Edgar Allan Poe was born two hundred years ago today. I’ve always loved Poe, and he wrote my favorite poem of all time, “Annabel Lee”:
Way back when this blog was young, I wrote about “Annabel Lee”.
And here’s a reading of “The Raven”, by Christopher Walken:
Tonight I shall sip some cognac in honor of Edgar Allan Poe.
Congnac? Not a small glass of Amontillado?
That Walken piece is chilling and funny at the same time. Thoughts on whether you think “The Fall of the House of Usher” is responsible for the current zombie mania in film and in fiction? Here’s my argument: http://tinyurl.com/8ge6uu