Lovecraft Country | Episode 8: “Jig-a-Bobo”

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Lovecraft Country | Episode 8: “Jig-a-Bobo”

Kevin Mahadeo (@KevMahadeo) welcomes returning guests Mike Bloom (@AMikeBloomType) and Brandon Chappell (@Chappells_Show) for a breakdown of “Jig-a-Bobo,” Lovecraft Country’s scariest episode yet.

The third-to-last episode of the season starts bringing together all the main characters, as well as devotes some time to Dee, and the new “friends” who begin to haunt her. The trio of podcasters get into the connection to the real-life story of Emmett Till, the horror of Topsy and Bopsy, and what may be coming down the pike for the next two episodes.

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This podcast contains conversations about sensitive subject matter. Listener discretion is advised.

About Lovecraft Country …

HBO’s Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors), who is on the hunt for his missing father. Joined by his childhood friend Letitia Lewis (Jurnee Smollett) and uncle George Freeman (Courtney B. Vance), they travel throughout the country in the time of Jim Crow. They struggle to survive and overcome not only the racist terrors of white America, but also terrifying monsters that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback. Aunjanue Ellis, Wunmi Mosaku, Abbey Lee, Jamie Chung, Jada Harris, and Michael K. Williams also star.

Links from the show …

• Kinitra Brooks on Episode 8 (The Root)

• The Emmett Till Foundation

Catch up on recent Lovecraft Country coverage:

Lovecraft Country | Season 1, Episode 7: “I Am”

Lovecraft Country Double Recap | Season 1, Episodes 5 and 6: Strange Case and Meet Me in Daegu

Lovecraft Country | Episode 4 Recap: “A History of Violence”

Lovecraft Country | Episode 3 Recap: “Holy Ghost”

Lovecraft Country | Episode 2 Recap: “Whitey on the Moon”

Lovecraft Country | Episode 1 Recap: Sundown

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