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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  2. katsieb
    Klukkustund síðan

    Never before have the words "There's a great line from the O.C...." been uttered & Quoth the Ryan, Nevermore

  3. Ella Alerre
    Ella Alerre
    3 klukkustundum síðan

    Anyone here because you had an assignment of “A dream within a Dream”

  4. Ariel Ligowski
    Ariel Ligowski
    4 klukkustundum síðan

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="298">4:58</a> - the hottest of takes lmaooo. jk love you guys

  5. Terry
    6 klukkustundum síðan

    shane looks a bit like remus lupin and now i‘m in love with him

  6. Asha Rakesh
    Asha Rakesh
    8 klukkustundum síðan

    Ryan: He fell in love with his cousin. .... Oh jeez Edgar Allen. Poe was 27 and Virginia 13. .... Edgar Allen No!!

  7. Alicia Roth
    Alicia Roth
    9 klukkustundum síðan

    I love the OC lol

  8. Kyla Main
    Kyla Main
    9 klukkustundum 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

  9. Mireya Fernandez
    Mireya Fernandez
    10 klukkustundum síðan

    “I saw coco” 😂😂😂😂😂

  10. Robin Johnson
    Robin Johnson
    11 klukkustundum síðan

    can't believe you guys don't talk about the theory he died of rabies

  11. Srimukhi Chitti
    Srimukhi Chitti
    13 klukkustundum síðan

    Do the aarushi talwar case in india!!!

  12. Cpt price
    Cpt price
    15 klukkustundum síðan

    Shane looks like hitler

  13. Ale Villarreal
    Ale Villarreal
    17 klukkustundum síðan

    what about the legend where Poe died on a bench?

  14. Seraphine
    18 klukkustundum síðan

    every time that doll comes on screen I have my eyes on it

  15. Ginger Linus
    Ginger Linus
    19 klukkustundum síðan

    Did anyone else notice that Ryan thinks you have to be 21 to vote LMAOOOOO

  16. Emily Warthen
    Emily Warthen
    19 klukkustundum síðan

    Why tf was no autopsy ever performed

  17. the spanish inquisition
    the spanish inquisition
    19 klukkustundum síðan

    i felt bad for poe until the part where he showed up as a pedophile.

  18. I'macherry ontop
    I'macherry ontop
    20 klukkustundum síðan

    I just finished a Morbid Curiosity Podcast episoded that suspected Poe of having rabies

  19. MidnightMayhem91
    21 klukkustund síðan


  20. Rads ical
    Rads ical
    21 klukkustund síðan

    Sounds like he was cooped! Makes sense

  21. Rads ical
    Rads ical
    21 klukkustund 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?

  22. Shweta Garg
    Shweta Garg
    22 klukkustundum síðan

    Poe published poems

  23. Your garden Faery-gnome
    Your garden Faery-gnome
    Degi Síðan síðan

    This is so bonkers, my lucky number is 27 and my unlucky is 13 😳

  24. sam dabboi
    sam dabboi
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Edgar allan poe looks like charlie chaplin

  25. Hilary Caird
    Hilary Caird
    Degi Síðan síðan

    I’m just a poe boy nobody loves me he’s just a Poe boy from a Poe family

  26. Lithium Princess
    Lithium Princess
    Degi Síðan síðan

    As a young emo teen, I loved Edgar. Now as an adult, I feel gross, now that I know that he was an incestuous pedophile 💀

  27. Zac Saleski
    Zac Saleski
    Degi Síðan síðan

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="536">8:56</a> YESSS

  28. Single Gal Guide
    Single Gal Guide
    Degi Síðan síðan

    I love this show!

  29. Lara Palma
    Lara Palma
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Life SUCKED then And we whine

  30. K
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Me during quarantine: <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="504">8:24</a>

  31. Tabytha Smith
    Tabytha Smith
    Degi Síðan síðan

    It's crazy how now in Virginia there's a whole museum dedicated to him.

  32. VAL LE
    VAL LE
    Degi Síðan síðan

    if i was him, i would’ve ended my life

  33. Logan Mannke
    Logan Mannke
    Degi Síðan síðan

    The amount of mispronounced words in these videos is remarkable. I lost count after 30 in this one alone. End quote

  34. Sticksel Pixel gaming
    Sticksel Pixel gaming
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Im mad that his last words wernt "nervous so dreadfully nervous I was and still am."

  35. Abbycat666
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Soooooo glad you guys are back!!! I needed some morbid entertainment and laughs! ♥️

  36. Adriana Marquez
    Adriana Marquez
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Shane <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="1116">18:36</a> I saw coco 😂

  37. Josie Anette Nogueras
    Josie Anette Nogueras
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  38. Black Rose
    Black Rose
    Degi Síðan síðan

    why didn't yall bring up that someone would put a rose on his grave every year? kind of mysterious

  39. Taine de Jong
    Taine de Jong
    Degi Síðan síðan

    The silver lining is Poe would never of been as famous as he is

  40. Nikolai Tea
    Nikolai Tea
    Degi Síðan síðan

    the cousin thing is wrong, isnt it? I heard he married her so he could take her in and take care of her, not for romantic or sexual reasons

  41. Lizardo
    Degi Síðan síðan

    I was thinking of this weeks before this was uploaded

  42. lemonadecupcakes
    Degi Síðan síðan

    I love this. But you didn't apparently know that the temperance movement was started because of rampant child and spousal abuse. Alcoholism became a huge problem and they were trying to combat it. I mean, in hindsight it was a bad choice, but to give them a little credit, they were desperate.

