Edgar Allan Poe Influence On Pop Culture

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A summary of Pop culture’s undying Edgar Allen Poe obsession. Edgar Allen Poe has influenced pop culture in many different way from sports to comics to television to movies. He has 251 writing credits to date even though motion picture was invented. Poe pioneered the twist ending 100 before anyone else. His works are old enough to be considered public domain so anyone can adapt his stories for free. Poe’s work is very controversial and quite short. Most people using Poe’s work for movies have to invent or add new material to make the film long enough. This creates good films but only with the feeling of Poe not with his intense macabre imagery. The best Poe adaptions let Poe’s voice be heard. In 1953 an animated version of “The Tell Tale Heart”

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