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August 16, 2007

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The Poe Toaster Revealed?

Edgar Allen Poe’s masked fanatic has allegedly unmasked himself. A 92-year-old Poe-head named Sam Porpora claims to be the originator of the annual tradition of celebrating Poe’s birthday with roses and cognac. But he says he’s not sure who’s continued the toast each year since 1976. The mystery remains …

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Posted August 16, 2007 at 2:27 | Comments (0) | Permasnark
File under: Beauty, Books, Writing & Such, Briefly Noted, Gleeful Miscellany
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