Episode 11: Universal Horror Monsters

Mike hangs out with his old friend from the Abraham Van Helsing University for Monster Slaying, Ken Ang, for this episode. Learn more on the history of Universal Horror as we talk about Dracula, Frankenstein’s monster, and the Wolfman.


00:00 Opening Song

00:41 Former slayer school classmate, Ken Ang, comes in as a guest

03:15 Introduction to motion pictures and Universal Studios

11:06 Dracula

15:32 Things that were not part of vampire lore before Dracula

17:44 How to kill Dracula

18:40 Frankenstein’s monster

23:30 Sense of humour in Bride of Frankenstein

26:07 How to kill Frankenstein’s Monster

27:11 Wolfman

29:48 Transformation of the wolfman

34:35 Creature Feature


References and links:

Universal Studios Monsters: A Legacy of Horror written by Michael Mallory

The mind of Monster Slayer Mike


About the show

In the Monster Slayer’s Guide, Mike Nevada and his rotating guest of monster slayers (who coincidentally all sound like Mike’s brother), analyze horror movies, so when that same monster comes to your town, you will know exactly how to destroy the evil from beyond the grave.


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