47 episodes

Welcome beautiful creatures of the internet to Gargantucast! A bi-weekly podcast dedicated to cinema’s biggest and most monstrous stars. Every episode hosts Chris McDonald & Cole Grisson explore the themes of the Kaiju, Tokusatsu, Sci-Fi, or Horror genre with humor and insight.

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    • TV & Film
    • 4.5 • 25 Ratings

Welcome beautiful creatures of the internet to Gargantucast! A bi-weekly podcast dedicated to cinema’s biggest and most monstrous stars. Every episode hosts Chris McDonald & Cole Grisson explore the themes of the Kaiju, Tokusatsu, Sci-Fi, or Horror genre with humor and insight.

    Ultraman (1966)

    Ultraman (1966)

    For the season 3 finale of Gargantucast, hosts Chris McDonald and Cole Grisson take on one of the most influential Tokusatsu series of all time for its 55th anniversary: Ultraman! Together they discuss the legacy of one of Japan's most beloved icons and how it was brought to life by the master of Japanese special effects Eiji Tsuburaya!

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    A Ghoulish Media Podcast

    • 51 min
    Colossal (2016) Feat. Lisa Naffziger

    Colossal (2016) Feat. Lisa Naffziger

    In this week's episode of Gargantucast, hosts Chris McDonald and Cole Grisson are joined by returning guest Lisa Naffziger. Together they dive into one of the best hidden gems of the kaiju genre: Colossal as they discuss the film's themes of abuse and how it cleverly uses kaiju as metaphors in a more unique way!

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    Theme song by The Tormented Teamster

    A Ghoulish Media Podcast

    • 48 min
    Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971)

    Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971)

    On this week's episode of Gargantucast, hosts Chris McDonald and Cole Grisson are joined by Ghoulish writer Jake Tucker as they plunge into the psychedelic Godzilla vs. Hedorah for the film's 50th anniversary! Together they discuss how the film would become the massive cult favorite it is as well as the legacy of its director Yoshimitsu Banno.

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    A Ghoulish Media Podcast

    • 59 min
    Pulgasari (1985)

    Pulgasari (1985)

    On this week's episode of Gargantucast, hosts Chris McDonald and Cole Grisson conclude their first look over Korean monster cinema with one of the genre's most infamous entries: North Korea's Pulgasari. Together Chris and Cole dive into the harrowing story of Shin Sang-ok and Choi Eun-hee abduction, how they were forced to produce films under the North Korean regime, and their eventual freedom from their captors.

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    Theme song by The Tormented Teamster

    A Ghoulish Media Podcast

    • 51 min
    The Host (2006)

    The Host (2006)

    For the month of March hosts Chris McDonald and Cole Grisson celebrate the world of Korean monster movies and they kick it off with Bong Joon-ho's monster masterpiece The Host. Together they discuss how Bong Joon-ho is able to effortlessly blend film genres and the current rise in popularity of South Korean genre films in many film circles.

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    A Ghoulish Media Podcast

    • 43 min
    Shin Godzilla (2016) Feat. Yoko Higuchi

    Shin Godzilla (2016) Feat. Yoko Higuchi

    This week on Gargantucast hosts Chris McDonald and Cole Grisson take on the show's most requested film to date: Shin Godzilla! Together they are joined by independent filmmaker and Shin Godzilla production assistant Yoko Higuchi as they dissect the film's political themes, impact on Japanese pop culture, and Yoko's own personal stories working on the film.

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    A Something Ghoulish Podcast

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Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

That Girl in the Bowties ,

A Podcast for all your Kaiju needs.

This podcast is like a Kaiju-Rolodex that never ends. Love every episode and I always learn and/or laugh during every show. Be sure to check out all of the Something Ghoulish podcasts for more horror history introspection.

kruseygal ,

Awesome Kaiju Pod!

A group of funny and knowledgable fans discuss monster movies... what more could you want?! This podcast is an excellent listen, both laugh-out-loud and informative.

Brian from The Blood Buddies ,

Hey I was a guest!

And had a bunch of fun. I know nothing about Kaiju but hanging out with these jabronis was super fun

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