From JSaM today:
Well, (G. W.), it's Ed Poe's birthday and it's given me time to think a little. What a great guy! He gave the misfits in the world (and I think that's about all of us) a little something to think about, that maybe we aren't all "too" strange after all. I took a little time to re-imagine him (see attachment), 'cause I think he is probably glad that his works and, indeed, his persona have flourished over the last 160 years (and all Griswold has is a blackened footnote in history). Oh well, they are probably in the "beyond beyond" having a good laugh. Enjoy your day!
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JSaM also directs us to this wonderful video of John Astin reciting "The Raven" from his one-man show Edgar Allan Poe: Once Upon A Midnight.