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Orlando Jones on American Gods' Incredible Mr. Nancy Speech and Racism: 'He’s Just Laying Out What the Fuck It Is'

This past Sunday’s episode of American Gods introduced us to Mr. Nancy (Orlando Jones), a smooth-talking African trickster god who manifests in the cargo hold of a slave ship making its way from Africa to America. It’s dark, foreboding, painful, and some of the best television I’ve seen in a number of years. I had to…

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American Gods Star Ricky Whittle on Becoming a Neil Gaiman Fan and on the Non-Book Season Finale

American Gods is a giant tome of a book, with huge chunks removed or left out once Neil Gaiman realized how long his tale was getting. So when Bryan Fuller and Michael Green turned the book into a show, they had to move things around, change characters, and create a natural season end. And so the ending we’re going to…