AHS Apocalypse gives a letdown of a finale (originally published for Nightmarish Conjurings)

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The finale may have been a disappointment, but Michael’s silky hair still looks great (Cody Fern, FX)

Dear Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk: if you needed help writing the season finale of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: APOCALYPSE, I’m a writer for hire—because what you guys delivered this week was a whopping mess of a disappointment.

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AHS Apocalypse delivers an all-time series high with satisfying “Return to Murder House”

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“Return to Murder House” brought us another iconic return: Jessica Lange as Constance Langdon (FX)

I’m Constance Langdon, and this is my (bleeping) house.”  AMERICAN HORROR STORY: APOCALYPSE gave us the flashback episode that we’ve all been hanging out in literal purgatory, waiting for: it took us back to the place where it all began.  In AHS veteran actress Sarah Paulson’s confident directorial debut, we took a “Return to Murder House,” for the season’s sixth episode this week– and it did not disappoint.

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American Horror Story Season 8 has officially been declared “Apocalypse” ! ☢️

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(FX)

As San Diego Comic Con has passed through last weekend, droves of nerds flock to be the first to witness the unlocking of upcoming movie trailers, celebrity sightings, Q & A sessions…and, of course, secrets to the yearly, upcoming season of American Horror Story.  The always-elusive Ryan Murphy first teased us back in January that the upcoming Season 8 plot would take place in the “very near future”– precisely October of 2019– which of course spawned online Reddit threads of theories about anything and everything from space odysseys, world fallouts, and aliens (that perhaps link back to the ones always spoken about, but never shown, in Asylum).  Eventually, the uber AHS fans got ahold of leaks to the working title of Season 8, “Radioactive,” and many of us wondered if AHS would head down the post-apocalyptic route for the first time…or if Murphy was just trying to throw us off (The working title of Season 6’s Roanoke was called “Cul-de-sac” 🙄…

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