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THE WALKING DEAD, AMERICAN HORROR STORY and a Whole Lot of Clowns – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

The biggest horror TV shows in the world might be joined by the weirdest horror TV show in history, but we’re getting ahead of ourselves. This week on the Horror News Rundown we’re looking at hit shows, exciting upcoming blockbusters, clowns… and klowns? Read on, if you dare… AMERICAN HORROR STORY: You Know, For Kids! […]

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Relive the Hideous Horror of Tod Browning’s FREAKS!

“Do we dare tell the REAL truth on the screen? Do we dare hold up the mirror to nature in all its grim reality?” screamed the posters for Tod Browning’s 1932 pre-code shriek show FREAKS. The film delivers in spades on its grim promise by starring real-life freaks, but instead of instilling compassion for the sideshow […]

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Lady Gaga Will Most Likely Be Back For More AMERICAN HORROR STORY

After a successful stay at AMERICAN HORROR STORY’s HOTEL, it appears last season’s star Lady Gaga is ready for more. As initially reported on Variety, Lady Gaga was a guest on Z100 this morning and when asked if she’d be back for season 6 of the popular FX anthology series, she responded “Yes,” and quickly […]

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Want to Spend the Night in AMERICAN HORROR STORY’s Murder House?

If you’re a fan of AMERICAN HORROR STORY’s inaugural season — which revolved almost entirely around the gruesome and haunted history of a notorious “Murder House” and its doomed occupants — you might be excited (and/or horrified) to learn that the real-life mansion used for exteriors of the house in the series (it even came […]

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DOOM Lives, THE STAND Dies and MANOS RETURNS – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

The future of your favorite horror franchises just got weirder. This week on the Horror News Rundown, we’re taking a look at long-awaited video games that are finally seeing the light of day, long-awaited films that just got shoved back into development hell, a video game film about a giant wolfman and the sequel to […]

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5 Possible Themes for the Next Season of AMERICAN HORROR STORY

Another season of AMERICAN HORROR STORY is in the history books, so I think it is fair to start thinking towards season six. Creator Ryan Murphy is notorious for keeping details on upcoming seasons under lock and key, although FX president John Landgraf did say the next season would be set in two different time periods. […]

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Somewhere Over the Dark Rainbow: Queer Fear and AMERICAN HORROR STORY

In terms of queer content on mainstream television, it was Ryan (GLEE, NIP/TUCK) Murphy and Brad Falchuk who broke the mould with their 2011 debut of the triumphantly taboo-breaking AMERICAN HORROR STORY. The anthology show was largely experimental in nature, yes. The haunted house format was lifted wholesale from horror’s historical archives and, yes, it […]

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Five Important Things About the Season Finale of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL and Last Thoughts

Rather than just recapping the most recent episode of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, each week we are going to break it down into the most interesting, weird, delightful, and mind-boggling bits… like these! Bartholomew What happened to the Countess’ baby? That is the only story thread that I really felt was dropped. The little ERASERHEAD creature […]

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Five Curious Things About AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, Episode 511 — “Battle Royale”

Rather than just recapping the most recent episode of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, each week we are going to break it down into the most interesting, weird, delightful, and mind-boggling bits… like these! Iris and Donovan No one wants to see Matt Bomer die, but die he did. Things got weird, though, when Liz delivers […]

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2 New Sneak Peeks At DAMIEN, THE OMEN TV Series!

For a while there, horror fans tended to frown on the idea of “remakes,” but it seems like there’s been a new successful way to appropriately approach retelling stories from some of the most iconic horror properties — on TV! Reinterpretations like BATES MOTEL, HANNIBAL and SCREAM have all been rather successful. And there are […]

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5 Things We Love About This Week’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL

American Horror Story: Hotel Episode 510 “She Gets Revenge” Rather than just recapping the most recent episode of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, each week we are going to break it down into the most interesting, weird, delightful, and mind-boggling bits… like these! The title Last week’s episode was called “She Wants Revenge.” This week’s episode […]

AMERICAN HORROR STORY Actress Dies at Age 43

Rose Siggins, the actress who played Legless Suzi on AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW, passed away yesterday morning, Saturday, December 12th, at a Denver hospital. Rose had gone into the hospital for kidney stone surgery and never made a recovery, ultimately succumbing to a post-op infection. AMERICAN HORROR STORY wrote about her tragic passing on […]

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5 Things About AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, Episode 509 — “She Wants Revenge”

Rather than just recapping the most recent episode of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, each week we are going to break it down into the most interesting, weird, delightful, and mind-boggling bits… like these! 1. Human Sexuality AHS has handled Will talking to his son, Lachlan, about his sexuality in a very positive light, but tonight it […]