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Dario Argento and George Romero Teamed Up To Make Edgar Allan Poe Even More Skin-Crawling

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In 1990, George A. Romero and Dario Argento released Two Evil Eyes, an adaptation of two Edgar Allan Poe stories. In the classic Poe tradition, both tales are about people who do terrible things, and suffer hideous consequences. In the hands of two of horror’s greatest filmmakers, they become downright terrifying. Read more...

Bardism

It is not an actual word, but I like to call it “bardism.”  You know it as poetry.  I am a believer in bardism, and to me it is a free form of art.  Edgar Allan Poe said, “I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.”  But, as …

Talking Venture Brothers, “Red Means Stop,” with Elana @ Graphic Policy, 10PM Live

The finale of season 6 of Venture Bros. gets the Graphic Policy Radio treatment! All obscure references explained! From defunct NYC nightclubs to Edgar Allan Poe to super-powered Nazis. Join pop culture and history experts Steven Attewell (whose secret identity is that he’s an actual historian) and Elana Levin (who’s secret identity is that she […]

Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart, starring Rose McGowan, gets April release

The wait for director John La Tier's take on the Edgar Allan Poe classic THE TELL-TALE HEART has been quite a long one. Production began in October of 2011 and the first trailer hit the internet back in 2013, but now Alchemy hasShow More Summary

A Plush Vincent Van Gogh Doll That Comes With a Detachable Left Ear

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

View post on imgur.com The Unemployed Philosophers Guild is the maker of the “Little Thinkers” line of plush dolls of historical, artistic and literary figures such as Kurt Vonnegut, Edgar Allan Poe, Leonardo da Vinci, Eleanor Roosevelt, Karl Marx, Nikola Tesla and quite a great many more. Among this collection is a very unique frowning […]

"I Am A Shadow..."

"I am an invisible man. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe...I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me..." -Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man (1952) I am not invisible. I am a shadow. People react not to me, but to the exaggerated image of me; to the two-dimensional shadow that is every black man. Show More Summary

Scream Factory Delivers a Double Scare of Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft

Murders in the Rue Morgue & The Dunwich Horror On Blu-ray March 29, 2016 A pair of horror’s most famous authors – Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft – provide the inspiration for a most diabolical double feature. Scream Factory presents two terrifying tales from literary legends with the release of Murders in the Rue […]

Fund This: ‘Murder Mystery Dinner Party’ Brings Gothic Lit To Life

3 months agoWeb / Web Videos : Tubefilter

Project Name: Edgar Allan Poe's Murder Mystery Dinner Party Asking For: $55,000 on Kickstarter Amount Raised Thus Far (At Time Of Post): $11,956 Days Remaining In Campaign (At Time Of Post): 33 Description: Guess who's coming to dinner? Here's a hint: If you've read a lot of classic lit, you're going to recognize a lot of the guests. Show More Summary

Horror Quotes: The Raven (2012)

Edgar Allan Poe: To what may I attribute the honor of your call? Detective Emmett Fields: The night before last a young girl and her mother were found murdered. The daughter's body was lodged in a chimney, the mother's head severed with a straight razor. Edgar Allan Poe: You're referring to one of my stories, a work of fiction. Detective Emmett Fields: I'm afraid I am not.

Edgar Allan Poe Had a Time Machine and I Can Prove It

Topic: Authors Curious and tragic, yes, but hardly evidence that the acclaimed horror writer could transcend the limits of space and time. No, my time travel theory concerns the author’s creative output, which you’ll soon see, is soShow More Summary

The Poe Toaster Returns

4 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Mysterious Poe Toaster Returns To Baltimore https://t.co/xEW4fbxR38pic.twitter.com/8Xosqyh5X3 — Baltimore Maryland (@BaltimoreMdRR) January 17, 2016 The Poe Toaster was a mysterious man who came to Edgar Allan Poe’s grave at Westminster Hall in Baltimore on January 19th, Poe’s birthday, every year to leave a toast of cognac and three roses. Show More Summary

Great Job, Internet!: Celebrate Edgar Allan Poe’s 207th birthday with this handy story generator

There are a number of ways to celebrate the life and work of macabre American writer Edgar Allan Poe, born this day in Boston in 1809. Taking a cue from one of his poems, one might ponder a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore. Show More Summary

Baltimore’s New Poe Toaster Honors Edgar Allan Poe

4 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

A tradition that dates back to the 1940s has just been resurrected.

5 of Poe's Harshest Literary Criticisms

4 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

There are a lot of Edgar Allan Poe fans out there, and just as many who think he was a hack. In facts, his contemporaries were some of his biggest detractors—and he didn’t think much of them, either. In honor of his birthday, here are five of Poe’s most vitriolic critiques.

Write Your Own Eerie Tale With The Edgar Allan Poe Short Story Generator

On the 207th anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe's birthday, residents of his hometown are celebrating with appropriate weirdness by watching a man mysteriously dressed in black make a toast near the writer's grave. If you don't live in Baltimore,...Show More Summary

Write Your Own Eerie Tale With The Edgar Allan Poe Short Story Generator

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

On the 207th anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe's birthday, residents of his hometown are celebrating with appropriate weirdness by watching a man mysteriously dressed in black make a toast near the writer's grave. If you don't live in Baltimore,...Show More Summary

Chute your shot

5 months agoArts : Parterre Box

Edgar Allan Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher is heavy on macabre atmosphere and light on action, until the final paragraphs, in which the prematurely buried Madeline breaks free from her coffin and climbs upstairs to attack her brother, Roderick. Show More Summary

Edgar Allan Poe's textbook on seashells was his only bestseller

Topic: Authors Because of the shady circumstances of the book's publication, Poe sustained some career damage, being accused of plagiarism and finding himself blacklisted for a time with Wyatt's publisher. Nonetheless, the book's first...Show More Summary

Poe's Only Bestseller as a Living Author Was This Schoolbook About Seashells

In 1839, Edgar Allan Poe accepted a somewhat sketchy writing job: remixing and condensing an existing book, Thomas Wyatt's Manual of Conchology, into a cheaper version that would be useful to students. Wyatt's Manual was beautiful and...Show More Summary

Meet Edgar Allan Poe, the football player for Army

Football players are kind of like poets, in a way. The 2015 Army-Navy Game has been excellent so far, and Army is giving heavily-favored Navy their best shot. The Cadets currently have a 17-14 lead at halftime over the Midshipmen, and took the lead on a pass play, of all things, to wide receiver Edgar Poe. Show More Summary

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