Bart Mixon’s Monster Fixins’ – Episode 84 – 2/22/18

On this episode of Creature Geek, we talk to makeup/special effects artist Bart Mixon.  Bart has worked on pretty much everything for the past 25 years including Men In Black, Fight Night Part Two, Pet Cemetery and one of Len's all-time favorite films … Continue Reading ››

Len and Frank’s 2017 CreatureGeek Wrap-up – EPISODE 81 – 12/31/17

Frank’s new shop, follow-up of Frank leaving Tested, Last Jedi spoilers, what large companies could do to fan-driven fabrication and how to get on our show. 

Tim Shea’s Amateur Hour – Episode 80 – 11/17/17

On this episode, Frank and Len look at the hobbyist angle of doing your own design work with our guest Tim Shea. You may recognize some of Tim's work from past Tested videos, although you would never know he is an amateur designer. Tim just wrapped up a whirlwind weekend at DesignerCon in LA … Continue Reading ››

Mike Hill Takes On Werewolves – Episode 79 – 11/10/17

Frank and Len close the classic monster trilogy of podcasts by covering one of our favorite topics, werewolves.  And we've brought in werewolf expert and master sculptor Mike Hill to chat about lycanthropes. We also look at these lists of favorite werewolf film from Paste Magazine and Den of Geek and … Continue Reading ››

Mid-October Pop Culture Wrap Up – Episode 78 -10/20/17

Frank and Len talk about all the awesome things happening in the Pop Culture world this month like Blade Runner 2029, Halloween, The Orville and IT.

Kevin McTurk and The Haunted Swordsman – Episode 77 -9/29/17

Kevin McTurk joins us tonight, a prolific special effects and creature technician who has worked for shops like Stan Winston, WETA and Jim Henson's Creature Shop and has lent to talents to projects like Peter Jackson's King Kong, Iron Man 1 and 2, Jurassic Park and last summer's runaway hit for Netflix, Stranger Things. He's … Continue Reading ››

Michael Westmore: Excerpts From Makeup Man – Episode 75 -8/28/17

On this special episode of Creature Geek, Frank and I welcome the legendary Michael Westmore who reads sections of his new book Makeup Man.  There are some great stories in this episode including ones about Star Trek, The Munsters and an infamous Pink Lady painting. Thanks to Mr. Westmore for coming in and reading from … Continue Reading ››

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