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Quote the Raven While Tied to a Chair - Poe and Torture Porn?

Edgar Allan Poe and torture porn. Two things I never gave much thought about going together. However, I guess if you really think about it, it does make some kind of sense.

New One-Sheet: Tell-Tale

The IMP Awards got themselves the first look at the official one-sheet for Tribeca selection Tell-Tale (review here), and we have it here for your perusal!

Jeffrey Combs' Nevermore Extended into December

We got some good news to end this somewhat up-and-down week: Jeffrey Combs' one-man stage show Nevermore (event report here) has been extended for one last time in Los Angeles at the Steve Allen Theater.

Quote the Rambo, Nevermore

Movies based on stories by Edgar Allan Poe are nothing new. Movies about the short life of the macabre writer, however, are in shorter supply. One of Edgar Allan Poe's biggest fans is pushing to get a biopic about the famed writer into production. Because when you think Edgar Allan Poe, you think... Sylvester Stallone?

Baltimore Gives Edgar Allan Poe a True Sendoff!

In what has to be one of the greatest genre stories in recent years, the horror genre’s most prolific writer, Edgar Allan Poe, will be given a royal ceremony beginning on October 7th with a public viewing of his body at the Poe house and continuing all the way to October 11th with a funeral procession and service.

Spend an Unhappy Hour with Gris Grimly at The Poe Museum

We hear a lot from horror fans that "everything happens in LA or New York; how about something for those of us in-between?" Well, it's not quite the Midwest or the Mountain States, but folks in and around Richmond, Virginia, have one helluva cool event to look forward to!

Nevermore Extended AGAIN!

In some really cool and good news, the one-man stage show Nevermore (event report here) has been extended yet again in Los Angeles.

Gris Grimley's Poe-Illustrated Book Launch

We here at Dread Central love Gris Grimly and his beautifully macabre contributions to the horror genre. And while I don't speak for everyone at Dread Central when it comes to the brilliant works of Edgar Allan Poe, how can you not agree that his rich and atmospheric poetry is perfectly matched alongside Grimly's twisted mind?

Nevermore is Never-ending!

In some of the coolest news today, the one-man stage show Nevermore (event report here) has been given a longer lease on life in Los Angeles. So if you haven't yet seen Jeffrey Combs as Edgar Allan Poe, your days of making excuses have ended!

James McTeigue Takes on Poe's The Raven

Every now and again our genre sees a glimmer of hope. For every seven remakes, rip-offs, and sequels, there always pops up a project that sounds cool enough to keep an eye on. Enter James McTeigue's take on Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven.

Nevermore Starring Combs as Poe Extends Run

It's with great pleasure that we announce that Nevermore (event report here) starring Jeffrey Combs in a one-man-show as Edgar Allan Poe has been granted a longer life in Los Angeles!

Event Report: Nevermore: An Evening With Edgar Allan Poe

The only thing better than reading the Gothic works of Edgar Allan Poe is hearing them read by the distinct paranoid voice of horror icon Jeffrey Combs. If you’re a fan of the Re-Animator star – and how could you not be?

Tell-Tale (2009)

Reviewed by Nomad Starring Josh Lucas, Lena Headey, Brian Cox, Beatrice Miller, Dallas Roberts Directed by Michael Cuesta

Uncle Bob Martin: 13 Books That Stuck to the Roof of My Mind

Wall Street, they tell me, is on an upturn, and the economy is well on its way to recovery. Hooray and Huzzah!

Cold Spots: The Edgar Allan Poe Museum

Richmond, VA - Richmond, Virginia, is a city of contrasts. Signs of the modern world abound, alongside pieces of its rich history. Downtown holds a tiny house, its walls made of stone, in which visitors gather to pay respects to a great man. Though he never lived here, many of his things are now cared for within. And while some come for a glimpse of the property of the mad genius, others can feel him watching, roaming the halls, and looking at the things that once belonged to him.