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Daft Monks

30 EpisodesProduced by Nat1 PresentsWebsite

Half talk show, half improv comedy campaign, Daft Monks is a modern pop culture podcast for nerds and sadists alike. Join us every Monday (ish) for funny anecdotes, useless trivia, and the latest installment of our storytelling adventure. Season 3 starts the story anew and explores a bleak, cyberpun… read more

30 Episodes | 2020 - 2023

Clash of the Has-Beens

December 10th, 2020


Who would win in a fight, Trevor Belmont or Van Helsing? Join us in the deathmatch arena, where two “professional” Dracula hunters find themselves …

No Gift Like the Present

January 12th, 2021


The Nates dive into more random role play bits. We check in on Trevor Belmont and Van Helsing. A Mandalorian warrior is paired up with a social media …

Dinner for Schm... Monster Hunters

March 23rd, 2021


Trevor Belmont and Van Helsing storm Dracula's castle to slay the demon once and for all. Things don't quite go as planned, however, when both …

No Way Nosferatu

May 4th, 2021


Belmont and Van Helsing flee Transylvania after the incident at Dracula's castle (the one where they pushed him down a flight of stairs at his own …

Shroom & Doom

November 2nd, 2021


While camping outside a small village festival, Van Helsing ingests one too many toxic shrooms and runs off in a delirious high in search of a murderous clown syndicate and organized crime. It's up to Belmont and the …

Make My Date

December 28th, 2021


Van Helsing tries his hand at speed dating after an unfortunate accident befalls a village's entire population of eligible bachelors. The Nates swap …

Season 2 Trailer | Introducing the Daft Monks

December 31st, 2021


Season two features everyone’s favorite deviants, the notorious Abraham Van Helsing and Trevor Belmont, as they zero in a coherent story and struggle …

A Fate Worse Than McDeath

January 28th, 2022


On the Season 2 premiere of Daft Monks, the Nates discuss the upcoming Monsters of the Multiverse sourcebook and workshop the plots of major 2022 …

Leave It to Beaverlon

February 11th, 2022


Nate discusses his second go-around with Covid-19 and the growing popularity of the game "Wordle." Nate gives a skeptical review of Critical Role's …

Nun Other Than Sister Brother

February 25th, 2022


The Nates talk scandal at the Winter Olympics, what the Chernobyl Olympic Games would look like, the Director of Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story and …

Juan Life Gives You Moon Titties

March 4th, 2022


Nate discovers he was his team's handicap on his teenage bowling team and they both discuss the fairy tale setting of Children of Earte coming to Twitch. In anticipation of Robert Patterson's Batman movie, the Nates …

A Rack to Remember

January 14th, 2023


The Nates address their year-long hiatus, the ridiculous potential of AI, and a series of avatars they created in an AI mobile app. Meanwhile, the …

Saved by the Swami

January 22nd, 2023


The Nates discuss new year's health goals, and one of the hosts recalls how he was almost cast for a Squid Games Reality television show. Meanwhile, Bingo helps Van Helsing reconnect with his true self through a series …

The Enemy of My Enemy is... Nayenezgani

February 3rd, 2023


The Nates discuss season 2 of Vox Machina, their casual Tomb of Annihilation campaign, and the new Dungeons and Dragons movie trailer. Meanwhile, …

Go Big or Go Groshurberger

February 6th, 2023


The Nates discuss even more Squid Games reports, merch ideas, and hairdresser-turned-martial artist spear-wielding vigilantes. Meanwhile, Bingo sends Van Helsing on some errands to prepare for a special dinner with some …

Flaw and Morder, Featuring Jacques Ze Whipper

February 14th, 2023


The Nates interview Guinness World Record holder and whip-wielding circus performer, Jack Lepiarz (a.k.a. Jack the Whipper, a.k.a. Jacques Ze …

A Walk Down Memory Plane

February 20th, 2023


Nate ranks various Dungeons and Dragons source books and materials and laments a recent jiu jitsu injury and getting old. Meanwhile, Belmont and …

The Spy Who Gagged Me

March 6th, 2023


The Nates recall their first hangout at a renaissance faire, discuss axe throwing, and rank some of the most disappointing magic items in Dungeons and Dragons. Meanwhile, Van Helsing makes a move against Bingo and joins …

Sons Out, Guns Out

March 20th, 2023


Nate shares how he faired at his jiu-jitsu tournament, a reoccurring trend in 80's movies, and some of the worst spells in Dungeons and Dragons. Meanwhile, Belmont joins Naya in his dreamscape, where he recalls his …

One Good Turn Deserves a Turnbuckle Teddie

March 27th, 2023


Nate recalls chaperoning his child's recent field trip, his latest 80s movie binge, and his take on the HBO Max series Velma. Meanwhile, Van Helsing and Ginger make their getaway from Gröschureburgher, but not before an …

Neither Heaven Nor Helsing, Part 1

April 9th, 2023


The Nates discuss Daylight Saving, the Korean reality TV show Physical 100, testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), and the 1991 film Earnest Scared Stupid. Meanwhile, Van Helsing, Belmont and gang are finally reunited, …

Neither Heaven Nor Helsing, Part 2

May 1st, 2023


The Nates discuss hair loss, turkey hunting and the Disney film Strange World. Meanwhile, Belmont and gang piece together the remaining timeline of …

The Family That Slays Together

May 8th, 2023


The Nates share casino anecdotes, their first two star rating, and more. Meanwhile, the battle for Groshureburger, the Sun Temple, and the world …

The Chimera, the Lich and the Warlord

May 26th, 2023


The Nates share some quick banter about an IT themed escape room and the new Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom release, before jumping right in to the climactic finale to Trevor Belmont and Abraham Van Helsing's …

Season 3 Trailer | The Underground Podcast

June 7th, 2023


We're working on some bonus episodes before we truly wrap up Season 2, however in the meantime, here's your first look at Season 3 of the Daft Monks …

Season 3 Trailer | Daft Monks Returns Monday

July 28th, 2023


Daft Monks Season 3 returns next week (Monday, July 31st) with a new story, new shenanigans, and new hosts! Just kidding, same shitty hosts. Welcome …

A Breakdown in Commute-ication

August 1st, 2023


We're back! I said Monday and we delivered, albeit late Monday evening. Anywho, welcome to a new story with the same shitty hosts. In this episode, the Nates recap their experience at Phoenix Fan Fusion, discuss their …

Season 3 Trailer | New Campaign Intro Music

August 8th, 2023


Check out our new theme song for Season 3 created by @northsidenate (yes, another Nate)! Episode 2 is coming out end of the week. Stay tuned!

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What Goes Up Must Come Down, Eventually

August 23rd, 2023


In this episode, the Nates talk new homes, the American Gladiators documentary on Netflix, and more. For the campaign, Ash and Roy continue their day and finally cross paths deep in the underbelly of Beacon Group HQ. …

Love Thy Neighbor's Utilities

September 6th, 2023


In this episode, Nate has a bone to pick with his equal opportunity training facilitator and their bias against miniature ponies, while other Nate gets on the American Gladiators bandwagon. For the campaign, Roy and Ash …

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