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    American Gods

    I read the book and it was spectacular!
    I was going to start a thread on good books and searched up American Gods.... Low and behold they are making a series of it on Starz! I watched the trailer and everything they showed about Shadow is holding true to the book.
    It starts tomorrow, I am literally ordering Starz channel just to watch it.

    Shadow, works at a gym with his friend and was incarcerated for beating a man nearly to death. Upon release he finds himself in the care of a nearly forgotten God.

    I am stoked! If you haven't read the book do it.
    American Gods is well worth the read!
    The things Shadow goes through are indescribable and he is a badass!

    Definitely in my top ten books of all time!
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    Also, just kind of creepy, I read that book years ago and I just so happened to search it up one day before the series, I had no clue about, starts...

    Strange indeed.

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    Great book indeed! Read it years ago too.

    I'd suggest reading Stephen King's The Dark tower series
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    Quote Originally Posted by Myers View Post
    Great book indeed! Read it years ago too.

    I'd suggest reading Stephen King's The Dark tower series
    I wll look into it.

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    There is only 1 God ma'am. And I'm pretty sure hee doesn't dress like that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Myers View Post
    Great book indeed! Read it years ago too.

    I'd suggest reading Stephen King's The Dark tower series
    That's a series I really would love to love. I really like the looks of it. However I only managed 50% of the way through IT before calling it quits
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    Quote Originally Posted by hollowedzeus View Post
    That's a series I really would love to love. I really like the looks of it. However I only managed 50% of the way through IT before calling it quits
    Holy shit! How do you make it halfway through a series and quit??? What kind of person are you?
    Are you a serial killer, Zeus?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Obspowerstroke View Post

    Holy shit! How do you make it halfway through a series and quit??? What kind of person are you?
    Are you a serial killer, Zeus?
    IT was a standalone book haha. His writing style is very dense and descriptive. I'm more of a pictures kind of guy

    Also it isn't a boot in the arse off 1000 pages
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    Quote Originally Posted by Obspowerstroke View Post
    I read the book and it was spectacular!
    I was going to start a thread on good books and searched up American Gods.... Low and behold they are making a series of it on Starz! I watched the trailer and everything they showed about Shadow is holding true to the book.
    It starts tomorrow, I am literally ordering Starz channel just to watch it.

    Shadow, owns a gym and was incarcerated for beating a man nearly to death. Upon release he finds himself in the care of a nearly forgotten God.

    I am stoked! If you haven't read the book do it.
    American Gods is well worth the read!
    The things Shadow goes through are indescribable and he is a badass!

    Definitely in my top ten books of all time!
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    Quote Originally Posted by hollowedzeus View Post
    IT was a standalone book haha. His writing style is very dense and descriptive. I'm more of a pictures kind of guy

    Also it isn't a boot in the arse off 1000 pages
    Lol! I usually try to keep it 500 pages or under! I would have gave up too probably.

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    First time seeing this . Oh I will be watching this for sure !!
    I wish they had got someone bigger to play Shadows role. In the book he was a head turning big man. Not complaining though because I always wished they would make a movie of it. First episode is tonight at 9pm.

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    Absolutely awesome, straight off the book!

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    I just watched the first episode on Amazon Prime... I've never heard of it before, but it was pretty awesome.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoggage_54 View Post
    I just watched the first episode on Amazon Prime... I've never heard of it before, but it was pretty awesome.
    Thats great, the book has stuck with me for years, its one of those that you never lose. I have never seen television stay so close with a book word for word.

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    They are straying from the book a little, but its still awesome. They are bound to add things to make the story longer. I just hope it doesnt get over the top.
    How about that gal swallowing folks with her vagina! Lmao

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    Still coming off the pages, they only add in a little.
    I look forward to this every sunday night.
    Shadows girl is back, Sweeny is screwed.

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    I'm still not sure what is happening, but I am enjoying it so far
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    Never heard of it. Like that kind of show. Will search it up.

    Thanks!
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    Just caught this thread. It's set to record. Thanks for the info
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    Quote Originally Posted by Quester View Post
    Just caught this thread. It's set to record. Thanks for the info
    They play reruns etc. Only 8 episodes per season but they are an hour long without commercials.

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    Just got to finally watch last weeks episode. Wow that went in a weird direction. I ordered the audio book on audible just to listen to it in my truck on the way to work and running errands. Worth it.
    Story is deviating from the book enough that characters such as laura are taking a whole different role. Still like it though.

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    Next season starts in mid 2018 I hear. That sucks.

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