The Macabre Death Of Edgar Allan Poe

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Acum 8 luni

How much do we really know about the death of one of the most famous poets in the world?
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Charlie Scene
Charlie Scene Acum 13 Zile
I wanna be laat nallme-- POE!!!! PIE!
Kelli Grover
Kelli Grover Acum lună
@Julia Tackett didn't teddy roosevelt have a similar thing happen to him? idk I just think it was a very, very common disease at the time
buttercup baby
buttercup baby Acum lună
hey shane who do you feel about people thinking you are a demon
tasha Angell
tasha Angell Acum 3 luni
Not a question but I'm not sure if you guys know of the phenomenon going on in the American Wilderness, 1200 cases of people just vanishing without a trace there is a doc called missing 411 the hunted. All experienced hunters and all disappeared or were killed in really weird ways you guys need to cover this but dont sleep there!!!!
wee bastard78
wee bastard78 Acum 3 luni
He practically predicted the masque of the red death.
A Person
A Person Acum 23 minute
I am sad to report that I was born on January 19th, great
Alondra Flores
Alondra Flores Acum 6 ore
To be far with the age difference they lived a time where the average age to live was 30- 35 so being married at 13 is actually a good age to married in their time. Upper class and parents encouraged and started finding their daughters husband when the girl is 13 even though is weird to marry your cousin the age to get married makes sense since a person average age was 30- 35.
MIKAL Acum 9 ore
I held an interview with the Curator Emeritus of the Poe House and Museum about all of this, if you care to hear what the experts say about his death.
sumper man
sumper man Acum 12 ore
So he bought him out of the military but couldn’t pay for his schooling🤦🏾‍♂️
Sigrid Acum 20 ore
Want to know if it was a tumor? Check his sisters remains. She had the same problem with alcohol right, which possibly means she also had a tumor.
RegularJoe Acum o Zi
Omfg. STFU and just tell the story .
Patrick Lanclos
Patrick Lanclos Acum o Zi
I remember several years ago, watching a documentary on Poe, where they assembled a small team of physicians, of various disciplines, to try to come to some determination as to what actually happened to cause Poe's death. I don't remember if this documentary was on television or online. They gathered all the known information of Poe's personal medical history, his family's medical history, his living conditions, his work conditions, and even examined a collection of photos of Poe. If I remember correctly, they determined that it was a sort of "perfect storm" of a number of things. 1. They determined that he suffered from Macrocephaly. That is why his head was as big as it was. 2. They also went into discussion as to why his eyes were so sunken and dark. They attributed it to a symptom of breathing in too much fumes from the burning of coal oil (I'm not sure if they came up with a name for the condition). All buildings at that time used coal oil lamps to provide indoor lighting. There were other symptoms and diagnoses, but I can't remember what they were. Bottomline, they stated that it was a number of things that killed him .... Not just one thing. I wish I could find that video!
Denice Winders
Denice Winders Acum o Zi
Darren Ashley
Darren Ashley Acum 2 Zile
OK. Who else thinks that Ryan reminds them of Raymond from Everybody Loves Raymond?
Hannah Hiero
Hannah Hiero Acum 2 Zile
Me *a Marylander* hearing Baltimore👁👄👁
Lloyd Senger
Lloyd Senger Acum 2 Zile
Poe's parents both died young. I wonder if either of them died from a brain tumour?
Holly Foster Jenkins
Holly Foster Jenkins Acum 2 Zile
He liked his cognac.
Arthur Arbetman
Arthur Arbetman Acum 3 Zile
in my class we were told that by then it WAS weird to marry your 13 year old cousin, but they got like paperwork that allowed it to be so, possible from someone they knew at the courthouse??
Aminata Abdouramane
Aminata Abdouramane Acum 3 Zile
3:15 why would you give money to the military to get your god son out, when you could give your god son money to finish school. Like, sir. Hello. What’s wrong with you
Oi Josuke
Oi Josuke Acum 3 Zile
i just realized, after all my 15 years of living, that Poe has the same birthday as me... that’s pretty cool 😼
Nazla Waafa
Nazla Waafa Acum 4 Zile
that mannequin in the background tho.....
