Fashion mogul Will Drake brings couture to the Hotel Cortez. A model catches the Countess' eye. John learns about the hotel's sadistic first owner.
Did You Know?
James March (Evan Peters
) mentions architect Julia Morgan as his first choice for designing his hotel. Julia Morgan is best known for her long collaboration with William Randolph Hearst building the Hearst Castle at San Simeon, California. She is also noted for several buildings erected in San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake. Among these is the Fairmont Hotel, still operational today. See more
In the first episode it is established that the hotel is a "dead zone" with no Wi-fi, mobile phone, or Internet connection. However the character of Tristan Duffy is seen on his mobile phone using an app that resembles Tinder.
However, it is possible that Will Drake had signal boosters brought in or a wi-fi network installed sometime before the episode starts, given that he is hosting a fashion show for high-profile guests. See more
He's full of rage. I can still smell it. Like copper.
References House of Cards
I Want Your Love
Written by Bernard Edwards
and Nile Rodgers
Performed by Chic See more