In its second season, the show’s leisurely road trip downshifts into a total lethargy.
It’s time for the series to push beyond thematic foreplay and embrace the flawed and terrifying present tense.
In the midst of its social outrage, American Gods has made room for a warped and modern romantic comedy.
In American Gods, deities work in a fashion similar to that of politicians, as both bedazzle the public.
The episode satirically equates exposition to sales as necessary binding agents of contemporary life.
The episode tells a story of a relationship tragically governed by imbalance of power.
The notion of transcendence runs through the latest episode of American Gods as a thematic thread.
The episode is deeply critical of America, yet offers a glance toward the possibility of salvation.
Like many pilot episodes, the premiere of American Gods mows through a wealth of exposition.