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'Witches of East End' Season 2, episode 11: Quoth the Raven, 'It's all downhill from here'

"The Following" isn't the only deadly show on TV that can go to the nines with Edgar Allan Poe history, as this week's "Witches of East End" has officially thrown its hat into the ring.In a way, it makes sense that a show that relies...Show More Summary

Smart people have all kinds of delicious stuff in their heads!...

Smart people have all kinds of delicious stuff in their heads! Well, now you can eat it. You can get Edgar Allan Poe, William Shakespeare or Sigmund Freud candy in a book-shaped package. Each wrapper has the face of the genius on it....Show More Summary

Currently- September 2014

BookThe Pale Blue Eye by Louis Bayard. I think it was a recommendation of a reader here, but I'm not sure. Early 1800s, Edgar Allan Poe at West Point, a murder mystery. It drags a little and at times I wish to bitch-slap Mr. Poe, but...Show More Summary

Edgar Allan Poe sweater

2 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

Archie McPhee & Co. offers this Edgar Allan Poe intarsia sweater for $42.50, "one size fits most." (via Dangerous Minds)

Edgar Allan Poe Sweater

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, I came upon this Edgar Allan Poe Sweater, which made me shout ‘Be cold nevermore.’ Okay, so you got the Zombie Santa Claus Christmas Sweater for December but how will you beat the winter chill in October with style? This 100% acrylic, blue and black […]

An Edgar Allan Poe Sweater for Halloween by Archie McPhee

3 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

To celebrate Halloween, online novelty shop Archie McPhee has released a limited edition Edgar Allan Poe sweater. The sweater features a likeness of Poe against a landscape of dead trees and a gravestone. Some people prefer Halloween to any other holiday and this Edgar Allan Poe Sweater is for them. You could wear it as […]

Instead of doing a Christmas sweater this year, we decided to do...

Instead of doing a Christmas sweater this year, we decided to do a Halloween sweater. So, here’s the Edgar Allan Poe Sweater! Featuring an honest, but misguided attempt to accurately capture the likeness of Edgar Allan Poe, this sweater...Show More Summary

Writing About Race: Los Angeles Review of Books’s Tess Taylor Considers the ‘Texts with Which We Craft and Fathom Our Lives’

After Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination (Toni Morrison) and after “The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket” (Edgar Allan Poe), Tess Taylor considers the impact of race in the writings of three contemporary poets: Jake Adam York, Rachel Richardson, and Martha Collins. Morrison then, asks us both for new criticism [...]

Relocations: In 1966, the Bronx cottage where...

In 1966, the Bronx cottage where famed American author Edgar Allan Poe lived in with tuberculosis-stricken young wife was landmarked—but only because it was moved across the street years before. His mother-in-law sold it off (along with many of its...

7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Edgar Allan Poe

"Do not fear for Eddy!" the doomed man called out as he boarded a steamship out of Brooklyn. These, among Edgar Allan Poe's last words to his family, were spoken to his aunt Maria in June 1849; in October he was found dying in the street in Baltimore, incoherent and dressed in another man's clothing. Show More Summary

The Poetry and Prophecy of Edgar Allan Poe

There is a story that, while serving as a young cadet at West Point academy, Edgar Allan Poe was expelled for reporting to a military march wearing nothing but a pair of white gloves. Like most good stories, it appears that this is an urban legend, but there are many unusual details about Poe's colourful life and work which are certainly true. Show More Summary

iPoe: Interactive Edgar Allan Poe Collection for iOS - Drops Price

2 months agoMobile / Mobile Apps : AppCraver

Play Creatividad today announced a price cut for their well received Poe App. Starting today, iPoe - The Interactive and Illustrated Edgar Allan Poe Collection will reduce its price to $1.99 for a limited time. Download this terrifying collection of Edgar Allan Poe stories to your iPad or iPhone at a special price and celebrate the launch of the movie The Raven in Spain.

The Trailer for Stonehearst Asylum Looks Like It Came Straight from the Brain of Edgar Allan Poe - As long as it's better than The Raven...

2 months agoOdd : Geekosystem

A horror movie based on an Edgar Allan Poe book and starring Charles Dance, Ben Kingsley, and Michael Caine? Count us in. Perfect for Halloween!

‘Stonehearst Asylum’ Trailer: An Edgar Allan Poe Horror Story

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

Not everything is as it seems in the first trailer for 'Stonehearst Asylum', a mystery/horror film based on an Edgar Allan Poe short story.

'Stonehearst Asylum' Trailer Starring Kate Beckinsale

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Based on an Edgar Allan Poe's short story, 'Stoneheart Asylum' follows a new mental institute employee who isn't aware of a terrifying staff change. [...]

Outdoors Week 2014: Here's the definitive guide to the...

Here's the definitive guide to the architecture found in NYC's many parks, from the Little Red Lighthouse under the George Washington Bridge to the Bronx homestead of Edgar Allan Poe. Featured: the "best castle in Central Park" and the relics...

Newswire: Hear The Wytches’ eerie “Crying Clown” (and watch the acoustic video)

As if the title of The Wytches’ upcoming debut album, Annabel Dream Reader, didn’t already evoke Edgar Allan Poe, the band’s music seems to inhabit the same haunted shadows. The young British trio recorded Annabel at Toe Rag Studios,...Show More Summary

The App iPoe Collection Vol. 1 free from today and for a limited time

3 months agoMobile / Mobile Apps : AppCraver

Spanish studio, Play Creatividad announced that its iPoe Collection Volume 1, the unique experience of Edgar Allan Poe stories, will be free for a limited period of time. The stories are presented in a classic typeface on slightly aged paper that gives the App a traditional look. 1

By treating depression, do we also treat suicidality? The answer is far from straightforward

By guest blogger James Coyne.Edgar Allan Poe’s fictional detective C. Auguste Dupin warns against tackling questions that are too complicated to test, but too fascinating to give up. Whether psychotherapy or medication can reduce suicidality is probably such a question. Show More Summary

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