Category Archives: 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.

Season One Recap and Review

American Gods Season 1 Recap

In this American Gods Season 1 Recap Episode, Rog & Gene review each of the main characters’ story arcs while predicting where their narratives may take them in Season 2. The shatty duo also unlocks the Confessional Booth one last time to answer the most negative listener feedback from iTunes & YouTube. Finally, they wrap up the show with their announcement as to whether or not Shat on TV will be reviewing American Gods in 2018.

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American Gods Episode 8 Fan Theories

American Gods Episode 8 Fan Theories

Bilquis, Bilquis, Bilquis and a dash of ODIIIIIIIIIN! This week’s American Gods viewer mail, covering Episode 8: “Come to Jesus,” features a bombshell theory about Shadow Moon’s mother, insights on how sacrifices empower gods, thoughts on the season finale and even a letter from someone who quit watching after Episode 4.

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Episode 8 “Come to Jesus”

American Gods Episode 8 “Come to Jesus”

You wanted a positive podcast? You got a positive podcast! American Gods’ Season One finale, “Come To Jesus,” gave us more of what we love about the show and answered a slew of questions. In this episode, we cover Bilquis’ history, the strengths and weaknesses of different gods, Mr. Wednesday’s vicious master plan, and … the Iranian Revolution? Yes, you read that right. Continue reading Episode 8 “Come to Jesus”

American Gods Episode 7 Fan Theories

American Gods Episode 7 Fan Theories

Listeners correct Gene and uncover the burning motif of American Gods Episode 7: A Prayer For Mad Sweeney. Roger returns to defend Emily Browning’s honor, and the boys discuss how Hollywood loves a big head on a tiny body.

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Episode 7 “A Prayer For Mad Sweeney”

American Gods Episode 7 “A Prayer For Mad Sweeney”

“American Gods” tried something different with Episode 7: A Prayer For Mad Sweeney. The Starz show stuck close to the Neil Gaiman novel, and it hugged a single narrative for the full hour. Discover what this episode revealed about the American Gods universe, why Emily Browning got so much screen time and the true identity of Mr. Ibis.  Continue reading Episode 7 “A Prayer For Mad Sweeney”