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American Horror Story: Freak Show Recap: Tupperware Party Massacre

American Horror Story: Freak Show Recap: Tupperware Party Massacre
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen American Horror Story: Freak Show Ep. 9 – “Tupperware Party Massacre.” I remember watching the first season of American Horror Story and being genuinely scared. In fact, I marathoned the first several episodes when my roommate was out of town and considered it a grave mistake... Read more »

American Horror Story: Freak Show Recap: Blood Bath

American Horror Story: Freak Show Recap: Blood Bath
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen American Horror Story: Freak Show Ep. 8 – “Blood Bath.” “Although, for me, death would be preferable to Tampa.” — Elsa Freak Show finally got a huge dose of what it’s been sorely missing: substantial amounts of Frances Conroy. Of course, substantial amounts of Frances Conroy... Read more »

American Horror Story: Freak Show Recap: Test of Strength

American Horror Story: Freak Show Recap: Test of Strength
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen American Horror Story: Freak Show Ep. 7 – “Test of Strength.” “I wanna keep my balls.” — Jimmy Its becoming increasingly clear that what felt like focus earlier this season is quickly devolving into a lack of purpose.  There is nothing driving the plot forward, instead... Read more »
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American Horror Story Freak Show Recap: Bullseye

American Horror Story Freak Show Recap: Bullseye
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen American Horror Story: Freak Show Ep. 6 – “Bullseye.” “Speaking of cheap perfume.” — Elsa So… this episode happened. Why does American Horror Story do this? It had a brilliant concept, a freak show; a decent subtext, who are the real monsters; and laser focus like... Read more »

American Horror Story: Freak Show Recap: Pink Cupcakes

American Horror Story: Freak Show Recap: Pink Cupcakes
Spoiler Alert: Do not watch if you if you haven’t seen American Horror Story: Freak Show Ep. 5 – “Pink Cupcakes.” “It becomes a rite of passage to have a psychotic in the family. Jack the Ripper was a Windsor for God’s sake.” — Gloria With the death of Twisty the stab happy clown Freak... Read more »

American Horror Story: Freak Show Recap: Edward Mordrake Part 2

American Horror Story: Freak Show Recap: Edward Mordrake Part 2
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen American Horror Story: Freak Show Ep. 4 – “Edward Mordrake Part 2.” “I’m a lady… and then some!” — Desiree When a show relies on its ability to shock and scare its audience week after week, its Halloween episode has a pretty high standard to meet.... Read more »
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American Horror Story: Freak Show Recap: Edward Mordrake Pt 1

American Horror Story: Freak Show Recap: Edward Mordrake Pt 1
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen American Horror Story: Freak Show Ep. 3 – “Edward Mordrake, Pt 1.” “I swear, Dragnet is going to be the downfall of American culture.”  I know its only three episodes in and AHS’ track record doesn’t exactly lend itself to hopefulness, but it certainly feels like... Read more »

American Horror Story: Freak Show Review: Massacres and Matinees

American Horror Story: Freak Show Review: Massacres and Matinees
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen American Horror Story: Freak Show Ep. 2 – “Massacres and Matinees.” “It doesn’t matter if they’re good. They’ve got two heads.” — Elsa Things are heating up in Jupiter.  The freak show acquired two new acts, a strong man and an hermaphrodite; the killer clown found... Read more »

American Horror Story: Freak Show Recap - Monsters Among Us

American Horror Story: Freak Show Recap - Monsters Among Us
Spolier Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen American Horror Story: Freak Show, Ep. 1 – “Monsters Among Us.” “Oh, darling, it’s on the house. Stars never pay.” — Elsa Mars Last season American Horror Story faltered and faltered hard, and while I considered throwing in the towel on this show all together, the... Read more »
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Series Premiere Review: Tyrant

Series Premiere Review: Tyrant
Given the current political climate, there is no doubt that a show attempting to give nuance and depth to the tyrannical leaders of a Middle Eastern country is a tough sell. The sell is made all the tougher when said shows lacks any actual nuance in the attempt to sell it. Tyrant centers on Barry... Read more »
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