018
    1:16:35
  5. 13.
    The Call of Tut-Thulhu12 July 2018
    1:37:56
  6. 14.
    The Meg27 June 2018
    1:05:34
  7. 15.
    Nessie Unloched20 June 2018
    35:40
  8. 16.
    An interview with Richard Hatem (Part II)6 June 2018
    1:17:12
  9. 17.
    An interview with Richard Hatem (Part I)30 May 2018
    1:10:18
  10. 18.
    Magic: Sex, Drugs and Rocket Propulsion23 May 2018
    1:19:08
  11. 19.
    The Greyfriars Kirkyard Ghost16 May 2018
    1:22:00
  12. 20.
    The Chicago Mothman — Site Seeing1 May 2018
    1:14:26
  13. 21.
    Spouting off about Gargoyles18 April 2018
    59:51
  14. 22.
    Rampage: A Huge Croc28 March 2018
    1:12:51
  15. 23.
    The Great Beast 66614 March 2018
    1:01:40
  16. 24.
    Magic: Spiritualism and Theosophy, Part II28 February 2018
    51:25
  17. 25.
    Winchester’s Cathedral14 February 2018
    59:53
  18. 26.
    Magic: Spiritualism and Theosophy30 January 2018
    1:04:00
  19. 27.
    Alien Intrusion and the Ultraterrestrial Hypothesis17 January 2018
    1:19:08
  20. 28.
    The Tail of the Lizard Man3 January 2018
    59:28
  21. 29.
    Christmas Special # 5: The Open Window24 December 2017
    11:25
  22. 30.
    Fermi to Know and UFO to Find Out20 December 2017
    58:58
  23. 31.
    UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens6 December 2017
    59:00
  24. 32.
    Grimoires—Part II29 November 2017
    1:12:16
  25. 33.
    Grimoires—Part I22 November 2017
    49:35
  26. 34.
    The Crypto-Kid14 November 2017
    1:01:30
  27. 35.
    Haunted Objects30 October 2017
    1:22:17
  28. 36.
    Witches, Pleas30 October 2017
    1:15:43
  29. 37.
    American Goblins — Part 318 October 2017
    1:44:04
  30. 38.
    American Goblins — Part 211 October 2017
    1:04:21
  31. 39.
    American Goblins — Part 14 October 2017
    28:01
  32. 40.
    The Tracks We Left At DragonCon and CryptidCon20 September 2017
    50:39
  33. 41.
    The Science Behind Monsters30 August 2017
    19:17
  34. 42.
    Dropbears16 August 2017
    58:09
  35. 43.
    The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of H. P. Lovecraft26 July 2017
    1:18:57
  36. 44.
    Naming Monsters12 July 2017
    1:14:35
  37. 45.
    England's Most Haunted Village28 June 2017
    1:16:01
  38. 46.
    Minions, Mobs & Myrmidons21 June 2017
    1:04:36
  39. 47.
    Spooky Geology16 May 2017
    45:40
  40. 48.
    Monster Trek2 May 2017
    59:40
  41. 49.
    The Enfield Poltergeist (Part 2)12 April 2017
    1:11:52
  42. 50.
    Man's Best Fiend4 April 2017
    1:21:02
  43. 51.
    Crush, Crumble and Chomp29 March 2017
    1:32:32
  44. 52.
    The Enfield Poltergeist8 March 2017
    1:16:27
  45. 53.
    MonsterTalk Essay 00121 February 2017
    9:31
  46. 54.
    Psychic Soldiers and Imperilled Silverware8 February 2017
    57:36
  47. 55.
    One Rogue Planet: A Star Warrior's Story11 January 2017
    1:04:58
  48. 56.
    Christmas Special # 4: The Thing in the Cellar30 December 2016
    13:21
  49. 57.
    Bitchin' 'bout Sitchin21 December 2016
    1:12:57
  50. 58.
    Achievement Unloched — Morar Ness14 December 2016
    1:02:54
  51. 59.
    Science and Sea Monster30 November 2016
    1:09:43
  52. 60.
    Fairies! An ArchyFantasies Crossover31 October 2016
    1:20:47
  53. 61.
    Yetipalooza25 October 2016
    59:13
  54. 62.
    MonsterTalk Meets The Lovecraft Geek19 October 2016
    1:06:53
  55. 63.
    MonsterTalk Live Stream Event19 October 2016
    1:15
  56. 64.
    Demon Dolls12 October 2016
    1:06:00
  57. 65.
    Frauds, Hoaxes and Splendor in the Past28 September 2016
    1:34:47
  58. 66.
    Folklore and Urban Legends14 September 2016
    1:10:22
  59. 67.
    The Best Laid Plans31 August 2016
    38:39
  60. 68.
    Tell Me Strange Things16 August 2016
    1:16:30
  61. 69.
    Broadcasting for a Spell2 August 2016
    1:27:08
  62. 70.
    Skeptics Talking About Monsters20 July 2016
    1:06:21
  63. 71.
    The Episode They Don’t Want You To Know About6 July 2016
    1:01:31
  64. 72.
