This week we discuss Matango, a Japanese film from Ishiro Honda (director of the original Godzilla) that trades giant monsters for a more creeping, sinister kind of horror. Known in the US as Attack of the Mushroom People, the movie tells the story of a group of famous people who all get shipwrecked, only to discover that their uncharted desert isle is infested with deadly, transforming mushrooms.
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The Team: Hosted by Jason Henderson, one of the writers for Bungie’s Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris and creator of the HarperTeen novel series Alex Van Helsing. Featuring Drew Edwards, creator of Halloween Man, Tony Salvaggio, Tech Director at of Rooster Teeth Studios and Clockwerx from Humanoids, attorney Julia Guzman of Guzman Immigration of Denver, and Jamie Bahr, lead singer and upright bassist of the rock and roll band Danger*Cakes.