“Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story returns this week with its ninth installment, subtitled “1984.”
“What craziness does the man who turned Lady Gaga into an immortal and Jessica Lange into a witch have up his sleeve? How could the show keep topping itself? We don’t know, except that we know it will.
“From its very first season, retroactively subtitled “Murder House,” American Horror Story has been earning headlines with its willingness to “go there” in ways that other shows never even consider.
“Murphy’s program has never quite gotten the credit it deserves in terms of craft and screenwriting, but it certainly gets a ton of attention on social media in the WTF department.
“Part of its success (maybe too big a part lately?) is dependent on shock value: What will AHS do to get people buzzing this week?”
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