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AHS Apocalypse PR Buzz


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Happy Monday readers!  We are about halfway through August today; more importantly though is that the newest season of American Horror Story drops in just a month.  One more month until we dive into the next chapter of this amazing horror-themed anthropology series.  There has been some MAJOR news released within the past few weeks.

Let me tell you something folks – there are LOTS of juicy details about the newest season.  It has been months since the finale of American Horror Story: Cult and things are about to get a lot spookier in American Horror Story: Apocalypse.  Now’s the time to go through the biggest reveals for the next chapter.

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First off, we’ll start with the new teaser trailer.  FX just released the first teaser trailer for American Horror Story: Apocalypse.  The teaser starts with an unborn baby inside an hourglass being attached to a beating heart via the umbilical cord.  That beating heart catches fire, only to have a bomb go off in the middle of nowhere.  Through the clouds of smoke, we see a female wearing a gas mask leaning next to a deceased man wearing a surgical mask.

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Seconds later, the body turns to a dark black skull that gets pulled into a thick, oil-like liquid.  We then cut to a scene where a purple fig is being cut in half by a dark fingernail, only to reveal two scorpions fighting one another.  One is a black scorpion and the other is white (this imagery is foreshadowing a fight that will happen among two groups during the apocalypse).  The camera zooms up to a circular window with the pentagram symbol.  Hundreds of bats fly through the window, which shatters the glass and catches on fire.

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After that, the pentagram is engraved onto a box being pulled into the fire by a dark figure.  The next scene afterwards shows hundreds of skulls falling into a pit that is encased within the hourglass.  That hourglass is turned over, with the skulls falling into the bottom.  We are then left with the title of this season.

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That first teaser trailer isn’t the only exciting thing that happened lately.  More actors and actresses have also been announced to return to the series as well.  Your favorite witches of American Horror Story: Coven will be returning this season.  Taissa Famiga, Lily Rabe, Gabourey Sidibe, Frances Conroy, and even Stevie Nicks would be returning in their reprised roles (it IS a Murder House-Coven crossover after all!).  They will be joining AHS veterans Emma Roberts and Sarah Paulson in this apocalypse-themed chapter.

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Other veterans that will be returning this year are Evan Peters, Adina Porter, Kathy Bates, Cheyenne Jackson, Leslie Grossman, Billy Eichner, and Billie Lourd.  Some new faces that will be joining the colorful cast include Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman (UnREAL), Kylie Allen (The Path), and Billy Porter (Pose).

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Oh yeah, I haven’t even gotten to the best part yet.  One AHS veteran that will be making her return this year is… Jessica Lange.  You heard me right – JESSICA LANGE is returning to American Horror Story this year!  Lange will be reprising her role as Constance Langdon, who is the mother of Michael Langdon.  Michael Langdon will be played by Cody Fern, who was David Madson in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.

             We have just one month left to wait until American Horror Story: Apocalypse releases this fall.  With all of this news release, this is sure to be one exciting season.  I don’t know about you guys, but I am DEFINITELY geared up for the apocalyptic chapter.

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            There is a lot to be excited about this year.  A brand-new teaser trailer providing various clues, newcomers from various series joining in on the fun, and some AHS veterans will be returning as well.  If that weren’t enough, we have JESSICA LANGE coming back after four seasons.

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Be prepared folks, for the newest chapter is yet to come.  Catch the premiere of American Horror Story: Apocalypse on September 12th at 10 PM on FX.

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Pose Season 1 Finale


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This past Sunday was the season finale of Ryan Murphy’s Pose.  After a month and a half of being introduced to NYC’s ball culture in the late 1980s, the first season comes to an end.  It was fierce, yet surprising episode that came with lots of happy endings for various characters.

Here’s what went down during the season finale of Pose:

Summary

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After dreadful weeks of working as a dancer and being homeless, Elektra gets taken in by Blanca.  Elektra joins the House of Evangelista to help compete with the House of Ferocity.  Blanca sets up Elektra with a job at Indochine as a hostess.

Pray Tell gets set up on a date with a hunky bartender that works at all of the balls.  The date goes off well, leaving Pray Tell with a new man in his life.

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Damon receives exciting news that he and Ricky were picked to be professional dancers for Al B. Sure!  What’s even more exciting is that Damon even received his scholarship for his second year at school.

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In the meanwhile, Patty decides to let Stan move back into the house.  The two are starting to patch things up after she found out about the shocking affair going on.  Even still, Angel decides that she does not want to see Stan anymore.  Angel feels as though Stan should back home to his wife and children.

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All of this led up to the final part of the episode – the princess ball.  The House of Evangelista competed against the House of Ferocity.  There was voguing, dancing, turning, spinning.  Most important of all, there was POSING.

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It was a fiery competition between the two houses.  In the end, the House of Evangelista won a majority of grand prize trophies during the competition (with the help of Elektra of course!).  For the Mother of the Year Award, the winner went to… Blanca Evangelista.

That’s right – Blanca ended up being Mother of the Year.  It was such an uplifting moment during the episode of such an amazing series.  After all is said and done, Blanca won the ultimate prize.

And that’s the conclusion to the first season of Pose.  It was an incredible first season that featured a colorful cast of characters who come with amazing storylines.  Who knows what’s in store for the characters next season.

