The Host (Dead Meat Podcast #113)

11 ágú 2020
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James and Chelsea talk Bong Joon-Ho’s 2006 monster masterpiece The Host & explore Korea’s relationship with the United States throughout the 20th century.
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  • Omg I started watching The Host on Shudder thinking that’s what this pod was about lol.... it’s another shudder like Unfriended 😂 I feel dumb

    RikkiRikki2 dögum síðan
  • I heard that they named the monster Steve Buscemi during production

    Orange JuiceOrange Juice13 dögum síðan
  • Comrade Chelsea lol

    ilker gümüşelilker gümüşelMánuði síðan
  • I love how Chelsea's hair looks great in this vid and James is looking my cousin who started drinking hard liquor at 14 and who actually liked Larry the Cable Guy.

    ZivZivMánuði síðan
  • Basically, I say South Korea is the only Korea. North Korea isn't even worth acknowledging the existence of.

    Dakota WoloschukDakota WoloschukMánuði síðan
  • I'm impressed that one-third of the podcast is about the history of post-war korea until now just to explain the intro of the movie, which is the motive of the whole disaster. Just to add to the discussion, chemical pollution from the army base in korea may not actually create '괴물'(monster) in reality, but it is still an issue to be dealt with since some bases are now deactivated and are planned to be open to the public. Great podcast btw :)

    김종호김종호2 mánuðum síðan
  • Y e s

    laurie strodelaurie strode2 mánuðum síðan
  • I'm sure someone already mentioned it, but it's pronounced "gweh-mool"! Romanization is weird lol

    Alex LeeAlex Lee2 mánuðum síðan
  • The history lesson was like three million years long I'm not here for it lol Like I thought it was Saturday I'm tryna be out of school

    Big WicksBig Wicks3 mánuðum síðan

    HyperHydraHyperHydra3 mánuðum síðan
  • I finally watched this movie and immediately came to watch this podcast. Before the daughter jumps into the monster, there's a spider on her arm. Is it possible that she was bitten and knew she would die anyways, and so she made a final act to try to save the little boy?

    Katherine McGeeKatherine McGee3 mánuðum síðan
  • I would %100 watch a historical podcast from you two. Just putting that out there. I'm sure someone has already said this, but your style of reporting is very easy to follow and is very comprehensive.

    Marshall GregoryMarshall Gregory3 mánuðum síðan
  • Please do a kill count for this movie.

    SpacePotatoLordSpacePotatoLord3 mánuðum síðan
  • Honestly, a podcast where Chelsea teaches history would be incredible. You guys make everything interesting!

    Andrew Michael HoffmanAndrew Michael Hoffman3 mánuðum síðan
  • She gave a whole history lesson I had to skip to this video too many times like bro talk about the damn movie the monster not a damn war

    MLJ HMLJ H3 mánuðum síðan
  • I really enjoyed your review! Korean films are often very extreme and political because Korean society is very extreme, bong said. 2017, fascist president impeached and jailed by corruptions(with her Rasputin friend choi and samsung). One of the heroic prosecutor became attorney general. But, he is doing wrong thing at some point. He was considered as president material. He even met some media ceo and fortune-teller. And the people were mad, started to protest against prosecutor's office. The Reform bill was passed. The rumor was real. Attorney general's wife and mother -in -law are professional con man. (Korean prosecutor has both rights of investigation and prosecution. very powerful and political group./side effect of dictatorship48-88) Korean movie is not extreme compare to reality. But we are keep fighting. 2016-17 candle light revolution(sewol ferry tragedy and blacklist, corruptions, . . . )

    케이미디어케이미디어3 mánuðum síðan
  • Can we stop and appreciate how they actually go into the history and. How america was fucking colonizing Korea

    The Sky whaleThe Sky whale4 mánuðum síðan
  • The Host is one of my favorite Korean movie

    FeinsanityFeinsanity4 mánuðum síðan
  • 21:59 excuse me for skipping the lesson teach

    PsicoPrimePsicoPrime4 mánuðum síðan
  • That was a great intro. This is one of my favorite creature features and getting the history lesson was awesome.

