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    American Gothic Shut the Door on Trinity Too Soon

    In the summer of 1995, creepy promos started airing for a new show with a dark sensibility and the phrase, “Someone’s at the door.” Blood formed the catchphrase on the wall, an ethereal ghost girl appeared, and I was intrigued. On Friday, September 22, 1995, CBS aired a quirky spooky little show set in the […] More

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    American Horror Story: Apocalypse – “Fire and Reign” (S8E9)

    Episode 9 “Fire and Reign” (written by Asha Michelle Wilson and directed by Jennifer Arnold) was a solid penultimate episode tying together some loose ends in spite of a brief detour to 1918 Siberia and setting up the pieces for next week’s Season 8 finale, or for Season 9 depending on who you ask. This […] More

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    American Horror Story: Apocalypse – “Traitor” (S8E7)

    Episode 7 “Traitor”, (written by Adam Penn and directed by Jennifer Lynch) gives us no obvious traitor and we are without our favorite Antichrist (Cody Fern) this week. However we do get voodoo as monogamy enforcer, a very special Christmas Tales from the Crypt nod, a few more Coven returning characters and three burnings at the […] More

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    American Horror Story: Apocalypse – “Boy Wonder” (S8E5)

    From the title “Boy Wonder” I had high hopes that episode 5 (written by John J. Gray and directed by Gwyneth Horder-Payton) would focus on the test of the Seven Wonders used by the coven to determine the next Supreme and it did not disappoint! Normally the Halloween episode each year is the biggest treat […] More

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    American Horror Story: Apocalypse – “Forbidden Fruit” (S8E3)

    “Forbidden Fruit” (written by Manny Coto and directed by Loni Peristere) was an action-packed Ryan Murphy Halloween episode that included poisoned apples, a Victorian masquerade, witches, and even a little Satan. Since, on Halloween, spirits can leave the spot they’re normally chained to, I was hoping we’d see Murder House’s Harmon family visiting our cozy […] More

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    American Horror Story: Apocalypse – “The End” (S8E1)

    Every season on American Horror Story, we see a particularly American brand of nightmares, and the stories we’ve built around them in our popular culture, brought to new life in their most sick and twisted Grand Guignol forms. We’ve seen haunted houses, asylums, hotels, witchcraft, freak shows, lost colonies, and cults. Season 8 will offer […] More