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Write An Eerie Tale With The Edgar Allan Poe Short Story Generator

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.19.2016 | Arts

On the 207th anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe's birthday, residents of his hometown are celebrating with appropriate weirdness by watching a man mysteri...

Why Some 'Star Wars' Fans Think These Two Characters Are Gay

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.07.2016 | Entertainment

Warning: Spoilers below for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Fans left theaters after seeing "The Force Awakens" with a lot of questions. Who was, or i...

Family Travel: 24 Hours in Baltimore

Andrea Poe | Posted 11.18.2016 | Travel
Andrea Poe

Baltimore is a family-friendly city, but staying with kids doesn't mean you have to forfeit experiencing Baltimore's best asset: its quirky originality. Here's how to spend 24 hours in the city that will satisfy both parents and kids.

Aquino's Dilemma and the Philippines' Fate: The Question of Succession

Richard Javad Heydarian | Posted 08.01.2016 | World
Richard Javad Heydarian

The Philippines' politics has become more dynamic, less predictable, and therefore more interesting as we get closer to the fateful 2016 elections.

Suspicion: A Talk with Joseph Finder

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 07.28.2014 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Joseph Finder has a background every thriller novelist would love to have. He spent his early childhood living around the world.

What? Spoilers Enhance a Mystery or Thriller?

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 06.14.2014 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

For mystery, suspense and thriller novels, viewing the plot as "(almost) irrelevant" seems an extraordinary stretch. Frankly, I find that conclusion preposterous.

Testing the Fates at Chao-Tian Temple in Beigang, Taiwan

Rachel Chang | Posted 11.20.2013 | Travel
Rachel Chang

I looked down at the two wooden objects on the concrete floor, baffled. "See? They're smiling at you," my grandma said. It wasn't until years later when I that I stopped by the Chao-Tian Temple (also called Matzu Temple) and tried to understand the significance of the block throwing.

A Closer Look at Poe's Windfall Poem

John Lundberg | Posted 10.04.2013 | Arts
John Lundberg

A handwritten, signed manuscript of "The Conqueror Worm," one of Edgar Allan Poe's most disturbing poems (and that's saying a lot), sold at auction for $300,000 last week, at 15 times its estimate. The poem is memorable for its strange and powerful allegorical frame and its brutal detail.

6 Horrible Edgar Allan Poe Film Adaptations (VIDEO)

Posted 01.20.2013 | Home

Today is Edgar Allan Poe's birthday. Little did he know (Poe only became famous and well-known posthumously) that he would go on to influence film...

The Challenges Of Adapting Edgar Allan Poe

Bethany Griffin | Posted 07.01.2012 | Home
Bethany Griffin

The underlying concept of Poe's story is that no one, no matter how rich and powerful, can escape death. Such a relevant and macabre idea. The Masque of the Red Death was just begging to be turned into a post-apocalyptic novel.

Tales From the Haunted Dodger Ravine

Jeff Polman | Posted 08.03.2011 | Sports
Jeff Polman

Media and close friends who won't go near the Old McCourt Place after dark painted pictures of a treacherous pit, a crumbling baseball castle surrounded by shadowy parking lots, and plagued by roving, foulmouthed, bloodthirsty gang members.

Remembering Edgar Allan Poe

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

It's hard to beat a macabre little mystery involving one of the best-known mystery writers of all time, but it's important to remember that Poe was more than just a mystery writer.

Under The Influence

The Huffington Post | Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Writing a book is usually a long, hair-pulling affair for the author. But in the end, only one name appears on the front of the book: their own. What...

Top 10 Ghost Stories | Kate Mosse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The celebrated author of novels such as "The House of Mirth", Wharton was also a terrific writer of ghostly tales. A blend of Poe, Hawthorne and Henry...

Angelina Jolie's Cockroach, Clinton's Cupcakes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The new book "What The Great Ate: A Curious History Of Food & Fame" tells you that Madonna, when she was struggling to make ends meet, used to pick Fr...

14 Incredible First Editions That Sold Big At Auction (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Encountering a first edition copy of an important book can be a magical experience. First editions of very old texts can also be extremely important h...

Ted Poe: Congressman Compares Illegal Immigrants To Grasshoppers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In one of the latest instances of a legislator waxing poetic about the debate over illegal immigration, Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) took the floor of the U...

Quiz: Which Gothic Novel Are You In?

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jilly Gagnon

2008 was a dark and stormy year, full of desperate men and women, and horrible, unspeakable deeds. But under just which heavy pall of gothically-tinged-greys are you living?