Edgar Allen Poe
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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.
“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.”
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.
Gerald Dickens is in the United States to perform a one-man show of his great-great-grandfather’s famous work, “A Christmas Carol.”
A well known Philadelphian is the first woman whose mug appears on a beer glass at a popular restaurant and bar in Old City.