“Come to Jesus” brings season one of American Gods to a dizzying, starry-eyed close. It has everything: cutting criticisms of religion and gender issues, storytime with Mr. Nancy, Ricky Whittle being adorable…and Wednesday finally revealing his true identity to Shadow. WARNING: This review contains spoilers for American Gods 1×08: “Come to Jesus”. A lot of […]
While I’m still very much enjoying the TV adaptation of American Gods, “A Prayer for Mad Sweeney” left me thinking that perhaps the show hasn’t truly found its storytelling legs. Yes, the ‘coming to America’ stories have been told in many different ways – sometimes told to viewers by a current character, sometimes being shown […]
While last week we learned that gods can perish if they’re forgotten, “A Murder of Gods” was a different sort of proof that gods can die – brutally. There was, in fact, quite a lot of death in “A Murder of Gods” – the episode opened with the deaths of a group of Mexicans who […]
From beginning to end, “Lemon Scented You” was written for the express purpose of proving that the gods of American Gods aren’t, in fact, immortal – not truly, anyway. The cold opening of “Lemon Scented You” had a very different feel than previous weeks; everything was in dull shades (mostly grays), though the animation itself […]
The idea of “Git Gone” centering around Laura Moon didn’t appeal to me at first, but by the end of the episode, I was even more hooked on American Gods. While the show certainly hasn’t followed the source material word for word (that would be pretty impossible), “Git Gone” was the first episode where it […]
The glorious thing about American Gods as a TV series is the space Bryan Fuller has to expand on some really good parts that flash by in the book. “Head Full of Snow” treats us to extended versions of some fan favorite scenes while moving Shadow’s story along. - **Read our policies before commenting.** Please do not copy our […]
The second episode of American Gods, ‘The Secret of Spoons,’ introduces us to two incredible new characters played by equally incredible actors. - **Read our policies before commenting.** Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
The first episode of American Gods, titled ‘The Bone Orchard’, highlights the magic that happens when you take the unique narratives of Neil Gaiman and mix them with the artistic mind of Bryan Fuller. It’s absolutely amazing. - **Read our policies before commenting.** Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are […]
When Neil Gaiman started writing the book almost twenty years ago, he had no idea that the diversity in American Gods would be such a controversial issue. - **Read our policies before commenting.** Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
It’s 2017 and apparently it’s still controversial to have female characters who actually get to be people, something that absolutely boggles the minds of the women of American Gods. - **Read our policies before commenting.** Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.