SPOILER ALERT: Contains details of tonight’s Season 7 premiere of The Walking Dead. Eeny, meeny, miny, moe — you’ve been warned. Edgar Allen Poe, America's original master of the macabre, once wrote, "As no thought can perish, so noShow More Summary
Edgar Allen Poe‘s “The Raven” is perhaps one of the most infamous horror poems ever put to paper. First published in early 1845, it deals with a man who is grieving the loss of his love, Lenore. As he sits alone in his “chamber” and mourns her passing, he hears a knock. First thinking it’s […]
I remember in sixth grade English class, we were each asked to bring in a poem that we loved and read it to everyone. Everyone brought in something short, something fast that they’d found after a quick search on the internet or rifling through some book their parents owned. As for me, I brought in […]
What is it about horror that lends itself so much to anthologies? Could it be the rich history of short stories from the likes of Edgar Allen Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, E.C. Comics. et al.? Even as a kid, this writer fondly remembers CREEPSHOW, THE TWILIGHT ZONE, & TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE. These anthologies injected […]
Earlier this year paper engineer David Pelham and illustrator Christopher Wormell collaborated on a masterful pop-up book rendition of Edgar Allen Poe’s poem “The Raven.” It’s an unusually accomplished work in a genre that is often thought to be directed at children. Show More Summary
A new indie horror film is in development. The film is titled Death Ward 13. Inspired by Don't Look in the Basement (1973) and Edgar Allen Poe's short story "The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether" (1845), this title is being developed by director Todd Nunes (All Through the House) and writer Tara Knight. Show More Summary
The cats were all vying to become the title character in an adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe's 'The Black Cat.' [ more › ]
A poster and trailer have been released for the upcoming anthology horror film Tales of Poe, which features three segments based on the works of renowned horror author Edgar Allen Poe. “Based on the timeless works of Edgar Allan Poe, three of the renowned author’s most popular stories (The Tell Tale Heart, The Cask of […]
This week’s Weekend Caption Contest™ really got people’s creative juices flowing. The assignment this week was to caption the following picture: Here are the winning entries: 1) (fustian24) – “With apologies to Edgar Allen Poe: OnceShow More Summary
Requested by that group of kids from south park • Compiled by 13postpunktracks nojoydivision 01. Dark White - “Article Of Life” 02. Christian Death - “After The Rain” 03. Ill Winds - “Vision” 04. Mary Goes Round - “Clouds + Clouds” 05. Show More Summary
Tamara and Sam's theme is seriously one of our favorites: "rock 'n' Poe" -- all things Edgar Allen Poe meets rock 'n' roll. They DIYed a lot of the goth details, and dinner was a breakfast bar. Between the fabulous black gown (whichShow More Summary
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, […]
Lord Dunsany and Edgar Allen Poe, together at Forgotten Classics podcast.
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,...