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All Your Fave Serial Killers Had a Dinner Party on American Horror Story: Hotel

Devil’s Night is the evening before Halloween, and in the Hotel universe—and at the Hotel Cortez itself—that means the most notorious serial killers in American history gather for a formal feast at the forever home of Mr. James March, whom they refer to as “The Master.” Well—the dead serial killers, anyway. It’s their…

Finally, Angela Bassett Is Here to Save American Horror Story: Hotel

The first half of Wednesday’s episode of American Horror Story: Hotel was meandering and a bit slow, though it did properly and definitively identify lavender as the devil’s scent. (Thank you, Ryan Murphy.) The second half, though, got the jolt it desperately needed: a bit of plot tension and, more crucially, Angela…

American Horror Story: Hotel Introduces Its H.H. Holmes-Inspired Serial Killer

H.H. Holmes was an American serial killer of the 1800s who built a hotel in Chicago specifically for the purpose of carrying out his gruesome crimes, including rooms that sealed shut so he could asphixiate, gas, or burn his victims alive. His killing abode was called the “Murder Castle”; his story is fascinating,…

Evan Peters' Boneability on American Horror Story, Ranked

American Horror Story’s Evan Peters has—what some might call—a smoking hot quality and new stills from the upcoming season of the series, American Horror Story: Hotel, suggest that his awooooga-ness remains intact. Peters, now gussied up like a 1930s casanova (more specifically, an evil casanova), is still a total…

What AHS: Freak Show Got Right (And Wrong) About Ectrodactyly

"Passing" is a loaded word for many of us, particularly those of us who live inside darker skin, outside the gender binary, or under the cloak of disability. To "pass" is to move through life undercover. No matter how proud you are of your true self, society is all too happy to pigeonhole you into what it thinks you…

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