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TV Review: Salem

Review of the new show, Salem. Be on the lookout for familiar faces!

Recap: “The Seven Wonders,” American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 13

Wrapping up the season, Sam discusses where Coven went wrong and...where Coven went wrong.

“Go to Hell,” American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 12

In early December, I saw an advanced screening of The Unknown Known, the latest documentary by Errol Morris (even if you're not a documentary...

“Protect the Coven,” American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 11

American Horror Story: Coven makes me uncomfortable. Not uncomfortable because it's frightening or gross or shocking. Uncomfortable in how it handles race. I'm not entirely...

“The Magical Delights of Stevie Nicks,” American Horror Story: Coven, Episode...

Stevie Nix of Fleetwood Mac fame makes a guest appearance on Coven and breaks the wall of make-believe in the process.

Happy New Year! My Top 25 Horror Moments Of 2013

Mr. Simpson shares 25 horrors with us, a journey through a horrifying year.

Recap: “Head,” American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 9

Sam Costello goes searching for a theme in last week's episode and comes up with a WTF moment...
American Horror Story Coven, episode 8

Recap: “The Sacred Taking,” American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 8

It may be a cliche, but war really is coming to American Horror Story: Coven, and in this episode, sides are being chosen and battle lines drawn.

The Music Of American Horror Story: Coven + Spotify Playlist

If you're one of the legion of horror fans slavishly devoted to Ryan Murphy's dark vision, chances are you were experiencing a mixture of...

Recap: “The Dead,” American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 7

“The Dead” also does a fine job of resurrecting Zoe’s deadly sexuality.

Recap: “The Axeman Cometh” American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 6

For American Horror Story, history is a dark, bloody thing that surrounds us always. In this episode, the Axeman of New Orleans steps out of the past.

Recap: “Burn, Witch, Burn!” American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 5

Magic is wielded so inconsistently in Coven that I can’t grasp how it works.

Recap: “Fearful Pranks Ensue,” American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 4

Coven is a show about women and their stories. That men are minor characters is designed to demonstrate how male most TV shows are

Recap: “The Replacements,” American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 3

American Horror Story is many things: polished, sexy, camp, dark, quippy. The show's greatest weaknesses, the things that it's not, include subtle and mature.

Recap: “Boy Parts,” American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 2

"Boy Parts" picks up a few days after the conclusion of "Bitchcraft," which culminated with Emma Roberts' Madison killing the frat boys who gang-raped her by using magic to capsize their bus as it sped away.

3 Witches: Reading into Dario Argento’s ‘The Three Mothers’ Trilogy

As the eyes and ears of the Horror cognoscenti are transfixed by the new season of American Horror Story, Coven, people will be talking about witches. There are innumerable stereotypes, from the kindly medicine woman in a sylvan glade to the full-blown Bride Of Satan. Each Archetype is a potent and loaded symbol, that speaks volumes about the culture and the writer that produced it. For the occasion, we have decided to investigate three of the most infamous Witch flicks out there: Dario Argento's 'The Three Mothers' trilogy.

Recap: “Bitchcraft,” American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 1

American Horror Story has established itself as a source for stylish, sexy, disturbing season-long horror stories. But with the debut of its third season, Coven, American Horror Story owes a greater debt to the X-Men than The Craft.

Precap: American Horror Story: Coven

Ryan Murphy's American Horror Story has established itself as among the most interesting homes for horror on American television.
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Is This the Greatest Era for Horror TV?

While researching my article on this spring's horror TV debuts, I was struck by the volume of new programs. Six new horror shows joining...

Eli Roth Goes Digital

If you are a fan of Eli Roth (director of Cabin Fever and Hostel) then you will be excited that his next venture is...

Deconstructing Horror: Moving Pictures, Silent Films – Haunted Houses on the...

Moving Pictures, Silent Films; Haunted Houses on the Screen