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Blake Smith
Society & CultureNatural SciencesScience

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.


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Latest Episodes

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7 days ago

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14 days ago

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21 days ago


4.6 out of 5 stars from 1.5k ratings
  • Great Show, But…

    I really love this show, and would certainly contribute at the highest support level, if it weren’t for Blake’s incessant puns. I’ve been listening to this show for years, and just as I’m ready to hit the “support” button, Blake unleashes the most groan-and-painful pun that you could ever imagine. At least 99% of Blake’s puns are gut-wrenchingly bad, but the other 1% are slightly funny and grin-producing. Often times, though Blake launches these puns when the guests/authors/Karen are making a va... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States22 days ago
  • Fascinating

    Always interesting and enjoyable with good guests and topics. Books are recommended and they’re fun, too.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • Great show

    The most recent episode with Skripal is a wonderful reminder that we can have fun and engaging discourse with people we don’t see eye to eye with.

    Apple Podcasts
    Valentine de la Sierra
    United States2 months ago
  • Love this show!

    After catching up with “In Research Of” I decided to start exploring the archive of “Monster Talk” on my long car trips. I recently listened to the episode on America’s founding and decided I finally needed to write my review. more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States3 months ago
  • Fun show with charming hosts

    Blake and Karen are great hosts and have a talent for telling stories. They are also always respectful of other points of view. I love this show and the variety of topics has taught me a lot about monster, ufo, and ghost lore.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States4 months ago

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MonsterTalk launched 14 years ago and published 325 episodes to date. You can find more information about this podcast including rankings, audience demographics and engagement in our podcast database.

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