Tagged: Lovecraft Country Season 1

Lovecraft Country – Last Letters

Lovecraft Country – Last Letters “Lovecraft Country” Season 1 is over, but the letters and voicemail keep pouring in. Ash and Gene respond to your thoughts on Leti’s survival, Diana’s revenge, Ruby’s final acts, and the quality of the series as a whole.

Lovecraft Country Episode 10 Review: “Full Circle”

Lovecraft Country Episode 10 Review: “Full Circle” True to its title, the “Lovecraft Country” season finale tied up several huge storylines explored during its 10-episode run. Listeners asked what we thought of those storylines, and we’re here to tell you. Our “Full Circle” Deep Dive also examines the sometimes-confounding magic...

Lovecraft Country Episode 9 Review: “Rewind 1921”

Lovecraft Country Episode 9 Review Lovecraft Country redefined the purpose of a penultimate episode this week with Episode 9: “Rewind 1921.” As Leti, Tic, and Montrose traveled back in time, we were reintroduced to Uncle George, shown Hippolyta’s power, and invited to explore the interplay between homosexuality and fatherhood—all played...

Lovecraft Country Episode 8 Review: “Jig-a-Bobo”

Lovecraft Country Episode 8 Review: “Jig-a-Bobo” Lovecraft Country aspired from day one to mix eldritch horror with the terrors of racism in America. And Episode 8 showed us exactly how powerful that combination could be. The scares were scarier. The action was intense. And “Jig-a-Bobo” painfully examined the complex issues...

Emmitt Till

Hey,Idk if I’m breaking the rules by sending a second email but I have thoughts and I didn’t want to lay an essay in you. I really didn’t like the show’s handling of Emmitt Till. It felt cheap. He’s essentially just an extra in previous extras, isn’t mentioned for a...

Family Links

Hello Ash and Gene,First off, thank you for covering this show. I love everything you guy do even when I disagree on your takes. Shat on tv has made the shows you cover more enjoyable, hell I liked GOT season 8 because of your podcast. So to my point. This...

Needle Drops

Hey Gang, love your commentary on Lovecraft Country more than I do Lovecraft Country. My email is about the show’s use of needle drops. For those that don’t know, I mean their use of pre-existing songs not composed for the show.. Lovecraft country writer#1: “So the opening of this scene...

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,...

Thoughts On Inclusion/Diversity

Hey guys,After Sunday’s instacast and some of the discussion on Discord, I wanted to write in. I have been turning these thoughts over in my head for a while now (not just in the context of this show) but they may still be somewhat protean. I will further caveat by...

Lovecraft Country Episode 5 Holy Ghost

Hello,I found and started listening to your podcast yesterday and I’m really enjoying your perspective on the show. Your podcast is now the third one I am exploring, the official Lovecraft Country Radio podcast being one and For All Nerds Show: The Safe Negro Podcast Show the other. Although you...