    Andrew BramascoAndrew Bramasco4 mánuðum síðan
  • Started off a class about art in politics and collective political movements in East Asia by discussing this movie. You did a really great job giving context, especially as Bong Joon-Ho has such an interesting relationship with Hollywood’s influence in his work which kind of seems like a microcosm of the larger fraught relationship between the US and South Korea. Memories of Murder is really influenced by the dysfunction of the 80s South Korean government and daily life and America’s influence in it, for example. Thanks for doing such a great job covering this and the social/historical influences.

    Jessy LJessy L4 mánuðum síðan

    sunnysideggosunnysideggo4 mánuðum síðan
  • Wow, his hair got a major overhaul than what I’ve expected

    AgateAgate4 mánuðum síðan
  • Bruh what have I done to your beautiful hair 😶😨

    The OG BlackoutThe OG Blackout4 mánuðum síðan
  • Isnt the main charactwr in this the main character in the drug king ?

    Yeety ReddingYeety Redding4 mánuðum síðan
  • You guys have got to do the possession (2012) on the podcast that movie is wild.

    Krystian MelendezKrystian Melendez4 mánuðum síðan
  • I love how Lucy just walks from one to another and just falls asleep.

    Lynette Build a giant snowmanLynette Build a giant snowman5 mánuðum síðan
  • The host is my most favorite monster movie of all time.

    stuckerfan 256stuckerfan 2565 mánuðum síðan
  • 53:33

    Mau OMau O5 mánuðum síðan
  • You guys should cover train to buscan on the podcast! (I do NOT recommend you try to kill count it though, based on how rec3 went it’s like way worse than that.) but it’s a Korean zombie movie with a lot of heart and with a central theme of family and selflessness.

    alenight99alenight995 mánuðum síðan
  • Now let’s be honest they are a great couple but her first name doesn’t rhyme with janesse well assuming their taking James name

    A literal Zombie villagerA literal Zombie villager5 mánuðum síðan
    • Shit, you are right! They should call off the wedding then!

      Shifty Bench PodcastsShifty Bench Podcasts5 mánuðum síðan
  • You guys are amazing and I love the context created with the history of The Korean/American relationship. Just brilliant and I love the Samoa Joe tshirt. I so need to get one.

    Chezlyn DanielsChezlyn Daniels5 mánuðum síðan
  • South Korea today: prosperous "free" nation North Korea today: nuclear threat all that needs to be said EDIT: What this film seems to be based on happens every day in China, why don't we see anything about that?

    Sabishi VivaLaKittenSabishi VivaLaKitten5 mánuðum síðan
  • North and South Korea were both led by two sweet looking old men but don't let that fool you. They were both ruthless dictators who dreamed of reuniting Korea (but I'm in charge) under their own regime. (Edit) This enraged their fathers who punished them severely.

    Oliver HughesOliver Hughes5 mánuðum síðan
  • There's quite the humorous punchline in the film where after the homeless pair explain "The right of the hungry" the monster almost immediately swoops down to devour them, exercising it's own 'Seo-ri'.

    Michael FlynnMichael Flynn5 mánuðum síðan
  • I remember watching clips of this when I was like 6. It made me into who I am today, a traumatized adult

    Trevor KohrsTrevor Kohrs5 mánuðum síðan
  • Director wants to hate on America yet if he had been so critical of an Imperial Japanese government he literally would have been killed. Does he not know his own history?

    Ian PittsIan Pitts5 mánuðum síðan
    • Or for an easily relevant modern example, under the North Korean government he'd be quickly and permanently silenced. But who cares, because aMeRiCa BaD

      Ian PittsIan Pitts5 mánuðum síðan
  • "I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy" - My Dad

    James BoshellJames Boshell5 mánuðum síðan
  • "North Korea lost close to thirty percent of its population as a result of US led bombings in the 1950s. US military sources confirm that 20 percent of North Korea's population was killed off over a three period of intensive bombings."

    hail burger kinghail burger king5 mánuðum síðan
  • comrade chelsea

    hail burger kinghail burger king5 mánuðum síðan
  • "It's a SPORE creation" And the 23 of us who played it are like "I get that reference!"