    What the Fouke? The Beast of Boggy Creek8 June 2016
    1:04:37
  65. 73.
    Bigfoot Skepticism24 May 2016
    1:05:41
  66. 74.
    Bad UFOs4 May 2016
    1:11:19
  67. 75.
    A Serpent's Tale19 April 2016
    1:00:55
  68. 76.
    Skepticism 10113 April 2016
    1:03:44
  69. 77.
    Hunting Monsters9 March 2016
    1:14:50
  70. 78.
    Christmas Special # 3: Pickman's Model30 December 2015
    32:54
  71. 79.
    Conclusions (Episode 100)15 July 2015
    1:08:27
  72. 80.
    Let's Get This Off Our Chest3 June 2015
    1:02:26
  73. 81.
    Doctor Atlantis20 May 2015
    57:14
  74. 82.
    Shame on the Lizard People15 April 2015
    39:08
  75. 83.
    Fear Itself18 March 2015
    42:23
  76. 84.
    El D20ablo — The Satanic Panic & Role-Playing Games4 March 2015
    1:05:56
  77. 85.
    A Fear of Spiders28 January 2015
    1:14:44
  78. 86.
    Christmas Special #002: An Inhabitant of Carcosa2 January 2015
    13:59
  79. 87.
    Fangs That Go Bump in the Night22 October 2014
    1:08:27
  80. 88.
    Demon Purrsession: Tales of Demonically Possessed Cats15 October 2014
    51:20
  81. 89.
    The Robot Apocalypse8 October 2014
    1:05:58
  82. 90.
    Vampira24 September 2014
    1:07:01
  83. 91.
    City Lion, Country Lion10 September 2014
    14:28
  84. 92.
    More Brainssss20 August 2014
    1:07:42
  85. 93.
    Slenderman and Tulpas30 July 2014
    1:07:05
  86. 94.
    Alienable Rites16 July 2014
    53:27
  87. 95.
    New MT on the Bounty2 July 2014
    45:46
  88. 96.
    The Cures of the Mummy's Tomb18 June 2014
    44:09
  89. 97.
    The Mongolian Death Worm4 June 2014
    57:20
  90. 98.
    A Tiger by the Tale6 May 2014
    1:00:06
  91. 99.
    A Wolf in the Fold2 April 2014
    33:38
  92. 100.
    Plesiosaur Parenting12 March 2014
    47:05
  93. 101.
    Demons, Ghosts and Gary Indiana26 February 2014
    43:53
  94. 102.
    You Won't Believe What These Skeptics Have To Say About Bigfoot29 January 2014
    46:44
  95. 103.
    Nature's Rich Bounty8 January 2014
    55:26
  96. 104.
    Zombies, Cults, and Demons23 December 2013
    1:07:33
  97. 105.
    MonsterTalk Christmas Special #001 — CASTING THE RUNES23 December 2013
    46:28
  98. 106.
    Cryptozoologicon: Volume I18 December 2013
    59:37
  99. 107.
    Speak of the Devil13 November 2013
    1:02:41
  100. 108.
    MonsterTalk Special #003: Seeing is Believing30 October 2013
    17:28
  101. 109.
    The Warren Omission16 October 2013
    1:18:23
  102. 110.
    His Tory of the Jersey Devil18 September 2013
    52:19
  103. 111.
    More Map Monsters4 September 2013
    57:42
  104. 112.
    The Key to the Legend of the Map Monsters7 August 2013
    49:57
  105. 113.
    Return of the Revenge of the Son of the Bride of MonsterTalk31 July 2013
    55:48
  106. 114.
    MonsterTalk Special #00211 June 2013
    1:42:56
  107. 115.
    MonsterTalk Special #0015 June 2013
    42:32
  108. 116.
    What's Good for the Mongoose...17 April 2013
    1:07:09
  109. 117.
    The Zombie Antpocalypse19 March 2013
    47:12
  110. 118.
    Weak Are The Champ Puns6 March 2013
    1:08:21
  111. 119.
    Arachnophilia20 February 2013
    1:01:50
  112. 120.
    Hop Springs Eternal6 February 2013
    1:22:39
  113. 121.
    Witch You Talkin' About?23 January 2013
    50:43
  114. 122.
    2012-The Year in Monsters2 January 2013
    1:15:58
  115. 123.
    Sasquatch: Ketchum If You Can5 December 2012
    1:26:32
  116. 124.
    YEC and Beowulf: It's verse than you think24 October 2012
    41:18
  117. 125.
    Yokai Attack!11 September 2012
    53:45
  118. 126.
    The Blair Fish Project22 August 2012
    1:05:52
  119. 127.
    Assault and Giant Battery8 August 2012
    1:00:43
  120. 128.
    Skeptics are Redoubtable13 June 2012
    1:16:18
  121. 129.
    Qu'est Que C'est?2 May 2012
    51:14
  122. 130.
    Onan the Jar Burying25 April 2012
    52:06
  123. 131.
    ThylaCinema and Nocturnal Submissions4 April 2012
    26:14
  124. 132.
