The Macabre Death Of Edgar Allan Poe

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How much do we really know about the death of one of the most famous poets in the world?
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F H - 10 klukkustundum síðan
Though he was strange he didn’t deserve such an awful death. Neither did Oscar Wilde.
Allison - 10 klukkustundum síðan
Quoteith the crow’ nevermore
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WJYSTER - 13 klukkustundum síðan
September 27'th
My birthday
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Am I the only one who thinks Shane looks like Remus Lupin, from Harry Potter? Only me? Ok.
Daniel de Gruchy
Daniel de Gruchy - 15 klukkustundum síðan
They should have had Keith from the Try Guys guest star as Poe.
Erin Mac
Erin Mac - 18 klukkustundum síðan
guys lets petition for Shane to play Edgar Allen poe in a historical movie remake. They could somehow make it a comedy I'm sure.
ChaoticChild - 21 klukkustund síðan
Honestly Poe probably died from rabies.
All of his symptoms are the same, from hallucinations to a nearly drunken stupor.
Poe got rabies
wava lebon
wava lebon - 22 klukkustundum síðan
Please do an episode on Amelia Earhart!!!!!
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Ed Peck
Ed Peck - Degi Síðan síðan
'macabre death'
EthalaRide - Degi Síðan síðan
There's this theory I heard that Poe married his cousin, not because of some lolita romance relationship, but for custody reasons since her father had died also when Virginia was 3, and her mother later was having issues with custody or money or something. probably didn't want to see his cousin go through the system of passed-around relatives series-of-unfortunate-events style like he did, and it was easier to get custody and take care of her the marriage way.
It could be totally wrong and just trying to rationalize the situation, but idk since Poe seemed like an odd dude, and those were weird times.
HelloEmma! - Degi Síðan síðan
I agree with Shane - I judge Edgar harshly for marrying his 13 year old cousin.
Gracie Tollefson
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Is this season 6?
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Margarita Kafidova
Margarita Kafidova - Degi Síðan síðan
Not even a soul:
Abaigeal Flaherty
Abaigeal Flaherty - Degi Síðan síðan
F Temperance is my little sister's name and she almost walked in when it was at 12:00
KenziewXxX - Degi Síðan síðan
How is virgina half his age? when she died at 24 he should’ve been 48 however he died at 40 after her death??? Doesn’t make sense
Abaigeal Flaherty
Abaigeal Flaherty - Degi Síðan síðan
Honey that's not how age works. If he was 26 and she was 13, they would still only be 13 years apart
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“I saw coco “ 💀💀💀😭😭😭
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Temp trimboli - Degi Síðan síðan
My name is temperance and I freaked out when I heard my name.
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Shane out here looking like Remus Lupin
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“Can’t be doing that”
Lizzy Hankerson
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The temperance movement was backed by women, whom at the time, and today in lesser numbers, were often abused by their drunk husbands. Get WOKE, Shane!
Ayden Hall
Ayden Hall - 2 dögum síðan
Can you guys please do Don Lewis he disappeared out of nowhere
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be serious guys those side/funny comments in your videos leave it in the last so we can skip!'s no sense you making a mystery docu and making jokes and laugh about it
nat3297 - 2 dögum síðan
A Tree
A Tree - 2 dögum síðan
I think he suffered from a head injury, which wouldn’t get noticed, since, I mean, who would be like: “this guy bonked his head. Let’s write that down!” I think he suffered from an injury, which caused delirium, and wondered the streets until he passed out, whereupon he was found
DamnFineCoffee - 2 dögum síðan
Even grosslier
sam oliver
sam oliver - 2 dögum síðan
Watching while trying to get my work done for online school. I click on my English folder.. our topic was edgar allan Poe. This really spooked me and guess what we are talking about? His mysterious death.
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No one:
Literally nobody:
Not a single soul:
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Ahh I've missed ye, yet I don't miss being creeped out
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Sophie Elsa
Sophie Elsa - 2 dögum síðan
it is reported that poe and virginia never consummated their marriage. while there are many theories as to why, it has been argued that he
a. was protecting her (i don't know why, maybe just because of possession or because she didnt have many prospects)
or b. that it was a lavender marriage and he was either gay or asexual.
Sophie Elsa
Sophie Elsa - 12 klukkustundum síðan
@Phoebe Geary Honestly that's true. It has been speculated that they never consummated, but we also don't really know. I do confess that I do dearly hope that those speculations are correct though for all our sakes.
Phoebe Geary
Phoebe Geary - 13 klukkustundum síðan
Sophie Elsa yeah some critics have argued this, although there is no evidence supporting it unfortunately. other critics have said that the reason this theory is so prevalent is because poe’s literary legacy is so influential that we tend to make acceptances in favour of his genius.
