Three episodes in and I'm still enjoying the series. The two leads continue to be solid, and we are finally starting to get a sniff of what Mr Wednesday might actually be planning. Gods and supernatural beings continue to be introduced(some more graphically than others), and I'm getting more and more curious as to how … Continue reading American Gods: Episode 3
Earlier this year we took a visit to Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, an aboriginal culture site in Southern Alberta. For thousands of years the Blackfoot people used this site as a mass kill hunt site to provide food, tools, and clothing for their people. There is now an interpretive center on the site that provides … Continue reading Culture in Southern Alberta: A Trip to Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
I enjoyed the first episode, so I decided to watch the second as well. It opens in the cargo hold of a slave ship, with a slave praying to his God, Anansi, to save him. Anansi, portrayed by Orlando Jones shows up and quickly riles up the slaves and has them kill their captors and … Continue reading American Gods Episode 2
I'll start by saying I loved the book. It is one of my favourite reads by Neil Gaiman. As such, I was pretty excited to see this adaptation. By the way, if you haven't read the book, do so, it's damn good. The show has had a fair amount of buzz, from the negativity surrounding … Continue reading American Gods: How the First Episode Stands up.