American Horror Story S05E11 (Battle Royale)

The showdown between the Countess (Lady GaGa) and Ramona Royale (Angela Bassett) opens with a conversation on what they smell like. From the Countess’ remark we learn that Ramona wears Guerlain Shalimar and that her blood smells like walnuts. On the other hand, the Countess’ blood smells like black licorice. Ramona’s perfume of choice doesn’t come as a surprise: created by Jacques Guerlain in 1925, … Continue reading American Horror Story S05E11 (Battle Royale)

American Horror Story S05E05 (Room Service)

The flashback scene, set in 1984, explaining the metamorphosis of the medical sales representative Nick Pryor (Denis O’Hare) into Liz Taylor is the center of the episode. The Countess (Lady GaGa) doesn’t turn Nick into a vampire, but convinces him to embrace his real self. “You smell like a woman,” she says and he’s not convinced yet: “It’s Paco Rabanne”, he replies, thus stressing the … Continue reading American Horror Story S05E05 (Room Service)