Fleshing Out Laura

Anya and Alan discuss the adaptation of Laura Moon in the first season of American Gods. We look at her white privilege, the intentions of the show-runners, and how she measures up to the character in the novel.


How American Gods Breathed New Life Into the Late Laura Moon by Kristy Puchko for CBR.com

Laura Moon is American Gods' Cautionary Tale of American Apathy by Alicia Lutes for Nerdist.com

Emily Steers is a media critic.

American Gods has made Laura Moon one of its most compelling characters by Esther Zuckerman for the AV Club

American Gods' Laura Moon is Awful and that's a Good Thing by Lacy Baugher for The Mary Sue

Why We Still Hate Laura Moon by Jonita Davis for BlackGirlNerds.com

Rebbeca Theodore is a freelance media critic for Entertainment Weekly, Forbes, NYTimes, Roger Ebert, and The Urban Daily.

American Gods gives us a Tale of White Female Privilage by Jonita Davis for BlackGirlNerds.com

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