Julian Hoffman-Mateya
Julian Hoffman-Mateya - 2 dögum síðan
BUN:Implies being misgendered after death would be an insult
Also BUN: shows a female autopsy blank when mentioning he never got an autopsy at the end 😂
Kimberly - 2 dögum síðan
The boys need to learn a little more about the temperance movement. It was practice of many men of that era (not all but a significant amount) to spend most, or all of their of their paycheck on alcohol as soon as they got it. Often, they would not return home for days. When they did return home, there would not be enough money to pay bills and feed the children. Or they would come home drunk and often beat their wives. This is why it is linked to women's rights, including the right to vote. Granted , we all know now that later prohibition didn't work, but the temperance movement was a necessary and important step in American history.
Lord Cellious
Lord Cellious - 2 dögum síðan
anyone else hear sweet home alabama tune when they heard she was his cousin
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The Baltimore ravens’s name is actually inspired by the poem, it was chosen out of a fan contest
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Would love to see an episode about George Reeves suspicious death.
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My English teacher is going to be mad
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Wolf1979 - 3 dögum síðan
Poe is a Poe boy and nobody loves him!
Amelia Rose
Amelia Rose - 3 dögum síðan
Yall edgar died 4 years before Vincent was born
Erin Roddy
Erin Roddy - 3 dögum síðan
Shane looks like he could be a distant relative of Poe.
Alyssia Strasbourg
Alyssia Strasbourg - 3 dögum síðan
I find Shane strangely attractive... anyone else with me?
Nick Fowler
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I love the chemistry between Shane and Ryan. You can really tell that they've been in this job for a while and they're really good friends. After each season they become better with each other.
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Laura Rivollier - 3 dögum síðan
That face behind Shawn, Jesus!
Layla Plu
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"I'm a coward baby" is my new catchphrase lol
SomeOneElse Productions
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Benji Kababa
Benji Kababa - 3 dögum síðan
Plot Twist :Guy on the right is Edgar Allan Poe.
ZomBiE_TraSh - 3 dögum síðan
im less than a min in and i already am annoyed by the hosts.
katsieb - 3 dögum síðan
Never before have the words "There's a great line from the O.C...." been uttered
& Quoth the Ryan, Nevermore
Ella Alerre
Ella Alerre - 3 dögum síðan
Anyone here because you had an assignment of “A dream within a Dream”
Ariel Ligowski
Ariel Ligowski - 3 dögum síðan
4:58 - the hottest of takes lmaooo. jk love you guys
Terry - 3 dögum síðan
shane looks a bit like remus lupin and now i‘m in love with him
Asha Rakesh
Asha Rakesh - 3 dögum síðan
Ryan: He fell in love with his cousin.
.... Oh jeez Edgar Allen.
Poe was 27 and Virginia 13.
.... Edgar Allen No!!
Alicia Roth
Alicia Roth - 3 dögum síðan
I love the OC lol
Kyla Main
Kyla Main - 3 dögum síðan
Married young teenagers was actually not, "A thing of the time." It was frowned upon by most of society, pretty much only predators were alright with. It is a very large myth though that many people believe
Phoebe Geary
Phoebe Geary - 13 klukkustundum síðan
Kyla Main exactly, 13 was very young even regardless of the time. 16+ was less frowned upon. even virginia’s uncle offered to provide her with an education so she wouldnt have to marry poe with such a large age difference
Mireya Fernandez
Mireya Fernandez - 3 dögum síðan
“I saw coco” 😂😂😂😂😂
Robin Johnson
Robin Johnson - 3 dögum síðan
can't believe you guys don't talk about the theory he died of rabies
Srimukhi Chitti
Srimukhi Chitti - 3 dögum síðan
Do the aarushi talwar case in india!!!
Cpt price
Cpt price - 4 dögum síðan
Shane looks like hitler
Ale Villarreal
Ale Villarreal - 4 dögum síðan
what about the legend where Poe died on a bench?
Seraphine - 4 dögum síðan
every time that doll comes on screen I have my eyes on it
Ginger Linus
Ginger Linus - 4 dögum síðan
Did anyone else notice that Ryan thinks you have to be 21 to vote LMAOOOOO
Emily Warthen
Emily Warthen - 4 dögum síðan
Why tf was no autopsy ever performed
the spanish inquisition
the spanish inquisition - 4 dögum síðan
i felt bad for poe until the part where he showed up as a pedophile.
I'macherry ontop
I'macherry ontop - 4 dögum síðan
I just finished a Morbid Curiosity Podcast episoded that suspected Poe of having rabies
MidnightMayhem91 - 4 dögum síðan
Rads ical
Rads ical - 4 dögum síðan
Sounds like he was cooped! Makes sense
Rads ical
Rads ical - 4 dögum síðan
Maybe he was going through withdrawal or severe intoxication? He could’ve had Delirium Tremens which is a symptom of withdrawal. Maybe he went through that while in the hospital?
Shweta Garg
Shweta Garg - 4 dögum síðan
Poe published poems
Your garden Faery-gnome
Your garden Faery-gnome - 4 dögum síðan
This is so bonkers, my lucky number is 27 and my unlucky is 13 😳
sam dabboi
sam dabboi - 4 dögum síðan
Edgar allan poe looks like charlie chaplin
Hilary Caird
Hilary Caird - 4 dögum síðan
I’m just a poe boy nobody loves me he’s just a Poe boy from a Poe family