Edgar Allen Poe

iPhone

Writer Rumble App

If word games aren’t your thing, but you still enjoy a little head-on competition, Writer Rumble might be right up your alley.

02/08/2013

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iPoe App

Edgar Allen Poe’s works have easily stood the test of time, but the iPoe app shows them off in a way you probably haven’t seen before.

09/26/2012

TheRaven

Local Experts Say Philadelphia Deserves More Prominent Role In Poe Movie ‘The Raven’

“Almost all the works that they talk about in the movie and that the murders are about, they’re all Philadelphia stories. The greatest hits he wrote here,” Historian Ed Petit says. “The Raven, he may have begun it while living in Philadelphia.”

04/26/2012

(Actor John Cusack stars as struggling, self-pitying poet and author Edgar Allan Poe in 'The Raven') (credit: Rogue)

Movie Review: ‘The Raven’

The Raven flies in with an unabashedly farfetched and fanciful theory, a fictional account of what might have happened to Poe at life’s end.

04/26/2012

Gerald Dickens sits at the writing desk of his great-great-grandfather, Charles Dickens (seen in portrait) in the rare books department of the Free Library of Philadelphia.  Credit:  Steve Tawa.

A ‘Little’ Dickens Visiting The Free Library of Philadelphia

Gerald Dickens is in the United States to perform a one-man show of his great-great-grandfather’s famous work, “A Christmas Carol.”

12/09/2011

Lynne Abraham is the latest Philadelphian, and first woman, to appear on a beer glass at National Mechanics. (Credit: photo provided by National Mechanics)

Lynne Abraham First Woman To Appear On Glasses At Local Bar

A well known Philadelphian is the first woman whose mug appears on a beer glass at a popular restaurant and bar in Old City.

02/15/2011

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