Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Halloween With Edgar

What is Halloween without Edgar Allan Poe?  What is Edgar Allan Poe without absurd, insulting apocryphal stories about his drinking habits?

This little anecdote made the rounds of the newspapers during October of 1893. Consider the combined Halloween/booze elements as something of a Poe Apotheosis.


  1. Even if not true, it reads as if it should be. (And is a Poe apotheosis an a-poe-theosis?)