The Kaiju Transmissions Podcast

Join hosts Byrd and Matt as they discuss all things giant monsters, tokusatsu, and Japanese fantasy films. We'll also cover comics, cartoons, toys, books, and more! Come here for a regular dose of everything from Godzilla and Gamera to King Kong and Ray Harryhausen to Ultraman, and everything in between!


episode 249: The Legacy of Kong with Author Ray Morton!

Author, script consultant and film historian Ray Morton stops by the podcast to discuss all things King Kong!  Ray wrote History of a Movie Icon, the definitive book on the Kong franchise.  We discuss a wide range of Kong-centric topics including Ray's book, his audio commentary on the recent Kong '76 blu ray, the history of the Kong series, varying interpretations of the original film, common falsehoods about the "spider-pit" scene, the character's complicated legal rights, Kong's impact on pop culture, and more!  We also catch up with Ray and get his thoughts on the recent Kong films.  Sit back and join the conversation! Ray's website- Ray's twitter-


 2021-07-17  2h3m