Marisa Acum 4 Zile
evermore, nice one Ryan
Lisa Green
Lisa Green Acum 4 Zile
"They married when he was 27 and she was 13" "Can i just say.... ... ...can't be doing that" I had to pause cos I was laughing so much
Ayla Akin
Ayla Akin Acum 4 Zile
Am I the only one that thought Ryan said, "This week on the season premiere of lesbian unsolved..."????
Ayla Akin
Ayla Akin Acum 4 Zile
Charys Russell
Charys Russell Acum 4 Zile
I paused the video to go watch the Dogs Watching TV one. Ryan is right. Truly a masterpiece
Lost Umbrella
Lost Umbrella Acum 4 Zile
POV: im a bungou stray dogs fan
Diana Adhikari
Diana Adhikari Acum 4 Zile
Raven's mascot name is Poe. I think there were originally two other raven mascots named Edgar and Allan.
No Name
No Name Acum 5 Zile
Do a video about robert johnson and the crossroad legend.
Brave Gaming YT
Brave Gaming YT Acum 5 Zile
my name is edgar i am back ha ha ha (no clickbait i sear my name is edgar but surname jaisen)
Haley McNeely
Haley McNeely Acum 5 Zile
any theories that Poe possibly could have drank himself to death in a suicide attempt? I mean, is no one talking about the psychological trauma he endured throughout his life and how that could have impacted him enough to have so many mental instabilities, along with the knowledge that alcohol messes him up so bad- it’s not impossible to think he just wanted to end it all.
Carmen Rodriguez
Carmen Rodriguez Acum 5 Zile
I don’t have a significant other so I watch Buzzfeed.
Ethan R Hart
Ethan R Hart Acum 5 Zile
Whenever you are sad bc of something that you didn't get or a problem just remember this guy's story
Radioactive 101
Radioactive 101 Acum 6 Zile
Edgar's cause of death is rabies.
Purna Kumari Gurung
Purna Kumari Gurung Acum 6 Zile
I played the game of solving the case of Edgar Allan Poe when i was young. Almost when i was 11 yrs old. In mumbo jumbo game DVD. Goodness those days!!
Weeb station
Weeb station Acum 6 Zile
So I learned about Edgar in school, so he was basically a weird and creepy man. I feel bad for him because his parents died when he was 2 and he was at debt, and he drunk a thats sad
tye gilpin
tye gilpin Acum 6 Zile
I thought he died drowing in a gutter lol?
alex Acum 6 Zile
i’m pretty sure the brain liquifies after death
Poe guy. What a tuff life he had omg
Melaine Whitaker
Melaine Whitaker Acum 7 Zile
I didn't realize that I was gone so long like I missed so many videos
Nicolette Lane
Nicolette Lane Acum 7 Zile
i thought poe married virginia to get custody of her for some reason ? not because they were in love. i could be wrong, i just remember hearing ut different
Jovan Nasoku
Jovan Nasoku Acum 8 Zile
Poor edgar allan poe
Beanyy Acum 8 Zile
I have the same birthday as Edgar Allen Poe I feel happy
Dan 1031
Dan 1031 Acum 8 Zile
Week 10 of the NFL has ended, pay attention at the beginning at the locations. Haha
Jason Beard
Jason Beard Acum 8 Zile
The lighting makes Shane look like he has a Hitler mustache...
Luke Harris
Luke Harris Acum 8 Zile
It was me I killed him
Luke Harris
Luke Harris Acum 8 Zile
Very very gay
Luke Harris
Luke Harris Acum 8 Zile
Also I’m gay
Q_ed Kat
Q_ed Kat Acum 8 Zile
Note to Shane: SHAVE
The RowTurn
The RowTurn Acum 8 Zile
I dig Shane's mustache very much
Gabrielle Pittman
Gabrielle Pittman Acum 9 Zile
Shane is giving me Remus lupin vibes
Bi Tequila
Bi Tequila Acum 9 Zile
Edgar Allen Poe died his brain being to big lol
Blurr3y Acum 10 Zile
@4:42 what in the Alabama
TheDarkLordoftheInternet Acum 10 Zile
Shane is the reincarnation of Edgar Allen Poe.
