Bryan Fuller and Michael Green on being “angry artists” and if we’ll ever see Lee Pace on American Gods

Bryan Fuller and Michael Green pulled off something of a miracle earlier this year, successfully adapting Neil Gaiman’s American Gods, the epic novel that’s long been deemed one the most unwieldy and un-filmable projects. Their well-received fantasy drama was renewed by Starz just weeks after the series premiere, and…

American Gods’ love scenes are as electric, erotic, and earnest as dreams

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In its third episode, American Gods already subverts expectations as nimbly as anything on television. That’s doubly surprising in a series based (reasonably faithfully, so far) on a well-known, well-loved novel, but it’s simple to explain. The unexpectedness of “Head Full Of Snow” resides not only in its action, but…

American Gods’ riddle: What’s black and white and off-kilter all over?

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“Let me tell you a story: Once upon a time, a man got fucked. Now, how is that for a story? Because that’s the story of black people in America.” This is the introductory speech of Anansi (Orlando Jones), or Mr. Nancy, as he’ll come to be known. It’s also how American Gods turns the lynching imagery of its premiere…

It took more than Ian McShane and a prayer to get American Gods to your TV

The All-Father uses emoji. “This is the first time I’m saying this in an interview,” American Gods co-showrunner Michael Green divulges when talking with The A.V. Club last week. “Ian McShane: He makes fun of Instagram, Twitter. ‘Oh, that social thing I leave that to you’—he will text with emojis and GIFs. It means…