American Horror Story’s Jessica Lange on Singing, Insanity, and Working With Ryan Murphy

There might not be any actor working in TV right now who is more game than Jessica Lange. Last season on American Horror Story, she was a hilariously demented Tennessee Williams type, and this year she’s every Catholic school kid’s dream: the mean nun declared loony and chased down by a bad Santa. And Lange clearly loves tearing it up as the haunted Sister Jude, whose bad habits include getting blitzed, caning, and fantasizing about her monsignor. In last night’s episode, she made like she was on Glee. (Judy, Judy bo boody … let us count the ways we love this strange show.) Lange, who is again nominated for a Golden Globe and SAG award (she won both plus the Emmy last year), phoned us from her cabin in Minnesota’s Northwoods to talk about — what else? — "The Name Game" and why she suspects she might be a little mad herself. Read More...


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