October 16, 2012 8:22 PM

New season of ‘American Horror’ changes setting, keeps the shocks

Take away the murder, blood, gore, profanity, rape, suicide and other grotesqueries from “American Horror Story” and the show still is like nothing else on television. The second season — subtitled “Asylum” — starts Wednesday night on FX, and it is as shocking and weird as the first. Maybe weirder.

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