Today is Edgar Allan Poe’s 200th birthday. Or, would be if he were still alive. Of course, since it’s Poe we’re talking about, maybe he is still alive.
The New York Times has a nifty little slide show to celebrate the occasion. Not to be outdone, I wanted to post a clip of Poe’s The Raven. But, which one? Sure, there’s the awesome Homer Simpson version. Or the Vincent Price/Peter Lorre version. In the end, though, I think I picked the right one: