Dead Meat Podcast

The Dead Meat Podcast is your horror safe haven. Reviews, film history, and all things that make your skin crawl.

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175: Barbarian
Chelsea and James review the much-requested Barbarian, after having to mute it on Twitter due to the sheer volume of listeners requesting it.
98 min
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174: Bodies Bodies Bodies
Chelsea and James cover the much requested Bodies Bodies Bodies TWICE this week after a lost partial recording session, because podcasting takes a LOT OF WORK, OKAY? YOU HAVE TO ORGANIZE THE GUESTS, YOU HAVE TO DO A GOOGLE CALENDAR, AND YOU BUILD A FOLLOWING- IT TAKES A LOT OF TIME AND I’VE BEEN WORKING ON IT FOR A WHILE.
82 min
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173: Orphan: First Kill
Chelsea and James FINALLY talk about the sequel to everyone’s favorite movie starring everyone’s favorite orphan.
68 min
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172: Prey
Chelsea and James are joined by friend of the show Joey Clift to talk the newest installment in the Predator franchise, Prey!
68 min
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171: Nope
Chelsea and James dig into Jordan Peele’s newest nightmare, Nope! Thumbs up.
101 min
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170: Men
Chelsea and James discuss Alex Garland’s Men, or: Oops, All Rory Kinnear!
68 min
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169: Mad God
Chelsea and James go on a journey to one man’s version of puppet hell. It’s Phil Tippett’s 30-years-in-the-making stop motion masterpiece Mad God!
58 min
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168: The Backrooms
Chelsea and James explain & explore The Backrooms, a forum post turned sprawling narrative that’s inescapable.
60 min
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167: Tales From The SCP Foundation
Chelsea takes you all on a visit to the SCP Foundation this week while James rests and recovers.
63 min
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166: The Out of Context Game
Chelsea and James realize how much of the podcast they don’t even remember recording when they play a game with out of context quotes from past episodes.
58 min
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165: Stay Alive
Chelsea and James go back to teh 2000s & review da kewlest movie EVAR!!! Stay Alive!!!!! ^_^ w00t!!1!
68 min
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164: X
Chelsea and James talk Ti West’s X, a deeply sad, deeply horny movie.
85 min
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163: Fresh
Chelsea and James talk the horrors of modern dating as depicted in 2022’s Fresh.
78 min
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162: Survivor: Horror Edition
Chelsea and James pit 18 horror villains against each other on a desert island. Who will outwit, outplay, and outlast to become SOLE SURVIVOR?
94 min
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161: Lightning Round Movie Reviews 2
Chelsea and James do a quick review of all the horror movies (and one movie that’s not horror but is a nightmare nonetheless) they’ve been watching lately.
81 min
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160: Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022)
Chelsea and James discuss the new Texas Chainsaw Massacre and all of its characters, such as Dante’s Partner and Gubbins.
76 min
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159: The Night House
Chelsea and James talk The Night House, a movie with plenty of scares and plenty of man ass.
63 min
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158: Our Wedding, Scream, and More
Chelsea and James are married and they like to get scared together.
65 min
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157: Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin
Chelsea and James hit the pool one more time to talk Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin.
65 min
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156: Ravenous
Chelsea and James take a well-planned shortcut through the Sierra Nevada this week & discuss 1999’s Ravenous, an underrated flick with a lot of dudes covered in dirt.
62 min
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155: Fun With The Nun (ft. Bonnie Aarons)
Chelsea and James are joined this week by Bonnie Aarons (@bonnieaarons1) to talk about *that* part of Mulholland Drive, Nun business, and the mental benefits of horror.
46 min
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154: The Scream Franchise
Chelsea and James discuss all four Scream movies from the comfort of Stu Macher’s living room.
82 min
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153: Halloween Kills
Chelsea and James review Halloween Kills, a divisive movie we have divided feelings about.
80 min
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152: More Halloween Memories (ft. Johnny Bercht...
Chelsea and James are joined by their friend Johnny Berchtold to talk about home haunts, scare school, and controversial candy.
