Revisiting The Wild West With Norman Cabrera – Episode 58 -2/3/17

CreatureGeek returns for February with one of the premiere makeup artists and sculptors working today - Norman Cabrera. Norman's list of credits are a compendium of the best fantasy and horror have to offer and include such titles as The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead, Drag Me to Hell, Kill Bill Voume 1, … Continue Reading ››

Crossing the Pond with Stuart Bray – Episode 57 – 1/20/17

Today's guest is on loan to us from the UK - Stuart Bray. Stuart has lent his talent in special effects and prostethics to such big budget features as Shaun of the Dead, The Mummy Returns and Gladiator. He's also worked on such iconic small screen shows like Game of Thrones, Waking The Dead (not … Continue Reading ››

Respect The Mold: A Chat With Rob Freitas – Episode 56 -1/13/17

On this episode, Frank and I talk with Master Mold Maker, Rob Freitas. Rob has been in the industry for decades and is considered by many best in his speciality - mold making. Let's put it this way: Rob is the guy that Rick Baker calls when he needs someone to make molds. It's a … Continue Reading ››

Remote Viewing With Jordu Schell – Episode 55 -1/6/17

CreatureGeek is back for 2017! Our first show is an extra long one with an incredible guest. This week, Frank and I welcome sculptor and concept designer, Jordu Schell, who has been working in the FX industry for over 30 years. His resume includes such films as James Cameron's Avatar, … Continue Reading ››

The World According to Jeff Levine – Episode 54 -11/25/16

On this ep, (The FINAL ep for 2016) Frank and I welcome Jeff Levine. Jeff is a producer who has had ,and continues having, an incredible career. Jeff talks a lot about the movie industry from a producer's viewpoint and how that affects everyone working on a film, especially the FX and makers. It's a … Continue Reading ››

“Children of The Night, Shaddup!” – Episode 53 -10/28/16

This episode of CreatureGeek, Frank and I talk Dracula and Vampires. We chat about the original 1931 Lugosi joint as well as our favorite (and no so favorite) Vampire films. We also chat about a lot of other stuff that you are bound to enjoy. So go now and enjoy it! If you're digging this … Continue Reading ››

The Norm Show – Episode 52 -10/21/16

This episode of CreatureGeek, we talk to Norm Chan, the man behind! We chat about my visit to Robert Kurtzman's Creature Corps Studio and The Paranormal Penitentiary, about the haunted house season and we get into it in our discussion about Westworld. Yee-hah! Listen in! If you're digging this … Continue Reading ››

We Went Back to Ohio with Robert Kurtzman – Episode 50 – 9/23/16

On this episode of CreatureGeek (due to a misnumbering error is actually our 50th show!) we talk to legendary SFX makeup artist, Robert Kurtzman. Robert is the original K of KNB EFX, one of its original founders, and is now running his own company in his home state of Ohio - Robert Kurtzman's Creature Corps. … Continue Reading ››

Shout Session! With Brian Ward – Episode 48 – 9/16/16

On this episode of CreatureGeek - Frank and I welcome Brian Ward, the Senior Director of Video Production for Shout! Factory. Shout! curates TV shows and movies for the collector in all of us - shows likes MST3K, Freaks and Geeks, and the 1982 version of The Thing. Brian talks … Continue Reading ››

In the Not Too Distant Future: Dragoncon 2016- Episode 47 – 9/9/16

On this episode of CreatureGeek - LIVE FROM DRAGONCON 2016 - Frank goes solo. But he has the best co-hosts in my absence. He welcomes Trace Beaulieu and Frank Conniff from Mystery Science Theater 3000, Cinematic Titanic and The Mads Are Back. They talk about movie riffing, Joe Don Baker, This Island Earth and a … Continue Reading ››

Two Ding Dongs and A Microphone – Episode 46 – 8/19/16

Frank and I are two dings dongs talking into in a mic. We chat more about biz battles, showing up on time, upcoming conventions and the biggest hit of the summer, Stranger Things!  If you're digging this show, please head over to our Patreon and support us with a few bucks. Also, thanks to our … Continue Reading ››

The Miles Teves Show – Episode 45 – 8/5/16

On this episode of CreatureGeek, Frank and I talk to SFX designer, illustrator, storyboard and concept artist Miles Teves. Miles shares some of his stories about working with Rob Bottin, his time at Stan Winston Studios and more. Thanks for listening!  If you're digging this show, please head over  to and support … Continue Reading ››

The Little Wood Chopper – Episode 44 – 7/22/16

This episode of Creaturegeek, Frank and I talk with Rick "The Little Wood Chopper" Lazzarini of The Character Shop. Rick talks about his work on the Ghostbusters reboot and also the lack of credit for it. Rick gives us some great insight into the behind-the-scenes of the behind-the-scenes. Thanks for listening! If you're digging this … Continue Reading ››

Frank Langely: Puppeteer – Episode 44 – 7/8/16

On this episode, Frank and I welcome special effects guru Frank Langley. Frank is a puppeteer whose work includes the infamous Team America: World Police. Frank shares plenty of great stories and talks about some of his new projects, including Yamasong. If you're digging this show, please head over to … Continue Reading ››

Browning It Up With Doug Stewart – Episode 42 – 6/17/16

We welcome SFX special costume designer Doug Stewart to this episode of Creaturegeek. We chat about adding brown to a costume and how to age a garment to look realistic. It's a fascinating discussion with another seasoned pro! If you are enjoying the show, head over to and support us with a few bucks. … Continue Reading ››

Rebooting and Remaking It – Episode 41 – 6/10/16

On this episode of CreatureGeek, Frank and I talk about a variety of topics first and foremost the argument to reboot and remake in Hollywood. We chat about the trend of making costumes cosplayable. And how editing can make or break a trailer. If you are enjoying the show, head over to and … Continue Reading ››

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