As Seen On TV :: American Horror Story: Freakshow :: “Massacres and Matinees”

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As Seen On T.V. :: American Horror Story: Freakshow – “Monsters Among Us” :: Wednesday, October 15, 2014

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This photo is so full of foreshadowing, and shadows, from the second episode of American Horror Story: Freakshow “Massacres and Matinees

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My thoughts in three sentences (There be Spoilers):

Just like with the first episode I ended up watching this one twice, the second time ending the episode in tears because the Meep storyline just breaks me. There are moments when the heartbreak of society and people with differences is so hard on me, causing me to feel this mash-up of anger and sadness, and there are so many moments in this where I was overwhelmed with that crossroads of feelings, at the diner, with Meep, and with Jimmy in all his failed heroic attempts (Evan Peters plays the dark and doomed hero so well). The scene with the Fiona Apple cover version, with Dot singing, was such a send-off to Baz Luhrmann, who I know Ryan Murphy credits as inspiration for how he is using music this season, for me, a fan of both Baz and Ryan, I wholeheartedly approve.

Dot (with Bette as back-up) sings about being a “Criminal

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Monsters Need Love (and Mix Tapes), Too :: A Spooky October Saturday Playlist

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Monsters Need Love (and Mix Tapes), Too :: A Spooky October Saturday Playlist
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Science Fiction/Double Feature :: Richard O’Brien
Monster Hospital :: Metric
Zombie :: The Cranberries
I Was a Teenage Zombie :: The Cramps
Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) :: David Bowie
Thriller :: Michael Jackson
She Wolf :: Shakira
The Boogie Monster :: Gnarls Barkley
Dracula :: Gorillaz
Love Song for a Vampire :: Annie Lennox
I’m a Monster :: Ours
Little Lion Man :: Mumford & Sons
Beautiful My Monster :: Husky Rescue
Lust for a Vampyr :: I Monster
Monster :: Imagine Dragons
Theme from “The Munsters” :: Jack Marshall
Werewolves of London :: Warren Zevon
The Purple People Eater :: Sheb Wooley
Monsters :: Band Of Horses
Oogie Boogie’s Song :: Ken Page, Ed Ivory, Oogie Boogie and Chorus from Nightmare Before Christmas
What You Feel :: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Musical/Once More With Feeling
Frankenstein :: Lenny Kravitz
Monster Mash :: Bobby “Boris” Pickett & The Crypt-Keepers
Little Monster :: Royal Blood
Feed My Frankenstein :: Alice Cooper
The Lurch :: Ted Cassidy
Bloodletting (The Vampire Song) :: Concrete Blonde
Mommy’s Little Monster :: Social Distortion
Monsters :: Angus Stone
A Wolf at the Door :: Radiohead

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