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Episode 20:
This Ungainly Fowl

Oct 16,2009

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Music, Footnotes & Ephemera

The music is from an album by Sonna. Who were from Baltimore, I think. I don’t know what the album is called (I’ve long since lost the cd case and it doesn’t have a name on the actual disc, as was the fashion, lo about 2000, when it came out on Temporary Residence). It’s a nice little cd. I had a lovely time once watching them play in my friend Bea’s living room.

There is obviously tons and tons written about Poe and his death. The single most useful thing I found, however, was this sort of literature survey put out by an outfit called the Edgar Allan Poe Historical Society. m.


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8 Comments on This Ungainly Fowl

  1. Teresa says:

    Well that one was particularly depressing! I love these episodes, though. Please keep up the good work!

  2. James says:

    Very uplifting.

    I had never heard that though, another good story. Thanks.

  3. Election day and Halloween. Not sure which is more frightening now.

  4. Colin says:

    very sad indeed.

    please keep up the posting….

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  6. Eric says:

    It is officially illegal to talk about the city of Baltimore without also mentioning “The Wire”. Well done! This is my favorite one yet.

  7. Diane says:

    I love your programs. Listened to the Poe program today and was surprised to learn the details of his death.

  8. Mark Jones says:

    Nate, why? Why the “spoiler alert” that actually ruins Murders in Rue Morgue without contributing anything to your piece!?!

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