Illustration by Harry Clarke from Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar” in Tales of Mystery and Suspense, 1933.
Edgar Allan Poe
For the most wild, yet most homely narrative which I am about to pen, I neither expect nor solicit belief. Mad indeed would I be to expect it, in a case where my very senses reject their own evidence. Yet,… Read More ›
165 years ago today, a disheveled man died alone at a Baltimore hospital. He had been found four days earlier, lying disoriented and distressed in a gutter, and had identified himself as one Edgar Allan Poe, missing for over a week… Read More ›
In 1835, the Southern Literary Messenger published a short story so shocking, so graphic and ghastly, that outraged letters poured into the office of editor Thomas W. White. Written by a relatively unknown Edgar Allan Poe, the story, Berenice, tells of Egaeus, a young man of family and… Read More ›
And yet how could I not share a Stephen King/Edgar Allan Poe face off, kittens? Bonus points to whoever can list the most book references from the video in the comments below! Related Posts: – There’s Something Wrong in Derry: “The Sleepover”… Read More ›
While seeking a little costume inspiration for something to wear to Mad Monster Party this week, I came across a fabulous DIY raven tutorial from A Glamour Affair and knew I needed to add it to our tutorial collection here on TYoH!… Read More ›
Bela Lugosi and Sydney Fox in the 1932 film Murders in the Rue Morgue (via Damsel Lover).
Darlings, this week marked the 169th anniversary of the first publication of Edward Allan Poe’s The Raven. In honor of this seminal work of lyrical poetry, tonight’s featured horror short is an unorthodox 2009 take on Poe’s work by Nicanor Loreti, Mariano Cattaneo… Read More ›