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The CMTK Talk Hour

The CMTK Talk Hour

By T.K. Sivgin

Artist and author C.M. Kosemen and science-writer T.K. Sivgin talk about various topics that interest them, ranging from the strange and paranormal worlds of ufology and cryptozoology, to the hard-scientific ones of paleontology and history, all the way to the mundane realms of movies and games.
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Episode 10: Tetzoocon 2022 Recap - Day 2
Episode 10: Tetzoocon 2022 Recap - Day 2
Our second day at Tetzoocon. How did pterosaurs really walk? How would Dali have painted dinosaurs? How many memes can you put into a powerpoint presentation? Was Dippy done dirty by the NHM? How stupid can humanoid aliens be? How hard is it to publish a book about windows? These and more questions will be answered in this episode of the CMTK Rambling Hour!
02:09:24
December 11, 2022
Episode 9: Tetzoocon 2022 Recap - Day 1
Episode 9: Tetzoocon 2022 Recap - Day 1
Kosemen and Sivgin finally got to meet each other in person at this year's Tetzoocon in London. From platypus affairs, fossil farts, bear-like megalosaurs and odd art-vendors, to the anniversary of All Yesterdays and dinosaur tool-use, we experienced a lot to talk about. *Please support C. M. Kosemen's work on: https://www.patreon.com/cmkosemen * C. M. Kosemen's website: http://cmkosemen.com/ * Please support T. K. Sivgin's work on: https://www.patreon.com/manospondylus * The Manospondylus blog by T. K. Sivgin: https://www.manospondylus.com * Har Deshur - visions of an alternate, habitable Mars: https://hardeshur.blogspot.com
01:23:10
December 10, 2022
Episode 8: All about Nessie
Episode 8: All about Nessie
In this episode we talk in-depth about the lore and history of the Loch Ness Monster and branch off into many tangent discussions abous USOs, the social aspects of Cryptozoology, alternative explanations for Nessie and beyond! *Please support C. M. Kosemen's work on: https://www.patreon.com/cmkosemen * C. M. Kosemen's website: http://cmkosemen.com/ * Please support T. K. Sivgin's work on: https://www.patreon.com/manospondylus * The Manospondylus blog by T. K. Sivgin: https://www.manospondylus.com * Har Deshur - visions of an alternate, habitable Mars: https://hardeshur.blogspot.com
01:03:34
November 20, 2022
Episode 7: Horror movies and Horrible histories
Episode 7: Horror movies and Horrible histories
In this spooky October episode (for real this time), we talk about horror movies we thought were of note, discuss which version of being undead is the best and unexpectedly drift off into Turkic history. *Please support C. M. Kosemen's work on: https://www.patreon.com/cmkosemen * C. M. Kosemen's website: http://cmkosemen.com/ * Please support T. K. Sivgin's work on: https://www.patreon.com/manospondylus * The Manospondylus blog by T. K. Sivgin: https://www.manospondylus.com * Har Deshur - visions of an alternate, habitable Mars: https://hardeshur.blogspot.com
01:38:01
October 13, 2022
Episode 6: From Donkey Kong to Star Trek
Episode 6: From Donkey Kong to Star Trek
In a BIG, SPOOKY, but mostly non-Halloween-related podcast, we continue our rambling discussion of the computer games that shaped our lives. Games discussed include El-Fish, Paraworld, Star Trek: The Next Generation – A Final Unity, the Oddworld Franchise, Tomb Raider, the Total War Series, Donkey Kong Country Returns, among many others - as well as the incredible power that is childhood imagination! *Please support C. M. Kosemen's work on: https://www.patreon.com/cmkosemen * C. M. Kosemen's website: http://cmkosemen.com/ * Please support T. K. Sivgin's work on: https://www.patreon.com/manospondylus * The Manospondylus blog by T. K. Sivgin: https://www.manospondylus.com * Har Deshur - visions of an alternate, habitable Mars: https://hardeshur.blogspot.com
01:41:38
October 01, 2022
Episode 5: Dino games and videogames we would like to exist
Episode 5: Dino games and videogames we would like to exist
A great big rambling podcast in which we talk about our favourite computer games; cathartic childhood memories about nostalgic gaming moments; the strange, universal trend of thinking one's self as a dinosaur; our DREAM COMPUTER GAMES, and more... *Please support C. M. Kosemen's work on: https://www.patreon.com/cmkosemen * C. M. Kosemen's website: http://cmkosemen.com/ * Please support T. K. Sivgin's work on: https://www.patreon.com/manospondylus * The Manospondylus blog by T. K. Sivgin: https://www.manospondylus.com * Har Deshur - visions of an alternate, habitable Mars: https://hardeshur.blogspot.com
01:25:28
October 01, 2022
Episode 4: MORE of the weirdest UFO Entities
Episode 4: MORE of the weirdest UFO Entities
We continue our rambling discussion of the strangest alien entities reported in the classic 1996 book; "The Field Guide To Extraterrestrials" by Patrick Huyghe and Harry Trumbore. Buy this amazing book on:  https://www.amazon.com/Field-Guide-Ex... *Please support C. M. Kosemen's work on: https://www.patreon.com/cmkosemen * C. M. Kosemen's website: http://cmkosemen.com/ * Please support T. K. Sivgin's work on: https://www.patreon.com/manospondylus * The Manospondylus blog by T. K. Sivgin: https://www.manospondylus.com * Har Deshur - visions of an alternate, habitable Mars: https://hardeshur.blogspot.com
01:23:37
October 01, 2022
Episode 3: The Four Weirdest UFO Entities
Episode 3: The Four Weirdest UFO Entities
We break down three of the strangest alien entities reported in the classic 1996 book; "The Field Guide To Extraterrestrials" by Patrick Huyghe and Harry Trumbore. The fourth entity is so weird it's not even listed there - listen on to find out! *Please support C. M. Kosemen's work on: https://www.patreon.com/cmkosemen * C. M. Kosemen's website: http://cmkosemen.com/ * Please support T. K. Sivgin's work on: https://www.patreon.com/manospondylus * The Manospondylus blog by T. K. Sivgin: https://www.manospondylus.com * Har Deshur - visions of an alternate, habitable Mars: https://hardeshur.blogspot.com
01:28:50
October 01, 2022
Episode 2: Kepler's Spec-Evo Book, Warhammer and Alien Abductions
Episode 2: Kepler's Spec-Evo Book, Warhammer and Alien Abductions
A talk on Kepler's "Somnium", arguably the first work of science fiction and maybe even speculative evolution; with side-paths leading off into discussions of Scottish "second sight", Warhammer, a Skull Island zoo simulator game, the scariest films, Whitley Strieber's Communion, and much more! *Please support C. M. Kosemen's work on: https://www.patreon.com/cmkosemen * C. M. Kosemen's website: http://cmkosemen.com/ * Please support T. K. Sivgin's work on: https://www.patreon.com/manospondylus  * The Manospondylus blog by T. K. Sivgin: https://www.manospondylus.com * Har Deshur - visions of an alternate, habitable Mars: https://hardeshur.blogspot.com 
01:17:18
October 01, 2022
Episode 1: Rhynia and Beyond
Episode 1: Rhynia and Beyond
The first episode of the Podcast merely started as an interview with fellow spec-zoology and natural history enthusiast T. K. Sivgin on Keplerian and Heliocentric world-building; how to research and write about speculative evolution (among other things); conspiracy theories; wild tangent worlds, and more.     * Please support T. K. Sivgin's work on: https://www.patreon.com/manospondylus  * The Manospondylus blog by T. K. Sivgin: https://www.manospondylus.com/  * Bob Guan - co-creator and artist of Rhynia: https://www.deviantart.com/bobsicleg*  Rhynia, co-authored by T. K. Sivgin: https://spacestationrhynia.blogspot.com/*  Marrow, a sci-fi book with a similar realm to Rhynia: https://rb.gy/pox4lf
01:04:25
October 01, 2022