The Cecil Hotel

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Episode 3

With decades of suicides, murders, and serial killer residents infusing its rooms, The Cecil Hotel remains one of the most notorious hotels in the world, occasionally referred to as simply, "The Suicide". Once home to not one but two infamous serial killers, it's no wonder that American Horror Story found it to be such a bountiful source of grim inspiration. Also in this episode I debute a brand new segment - What's Weird This Week? Here's a hint: This internet craze takes washing your mouth out with soap to a whole new level.

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