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Fringe review: Edgar Allan

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca

Edgar Allan (Stage 38, Auditorium at Campus Saint-Jean)

“Everything fun is a little bit dangerous,” proposes one of the eerie songs in Edgar Allan. 383 more words


Our Enduring Preoccupation with Premature Burial 

Hours before he died, George Washington told his secretary: “Have me decently buried; and do not let my body be put into the Vault in less than three days after I am dead.” This kind of request was not uncommon. 839 more words



I would usually add a favored book to book reviews on my YouTube channel, but this one was rented in ebook fashion, not in a tangible format. 599 more words


Poem: Bhenyameen

My name:

There are very few things in my life more mispronounced than my name. My name should be the Hungarian “Benjámin” /benyaamin/, given by my mother since that time this name had got a big hype. 280 more words


On Poe

I once laid hand on a volume of Poe, yellowed and missing the back cover, the front emblazoned the legend that it was the “Selected Tales of Edgar Allan Poe” whereupon a publishing house hack etched out a marginal likeness of the troubled writer using a blood-red crudity of lines hatched and crosshatched so that the looming visage emerged from a tapestry of naked November tree branches. 693 more words