Category: American Gods

American Gods is an American television series based on the novel of the same name, written by Neil Gaiman and originally published in 2001. The television series was developed by Bryan Fuller and Michael Green for the premium cable network Starz. Fuller and Green served as the showrunners for the first season, and are set to be replaced by Jesse Alexander for the second season. Gaiman serves as an executive producer along with Fuller, Green, Craig Cegielski, Stefanie Berk, David Slade, and Adam Kane.

 

The series focuses on Shadow Moon, who meets a strange man named Mr. Wednesday after being released from prison, and soon becomes embroiled in a large-scale conflict between the Old Gods and the New Gods, who grow stronger each day. The first season originally ran on the Starz network and streaming service from April to June 2017. In May 2017, the series was renewed for a second season.

American Gods Episode 9 Review: “The Lake Effect”

American Gods Episode 9 Review: “The Lake Effect” Two massive storylines came to an end in Season 3, Episode 9: “The Lake Effect.” Laura took her shot at Mr. Wednesday, and Shadow Moon took his shot at solving the disappearances in Lakeside. Did we see a new romance emerging? Did...

American Gods Episode 8 Review: “The Rapture of Burning”

American Gods Episode 8 Review: “The Rapture of Burning” If “American Gods” didn’t just deliver us its best episode, it certainly delivered its most complete. Odin and Tyr gave us action. Salim and the people of the Grand Peacock Inn gave us love and wonder. Technical Boy earned a few...

American Gods Episode 7 Review: “Fire and Ice”

American Gods Episode 7 Review: “Fire and Ice” In seven episodes, “American Gods” Season 3 has set the table for an exciting chess match between Tyr and Mr. Wednesday. “Fire and Ice” revealed the true hand behind recent events, broke Shadow Moon’s sexual tension, struck a bargain between Mr. World...

American Gods Episode 6 Review: “Conscience of The King”

American Gods Episode 6 Review: “Conscience of The King” In American Gods’ thirstiest episode to date, we get a good look at Mr. Wednesday’s softer side and explore what’s up with Technical Boy. “Conscience of The King” raised a few mysteries we try to crack: What is Artifact One? Who...

American Gods Episode 5 Review: “Sister Rising”

American Gods Episode 5 Review: “Sister Rising” It’s an all-Gene episode as disaster strikes the Shat on TV crew! This solo podcast covers Season 3, Episode 5 of American Gods: “Sister Rising.” Gene Lyons adds to Technical Boy’s original story, the Mechanical Turk, and Mr. Wednesday’s newest grift. Ash calls...