    Matthew HickokMatthew Hickok5 mánuðum síðan
  • Can we just take a moment to appreciate Chelsea nailing the pronunciation of Saoirse Ronan?

    TheJOBeffectTheJOBeffect5 mánuðum síðan
  • Can you guys do a podcast about the original Stepford Wives? I watched it recently, and enjoyed it more than I thought I would.

    Logan DodsonLogan Dodson5 mánuðum síðan
  • Can we take a moment to appreciate how gorgeous Chelsea is? James you are one lucky man.

    MariskaJayneMariskaJayne5 mánuðum síðan
  • If Chelsea ever needs to find a new job, I would listen to her lecture about history all the damn time. Incredibly captivating and she’s such a good storyteller. Maybe she could do a Crash Course series.

    Coalition of FriendsCoalition of Friends5 mánuðum síðan
  • I really loved The Host. I remember the monster's first attack the most from watching videos on ISworlds, so when Netflix added it couple years ago, I was happy. You guys could talk about Godzilla (1954) on the podcast, it's kinda similar to this one.

    Presley HessonPresley Hesson5 mánuðum síðan
  • These podcasts give me life, I could listen to them forever 💕

    María GonzálezMaría González5 mánuðum síðan
  • 𝕴 𝖙𝖍𝖎𝖓𝖐 𝖜𝖊’𝖗𝖊 𝖉𝖊𝖆𝖉 𝕸𝖊𝖆𝖙 𝕽𝖊𝖆𝖑 𝖉𝖊𝖆𝖉 𝖒𝖊𝖆𝖙

    Shiney GlockShiney Glock5 mánuðum síðan
  • The two of you should do underwater next

    Gorden ZGorden Z5 mánuðum síðan
  • I knew right a way what host they were looking at before they said the ones not talked about that fish monster is so weird

    Nick NevcoNick Nevco5 mánuðum síðan
  • I feel like most people forget that Japan in the early 20th century was very much so an imperial entity looking to overtake land and colonize for the benefit of their own country at the detriment of others. Thus, the annexation of the Korean Peninsula by Imperial Japan isn’t all that shocking if you understand how the country was operating during that period. I think we need to understand that the Japanese colonization of Korea was widely protested by many Koreans and it was violently suppressed by Japan. To this day there is a lot of anti-Japanese sentiment in Korea and it can be hard to argue against it. Tens of thousands of cultural artifacts were stolen, buildings significant to the country were demolished (a.k.a. the royal palace Gyeongbokgung), intense media censorship, forced assimilation, etc. It wasn’t a pretty picture and honestly shouldn’t be talked about as if it was.

    AllisonAllison5 mánuðum síðan
  • It’s kind of funny to look at a concerned James

    Juan RuizJuan Ruiz5 mánuðum síðan
  • I went to bed expecting to hear about a horror movie podcast and instead I woke up knowing everything about Korea and America’s relationship thanks Chelsea ! 😂

    111111115 mánuðum síðan
  • Kinda just glossed over the fact that over 30,000 Americans died defending South Korea from the North Korean invasion. How the US has handled South Korea since WW2 is far from perfect but contrast that with what the soviets did with North Korea.

    Kyle BakerKyle Baker5 mánuðum síðan
  • The right of the hungry sounds amazing, I wish we valued people over money

    CC LewisCC Lewis5 mánuðum síðan
  • I think you should review the original 1954 dubbed Godzilla. it is a great film and most definitely a horror movie.

    Dizzy FlamingoezDizzy Flamingoez5 mánuðum síðan
  • I'm so happy ya'll are talking about this movie! It's my favorite horror film.

