Tag - Edgar Allan Poe

32 Days of Halloween X, Day 15: Terror is a...

For Day 15 of our celebration, we start off with an episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents with an ending that was considered so freaky at the time, it was never shown. Shows with episodes you can syndicate, though, are as good as gold, so of...

32 Days of Halloween X, Day 10: 4D Man!

Day 10 already? Damn, 32 Days of Halloween flies when you’re having fun. We’re going to go back to that out of print treasure trove of Poe readings and songs, Closed on Account of Rabies. This time let’s hear Diamanda Galás...

32 Days of Halloween IX, Day 20: Count...

For tonight’s opener, I feel like we haven’t had enough Edgar Allan Poe this year. Of course, you can’t really get enough of the guy. Nor can you get enough of Vincent Price. So here’s two great tastes that taste...

Fiend Without a Face

32 Days of Halloween IX, Day 8: Fiend...

So tonight we open with a bit of Edgar Allan Poe, since we all need a dose of that from time to time. Especially when brought to you via the vocal cords of Sir Christopher Lee. It is one of my personal favorites, “The Cask of...

Gathered Round the Radio

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 23:...

We haven’t spent a lot of time gathered around the giant radio to listen to some old-time horror. Let’s fix that, shall we? There are tons of shows to choose from. Our first stop will be The Hermit’s Cave (1930-1944)...

Basil Rathbone Reads Edgar Allan Poe

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 13:...

We posted one of my favorite Basil Rathbone readings of Poe last year, with “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar.” But thanks to your friends and mine at Caedmon, they released three albums of Rathbone reading Poe over time. We...

Berenice by Nelson Evergreen

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 9:...

For today’s kickoff, let’s go to the best Edgar Allan Poe spoken word album that is, for some bizarre goddamn unknown reason, still out of print. That would be Closed on Account of Rabies, which features some amazing performances...

Black Cat by Aubrey Beardsley

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 5: The...

Oh, BBC Radio. You’ve given so much to us for Halloween over the years. A shining example is getting Christopher Lee to read…well, let’s face it, we’d listen to Sir Christopher read any goddamn thing he wanted. I...