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FEUD: "You Mean All This Time We Could Have Been Friends?"  Season 1, Ep 8

The series wraps up with an episode covering the last decades of Joan and Bette's lives, as they face the ends of their careers and declining health. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Apr 24, 2017 - 9 comments

FEUD: Abandoned!  Season 1, Ep 7

Tensions explode on the set of Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte. Joan becomes convinced she's being made a fool of by Bette and Bob, and throws one of the greatest diva tantrums of all time, checking herself into a hospital in an attempt to shut down the production. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Apr 17, 2017 - 8 comments

FEUD: Hagsploitation  Season 1, Ep 6

Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? launched a new genre of movies featuring former grand dames of cinema in horrible, degrading roles. Such as Joan Crawford as an ax murderer in Strait-Jacket. Jack Warner, his studio starting to falter and in need of a new hit, brings Bob Aldrich back and tries to get him to reunite Crawford and Davis - all for reduced salaries. Aldrich manages to coax the stars to agree to work together again, but he takes the picture to Warner's nemesis, Darryl Zanuck, instead. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Apr 10, 2017 - 8 comments

FEUD: And The Winner Is… (The Oscars Of 1963)  Season 1, Ep 5

With the Oscars approaching, and Bette considered a favorite with a chance to make history as the first actress with three Oscars, Joan and Hedda set out to undermine her chances. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Apr 4, 2017 - 11 comments

FEUD: More, or Less  Season 1, Ep 4

As the premiere of Baby Jane approaches, rumors of "flop" are flying around Hollywood. But though critics end up divided about it, the picture becomes a huge hit with the public. The director and stars, though, struggle with how to turn any of that success into future projects. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Mar 27, 2017 - 9 comments

FEUD: Mommie Dearest  Season 1, Ep 3

Motherhood is the theme this week, as Joan's disciplinarian approach with her children is contrasted with Bette's attempt to aid her daughter with her first appearance in a movie. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Mar 21, 2017 - 4 comments

FEUD: The Other Woman  Season 1, Ep 2

Joan manages to get Bette on her side about dismissing a young blond starlet who they're sure will be flirting with the director to enlarge her part. Studio boss Jack Warner urges Aldrich to fan the tension between the two stars to feed the gossip columns for publicity, and the Bette & Joan united front tumbles faster than it started. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Mar 13, 2017 - 7 comments

FEUD: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

In 1961, with her career on the skids, aging screen legend Joan Crawford reaches out to her longtime rival Bette Davis to join her in a project she believes can revitalize their careers: a horror picture called Whatever Happened To Baby Jane? [more inside]
posted by dnash on Mar 6, 2017 - 7 comments

American Horror Story: Curtain Call  Season 4, Ep 13

The Freaks rebel against new management. Dandy prepares for his debut performance. Elsa arrives in Tinseltown.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jan 21, 2015 - 13 comments

American Horror Story: Show Stoppers   Season 4, Ep 12

Dandy gives the Twins troubling information about Chester. Maggie vows to prove her loyalty to Jimmy. The Freaks enforce their harsh code of justice.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jan 14, 2015 - 13 comments

American Horror Story: Magical Thinking   Season 4, Ep 11

Elsa prepares for her move to Hollywood. The Twins grow enamored with a traveling salesman. Dell plots Jimmy's escape from police custody. [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jan 7, 2015 - 5 comments

American Horror Story: Orphans  Season 4, Ep 10

The death of a Freak sparks troubling behavior in Pepper. Elsa reveals the history of the Freak Show. Desiree grows suspicious of Maggie.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Dec 17, 2014 - 8 comments

American Horror Story: Tupperware Party Massacre  Season 4, Ep 9

In the wake of a tragic loss, Jimmy sinks into a drunken despair. A reading from Maggie spurs Dandy to action. Stanley and Elsa track down the Twins.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Dec 10, 2014 - 5 comments

American Horror Story: Blood Bath  Season 4, Ep 8

Gloria tries to contain Dandy's naughtiness. Regina wants answers regarding her mother. Why do I think this will end in tears? Will we get another anachronistic song? [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Dec 3, 2014 - 7 comments

American Horror Story: Test of Strength  Season 4, Ep 7

The women of the Freak Show rally against Dell after his latest act of violence. A strange encounter with Dandy raises Jimmy's suspicion about the clown murders. [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Nov 19, 2014 - 19 comments

American Horror Story: Bullseye  Season 4, Ep 6

Elsa unveils a dangerous new act. Stanley exerts pressure on Maggie to murder Jimmy. Paul indulges in a new romance. [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Nov 12, 2014 - 12 comments

American Horror Story: Pink Cupcakes  Season 4, Ep 5

Surprise! Evil still stalks the big top! We learn more about Desiree. What will Dandy's mother do now? And cupcakes! Will we be favored with another anachronistic song? Did I mention the cupcakes? [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Nov 5, 2014 - 12 comments

American Horror Story: Edward Mordrake, Pt. 2  Season 4, Ep 4

The second part of the AHS Halloween episode. [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Oct 29, 2014 - 22 comments

American Horror Story: Edward Mordrake, Pt. 1  Season 4, Ep 3

Time for the traditional two-part AHS Halloween episode! In Part 1, we get a new addition to the show, in the form of the mysterious Edward Mordrake. [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Oct 22, 2014 - 14 comments

American Horror Story: Massacres and Matinees  Season 4, Ep 2

Elsa gets jealous, Jimmy sets out to prove a point, Twisty the Clown gets hired, and the twins take on Fiona Apple.
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Oct 15, 2014 - 16 comments

American Horror Story: Monsters Among Us  First Watch   Season 4, Ep 1

One of the last freak shows in the U.S. struggles for survival in Jupiter, Florida. Unexplained deaths in the community cause alarm. [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Oct 10, 2014 - 26 comments

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