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


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


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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