AccessMyLibrary provides FREE access to millions of articles from top publications available through your library.
(From Guardian Unlimited)
When it was announced that Glee creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk were getting into ghosts, we should have guessed that understatement would not be an option for American Horror Story. The garish tale of the Harmon family and their haunted home immediately captivated audiences, rating strongly -- and the announcement of a second season of the show, revealed appropriately enough on Halloween, was unsurprising.
But if American Horror Story has pleased audiences, critics have been more divided. Rarely has a show provoked such wildly divergent reviews. While the Washington Post talked about its "captivating style and giddy gross-outs" the …