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American Gods

Converting Neil Gaiman's "American Gods" from novel to TV show is no easy feat. With complex symbolism and a massive cast including Ian McShane and Crispin Glover, things will get hairy. That's why the American Gods podcast is here! Following on the heels of their hit "Westworld" podcast, the Shat on TV team works with the audience to explain old gods and new through interactive episodes and well-researched insights.

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Jan 14, 2021

After a lengthy off-season, "American Gods" roared back to life with an impressive season premiere. Stronger dialogue, rich scenery, and camera discipline pulled us into the world as Shadow found his way through Wisconsin and Mr. World found a new face.

In this Deep Dive, we explore American Indian mythology, a...

Jan 7, 2021

The long wait is over! After a pandemic and behind-the-scenes battles delayed production, "American Gods" returns for Season 3 on January 10. 

The King Bee and Gene Lyons are back with a look at what's happened since Season 2, who's coming back, and multiple ways to pronounce "Chic Eglee." The Shat Crew also introduces...

May 4, 2019

American Gods' season two ended with "Moon Shadow," not what we typically expect from a season finale. There wasn't much resolution, heart-pounding action, or massive reveals. And we were left with more questions than answers: Is Mad Sweeney really dead? Why did Wednesday flee? How does the World Tree work? Does...

Apr 24, 2019

Welp, we finally found a character we really liked, and Season 2 Episode 7 took him away. Will "American Gods" be able to fill the gap left by Sunday's shocking death? And will Odin ever be able to retrieve Gungnir? The King Bee has the answers.

Gene Lyons maps out the complex storytelling behind Mad Sweeney's three...

Apr 20, 2019

"American Gods" really strutted its stuff with Episode 6 of Season 2, going burlesque for the most entertaining installment of the series to date. Find out what set "Donar The Great" apart and get the history on American Gods' newest character, Columbia. 

The King Bee deep dives into the myriad mythical references...