VIDEO - FX Offers an Artistic First Look at 'American Horror Story'

I don’t know about you, but I was giddy to learn that Glee creator Ryan Murphy was returning to his more adult inclined FX stomping grounds to produce American Horror Story.  Let’s face it, as Murphy demonstrated with Nip/Tuck he is a maestro of decadent and dramatically challenging storylines.  What makes that brand of drama so … disturbing is that it is not set entirely in a hedonistic world where the kinds of slimy characters and morally bankrupt motivations are the norm, Murphy’s worlds seem to exist in the borderland between a Caligula like social strata infected by the soulless demands of fascist narcissism and insatiable material appetites, and the self-ascribed ‘real world’, where the same tendencies still manifest behind the picket fences of the white washed world of the American waking dream.  So Ryan Murphy applying that story logic to horror, on a channel like FX that is known to go there?  I’m in. Read More...


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