Add The Leftovers to Your Checklist of TV Shows Depicting Actual Rape 

This season of HBO’s The Leftovers is three episodes in and unequivocally great. The taut pain and tightly wound mystery of Season 1 has given way to new characters, and, with new storylines, its existing characters have a chance to spread out a bit. The show skips around its own timeline, a device currently used to…

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AHS: Hotel Premiere Includes Lady Gaga as Crazy Sex Vampire and a Rape Scene

A drag queen walks into an elevator with a cop and says, “You’ve lost something and now you’re frozen in time. Can’t go forward, can’t go back.” Not the set-up for an “amirite” joke but, apparently, an overly on-the-nose scene that hints at what’s going on in American Horror Story: Hotel, the follow-up to last year’s …