43: American Gods – Show Notes

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First Segment

  • Neil Gaiman on America
  • Neil Gaiman’s America and American Gods
  • The United States’ Population and Diversity
  • The American Dream
    • James Truslow Adams, Epic of America
    • Other cultures and the individual
  • Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness
    • Leads to an individualistic society
  • Claude S. Fischer, Made in America: A Social History of American Culture and Character
    • Voluntaristic culture
  • David Potter and the Success of Americans

Second Segment

  • Neil Gaiman
    • Neil Gaiman to me
      • High school
      • Born in England
      • Previous works
        • The Sandman 1989-1996
        • Good Omens 1990
        • Neverwhere 1996
        • Stardust 1999
        • American Gods 2001
        • Gaiman’s “first real novel”
        • Exploring the “fly over states.”
  • From Book to Show
    • Trouble with HBO
    • Trouble adapting a script
    • Brian Fuller
      • Hannibal
    • Michael Green
      • Logan
      • Blade Runner 2049

Third Segment

  • American Gods as a Book
  • Anasi’s Speech and the Coming to America Stories
  • Struggling to Find its Voice
  • Slow Motion
  • Our Favorite Works of Neil Gaiman
  • What Neil Gaiman has Meant to Us