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5 Facts About American Horror Story Star Taissa Farmiga

5 Facts About American Horror Story Star Taissa Farmiga

Last night was the series premiere of Ryan Murphy‘s American Horror Story, which follows the Harmon family as they try to rebuild their lives in a spooky house in Los Angeles. Although Murphy cast the well-known actors Connie Britton and Dylan McDermott as the parents, the actress playing their teenage daughter is a relative unknown: 17-year-old Taissa Farmiga. That surname sounds familiar, huh? Read on for five facts about this young star. More »

Video Gallery: The Best Of ‘American Horror Story House Calls’

Video Gallery: The Best Of 'American Horror Story House Calls'

Ryan Murphy‘s newest show American Horror Story premiered on FX last night. We didn’t tune in, partly because we’re not convinced it’ll actually be good. But you know what we have been watching? The YouTube videos of people who walk into their house to find Rubber Man (the guy in the fetish shoot in the promo images) silently waiting for them.

The best part is, these people wrote in to FX requesting that Rubber Man come to their houses, then forgot until they got scared shitless. More »

Dave Grohl Explains His Eff-You to Glee Creator Ryan Murphy

Dave Grohl Explains His Eff-You to Glee Creator Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy vs. Kings of Leon and Dave Grohl is shaping up to be the battle of the decade aside from those battles that results in the actual loss of human life and civil liberties. To recap: At the beginning of the year, Ryan attacked KOL for rejecting Glee‘s query about using one of their songs, calling them self-centered assholes; KOL attached Ryan right back with their own profane jabs; months ago, Dave Grohl gave an interview defending Kings of Leon by shooting Ryan Murphy with yet another “fuck you.” More »

‘American Horror Story’ Looks Creepy-Awesome

'American Horror Story' Looks Creepy-Awesome

I’m not sure how many of you out there in Crushland realized this (I didn’t, until now), but you know Glee, that delightful television show featuring peppy, singing high schoolers? Well, it was created by Brad Falchuk and Ryan Murphy, the same folks who made Nip/Tuck, that horrifying and yet somehow fascinating show about morally questionable people and plastic surgery. Correct me if I’m wrong, but those two shows seem rather like they’re on opposite ends of the spectrum, no? Maybe they felt they needed to do something lighter after six seasons of surgery. But after a couple of seasons of joy and song, it looks like Falchuk’s and Murphy’s pendulum is swinging back in the other direction again, because their next project is a little thing called American Horror Story. And if the sneak peaks that have been surfacing lately are anything to go by, it’s going to be AWESOME. More »