Curses! The warmth and good cheer of the Thanksgiving holiday is apparently too much for our favorite witches ... despite their penchant for a skin-crackling fire. There is no new episode this week. However, in lieu of our regular discussion of the queerness of AHS, delightfully queer Internet personality Mike Diamond is here with a highly measured and informative midseason recap. Feast on it!
TODAY IN SLATE
Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
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The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly
Natasha Lyonne Is Coming to the Live Culture Gabfest. Are You?
A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently
How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully
On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.