5 Poe-etic Raven Memes

5 Poe-etic Raven Memes

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The raven is a poem with a lot to unpack. I definitely remember an english teacher insisting that the purple curtains were overt symbolism. They’re MOOD you philistine. Anyway. It’s relateable to anyone who’s been tormented by a bird after everyone they love dies of consumption. So maybe just Poe.   I Just Wanted a Nap Image via Make a Meme This is the most relatable part of the poem to me. This guy is just trying to take a nice depression nap because his lover died, and now there’s this whole bird situation he has to deal with. Even …

7 Nostalgic Spooky Stories to Put You in the Halloween Mood

7 Nostalgic Spooky Stories to Put You in the Halloween Mood

One of the major themes of books and movies this year seems to be nostalgia. Everyone is constantly looking for a hint of that childhood magic and mystery, and with Halloween coming up, it’s a perfect time to revisit some of our favorite scary stories reminiscent of elementary and middle school Halloween parties. Here’s a list of seven of our favorite childhood spooks.   1. The Black cat by edgar allan poe   Image via dreadcentral   There are so many perfectly disturbing Poe stories that are suitable for Halloween, most of which feature themes of delusion, madness, and all-around creepy vibes. The …

YA Authors Reimagine Classic Poe Stories in New Collection

YA Authors Reimagine Classic Poe Stories in New Collection

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If you’re a fan of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic short stories, I’ve got good news for you. Thirteen highly celebrated YA authors have reimagined classic Poe stories in His Hideous Heart, a new collection edited by Dahlia Adler. Though Poe lived nearly two centuries ago, these reimaginings translate his tales into the modern age. And His Hideous Heart just came out today!   Image via Amazon.com   Here’s the lineup you can expect when you crack open a copy: Dahlia Adler (reimagining “Ligeia”), Kendare Blake (“Metzengerstein”), Rin Chupeco (“The Murders in the Rue Morgue”), Lamar Giles (“The Oval Portrait”), Tessa Gratton (“Annabel Lee”), …

The New Star Wars Episode 9 Trailer Looks Incredible

The New Star Wars Episode 9 Trailer Looks Incredible

A new trailer for the much anticipated final segment of Disney’s Star Wars trilogy has arrived. The footage was first screened as Disney Expo over the weekend before being released to the general public. And holy moly, this new trailer is packed with goodies. But before we precede, there is a POTENTIAL SPOILER WARNING. Many fans like to avoid trailers as they risk being spoiled and this new Ep 9 trailer is no different. So if you don’t want to risk being spoiled before the film’s release, turn back now. Okay? Okay here we go.   Image via Den of geek   …