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Hollywood Hates Nuns

TooTired Wrote: Sep 07, 2012 1:05 PM
I watched most of the first season of American Horror Story. While I initially found it intriguing, eventually I tired of it because there was no possibility of hope, no character I really liked. A few episodes before the end of the season, I gave up watching it. It was too much like a descent into hell. My husband watched until the end, but I got the impression he did so only because he had invested the time and wanted to know how it came out. It wouldn't surprise if the ratings went down this season.

Some hateful stereotypes never die in Hollywood. The cover of the Sept. 7 edition of Entertainment Weekly featured the 63-year-old actress Jessica Lange, smirking in a nun's black habit, holding a big, punishing cane in her hands. Lange is returning for a second season on the FX series "American Horror Story," but this time with an entirely new plot and characters.

Nuns are now a thing of horror. "Jessica Lange returns, this time as a terrifying nun," promised the magazine's cover. They eagerly hyped a new storyline that's "a macabre mash-up of nuns, Nazis, aliens, a serial killer named...