Alien Odds: The Drake Equation (Part One)

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Happy new year, all, and welcome to space alien month on Rev. Matt’s Monster Science! Alongside the usual eclectic monster coverage that you’ve seen here in the past, we’ll be discussing the various species of space aliens over on my Twitter (RevMattK), and right here on the site we’ll have a serialized weekly discussion of the Drake Equation.

So! Let’s get to it. The Drake Equation! The Drake Equation is a mathematical equation that tells you whether or not there are space aliens. Continue reading…

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January 1, 2014

Krampus: The Raw Footage

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For my birthday in September of 2013, the inimitable Amy Wendt and I threw a party in which the hook was that everyone (who wanted to) was supposed to bring me a monster-themed liquor, and drink it with me on camera, for a special episode of Rev. Matt’s Monster Science. The party was an enormous success, but one part of the plan went wrong: We got enough indispensable material for at least four or five Rev. Matt’s Monster Sciences. Continue reading…

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December 26, 2013

How To Contract Lycanthropy

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This week’s entry is my third appearance at the Encyclopedia Show Minneapolis, way back in December of 2012! (Which explains the bit at the end of my piece.) It’s the first one where I began to get abusive with that show’s monthly theme, which was, in this case, “Obsolete Diseases.” Still, it went over pretty okay, and afterwards Mike Fotis (a producer of the show, seen here transitioning between myself and fact-checker Levi Weinhagen) was kind enough to give me a standing invitation to the show. I thanked him, and said, “But you do realize I’ll always take the monthly theme and turn it into being about monsters?” “Yes, that’s fine, you’ve shown that you can do that,” he said. Continue reading…

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August 1, 2013