GMM: Monster from Green Hell (1957)

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Giant Monster Messages: Monster From Green Hell

We discus cosmic rays, particles, and the electromagnetic brain fart in this episode for the 1957 film Monster from Green Hell. We find some good quotes and decide that nothing we do matters. Enjoy!

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Time

01:40 History
07:55 Plot
13:25 Talking Points
25:10 Messages
33:30 Final Thoughts
36:00 Listener Feedback

References

Computers in 1956
http://www.computerhistory.org/timeline/1956/

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GMM: The Deadly Mantis (1957)

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Giant Monster Messages: The Deadly Mantis (1957)

We are reminded to always aim for the antennae and to take advantage of opportunities in this episode for the 1957 film The Deadly Mantis. Taylor continues to not get jokes and we go over some listener feedback.

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Time
01:57 History
07:47 Plot
13:20 Talking Points
22:00 Messages
31:05 Final Thoughts
35:20 Listener Feedback

References
Mantis mating
http://www.snopes.com/critters/wild/mantis1.asp
MST3k The Deadly Mantis
www.club-mst3k.com/episodes/804-the-deadly-mantis

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GMM: The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

 

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Giant Monster Messages: The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

How fun is DDT? What are we worth? Should we believe in something bigger than ourselves? We are forced to see the world from a new perspective in this episode for the 1957 film The Incredible Shrinking Man.

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Time

01:50 History
08:40 Plot
13:35 Talking Points
25:00 Messages
39:15 Final Thoughts

References

DDT and Sprays

Rational Fears: American Horror in the 1950s

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GMM: KRONOS (1957)

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Giant Monster Messages: KRONOS (1957)

We discuss how normal sized dinosaurs don’t count, Greek Mythology is weird, and Joshua makes jokes that Taylor doesn’t get in our episode for the 1957 film KRONOS. We question humanities consumption while also throwing in some Calvin in Hobbes, Star Trek, and have another round of “Ask a scientist”.

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Time:

01:22 History
12:14 Plot
18:35 Talking Points
38:02 Messages
48:45 Final Thoughts

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COM: Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957)

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Commentary: Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957)

We do something a little different in this episode for the 1957 film, Attack of the Crab Monsters. It’s our first commentary! We learn that we should always be afraid and to never assume someone, or something, is pregnant. We also ask if a crab can communicate through metal under water and are giant crabs the Martian Manhunter in disguise?

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Time

00:53 Start the Movie

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GMM: Rodan (1956)

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Giant Monster Messages: Rodan (1956)

We question what love is and also wonder when the cycle will end in the 1956 Japanese film Rodan. We also play Questions for a Scientist, and “I like this bit”.

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Time

01:44 History
08:10 Plot
13:45 Talking Points
26:45 Messages
38:30 Final Thoughts

References

A Critical History and Filmography of Toho’s Godzilla Series

The Big Book of Japanese Giant Monster Movies
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GMM: Tarantula (1955)

Giant Monster Messages: Tarantula (1955)

We meet a doctor who thinks he is a pickup artist and learn that we shouldn’t drink venom in our episode for the 1955 film Tarantula. We also discuss the horrible lab practices and how life never goes as planned.

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Time:

01:48 History
18:06 Plot
15:25 Talking Points
26:50 Messages
35:40 Final Thoughts

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GMM: It Came From Beneath The Sea (1955)

Giant Monster Messages: It Came From Beneath The Sea (1955)

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We have painful puns, fireworks, more questions for a scientist in our episode for the 1955 film It came From Beneath The Sea. We also discuss the difference between Protagonist and a Hero, the idea of women in the 50s, and accepting changes to move forward.

Time:

01:40 History
04:50 Plot
10:10 Talking Points
21:45 Messages
30:25 Final Thoughts

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