    Brandon DaltonBrandon Dalton5 mánuðum síðan
  • Whats the movie in the intro were th girl in the back of the truck is launching

    Karmah CareyKarmah Carey5 mánuðum síðan
  • This reminds me of a time in school when we were watching a movie and someone made a dumb decision and ended up dying and I started laughing. People looked at me weird during that.

    Niomi AnimationNiomi Animation5 mánuðum síðan
  • Hey James, you might say oh! superman Stalin I'll ignore him but i don't like Russia anyway. Well i think you should cover Demon Seed it's a horror movie (I know horror your the one who did Jurassic park). Also i'll give you one for free. Intro: It's like if E.V.E was human and WALL.E was sexually oppressed.

    Anthony PartingtonAnthony Partington5 mánuðum síðan
  • Bones Era James is starting to grow on me. Most attractive podcast award? Best horror movie podcast award? Here u goh.

    Oracle DSPOracle DSP5 mánuðum síðan
  • Quarantine is starting to make James look like Foundflix 😄

    PrecociousSlothPrecociousSloth5 mánuðum síðan
  • Will you make a FNaF the movie kill count when it comes out? Edit: Wait i don't even think it will come out so just ignore this comment

    why am i allowed on Youtubewhy am i allowed on Youtube5 mánuðum síðan
    • fnaf movie was replaced with the banana split movie, which has been counted

      El FresnoEl Fresno5 mánuðum síðan
  • Do a kill count on ‘This is the End’

    Jacob WallerJacob Waller5 mánuðum síðan
  • why have i not seen this in my recommended? 2 days late :/

    Tim RestoTim Resto5 mánuðum síðan
  • James bro I need that puppet master😔

    Cristo RomeroCristo Romero5 mánuðum síðan
  • Can you do: Train to Busan, for the next kill count?

    MaxMax5 mánuðum síðan
  • I love this movie, one of my fav horror/creature flicks for sure

    Kerrod BynonKerrod Bynon5 mánuðum síðan
  • Can you do another kill count on crip tv The mordeo kill count is really cool and any short film on crip tv is really worth to watch. #criptv #checkoutcriptvmordeo

    Tocix Axs 1sTocix Axs 1s5 mánuðum síðan
  • Wow, I watched the host the day before I saw this 😂

    Morrie is MarvellousMorrie is Marvellous5 mánuðum síðan
  • You should look at we summon the darkness, its an awesome horror movie on netflix about heavy metal and a satanic cult

    Derp McgerpDerp Mcgerp5 mánuðum síðan
  • Ok so I was playing Akinator for some reason and Dead Meat was guessed and I found out James A Janisse submitted it so he put himself on Akinator.

    Xander The DragonXander The Dragon5 mánuðum síðan
  • Great episode! Can the original Godzilla be next? It’s a monster movie and can tie in to the theme that you two are doing for the summer. There’s a lot of detail that can be talked about.

    Joseph OberzanJoseph Oberzan5 mánuðum síðan
  • When can you do stranger things season 2

    Cameron ShultsCameron Shults5 mánuðum síðan
  • STILL waiting for James and Chelsea to either review or dedicate a podcast about black horror films! Talk about the tropes! Talk about The history of black horror. Would love to see y’all review movies like get out and tales from the hood! Lol I wanna see it happen

    Jordan GaddisJordan Gaddis5 mánuðum síðan
  • Do the circle

    Iki HawkinsIki Hawkins5 mánuðum síðan
  • Kill count... Train to Busan

    Andrew RobinsonAndrew Robinson5 mánuðum síðan
  • Mat pat send me over to your channel

    Damaris CespedesDamaris Cespedes5 mánuðum síðan
  • Dead meat has to do lake placid kill count

    JustBrxndxnJustBrxndxn5 mánuðum síðan
  • What do you think... IDK

    Andrew RobinsonAndrew Robinson5 mánuðum síðan
  • Watching this with my new Raycons since you had that sponsor deal a little while back, and I love them so much. Thanks James!