65 min
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151: Predator Island
Chelsea introduces James to Predator Island, a movie she rented so often from Hollywood Video it maybe kept them solvent.
54 min
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150: Squid Game
Chelsea and James talk about the global phenomenon that is Squid Game.
78 min
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149: Wrestling & Horror
Chelsea and James are joined by Joey Clift to talk about the weird, magical intersection of wrestling and horror.
82 min
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148: White Noise
Chelsea and James visit a movie that Chelsea had not seen until last week because the trailer for it scared her so much- White Noise!
61 min
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147: Malignant
Chelsea and James review Malignant, [I re-wrote this episode description like ten times and cannot find the words to describe the indescribable -Chelsea]
70 min
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146: Guess The Kill 2
Chelsea tortures James this week with the second part of our favorite but absolutely impossible game show- GUESS! THE! KILL!
88 min
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145: Candyman (2021)
Chelsea and James discuss Nia DaCosta’s Candyman: its themes, its position in the canon, and how Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is extremely handsome.
111 min
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144: The Green Knight
Chelsea and James discuss movie with a SPOOKY SKELETON IN IT, The Green Knight.
75 min
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143: Ranking The Friday the 13th Side Characters
Chelsea and James are back with the impossible job of ranking all of our favorite Friday the 13th townies, cops, and people with dirt on them.
103 min
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142: Who Am I?
Chelsea and James are joined by James Graessle to play a classic party game.
66 min
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141: Interview with Joe Lynch
Chelsea and James have a VERY wideranging discussion about horror, film in general, and more with director of Mayhem and Wrong Turn 2 Joe Lynch!
113 min
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140: Too Many Cooks (ft. Katie Adkins)
Chelsea and James fill their hearts with so much love as overnight Reddit front-pager & surreal final girl Katie Adkins joins us to discuss Too Many Cooks!
66 min
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139: March Madness 2021 (PART TWO)
Chelsea and James are AGAIN joined by friend of the show/guy who lives above their garage James Graessle to make a bunch of horror characters who AREN'T VILLAINS fight each other, finally finding our true champion who can solve the Mary Shaw problem.
66 min
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138: Interview with Spencer Charnas of Ice Nine...
Chelsea and James interview Spencer Charnas of Ice Nine Kills & talk metal subgenres, favorite horror movies, and getting banned by Disney.
58 min
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137: March Madness 2021 (PART ONE)
Chelsea and James are joined by friend of the show/guy who lives above their garage James Graessle to make a bunch of horror villains fight each other, ranging from “oh yeah I’ve heard of that guy I think” to “you’re just making this movie up”.
66 min
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136: Interview With Brea Grant
Chelsea and James interview Brea Grant about her newly released film Lucky & talk all things 12 Hour Shift.
58 min
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135: Psycho Goreman
Chelsea and James discuss Psycho Goreman & his legion of gleep glops.
75 min
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134: His House (The Actual Movie)
Chelsea and James finally analyze the film His House this week after last week’s history lesson (highly recommended to listen to that first!)
65 min
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133: His House (Part One: The History)
Chelsea and James bring you up to speed with the history of South Sudan, which is crucial for enjoying this week (and next week’s!) film, His House.
76 min
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132: Christian Movie Reviews
Chelsea and James spread the Good Word & learn which horror movie villain has the potential to heal the left/right political divide.
57 min
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131: Lake Mungo
Chelsea and James journey to Lake Mungo, promptly poop their pants, and meet Bob Smeet.
59 min
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130: Horror or Not?
No gods this week but chaos. Chelsea and James debate whether a slew of movies are even horror in the first place.
81 min
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129: I'm Thinking of Ending Things
Chelsea and James wonder how you can know a field is sad if there isn’t a sad person in it.
92 min
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128: Mini Mysteries
Chelsea and James are okay-ish detectives in this week’s thrilling episode!
62 min
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127: Hunter Hunter
Chelsea and James return from their holiday break to discuss a cautionary tale about rugged dads- Hunter Hunter.
