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Here Be Monsters

KCRW

A podcast exploring the dark corners of the human mind. Stories from artists, scientists, philosophers and journalists. Decidedly brainy and always interesting.

A podcast exploring the dark corners of the human mind. Stories from artists, scientists, philosophers and journalists. Decidedly brainy and always interesting.
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Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Networks:

KCRW

Description:

A podcast exploring the dark corners of the human mind. Stories from artists, scientists, philosophers and journalists. Decidedly brainy and always interesting.

Twitter:

@HBMpodcast

Language:

English


Episodes

HBM116: Finest and Most Rotten (Going Forward)

4/10/2019
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Do you think this is a good world?

Duration:00:17:57

HBM115: Bound in Walton et al.

3/27/2019
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A book bound in the skin of its author causes eye-rolls for its modern-day caretakers.

Duration:00:23:10

HBM114: Envisioning AIDS

3/13/2019
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With your eyes closed in a dark room, a voice guides you through the process of dying from AIDS.

Duration:00:36:48

HBM113: The Last Ones

2/27/2019
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Two radio producers and a conservationist explore grief, loss, and caribou habitat on a snowy walk in the woods.

Duration:00:29:18

HBM112: Negative Space

2/13/2019
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Jeff listens to the spaces inbetween words to see if the answers to his problems are buried there.

Duration:00:21:54

HBM111: Waiting for Earth

1/30/2019
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Bethany Denton wonders if her unborn children still watch her from the premortal existence.

Duration:00:30:08

HBM110: Big Numbers

1/16/2019
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Jeff explains why numbers are like telescopes.

Duration:00:27:06

HBM109: Untitled Noises of New York (Sound Matters)

1/2/2019
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HBM host Jeff Emtman attempts to capture the essence of NYC. Re-aired from the Bang and Bang and Olufsen podcast Sound Matters.

Duration:00:27:05

HBM108: Witch of Saratoga

12/19/2018
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Sleeping in the forest as homage to Angeline Tubbs, aka. “The Witch of Saratoga.”

Duration:00:20:09

HBM107: Carlo Surrenders

12/5/2018
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In theology school, Carlo Nakar asked, “Lord, what is the hardest thing you could possibly ask me to do?” He got a verbal answer.

Duration:00:33:21

HBM106: Beautiful Stories about Dead Animals (part 2)

11/21/2018
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Personal stories of animal death and the bodies they leave behind, as told by writer Kryssanne Adams. Part 2 of 2.

Duration:00:29:47

Listen to Nocturne

11/14/2018
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Nocturne is a podcast that we love. It’s about the night. We think you should subscribe.

Duration:00:27:35

HBM105: Beautiful Stories about Dead Animals (part 1)

11/7/2018
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Personal stories of animal death and the bodies they leave behind, as told by writer Kryssanne Adams. Part 1 of 2.

Duration:00:29:25

HBM104: Scrapheap Reactor

10/24/2018
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Max Turnquist is building a fusion reactor in his bedroom.

Duration:00:30:20

HBM103: Fate’s Notebook

10/10/2018
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Reynaldo Gulin had a notebook full of warnings and advice that was supposed to keep his family from danger. But after he died, a second, unforeseen death shook his family’s faith in Santeria.

Duration:00:39:33

HBM102: Breath Holder

9/26/2018
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Free diver Archer Mayo searches for unusual treasures in the murky water of the Columbia River.

Duration:00:18:34

HBM101: Much Corruption

9/12/2018
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Jeff Emtman finds himself distracted by dragons and their ilk as he kayaks with one of the world’s hairiest people.

Duration:00:33:13

Season 7 and HBM Sweatshirts

8/15/2018
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Our 7th season starts on September 12th, 2018.

Duration:00:40:15

HBM100: Faraway Minds

6/6/2018
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Anna Klein worries that her fantasies of running away to the remote corners of the world may be a familial urge to isolate herself, the same way her father did...a tendency that ultimately contributed to his early death.

Duration:00:35:33

HBM099: Spell for the Repulsion of Astral Vampires

5/23/2018
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In this video episode of Here Be Monsters, Jeff shares his special spell of repulsion for astral energy vampires that are draining humans of their life force en masse.

Duration:00:15:14