    Q 101Q 1015 mánuðum síðan
  • U should o hereditary next

    Team 6Team 65 mánuðum síðan
  • James what about wrong turn the hills have eyes

    Jorge HernandezJorge Hernandez5 mánuðum síðan
  • Do joker next

    Luther MatthewLuther Matthew5 mánuðum síðan
    • That's on the "won't cover" list, he doesn't consider it to be horror.

      Shifty Bench PodcastsShifty Bench Podcasts5 mánuðum síðan
  • Y’all should review the F13 franchise on the pod I was watching the terrifier pod and Chelsey said she hasnt really watched all of em🤷‍♂️maybe a good idea idk

    George FreemonGeorge Freemon5 mánuðum síðan
  • You should do a jeepers creepers kill count

    Matt LargeMatt Large5 mánuðum síðan
    • He won't, though, sorry. He doesn't want to support the director.

      Shifty Bench PodcastsShifty Bench Podcasts5 mánuðum síðan
  • You should do the silent hill kill count

    Thomas CossleyThomas Cossley5 mánuðum síðan
  • Dead meat...

    ShanghaiConundrumsShanghaiConundrums5 mánuðum síðan
  • Quick question for everyone, i need a recommendation on extreme horror movies. That will actually scare. I know its a very vague question but I need more horror lol

    ArkhelmArkhelm5 mánuðum síðan
    • Maybe even the saw series

      Dominic SindayenDominic Sindayen5 mánuðum síðan
    • Try poughkeepsie tapes or sinister

      Dominic SindayenDominic Sindayen5 mánuðum síðan
  • you need to do prom night with jamie lee curtis for the kill count!

    avaava5 mánuðum síðan
  • Anybody else really digging the length of Chelsea’s hair?

    Felicity TravisFelicity Travis5 mánuðum síðan
  • Tarintino said it was one of his favorite horror movies. This and the OG Carrie.

    Jamie WilliamsJamie Williams5 mánuðum síðan
  • can u do kristy on your next killl count its very interesting nd horror/thriller plz

    DevDev5 mánuðum síðan
  • Americans: “we can say whatever we want, freedom, we are great like that” American government: beats them up, loads in unmarked vans for saying whatever they want, shoots them in their homes without repercussions, “yea, murica. Cast your meaningless popular vote in next election”

    J CJ C5 mánuðum síðan
    • ​@Zayne simard moore Umm, haven't US government basically created ISIS? And to be quite honest this has little to do with the discussion at hand. Point was "americans have freedom of speech" while currently they are being persecuted because of protests(expression of aforementioned freedom).

      J CJ C5 mánuðum síðan
    • It’s not just the government itself, although the government is messed up inside-and-out and send soldiers to die for their own gains, but at the same time, the Iraq War was a necessary war that the US soldiers wanted to be in because we knew there were terrorists who were ruining people’s lives in the Middle East and deserved to be erased from the Earth. ISIS needs to be also held accountable for their own actions and deserve the same fate.

      Zayne simard mooreZayne simard moore5 mánuðum síðan
  • The next movie you should do is I can see you it’s pretty creepy it’s on amazon prime it’s really good

    broken cabbagebroken cabbage5 mánuðum síðan
  • As a undergrad history major, i was really into the background part. Go Chelsea!

    WaywardsamuraiWaywardsamurai5 mánuðum síðan
  • Kill count death proof??

    Isaiah GonzalesIsaiah Gonzales5 mánuðum síðan
  • Can you please do you hatch it for Friday

    Alex AdameAlex Adame5 mánuðum síðan
  • Chelsea: We’re really busy so episodes are going to be chill for a while Also Chelsea: Researches the history of the Korean War, how it affects modern Korean/US relations, and color what the color yellow means to Korean audiences.

    pattomwaupattomwau5 mánuðum síðan
    • Still doesn’t know that they’re the Republic of Korea.

      Eric JohnsonEric Johnson8 dögum síðan
    • you gotta love it

      Some GuySome Guy5 mánuðum síðan
  • What where is stranger things season 2 kill count

    Tykesroyale ShortsTykesroyale Shorts5 mánuðum síðan