    What the Bigfoot market will bear28 March 2012
    54:46
  125. 133.
    Hell Hath No Furry!7 March 2012
    1:18:31
  126. 134.
    Internet Video Hoaxes: A Mammoth Undertaking22 February 2012
    1:25:45
  127. 135.
    Monsters in America (interview with Scott Poole)8 February 2012
    1:11:48
  128. 136.
    Something Wiccan This Way Comes18 January 2012
    1:05:25
  129. 137.
    Squatching with The Krampus21 December 2011
    1:38:28
  130. 138.
    Unbottling some Jinn7 December 2011
    1:07:28
  131. 139.
    Paranormality: Psychic Dogs, Ghosts and Silly Voices-an Interview with Richard Wiseman9 November 2011
    42:37
  132. 140.
    Crypt O' Zoology: Dinosaurs in Africa!26 October 2011
    54:24
  133. 141.
    Bad Wolf5 October 2011
    25:27
  134. 142.
    The Big Bad Wolf21 September 2011
    1:10:21
  135. 143.
    Dead Men Are a Ghoul's Best Friend7 September 2011
    54:56
  136. 144.
    A Connecticut Haunting in a Keen Author's Court10 August 2011
    50:00
  137. 145.
    Ancient Alien Astronauts: Interview with Ken Feder27 July 2011
    1:20:49
  138. 146.
    Hayley Stevens’ Lake Monster Mysteries6 July 2011
    39:13
  139. 147.
    Searching For Sasquatch8 June 2011
    1:00:12
  140. 148.
    The Zombie Autopsies11 May 2011
    50:56
  141. 149.
    Tracking the Manbeasts20 April 2011
    51:43
  142. 150.
    Resurrecting the Extinct30 March 2011
    44:08
  143. 151.
    Is The Skookum Fair Dinkum?16 March 2011
    1:02:41
  144. 152.
    Tracking the Chupacabra2 March 2011
    41:06
  145. 153.
    Tracking the Chupacabra (exclusive preview)25 February 2011
    34:23
  146. 154.
    Unmasking the Ninja26 January 2011
    51:24
  147. 155.
    Ethnobiology - A Lizard's Tale12 January 2011
    1:07:38
  148. 156.
    A Bestiary of Creatures22 December 2010
    58:40
  149. 157.
    The Iceman Goeth1 December 2010
    1:12:07
  150. 158.
    On Monsters3 November 2010
    54:20
  151. 159.
    The Rise of Bat Boy20 October 2010
    59:03
  152. 160.
    Dragon*Con's Skeptrack 201029 September 2010
    1:00:22
  153. 161.
    Just Scratching the Surface14 September 2010
    1:12:22
  154. 162.
    Cryptozoology & Science, Part 21 September 2010
    32:47
  155. 163.
    Cryptozoology & Science: Part 111 August 2010
    1:04:56
  156. 164.
    The Columbus Poltergeist (featuring James Randi)21 July 2010
    50:40
  157. 165.
    Cthulhu Rises16 June 2010
    1:16:26
  158. 166.
    Bringing Light to a Moth26 May 2010
    46:33
  159. 167.
    Monsters from the Lab5 May 2010
    1:11:43
  160. 168.
    Historical Ghost Investigations Part II: Sinking the Watertown21 April 2010
    59:29
  161. 169.
    Historical Ghost Investigations Part I: Kimo / Therapy7 April 2010
    1:00:10
  162. 170.
    Ghost Bird24 March 2010
    1:05:16
  163. 171.
    Getting into the Spirit of Things3 March 2010
    1:06:46
  164. 172.
    Suitable for Framing17 February 2010
    59:01
  165. 173.
    Bigfoot: First Impressions3 February 2010
    1:19:16
  166. 174.
    Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum!13 January 2010
    1:13:22
  167. 175.
    I'm Gonna Get You, Goat Sucker!23 December 2009
    50:55
  168. 176.
    They Came From Outer Space!9 December 2009
    51:49
  169. 177.
    Horrifying Hybrids18 November 2009
    1:05:28
  170. 178.
    002_Monstertalk_promo.mp329 October 2009
    1:00
  171. 179.
    003_Monsternews.mp329 October 2009
    4:46
  172. 180.
    001_Monstertalk_promo.mp329 October 2009
    1:18
  173. 181.
    CHQR_Blake_Interview.mp329 October 2009
    20:22
  174. 182.
    002_Monsternews.mp329 October 2009
    2:26
  175. 183.
    001_Monsternews.mp329 October 2009
    3:50
  176. 184.
    Darwin vs. the Wolfman28 October 2009
    1:04:30
  177. 185.
    Pterosaurs13 October 2009
    50:19
  178. 186.
    The Plesiosaur Hypothesis24 August 2009
    1:05:11
  179. 187.
    Fins & Fossil Footprints16 August 2009
    56:56
  180. 188.
    Anatomy of a Beast28 July 2009
    55:45
  181. 189.
    Bigfoot DNA2 July 2009
    1:11:05

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