Pop Culture's Undying Edgar Allen Poe Obsession

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In the article, “Pop Culture’s Undying Edgar Allen Poe Obsession” we learn about the influence that Poe has on our culture over 100 years after his death. Edgar Allen Poe was famous for writing bone chilling horror stories like The Raven and The Tell Tale Heart. These stories have been made into movies, computer games, and even cartoons. One cartoon version of The Tell Tale Heart was so disturbing when it was made in 1953 it was given an X rating although it did earn an Oscar nomination. Poe’s works are still influential but not always faithful adaptations. According to the author that is ok. The classic stories can be reimagined in new ways giving modern readers (and watchers and players) a new perspective. A perspective that Edgar Allen Poe
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