Category: Lovecraft Country

A young African-American travels across the U.S. in the 1950s in search of his missing father.

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Lovecraft Country Episode 7 Review: “I Am”

Lovecraft Country Episode 7 Review: “I Am” Lovecraft Country once again pushed the limits of representation, historical layering, trippy visuals, and empowerment when it told Hippolyta’s story in Episode 7: I am. The Shat Crew dives deep into why Atticus went to St. Louis, where portals took Atticus and Hippolyta,...

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Lovecraft Country Episode 5 Review: “Strange Case”

Lovecraft Country Episode 5 Review Listeners asked for a deeper, longer dive, so here it is. This week’s Shat on TV covers all the gore, glam, and “goddamn!” of Lovecraft Country Episode 5: Strange Case. Ash educates us on Kafka’s “Metamorphosis,” a subject she actually taught at the college level....

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Lovecraft Country Episode 4 Review: “A History of Violence”

Lovecraft Country Episode 4 Review: “A History of Violence” We expected an Indiana Jones-style romp from Lovecraft Country Episode 4. And “A History of Violence” delivered that adventure on a bloody plate, examining what it feels like to be the aboriginal rather than the raider. In this podcast edition, we...

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Lovecraft Country Episode 3 Review: “Holy Ghost”

Lovecraft Country Episode 3 Review: “Holy Ghost”  “Lovecraft Country” promised us a spooky, sexy, seething mix of TV horror and real-world racism. And Episode 3 delivered on that promise in a big way. Learn the history of the Winthrop House, Christina Braithwaite’s involvement, and the significance of the episode’s...

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Lovecraft Country Episode 2 Review: “Whitey’s on The Moon”

Lovecraft Country Episode 2 Review: “Whitey’s on The Moon”  Lovecraft Country Episode 2 hit us hard and quick with a slew of new characters, Atticus’ dizzying lineage, hallucinations, rituals, cannibalism, ancient orders, and snake dick. Thankfully, we have answers. “Whitey’s on The Moon” pushed the audience into new territory...

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Lovecraft Country Episode 1 Review: “Sundown”

Lovecraft Country Episode 1 Review: “Sundown”  Our “Sundown” Deep Dive explores the breakneck page and refreshing attitude of Lovecraft Country’s debut episode. We examine the racist legacy of H.P Lovecraft, the legendary voice of James Baldwin, and the principle of “othering.” A voicemail about “The Green Book” takes Gene...

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Lovecraft Country – Season 1 Primer

Lovecraft Country – Season 1 Primer Before you watch HBO’s “Lovecraft Country,” get the breakdown on what it’s about, who’s in it, how it was made, and why the big names behind it really make a difference. Millions have listened to Shat on TV coverage of “Westworld,” “Game of Thrones,”...

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Lovecraft Country – Podcast Introduction

Lovecraft Country – Podcast Introduction Want “Lovecraft Country” broken down in an hour or less? We’re the team to do it. Shat on TV returns after covering three seasons of HBO’s “Westworld” and the racially charged “Watchmen” to explore the horror, science, and civil rights issues of Jordan Peele and...