Lovecraft Country – Whitey’s on the Moon (S1E2)

This week’s episode hit us fast and hard. Let’s deal with two quick items before we begin discussing the show. 1) Spoilers ahead! You may want to watch the episode before reading this. 2) I write my summation before listening to the podcast and without reading any outside blogs or breakdowns about the show. I consume that material AFTER writing because I want to bring my thoughts to you based on my own experience and interpretation of the show. Do with that what you will. Ok, let’s get it… The…

Lovecraft Country – Sundown (S1E1)

Well, ya’ll… Lovecraft Country did not disappoint! The first episode kept me on the edge of my seat from beginning to end. I’m not even sure where to start digging into “Sundown” since I have far more questions than answers. The Dream Let’s begin at the beginning, shall we? The story opens with a dream sequence where Atticus is fighting in the Korean war. As he is advancing on his enemies, aliens descend upon the battlefield. Atticus is confronted by a woman-like figure who whispers something into his ear in…

Science Fiction, Horror, and Black family Love collide in HBO’s Lovecraft Country

By Celestial Imagine American Gods, American Horror Story, Get Out, and Aliens had a tryst and produced a love child… That love child would probably look something like HBO’s Lovecraft Country. I am a one-toe-in kind of woman when it comes to Sci-Fi. If it looks too scary, you’ll find me tipping out like the SpongeBob meme. {insert “Aight, Imma Head Out” meme} However, I’m going to put my “big girl panties” on after watching the trailers for Lovecraft Country, the newest of which left my jaw resting in my…