From middle school required reading to literary scholars, the name Edgar Allen Poe is recognized across the board as one of the greatest American storytellers of all time. Founder of the detective genre and father of the macabre, Poe has not only had his words printed on paper, but has been adapted into movies, plays, […]
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Out of every NFL city, Baltimore might be the most ghost friendly. The Ravens are named after a poem by legendary horror writer Edgar Allen Poe and the good realtors of Realtor.com named Baltimore the most haunted city in the country. Read more...
Halloween, and all things creepily Gothic, have never sat well with me. Gargoyles, Hieronymus Bosch, witches, vampires and Edgar Allen Poe, even the Adams Family, Alice in Wonderland, the Grinch and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, are not simply reminders of humanity's dark side but evocations of alienation. Show More Summary
Anyone who needs to brush up on their Edgar Allen Poe should take a look at this film when it hits theaters. Extraordinary Tales is an animated anthology horror film telling five Edgar Allen Poe stories each by a different animator and with a different narrator. Show More Summary
Because it's October! When better for bells and Poe! Read it aloud for best effect. The Bells by Edgar Allen Poe IHear the sledges with the bells-Silver bells!What a world of merriment their melody foretells!How they tinkle, tinkle,Show More Summary
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages a hideous warehouse of over 1.5 million illegally obtained animals and animal parts that would have even mortified Edgar Allen Poe. It's not for the faint of heart (or even anyone who has a heart), but it does demonstrate the cruelty of humans to the other occupants of this planet. Show More Summary
David Morice rewrote Edgar Allen Poe’s poem The Raven in words of one syllable. Here is the first stanza: Once at twelve on one night’s drear, ’twas while I, weak and tired thought here On the words in lots of quaint and odd old tomes of mind’s lost lore, While I dozed, so near a nap, there […]
Horrible world, horrible age, horrible country. Open thread. I'm bushed and I need time off before the Brad Thor interview. I've got your questions, but no, I won't be asking him why he doesn't write like Edgar Allen Poe. Oh,...
Clippers: In the July 9 Sports section, an article and a column about DeAndre Jordan re-signing with the Clippers misspelled Edgar Allan Poe's middle name as Allen.
Star Trek: 47 Nerdy Things About the Next Generation Films. If you have not seen the four movies and plan to, there are spoilers. 10 True Stories of Survival Cannibalism. Including one Edgar Allen Poe wrote about- 46 years before it happened! 10 Songs You Didn't Know Were About Drugs. Show More Summary
Infocult readers probably know about the great nineteenth-century panic over being buried alive. Edgar Allen Poe is the most famous exponent of this anxiety, but there were many ways people responded. Some turned to invention. For example, patent US 371626...
The We The Builders team has been collaboratively creating fantastic sculptures of our nation’s forefathers for the past few years. Now, they have turned their sights on an iconic figure of their hometown of Baltimore: Edgar Allen Poe. Show More Summary
Deadline is reporting that Edgar Allen Poe’s classic horror story “The Tell-Tale Heart” is being adapted for modern day audiences into a new film called Tell-Tale Lies, which just began production. The film, which will be directed by Colin Theys from a script by John Doolan, will focus on, “…four friends at a prestigious university […]
An immersive theater experience based on the brooding writing of Edgar Allan Poe is reopening a historic Baltimore house that has been closed for a decade.
iPoe 3, by iClassics Productions, is the third installment of the interactive book series. The app lets you read Edgar Allen Poe's work with illustrations by David G. Forés accompanied by music by Miquel Tejada. It also includes a new...Show More Summary
Richmond, Virginia's Edgar Allen Poe Museum celebrates the grim author's life and work with one of the largest collections of letters, manuscripts, and artifacts related to the writer. The collection even includes some of Poe's socks. Show More Summary
SFFaudio Podcast: Fall of the House of Usher We had an engrossing discussion of one of Edgar Allen Poe's most famous stories. I have to say that until I read it for this podcast I simply hadn't appreciated Poe's genius. Listen here.Show More Summary
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Edgar Allen Poe: What is your favorite color? Anguish. Despair.