  43. Star Boy
    Star Boy
    Degi Síðan síðan

    What happened to Ryan’s hairline

  44. Paige C
    Paige C
    Degi Síðan síðan

    I guess you could say edgar was a POdophile

  45. Mellena Brave
    Mellena Brave
    Degi Síðan síðan

    "She was 13." *long. Uncomfortable silence*

  46. Feather Gatcha
    Feather Gatcha
    Degi Síðan síðan

    They moved the manequin so its looking through the window, scared the crap out of me

  47. lucy rose
    lucy rose
    Degi Síðan síðan

    the last thing i expected was an OC reference but i am Not mad about it

  48. Xervres93
    Degi Síðan síðan

    That PoeSA joke was a PoeAssjoke

  49. nita ruf
    nita ruf
    Degi Síðan síðan

    PoeSA took me out 😂

  50. jennicat 13
    jennicat 13
    Degi Síðan síðan

    I don't know why everyone's saying a 13 yr old marrying an adult was normal. In the year Poe and Virginia were married, the average age for a person to get married was 22. Virginia's mother wrote on the marriage certificate that she was 21. It wasn't ok then, it's not ok now. Thankfully, most historians believe that they never consummated the marriage, and Poe only married her so she could escape poverty. He referred to her as his 'sister'.

  51. Jelly Nono
    Jelly Nono
    Degi Síðan síðan

    He sounds like a pathetic loser to me.

  52. thelennygirl
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Sooo where does Lenore come into this? I thought Lenore was his wife. He quotes her in a few of his poems and short stories.

  53. Kiarah Parker
    Kiarah Parker
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Sooo here’s a wild one.. Carole Baskin... FED HER HUSBAND (Don Lewis) TO TIGERS.. but for some reason case went cold.. prove em wrong!! #JusticeForDonLewis

  54. Yesenia Flores
    Yesenia Flores
    Degi Síðan síðan

    You guys should do the Long Island Killer case! Serial killer killed over 6 sex workers and no one has been convicted of the murders

  55. XxXLemonaya ProductionsXxX
    XxXLemonaya ProductionsXxX
    Degi Síðan síðan

    It is actually not wrong to marry a cousin , in my culture in family marriages r common, my parents were cousins

  56. Araceli Esquivel
    Araceli Esquivel
    Degi Síðan síðan

    I love Shane’s phobia of heroin, and how confused Ryan always is when he brings it up. If anything happen to them I-

  57. nail clippings are a snack
    nail clippings are a snack
    Degi Síðan síðan

    i want to rip that mustache off your face id like to see you try

  58. Daniel McMaster
    Daniel McMaster
    Degi Síðan síðan

    On top of the Baltimore Ravens being in Poe's hometown, their mascots (three ravens) are named Edgar, Allen, and Poe

  59. Ego the living planet
    Ego the living planet
    Degi Síðan síðan

    I’d love a movie of telltale heart and raven and some other Poe stories by A24 shot in black in white

  60. Millie Collins
    Millie Collins
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Forgot about this now Shane has a stash wtf have I missed

  61. Nataliah1130
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Ive always had this weird crush on Edgar Allan Poe lol

  62. Meryem Harguil
    Meryem Harguil
    2 dögum síðan

    When shane said , PoeSA and ryan looked at him like that i lost it 😂😂😂

  63. Aslan
    2 dögum síðan

    Who else knows about Edgar Poe because of the Netflix show “Altered Carbon”

  64. queen andrews
    queen andrews
    2 dögum síðan

    “I watched Coco” -Shane. Literally made me choke on my ginseng tea 🤣🤣🤣

  65. Frederick Bingley
    Frederick Bingley
    2 dögum síðan

    Definitely sounds like a mixture of all things

  66. oiuik
    2 dögum síðan

    The Unsolved Mystery Death of Marilyn Monroe would be good.

  67. Zachariah Sutton
    Zachariah Sutton
    2 dögum síðan

    I thought Poe was addicted to Benzodiazepines, which could explain his tolerance to alcohol as benzos have contradictory affects when combined with boozes. #postmortem

  68. Anushree Mohta
    Anushree Mohta
    2 dögum síðan

    Is it me or these two look like dads of 3yr olds :/ I’ve seen unsolved before and they looked so much younger time flies so quickly o-0

  69. Imogen Clare
    Imogen Clare
    2 dögum síðan


  70. Chris Li Loia
    Chris Li Loia
    2 dögum síðan

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="283">4:43</a> - "even grosslier"... is that even a word?... bc I HIGHLY DOUBT it is lol

  71. NKVD Citizen101
    NKVD Citizen101
    2 dögum síðan


  72. Jess dl
    Jess dl
    2 dögum síðan

    Y'all know that tuberculosis can infect the brain, could cause lesions, sweating, hallucinations..

  73. The Shape
    The Shape
    2 dögum síðan

    I think he was cooped and after being beaten left him with brain damage.

  74. Kristi !
    Kristi !
    2 dögum síðan

    Shane looks like he could play a character for Stranger Things

  75. Jasmin Richoux
    Jasmin Richoux
    2 dögum síðan

    No one: Ryan: I’m going to rip the moustache off of your face. Shane: I’d like to see you try.

  76. SIGH
    2 dögum síðan

    That epic moment when you share a birthday with Edgar Allan Poe

  77. woiour loin
    woiour loin
    2 dögum síðan

    shanes right, it WASN'T accepted at the time. he was weird back then too

  78. zarasbazaar
    2 dögum síðan

    Your brain can dehydrate and shrink within your skull.

  79. Navyaaa
    2 dögum síðan

    "Poe started writing POEms"

    1. Navyaaa
      2 dögum síðan

      @woiour loin hahahhaa

    2. woiour loin
      woiour loin
      2 dögum síðan

      Shane's facial hair is not doing it for me.

  80. captain x chaos
    captain x chaos
    2 dögum síðan

    Edgar Allen poe: will I ever see my lost lanore I quote the Raven nevermore