62 min
50
126: Possessor (UNCUT)
James and Chelsea review a movie that made them both scream. Head trauma! Tooth trauma! Taint! It's Possessor!
76 min
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125: Freaky
James and Chelsea get freaky with Freaky, Chelsea's second favorite horror movie featuring Vince Vaughn.
69 min
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124: The Wicker Man (1973)
James and Chelsea finally keep their appointment with the ORIGINAL Wicker Man.
61 min
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123: Mastermind
James and Chelsea assume the roles of Codebreaker and Codemaster in a thrilling, experimental, horror version of the classic board game Mastermind.
57 min
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122: Godzilla (ft. D Man1954)
James and Chelsea finally tackle Godzilla's 1954 screen debut (& more) with the help of special guest D Man1954.
70 min
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121: Unhinged
"It's like Jaws but a car. 3 and 1/2 stars."
49 min
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120: Lightning Round Movie Reviews
James and Chelsea cram 20 movie reviews into one episode as we catch you up on our October horror screenings.
74 min
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119: Mailbag (Part 2)
James and Chelsea answer more of your lovely letters.
52 min
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118: Mailbag (Part 1)
James and Chelsea answer your letters in part ONE of a mailbag two-parter!
56 min
59
117: Horror Real Estate
James and Chelsea test their real estate appraisal skills & shop around for haunted houses.
46 min
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116: Deep Rising
James and Chelsea say goodbye to their apartment and send it off with a kind of mediocre but still enjoyable monster flick, Deep Rising. Total spooky town.
62 min
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115: The Bees
James and Chelsea talk about 1970s BEE HYSTERIA & why “killer bees” aren’t really real!
51 min
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114: Snakes on a Plane
James and Chelsea are talking snakes, and talking planes, and talking SNAKES ON PLANES
60 min
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113: The Host
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. This episode is sponsored by TheraOne! Go to for an exclusive buy one, get one free...
67 min
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112: Eight Legged Freaks
James and Chelsea discuss Eight Legged Freaks & decide to drink during this episode.
61 min
65
111: Arachnophobia
James and Chelsea talk 1990's Arachnophobia, a movie that made us feel itchy after!
65 min
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110: H.P. Lovecraft POWER HOUR
James is off this week so Chelsea is here with two stories from HP Lovecraft- Dagon and From Beyond!
37 min
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109: The Meg
James and Chelsea are talkin’ THE MEG this week, m8. It’s a previously-thought-to-be-extinct mega shark innit
59 min
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108: Frogs
James and Chelsea get froggy this week with Frogs, a movie where frogs don't do a whole lot.
56 min
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107: Tremors
James and Chelsea review the much-requested Kevin Bacon flick Tremors. Buckle up, motherhumpers
52 min
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106: Them! ft. Ivotres Littles
James and Chelsea are joined by Ivotres Littles (Horror Movies and Beyond) to continue creature feature summer with GIANT ANTS!!!
48 min
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105: Lake Placid vs. Anaconda
It could only lead to this.
63 min
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104: Horror Lockdown with Mike Dougherty
James and Chelsea are joined by writer/director Mike Dougherty (Trick ‘r Treat, Krampus, Godzilla: King of the Monsters) to discuss why horror fans are uniquely equipped to handle a pandemic.
48 min
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103: Lake Placid
James and Chelsea jump into Lake Placid this week for a swim neither of us enjoyed
61 min
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102: Anaconda
James and Chelsea are headed into the heart of darkness with Jon Voight and J Lo in this week’s review of Anaconda, a very good movie.
63 min
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101: Remakes
James and Chelsea discuss the film trend that strikes true terror into the heart- THE DREADED REMAKE. No genre, not even horror, is safe.
73 min
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100: Psycho (1998)
It’s the 100th episode of the Dead Meat Podcast. You cannot be surprised at what we’re reviewing.
53 min
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99: The Passion of the Christ
Happy Easter! Gore, guts, and the Good News.
