Author: Dick Ebert

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...

American Gods Episode 4 Review: “The Unseen”

American Gods Episode 4 Review: “The Unseen” An “American Gods” episode that made Gene emotional? Season 3, Episode 4 was the perfect mid-season addition to the series, giving Shadow more power, Laura more motivation, and viewers a powerful history lesson on slavery in America. In this edition, Ash shares her...

American Gods Episode 3 Review: “Ashes and Demons”

American Gods Episode 3 Review: “Ashes and Demons” Ash Schlafly joins the podcast to cover Season 3, Episode 3: “Ashes and Demons.” In this Deep Dive, Shat on TV explores the history of Demeter, the newest “American Gods” goddess, and how she fits into the overall picture of a very...

American Gods Episode 2 Review: “Serious Moonlight”

American Gods Episode 2 Review: “Serious Moonlight” “American Gods” continued a strong third season with “Serious Moonlight,” telling us more about Cordelia, Alison, Hinzelmann, thunderbirds, and Lakeside. Episode 2 added mystery and further humanized a growing list of characters while reintroducing gods and storylines from seasons past. Why is Tyr...

American Gods Episode 1 Review: “A Winter’s Tale”

American Gods Episode 1 Review: “A Winter’s Tale” 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...