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Edgar Allan Poe's Birthday: Weirdest, Worst And Most Wicked Pop Culture References (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

01/19/2011 07:23 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Today we celebrate what would be Edgar Allan Poe's 202nd birthday. The American writer is best known for his creepy tales and haunting poems, including the iconic "The Raven." Since his death in 1849, the author's work has crept into pop culture at every turn: from movie adaptations to song lyric references, Poe can be found everywhere.

So, today to celebrate his birthday, we've rounded up a collection of some of the weirdest Poe references. What did we leave out? Let us know of your favorite Poe references in the comments section below.

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