Edgar Allan Poe Un-Masqued: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Gothic Writer

You’d be hard-pressed to find a student that doesn’t enjoy (or, at the very least, find interesting) one of Edgar Allan Poe’s short stories—even if you polled the most literature-hating students, they’d still be able to quoth the raven everslightly. Poe’s stories and poems have a unique staying power with many readers, whether they’re keen on his Dark Romantic writing or hungry…

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If This Grumpy Cat Could Talk…

Literature’s grumpiest quotes meet Tardar Sauce, the world’s grumpiest cat. —Noël Coward —Edgar Allen Poe —Jane Austen —A. N. Wilson —Friederich Nietzche –George Orwell, 1984 What other grumpy quotes could we make Tardar Sauce say? Let’s get catankerous, people.

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“The Tell-Tale Heart” Animated, But Not for Children

The film that you are about to see is based on a story told a hundred years ago by America’s greatest writer of drama and suspense… So begins the 1953 animated adaptation of Poe’s sinister masterpiece, “The Tell-Tale Heart.” In case its medium suggested at all that this might be one for the kiddies, the…

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