This Week on ‘American Horror Story,’ Elsa Window Shops for Freaks

Elsa Pepper freak showWednesday’s Orphans episode of American Horror Story was kind of a filler, but gave us the back story of both Ma Petite (the world’s smallest woman) and Pepper. Turns out, Elsa Mars (the superlative Jessica Lange) found Pepper at an orphanage not long after fleeing to America from Germany during Hitler’s reign. She is literally WINDOW SHOPPING FOR HUMAN BEINGS. Brilliant.

Shortly after that, Mars convinces a wealthy Indian slave owner to make a trade for his tiny girl lap-dog. While Pepper was free, Elsa gets Ma Petite for the steep price of 3 CASES OF DR. PEPPER. But honestly, how many of us wouldn’t trade our families for an ice-cold soda?
Dr. pepper freak show
Back to Pepper, non-Dr., Freak Show finally showed us exactly how Asylum relates to the current season, though I really did prefer Lily Rabe as an earth Goddess in flowing white having multiple orgasms to Fleetwood Mac.  Continue reading “This Week on ‘American Horror Story,’ Elsa Window Shops for Freaks”

Sarah Paulson is a Two-Headed Woman on ‘Freak Show’

Sarah Paulson freak showSarah Paulson has played a kindhearted lesbian and a kindhearted witch on American Horror Story Asylum and Coven, and for the latest season she will play conjoined twins Dot and Bette.

“Two heads are better than one,” Paulson wrote on Twitter.

Knowing Ryan Murphy, Freak Show will at some point have Dot and Bette involved in some kind of awkward sex scene with an elephant trainer that ends with two times the neck cramps and pinkeye.