Old Timey Crimey #83: Edgar Allan Poe - "Brave Little Toaster"

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When will we know the truth of Poe's death? Well, the man said it himself...nevermore. Scott, Kristy, and Amber talk about his weird life and mysterious death as SPoOoOokyween continues.

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Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-planLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Breaktime by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktimeLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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Kat Eschner. Smithsonian Mag. https “Who Was the Poe Toaster? We Still Have No Idea” http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/who-was-poe-toaster-we-still-have-no-idea-180961820/

The Poe Museum. https://www.poemuseum.org/poes-biography

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Michele Debcsack. “Baltimore’s New Poe Toaster Honors Edgar Allan Poe.” Mental Floss. https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/73908/baltimores-new-poe-toaster-honors-edgar-allan-poe

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