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VIDEO: The Real Stories that Inspired AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ROANOKE

Did you know that Lady Gaga’s character is based on a supposedly real witch? Or that the killer nurses were inspired by real nurses that murdered their patients? The TV series AMERICAN HORROR STORY has always borrowed from actual history. The most recent season, ROANOKE, is no different, using historical events and actual mysteries to help shape […]

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Why ROANOKE is AMERICAN HORROR STORY’s Best Season Ever

The sixth season of Ryan Murphy’s & Brad Falchuk’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY is arguably their most ambitious installment yet. ROANOKE is a meta-multilayered approach to revisionist horror, with allusions to several cinematic properties that we’ve now become accustomed to over the years, including BLAIR WITCH, THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, THE AMITYVILLE HORROR and PARANORMAL ACTIVITY, […]

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Rituals, Nurses, and Lady Gaga: A Closer Look at AMERICAN HORROR STORY Episode 602

“My Roanoke Nightmare” continues with the discovery of strange rituals performed in the woods by 16th century settlers with pig men. Lee’s daughter makes friends with a ghost who threatens to kill everyone. A video tape found in a root cellar reveals the (recent) history of the house: that it was used as a nursing […]

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Hail Satan! Celebrities Who Joined the Church of Satan

When Church of Satan founder Anton LaVey published THE SATANIC BIBLE in 1969, he not only caused an uproar in the Christian community, he attracted the attention of individuals looking for a new direction that veered away from the stodginess and strict dogma of Christianity. Although the church’s beliefs are vast and broad, its core […]

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AMITYVILLE, AMERICAN HORROR STORY and a GHOSTBUSTERS Animated Movie – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

Good news, bad news, it’s all part of being a horror fan. This week’s Horror News Rundown brings with it disappointing updates about SANDMAN and AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING, exciting information about THE EXORCIST and GHOSTBUSTERS, and a trailer that may be too scary for even the most hardcore Blumhouse readers. You’ll have to scroll all […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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5 Things about AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, Episode 508 — “The Ten Commandments Killer”

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. The Menendez Brothers This obscure reference was lost on me until tonight. Earlier in the season, two of the Ten Commandments […]

5 Things About AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, Episode 507 — “Flicker”

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. Rudolph Valentino This week’s episode is steeped in old Hollywood history, and posits that silent screen legend Rudolph Valentino (and his […]

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Five Things About AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, Episode 506 — ‘Room 33’

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. The Murder House Anyone who has been watching AHS will recognize the Murder House in the cold open from season one. The […]

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Five Things About AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, Episode 504 — “Devil’s Night”

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. The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders As a Los Angeles native, I pride myself on being well versed in the city’s murderous […]