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‘American Gods’ Clip: Anansi Comes To America
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American Gods Orlando Jones as Mr. Nancy /Anansi

On April 30th, when STARZ aired the American Gods premiere, they opened not with leading stars Shadow (Ricky Whittle) and Wednesday (Ian McShane). Rather, the pilot episode began with a period tale about Norsemen, adventuring abroad from Iceland, to the Western Hemisphere. It was about their utter failure at establishing themselves on these “New World” shores.

What I’m getting at is that American Gods is as much about fantastical super-powered beings as it is about the mechanism by which they arrived here: migration, voluntary or otherwise. Tuesday, STARZ released a clip of Sunday’s new episode, “The Secret of Spoons,” in which showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green use their platform to take a true-to-life look at the migration stories of America, warts and all.

Below we see the West African trickster god, Anansi (Orlando Jones), in both spider and human form, talking to enslaved Africans in the hold of a 17th century ship as they make the trans-Atlantic voyage to their new world: one bereft of freedom.

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101: The Bone Orchard – The Dominant Paradigm: An American Gods Podcast
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American Gods

The Dominant Paradigm is a weekly podcast where Geeks of Doom Podcast hosts Dwayne D, Andrew Sorcini, and Tosin Onafowokan discuss STARZ’s TV series American Gods, the works that inspired it, and the larger questions about the lenses in which we see our world, AKA, the paradigms.

In this episode of The Dominant Paradigm, Dwayne, Andrew and Tosin delve into American Gods, Episode 1, “The Bone Orchard.” Beyond the recap, the three discuss the salient imagery of the noose, the dreams and the overall visual style of the pilot, as well as changes from the 2001 novel.

Finally, you’ll find Ephemera – links to content that is either related to American Gods or that gives insight to the show.

Podcast (play or download podcast here)

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‘American Gods’: A TV Series That Fans Of The Book Will Love
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American Gods poster banner premiere date

[At SXSW 2017, we screened the first episode of the upcoming Starz series American Gods, based on the Neil Gaiman novel. Here are our thoughts.]

SXSW 2017 – Shadow Moon is a man alone. His life is returned, but his life is gone. He’s got a plan all set up, but no one’s available to help him with it.

Lucky for Shadow, it’s Wednesday.

It’s no spoiler to tell you that about the protagonist of a 16-year-old book. What I can’t tell you, however, is why. American Gods Episode 1.1 “The Bone Orchard,” the pilot of the new STARZ show based on Neil Gaiman’s novel of the same name, is full of characters that are suffering from difficult-to-explain juxtapositions. Rather that frustrate viewers, however, that fact about the show is sure to intrigue; to provide an alluring mist not too different than the white curls of smoke wafting from the white buffalo’s eyes in the series’ trailer before the beast telepathically utters: Believe.

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‘American Gods’ Trailer: Shadow Learns Of The Coming War Between The Gods
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American Gods 101 Ricky Whittle as Shadow Moon

It was back in July during Comic-Con that Starz debuted the first footage for American Gods, their upcoming original series based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Neil Gaiman.

After previewing the first episode this past weekend at SXSW, the cable network has now released another trailer for the show.

Watch the trailer here below.

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SXSW 2017 ‘American Gods’: A TV Series That Fans Of The Book Will Love
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SXSW 2017 – American Gods is a new STARZ show based on Neil Gaiman’s novel of the same name. We were able to attend an advanced screening of the pilot episode, along with a panel with the cast and crew, which we covered here.

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