This is the episode where everything starts to come together. We see the man who encountered the Djinn in episode 3(Salim) meet up with Laura and Mad Sweeney(the Leprechaun). Which is setting aside the one fear I had that things were happening for sensationalist purposes, with no thought to plot. I'm also enjoying the banter … Continue reading American Gods Episode 6
This episode picks up right where the last ended. Shadow walks into his hotel room to find his dead wife Laura waiting for him. It is thematically darker than the previous episode, albeit with far less gore or violence. It is less sexually charged as well. Shadow and Laura have a pretty interesting conversation. He's … Continue reading American Gods Episode 5
If you can't guess from the title, this episode is a prequel of sorts to the first episode. It begins with Shadow's wife Laura just before they met. She is working in a dead-end job as a dealer in the local casino, living a life with no meaning. Before meeting Shadow she even attempts suicide. … Continue reading American Gods Episode 4 – The Prequel Episode
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 took my kids to their first movie in the theater this past weekend. We went and saw the latest Disney offering, Moana. I wasn't aware of much about this movie, aside from the fact that The Rock voiced one of the characters. I was also concerned about how my three-year old would behave. Luckily, … Continue reading My Kid’s First Cinema Experience: An afternoon with Moana
As far as comics go I've always sort of been more of a Marvel guy. Not that DC has never put out good stuff, but teenage me was always into the X-Men. That, and I've never been a huge Superman fan. Not sure why, but the character never really resonated with me or seemed interesting. … Continue reading A First Foray into Justice: My first ever Justice League comic, #14.
I picked this issue up a few months ago on a trip to the local comic shop with my daughter. I'd picked out an issue of Dr Strange, and seeing as they had a two for one sale going on, was looking for that second book. I was having a hard time deciding, so I … Continue reading A Little Girl, a Tyrannosaur, and Lego: A look at Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #12