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2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Preludes", "Homage to Edgar Allan Poe", "Are We There Yet?", "Frida" Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble The Theater at the 14th Street Y New York, NY December 7, 2014, 3:00 by Mary Cargill © 2014 by Mary Cargill The Sokolow Theatre/Dance...Show More Summary

LISTEN: Edgar Allan Poe's Graveyard Visitor

2 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

For most of the 20th century, a man in black appeared each year at the grave of Edgar Allan Poe. In the predawn hours of January 19, he would drink a toast with French cognac and leave behind three roses in a special pattern. Read the rest

Marz, Hamner Introduce Batman to Poe in "Legends of the Dark Knight"

With an exclusive look at their Batman tale, Ron Marz and Cully Hamner discuss the iconic hero and why Edgar Allan Poe is a perfect addition to his rogues.

This year’s Archie McPhee Christmas sweater helps you show...

This year’s Archie McPhee Christmas sweater helps you show your (lack of) Christmas spirit! We convinced the Edgar Allan Poe choir to pose wearing theirs while singing, “Let it Poe! Let it Poe! Let it Poe!” Dour power! Buy one here!

Steve Smith, Raven, wears an Edgar Allan Poe shirt

Not just any Edgar Allan Poe shirt, either. SANTA POE. Steve Smith arrives to work wearing an Edgar Allen Poe Santa t-shirt. pic.twitter.com/ic5kr2u5fw — Andrew Siciliano (@AndrewSiciliano) November 30, 2014 Steve Smith is well noted for his unstoppable T-shirt game. Show More Summary

We love our action figures! These photos show off few of our...

We love our action figures! These photos show off few of our favorites: William Shakespeare, Sigmund Freud, Edgar Allan Poe, Crazy Cat Lady, Jane Austen and Bigfoot. Collect them all and form a super-team that can battle your Avengers action figures. Check them out here

The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe

There has long been thought a link, at least in popular culture, and now it seems in certain clinical circles, between creativity and mental illness.  It’s a spurious link, not exactly a fact at this point, but it does seem that a lot of people accept it...

More ‘Nevermore’: Edgar Allan Poe Musical Lands At New World Stages

New World Stages has set January 14 for previews and a January 25 opening night for Nevermore: The Imaginary Life And Mysterious Death Of Edgar Allan Poe. The long-touring show that started at Edmonton's Catalyst Theatre combines music,...Show More Summary

Newswire: Michael Ealy to play a new villain on The Following

In a move that seems like it’s ripped right out of an Edgar Allan Poe story, former robot cop Michael Ealy is returning to the TV network that spurned him in order to get sweet, bloody revenge by becoming the new villain on season three of Fox’s The Following. Show More Summary

For this year’s Christmas Sweater, why not try something a...

For this year’s Christmas Sweater, why not try something a bit more dour than merry? You can say “Nevermore!” to Christmas spirit with an Edgar Allan Poe Sweater. It will turn any holiday party from a joyous celebration to a dark rumination about being buried alive or trapped under a slowly descending bladed pendulum. Show More Summary

Guillermo del Toro lends voice to Poe adaptation Extraordinary Tales

Guillermo del Toro has joined the voice cast of Raul Garcia’s EXTRAORDINARY TALES, an arthouse animated omnibus feature based on classic stories by Edgar Allan Poe. Del Toro joins an unusual voice cast that includes horror icon...Show More Summary

Guillermo del Toro to Tell ‘Extraordinary Tales’ (AFM)

Guillermo del Toro has joined the voice cast of Raul Garcia’s Extraordinary Tales, an arthouse animated omnibus feature based on Edgar Allan Poe’s novel, reports Variety. The unusual voice cast is completed by the great Christopher Lee, Julian Sands and even B-movie director/producer Roger Corman. Modestly budgeted at €2 million ($2.5 million), “Tales comprises five […]

Boston Just Got A Spooky Edgar Allan Poe Statue

Nevermore will Boston’s Edgar Allan Poe Square be without an Edgar Allen Poe statue. Artist Stefanie Rocknack’s life-sized bronze tribute to Poe is now standing two blocks from the writer’s birthplace. More »      

Boston Just Got a Spooky Edgar Allan Poe Statue

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Nevermore will Boston's Edgar Allan Poe Square be without an Edgar Allen Poe statue. Artist Stefanie Rocknack's life-sized bronze tribute to Poe is now standing two blocks from the writer's birthplace. Read more...

‘The Little Stranger’ by Sarah Waters

2009, 499 p. I was about to say that it’s a long time since I’ve read a ghost story.  Then I realized that I don’t think I ever have read a ghost story- not even Edgar Allan Poe.  (No- I … Continue reading ?...

Why we quoth ‘The Raven’ evermore

2 months agoArts : Arts Post

What is it about Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven” that’s kept this creepy poem flying high for almost 170 years? Since its publication in 1845, it’s been continually read, anthologized, performed, filmed, illustrated and, of course, parodied (Doh!). In fact, those parodies hatched even before the ink on the original poem was dry. In March of 1845, F. Felix Gouraud […]

Edgar Allan Toe One of our designers, scottheff, decided to take...

Edgar Allan Toe One of our designers, scottheff, decided to take a picture of his son with this awesome Halloween dad joke using our Edgar Allan Poe Tattoos.

Halloween Lagniappe: Edgar Allen Poe

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. Edgar Allan Poe Friday is Halloween. Of course, we've got a Poe quote here. I'd be remiss not t...

Classic Horror Works of H.P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe, Available For Free Online

2 months agoOdd : Neatorama

The writings of H.P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe played a part in laying the groundwork for tales of modern horror. Stephen King called Lovecraft "the twentieth century's greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale." Both Poe and Lovecraft's real life hardships lent to their ability to delve into darkness. Show More Summary

Chicago Mammals to Stage All Girl Edgar Allan Poe

2 months agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

The Chicago Mammals is staging its third All Girl Project, opening Friday, Oct. 17 with All Girl Edgar Allan Poe, a festival of one-acts inspired by Poe's works interpreted in movement, music, poetry, dance and monologue. The first two...

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