Lemon Scented You – Episode 5 – American Gods Fan Podcast

Welcome to American Gods Fan Podcast, Episode 5 “Lemon Scented You”. This is the unofficial podcast about the hit Starz television program American Gods by fans for fans as brought to you by HorrorNewsTV.com, DocRotten.com, and GruesomeMagazine.com. The Grue-Crew behind the Hannibal Fan Podcast reunites to dive into the latest blood-soaked effort of Bryan Fuller as he brings to life the acclaimed novel from Neil Gaiman! Let’s set on a cross-country trip across America with Shadow Moon and Mr. Wednesday.

Episode Five dives back into the story following Shadow Moon (Ricky Wittle) and Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane) after Shadow’s “dead wife” Laura (Emily Browning) reappears in his hotel room. Before all that can be explain, Mr. Wednesday and Shadow get arrested for robbing the bank a few episodes back. While in lockup, the duo is visited by Media (Gillian Anderson), Technical Boy (Bruce Langley), and Mr. World (Crispin Glover). A few secrets are revealed and the war of the gods is properly seeded. Meanwhile, Mad Sweeney (Pablo Schreiber) bursts into the hotel room to confront Laura about getting his coin back. Sweeney’s bad luck is in full swing.

American Gods Fan Podcast: Season One
Episode 5 – Lemon Scented You
Aired May 28, 2017, on Starz

The Grue-Crew explore each element of the show in an extended episode needed to cover how stuffed this particular week is. A lot happens in “Lemon Scented You” with a plethora of favorite scenes and fun bits. The biggest of which – at least for Doc Rotten – is the introduction of Mr. World played by fan favorite Crispin Glover who all but steals the show. The confrontation between Mr. World, Media, & Technical Boy and Mr. Wednesday & Shadow Moon is spectacular with revealing moments, foreshadowing, and character building. The war of the gods is set in motion. The dialog is also a delight especially when spoken by Laura Moon – although Mad Sweeney gets a few good lines as well. Director Vincenzo Natali captures the stunning beauty buried in the horror of the week. Great stuff, fun discussion … and some listener feedback as well.

Each week, the Grue-Crew will present some of their favorite scenes in two spotlight segments. The first segment is The OMG Moment of the Week where they choose the bloodiest, goriest, most bizarre, most outrageous moment of the week’s episode. The second episode of American Gods offers more fantasy oriented choices, far less bloody than last week. Which shocking twist will the hosts decide upon? The second segment is The Folklore Feature of the Week where they look back at the Americana moment of the week or the historical moment dealing with the American Gods themselves. As their story unfolds and their journey across America continues what riches will they present to the audience. Discover which richly flavored storyline peaked the hosts’ interest this week.

We also want to hear from you! American Gods Fan Podcast is designed with the fan in mind and listener feedback is encouraged. That’s right, we want to hear from you! To help you out, we have a Speakpipe account set up for you to leave your Voice Messages. Click on this link and leave Dave, Christopher, Doc and Thomas your thoughts. The service is free and no number is required, all you need is a PC and mic.

We also want to be sure to thank Neon Devils for their killer track “American Godcast’” which we use for the intro and outro.

Cripsin Glover as Mr. World

Gillian Anderson as Media

Ricky Wittle as Shadow Moon

Nunni

An encounter of the gods

 

 

 

Doc Rotten

Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970’s searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.

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