49 min
78
98: The Platform
James and Chelsea review a timely, gruesome Spanish flick recently picked up by Netflix.
69 min
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97: From Beyond
James and Chelsea reflect on the great Stuart Gordon with a review of From Beyond.
62 min
80
96: The Hunt
James and Chelsea review the controversial, delayed, & adequate movie The Hunt
52 min
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95: Super BOO-sday Election Showdown
We’re extremely over the current primary season, so we’re forming a new SCARY THIRD PARTY. WE’RE GOING TO ELM STREET AND CAMP CRYSTAL LAKE AND HADDONFIELD! AND THEN WE’RE GOING TO WASHINGTON D.C. TO TAKE BACK THE WHITE HOUSE! HYAAHHHHHH!!!!!
71 min
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94: The Invisible Man (2020)
Chelsea and James talk about the absolutely terrifying 2020 reboot of The Invisible Man. The Dark Universe LIVES AGAIN See Dead Meat live! This week's episode is sponsored by HelloFresh! Go to and use code deadmeat10 for 10 free meals including...
84 min
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93: Ambrose Bierce POWER HOUR
Chelsea reads three short stories by Ambrose Bierce: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, A Tough Tussle, and The Boarded Window.
52 min
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92: VHS Nostalgia with Slashback Video
James and Chelsea sit down with the team behind Slashback Video to talk about the cozy era of local video stores & their newest installation at the Mystic Museum.
52 min
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91: Interview with Heather Langenkamp
James and Chelsea sit down with the legend, the queen: Heather Langenkamp!
71 min
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90: Ghoulies
James and Chelsea review Greml- no, Critt- no, GHOULIES.
52 min
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89: Interview With Radio Silence
James & Chelsea interview Tyler, Matt, and Chad of Radio Silence (Ready or Not, V/H/S, Southbound) about their path to making one of last year's best horror flicks.
78 min
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88: The Lighthouse
HAAAAAAARK! James and Chelsea review 2019's The Lighthouse.
74 min
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87: In The Tall Grass
James and Chelsea are back and starting off the new decade with a Patty Dubs joint.
66 min
90
86: WHAT'S IN THE BOOOX?!?
James has to guess what's in a box.
61 min
91
85: The Fanatic
D-E-A-D MEAT PODCAST IS HERE to review the film that's bringing Fred Durst an Oscar, babeeeyyy- 2019's THE FANATIC.
71 min
92
84: A Spooky Story by the Fire
James is out this week, so join Chelsea for an ASMR-friendly reading of "The Dead Smile" by F. Marion Crawford (complete with a crackling fireplace!).
59 min
93
83: Pilgrim
James and Chelsea get to SHUCKING in our review of Hulu's Pilgrim.
61 min
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82: The Asylum Movie Title Game
James and Chelsea explore the world of The Asylum and their not-quite-right mockbuster films.
63 min
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81: Slender Man ft. We Hate Movies
James and Chelsea are joined by the We Hate Movies crew to talk about Slender Man and his slender plans.
65 min
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80: Midsommar
James and Chelsea battle autumn and the loss of daylight with the power of one of the sunniest horror movies ever made.
109 min
97
79: Rhett & Link on Horror and Writing
James and Chelsea are joined this week by Rhett & Link to talk about their new spoooOOooky book, The Lost Causes of Bleak Creek, cannibalism, and how much blood is in the human body.
77 min
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78: Halloween Memories
James and Chelsea are coming to you straight from the extremely haunted Stanley Hotel this week to tell stories about bad Halloween costumes & discuss Chelsea's very bad taste in candy.
51 min
99
77: Creepy Kids (Part 2)
James and Chelsea head into the new millennium with a crew of creepy kids. This time, we're talking Spain and Japan's weird kiddos!
62 min
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76: Creepy Kids (Part 1)
James and Chelsea do their first ever two-parter, and it's about CREEPY KIDS. Why do kids creep us out so much? How have scary kids in horror changed over time? What does this all say about adults? ALL THIS AND MORE!
65 min