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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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The Final Straw for Plastic Straws


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Happy Monday, fellow readers!  Lately I have been hearing a lot about plastic straws being banned and whatnot.  Various states (California and New York City for example) have been taking serious measures to eradicate plastic straws from businesses alike.  The main reasoning deals with the environmental impact plastic straws have in our natural world.

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Hundreds of millions of plastic straws are used every day.  Each one gets tossed into the trash, polluting the ecosystem in the process.  To think that one of the most popular accessories for beverages causes serious pollution within our earth.

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With that in mind, its time we start alternating the straw to become a better product.  The answer could be, say, make the straw become REUSABLE to use for longer periods of time!

Well folks – I can tell you in this 21st century period…that type of technology certainly exists.  I give you… FinalStraw.

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FinalStraw is the world’s first reusable and collapsible straw.  This nifty straw comes compact inside a small case that fits on your key chain.  Just pull the straw out and place it right into your favorite beverage.  Whether your sipping on a cold soda on a hot day or binging on your favorite craft beer, FinalStraw is the reusable straw to use.  You can order your FinalStraw on November 2018.

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Not only is FinalStraw great for the environment, but it also puts you at a social-cultural advantage as well.  Cities like Seattle and San Francisco have banned or are planning to ban plastic straw use.  With that in mind, many restaurants are even taking out straws (and some even charging customers for them as well!)  FinalStraw will be the trending reusable straw being spread nationwide.  Eventually that buzz will hit right into Boston in the future.

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There is an environmental movement happening in this country and one solution we have is FinalStraw.  FinalStraw is the key to cutting through this monstrous pollution problem we have on earth.  Straws have been used for thousands of years and its time we modified our beloved beverage accessory to help our planet even more.  There is no need to completely eradicate straws – the real solution lies in rejuvenating the straw become more beneficial to society.

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Our politics change every day, so our traditional products need a little fine tuning here and there.  FinalStraw provides a fine tuning to the original plastic straw we’ve all learned to love.

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Be sure to order your FinalStraw this fall.  This will be the FINAL STRAW for plastic straws here on earth.

Thomas Cook — SeaWorld’s Next Enemy


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In this 21st century, a PR nightmare can spread for quite a long time.  Any business that gets hit with one can suffer for days, weeks, months, even years.  All it takes is one bad story to spread poison throughout your business.  And with social media on the rise, that poison will stick longer than ever.

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Just look at SeaWorld for instance – Five years after Blackfish was released, SeaWorld was hit with serious PR nightmares.  It spread like a plague, causing people and businesses to flee far away from SeaWorld.  Celebrities tweeted their personal shocks over the film, businesses cutting ties, former employees speaking against animal cruelty; the list goes on and on.  SeaWorld’s is now dealing with a new adversary – Thomas Cook.

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Thomas Cook, a travel agency based in the United Kingdom, recently axed its trips to SeaWorld in Florida and Tenerife.  This decision was made after they found that 90% of its customers were concerned about animal welfare.  Even though both parks met standards and made significant improvements, the company won’t be selling anymore tickets next summer.

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Last year, Thomas Cook began its audit of 49 animal parks to see if they met its policy on animal welfare They based their research on the standards set by ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents).  About 29 parks failed the audit and travel firm stopped selling tickets to those locations.

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So here we are, five years after Blackfish was released nationwide.  The PR nightmare continues with Thomas Cook refusing to sell tickets to two SeaWorld locations.  No matter what kind of PR tactic they come up with, SeaWorld continues to make new enemies each time.  Animal captivity has been lingering around many people’s mind since the film’s release.

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This is the kind of things PR nightmares will do to you.  Even after the tragic events unfold, there is still a lot of work in the future.  Five years later and SeaWorld still has a lot of work to do.  Either way, this PR nightmare will only come with a tragic ending.

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How will SeaWorld muddle its way out of this mess?  Is there still hope for the infamous animal park?  What other companies will cut ties with SeaWorld next?

We’ll just have to wait for the next chapter of this PR nightmare.

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!