A woeful horror blog would we be…

<  A woeful horror blog would we be…

…if we failed to observe the 200th anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s birth.

1848 daguerreotype of Poe

Happy Birthday, Edgar.

(a red-faced thanks to Evil Mommy for reminding us…)

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Did you know the photo was taken just days after he nearly died of a drug overdose? That’s why he looks so… well… nuts. I just did an analysis of his story “The Fall of the House of Usher” and believe it’s the grandfather of all modern zombie mythology. If you’re interested: http://tinyurl.com/8ge6uu

Happy birthday, Edgar!

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No, I had no idea – thanks for the trivia!

(…but I gotta disagree w/ your take on Usher)

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