American Horror Story

Suggested Storylines for Lady Gaga’s ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’

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It was announced this week that Lady Gaga would be starring in the fifth season of Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story, subtitled Hotel. The show has famously skirted controversy with its rash, nuanced depictions of race, mental handicaps, rape, homosexuality, dwarfism, civil rights, and ageism in entertainment. With Lady Gaga entering the fray, Murphy and co-creator Brad Falchuk are sure to push the envelope even further.
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‘American Horror Story’ Has Become Its Own Worst Enemy

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Tonight, the fourth season of American Horror Story, subtitled Freak Show, will come to an end. It will probably be a sexy, gruesome, jaw-dropping end, and, like the show’s third season (Coven) finale, it will surely attempt to shock its millions of viewers into forgetting just how awful the preceding season was.
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Flavorwire Staffers’ Cultural Resolutions for 2015

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Though New Years resolutions may be one of our biggest personal myths — and though it makes little sense that with the popping of a champagne bottle which will likely lead to a nauseated New Year’s Day, the obligatory awkward kiss that will likely not lead to romance, the dropping of a ball which will undoubtedly lead to testicle humor, and the passing of a second which, despite marking THE NEW YEAR, is still just the passing of the second — we persist, year after year, in making them. We remain hopeful, for some reason, that, come midnight, we’ll be New. And whether it’s champaign, a bad kiss, a large ball, or our own ability to actually change that catalyzes progress, we find ourselves setting goals, should that change just so happen to occur. With all that in mind, here are Flavorwire staffers’ cultural resolutions for 2015.
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2014 Was the Year of Washed-Up, Age-Obsessed, Age-Oppressed Actors on Film and TV

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Narcissism and Hollywood often seem synonymous. Not only do actors, as they’re stereotyped, get caught in paralytic reflection-gazing, but so too does the industry from which they’re born. You can feel the giddiness of a film or TV show when it engages in its own act of narcissism: self-parody. It often becomes scathing, pointed — and electric. 2014 has been particularly full of exquisite self-parody in the film and TV mediums.
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This Week’s Top 5 TV Moments: RIP Twisty

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There are scores of TV shows out there, with dozens of new episodes each week, not to mention everything you can find on Hulu Plus, Netflix streaming, and HBO Go. How’s a viewer to keep up? To help you sort through all that television has to offer, Flavorwire is compiling the five best moments on TV each week. This round: Boardwalk goes out with a bang while Key & Peele try their hand at a PSA.
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