If there is anything to conclude this post with, its this – Work. Live. POSE.

Overcoming ‘Insatiable’ Obstacles


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Even though Netflix is becoming more and more popular than cable TV, the streaming service still faces its share of controversies.  TV series get cancelled for multiple reasons and sometimes they get petitioned to be removed from the digital library.  In some cases, TV series and movies face backlash before they even start airing.  This is the case with the latest series Insatiable.

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Insatiable is about a bullied teenager named Patty who was known as ‘Fatty Patty’ during junior year of high school.  Patty gets punched in the face, forcing her to have her jaw wired shut for the summer.  When she comes back senior year looking more amazing than ever, Patty looks to exact her revenge against her enemies.  She turns to the beauty pageant as part of her master plan.  The show releases on Netflix August 10th, 2018.

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After the trailer released, many people criticized the series on Twitter and other social media outlets.  People called out Insatiable for its fat-shaming and other harmful portions featured in the show.  Insatiable hasn’t been released yet and is already gaining controversy over its central plot.

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It seems as though many people missed the point of Insatiable.  There shouldn’t be a reason for its storyline to be ‘toxic’ storyline for its audiences.  To me, it plays out as another heroic, underdog-type series where the character fights back against her struggles.  She struggled with having her jaw shut during the summer; in turn, she got skinny and felt more amazing about herself.  Now that she overcame her obstacle of having her jaw wired shut, Patty gained the confidence she needs to fight back.

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There is nothing more American than the triumphant underdog story being played out in TV shows and movies.  Characters like Patty show that we must overcome our obstacles in life to get our rewards.  If anything, we should follow examples from Patty.  I’m not saying that you should get revenge by destroying your enemies; rather, be grateful of the positive outcome that happened after facing a hiccup like having your jaw wired shut.

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In the end, Insatiable is the dark comedy series we need this summer.  Patty makes for a great character to follow as well.  Hopefully we will see this intriguing revenge tale come to life soon.

American Horror Story: Apocalypse


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As we roll in halfway through summer, one of my favorite TV series has been lingering in my mind – American Horror Story.  It has been half a year since American Horror Story: Cult and I have received very few clues about what the next season holds.  Only thing that was confirmed were the cast of characters returning for the season (Evan Peters, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, and other veterans!).

So many questions were swooshing around my mind.  What will the next chapter of American Horror Story be about?  Will it have some connection with season one and three?  And on top of that, what freaky AHS promotional poster will pop up next?

Well folks – the suspense is FINALLY over.  The new season this year will be known as American Horror Story: Apocalypse.

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This year’s season of American Horror Story feature the Coven-Murder House crossover in an Apocalyptic theme.  A tweet was released by @AHSFX featuring the newest promotional poster for the show.  The poster features a blood-red baby and a pitch-black hand reaching towards it.

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What’s surprising is its eerie resemblance towards the poster for American Horror Story: Murder House, featuring The Rubber Man.  If you remember back in the first season, the series concluded with the birth of Vivian Harmon (Connie Britton) and Tate Langdon’s (Evan Peters) child Michael.  Michael was known as the Antichrist throughout the season.  He was last seen being cared for by Constance Langdon (Jessica Lange).  Seems as though we will be seeing a lot more of Michael this year.

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Halfway through summer and we get this pleasant surprise.  This year’s chapter of American Horror Story will feature lots of connections between each season and characters.  Who knows what other characters (or even monsters!) will return in the AHS universe.

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I am definitely pumped to check out this year’s season of American Horror Story!  While Fall is still months away, American Horror Story always gets me excited.  It will be interesting to see what this apocalyptic theme looks like.

Be sure to check out American Horror Story: Apocalypse on September 12th at 10 PM on FX!

Netflix Title Request Page


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Netflix has some interesting tricks featured within its service.  Some tricks help you find more content you haven’t discovered before while others help put an end to the annoying buffering.  If you do a little digging around the program, you will be able to take full advantage of what Netflix has to offer.  Just goes to show you that Netflix has a lot more to offer these days.

Just a month ago, a hidden feature was discovered.  This feature was discovered within social media and provides more interactivity with its audiences.  The hidden feature that was discovered is a title request page.

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That’s right folks – Netflix has a title request page for its audiences.  Millions of users are able to request up to three titles to submit for Netflix.  Whether it is a TV series or movie, any title is up for grabs.

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This feature was discovered from a fan’s tweet about not finding Chelsea Peretti’s One of the Greats on Netflix.  Netflix replied with, “You know the drill” and linked to the title request page.  Chelsea Peretti then responded with, “LITERALLY NO ONE KNOWS THAT DRILL”.  Its an answer that echoes across many Netflix users worldwide.

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The tweet shocked audiences nationwide about this intriguing feature.  Providing something like a title request page increases interactivity among its audiences.  Not only is there more interactivity, but the feature becomes more personal to the users.  Users can choose THEIR favorite titles they want to see on the streaming service.  These users enjoy the thousands of titles to choose from and they are looking to expand the digital library.

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With that, you end up making Netflix even better.  Audiences can now take full advantage of this amazing feature.  Three titles can be selected of your choosing.

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If you want to binge-watch one of your favorite shows or want to track down a movie, head over to the title request page on Netflix here at https://help.netflix.com/en/titlerequest.