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Here's Why The Night Sky Is Dark Even Though Jillions Of Stars Are Shining Light Our Way

HuffingtonPost.com | David Freeman | Posted 10.06.2014 | Science

There are a lot of stars out there--an estimated 70 billion trillion. With so many stars beaming their light our way, it seems only logical that the ...

Conversations With Alan Parsons and The Dandy Warhols' Courtney Taylor-Taylor, Plus Ki:Theory and The Gloaming Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"What I and every artists I knew at 14, 15 years old, punk or new wave kids, all we really wanted was to create a world where people understood us and were interesting to us and we were interesting to them."

Providence, RI - A River Renaissance

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 07.29.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Once called the "Beehive of Industry" Providence, RI fell hard during the Great Depression. But in the 1970s, city officials decided to take action, uncovering downtown rivers that were buried beneath roads and embracing a passionate artistic community spirit.

Silence of the Poets: Writers and Antidepressants

Andrew Shaffer | Posted 05.28.2013 | Books
Andrew Shaffer

It's an exercise in futility to try to hypothesize what effect antidepressants would have had on long-gone writers like Poe and Baudelaire. Whether you function or not is a more pertinent question than whether or not antidepressants or substance abuse "silences the soul."

Vandals Strike Edgar Allan Poe's House, Take Unusual Item

The Baltimore Sun | Kevin Rector | Posted 01.26.2013 | DC

The historic Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum in Baltimore, which lost its longtime curator and was shuttered in September amid an operational reorgan...

Cusack: Hollywood Doesn't Make Good Rom-Coms Anymore

Posted 04.26.2012 | Entertainment

In “The Raven,” which opens nationwide on April 27, John Cusack stars as a fictionalized version of Edgar Allan Poe. And in this big-screen extrav...

Review: The Raven Has Creep Appeal

Carole Mallory | Posted 04.26.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

John Cusack makes a great Edgar Allen Poe. From the beginning of this masterfully executed thriller directed by a deft James McTeigue, suspense grips...

Happy Birthday, Odilon Redon!

Posted 04.20.2012 | Arts

We want to wish a happy birthday to one of our personal favorites: Bertrand-Jean Redon, aka Odilon Redon. The artist, who would be 172 today, created ...

Will Ryman's Topsy-Turvy World

Posted 03.19.2012 | Arts

Will Ryman is known for his hyper-enlarged sculptures which use manipulate expectations of size and materials to create absurd spaces. The Manhatt...

John Cusack: Playing Edgar Allan Poe Was A Lifelong Dream

Posted 03.09.2012 | Entertainment

John Cusack says his turn in "The Raven" is the role of a lifetime, which is high praise considering the 45-year-old has acted in over 50 films and is...

Poe Fans Call An End To 'Toaster' Tradition

AP | By SARAH BRUMFIELD | Posted 01.19.2012 | Travel

BALTIMORE -- Edgar Allan Poe fans waited long past a midnight dreary, but it appears annual visits to the writer's grave in Baltimore by a mysterious ...

Mysterious Poe 'Toaster' Tradition Shall Occur Nevermore

AP | SARAH BRUMFIELD | Posted 03.20.2012 | Weird News

BALTIMORE — Edgar Allan Poe fans waited long past a midnight dreary, but it appears annual visits to the writer's grave in Baltimore by a myster...

Step Into This Incredible Doc -- Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

Brad Balfour | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

Having grown up enjoying Roger Corman's filmic retelling of Edgar Allen Poe's horror tales, his garish productions were lodged in my brain forever. So when I saw Corman's World, a flood of memories returned.

PHOTO: John Cusack Gets Dark, Scary

Posted 08.27.2011 | Entertainment

To enter the world of Edgar Allen Poe is to take a trip into the dark and ominous. It looks like John Cusack has gone in full throttle. The actor p...

NAHM by Alexandria Hilfiger and Nary Manivong Reinvents the Shirtdress

Ariston Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ariston Anderson

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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.

Top 10 Ghost Stories

guardian.co.uk | Kate Mosse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

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...

WATCH: ANIMATION: Tim Burton's Haunting Short "Vincent"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(From: Laughing Squid) In 1982, over a decade before A Nightmare Before Christmas, Tim Burton made the stop-motion animated short "Vincent," shown on...

Angelina Jolie's Cockroach, Clinton's Cupcakes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

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...

New Website Aims To Be An iTunes For Poetry

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

The new website PoetrySpeaks is aiming to serve as a social networking hub and online marketplace for poets.

Sing Any Good Books Lately?

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

The mission of my blog is to highlight popular songs that are based on, inspired by, or allude to books and authors -- "Books Shelved in Songs," as I say on the site.

And I Quote (Random Quotations for a Mediocre Time)

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Laermer

I decided to think of every quote worthy to share. Here: ************ I don't know where, but she sends me there. -Brian Wilson [crazy mad genius] ...