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OMG. I can't believe no one has started a thread on this. It's amazing, truly a metaphysical master piece. You guys have to watch this!


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Mm this is the tv series, right?


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darkwing wrote:Mm this is the tv series, right?
Yes. It's on HBO. But you can get a free trial through Amazon Prime. You'll love it.


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Oops I meant it was on Starz.


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Mmm not in US nor have cable, thus can't : (

I like the idea of the new gods though : )


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darkwing wrote:Mmm not in US nor have cable, thus can't : (

I like the idea of the new gods though : )
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American Gods is originally a best selling novel by a favorite of mine, Neil Gaiman. So you can still read the original novel, Darkwing. :)

The book was a good read, (Neil always is) lots of Norse gods and such.

Can't say I will be watching the series though, as sometimes books don't translate as well to screen in, my personal opinion. But super cool it got made into a show!! The hubby will be excited. 2hp

If you like American Gods, definitely check out Stardust. A super cool fantasy/supernatural movie adpatation of yet another one of Gaiman's master pieces.


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Gaiman also did a mini-series of "Neverwhere," which featured (among many others) an actress who had appeared in a James Bond movie, an actor who would later be cast as Dr. Who, another actor with a small speaking part in "Inception," a Scottish actress who would later appear in "Vanilla Sky," and one other actor with a recurring role in "Game of Thrones."

It's an ensemble cast, in a very, very good way. Oh, and the score was composed by the one and only Brian Eno.

The book is even better.



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I've only just started reading American Gods and it's such a fun book that I have a hard time putting it down. Most of the characters are very amusing and Odin needs an asprin.



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Ishvala wrote:I've only just started reading American Gods and it's such a fun book that I have a hard time putting it down. Most of the characters are very amusing and Odin needs an asprin.
2yn @Odin needs an aspirin! I really enjoyed watching the show haven't read the book but need to.



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