The Strain: Dissecting del Toro's Vampires


The Strain: Dissecting del Toro's Vampires

Guillermo del Toro's "The Strain" continues to enthrall readers and viewers -- and, love it or hate it, there's no denying the complexity and creativity that del Toro and co-author Chuck Hogan poured into the series' vampires. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Christian explore some real-world organisms that line up nicely with the science of "The Strain."

Image Credit: A look at "The Master." (Michael Gibson/FX)

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Topics in this Podcast: biology, christian sager, monsters, parasites, vampires