As we told you a few days ago, the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum in Baltimore is in danger of being shut down due to budget cuts by the city's Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation. Stepping in to offer assistance is animal rights group PETA.
When people think of the founders of modern-day horror, only a handful of names comes to mind. For most of us at the top of the list is Edgar Allan Poe, the deranged genius who gave us "The Black Cat" and "The Tell-Tale Heart" among many others. While he lived in several places in the New England area, the city of Baltimore, Maryland, embraced the dark poet more than any other.
Eric S. Brown likes zombies. A lot. The man has become extremely prolific in the sub-genre of zombie fiction and is now embarking into adapting (or warping) H.G. Wells' classic War of the Worlds with a brain-eating zombie twist.