Tui Siko
Tui Siko Acum 10 Zile
The video is very amazing and very action
Legend Acum 10 Zile
my class is actually reading one of his poems, annabel lee.
AYDA SARI Acum 10 Zile
Me hear born in JANUARY 20TH HERE LIKE : O-O
Noah Bland
Noah Bland Acum 11 Zile
hey i have the same bday as him!
Sean Ripper
Sean Ripper Acum 11 Zile
Post mortem on odb
Charles Shelton
Charles Shelton Acum 11 Zile
Angel Gonzalez
Angel Gonzalez Acum 11 Zile
I’m learning about Edgar Allen poe in my school
Beans4000 Acum 11 Zile
im gonna rip that moustache off your face. i'd like to see you try
CryinqDreams Acum 11 Zile
Every BSD fan 👁👄👁
the meeper
the meeper Acum 12 Zile
2:21 your messed up in the head at times shane
sh93m Acum 12 Zile
"I saw Coco!" LOLOLOL
Sync Beast
Sync Beast Acum 13 Zile
Tell-Tale Heart Good Story
Charlie Scene
Charlie Scene Acum 13 Zile
Doug Fowler
Doug Fowler Acum 13 Zile
david can you please go get me chunky monkey ice cream
Charlie Scene
Charlie Scene Acum 13 Zile
I wanna be laat nallme-- POE!!!!
David Miller
David Miller Acum 13 Zile
That is weird this is a blank comment. I can't see anything it says!
Sarah Reyes
Sarah Reyes Acum 13 Zile
Sweet home Alabama
Lila Salovaara
Lila Salovaara Acum 14 Zile
Katie Treharne
Katie Treharne Acum 14 Zile
ngl shane looks like edgar allen poe
Meglet Montrose
Meglet Montrose Acum 14 Zile
Nobody tell Giuliani about “cooping”. Or maybe do, just so we can watch him run with it.
Alexandra njeri
Alexandra njeri Acum 13 Zile
Loclioness2k Acum 14 Zile
Raven’s Nation!! 🗣
Ashley Joyner
Ashley Joyner Acum 14 Zile
Coming to you from 11.10.20. Voting paid off. 😊😊😊😊😊💙
Ashley Joyner
Ashley Joyner Acum 14 Zile
I knew that about the Ravens! Yay!
just here to watch the world burn
just here to watch the world burn Acum 14 Zile
Omg I'm in love with the pictures at the of Ryan stabbing Shane. Classic. Also, Shane, he DIED in Baltimore. Tsk. Tsk. Smh. Make your goal to do some fact checking in your thirties. 😐 Jk. I love ya.
Robert Papp
Robert Papp Acum 15 Zile
Very nice subjects but these two guys laughing all the times is just simply annyoing! Grow up.
oracio castelan
oracio castelan Acum 15 Zile
Who came back after Biden Won?😂
Claire Smith
Claire Smith Acum 15 Zile
I love the irony of things like Poe’s poems or like the show Friends weren’t popular at the time it was made but it’s popular now years later
Conner Ackelbein
Conner Ackelbein Acum 15 Zile
Funny how this video was posted the day before COVID
Alex Smith
Alex Smith Acum 15 Zile
Fun fact: the temperance movement was mostly pushed by women who wanted drunken violence against them to stop. So uhhhhhh.
Levana Vered
Levana Vered Acum 15 Zile
Okay, I am crushing. You guys are ADORABLE!!!! Any older brothers? ;)
Maria Tzilia
Maria Tzilia Acum 16 Zile
"that's what you get for marrying your thirteen year old cousin'' BYE-
Natalya Santacruz
Natalya Santacruz Acum 16 Zile
elia Acum 16 Zile
ok but any bsd fans ?? BDNDHDND
Kurapikaschains hehe
Kurapikaschains hehe Acum 16 Zile
Using this for my School assignment🙄🙌thanks ghoul boys
bad bleep
bad bleep Acum 17 Zile
4:47 4:54, the case ends here and we call it 'family stroke' or in a nice way 'greek mythology'. 😂
ItsAmy Acum 17 Zile
Bleu_Ace Acum 17 Zile
One thing to know about his cause of death, there was a study that said it may have been attributed to contracting rabies- which explains the brain swelling and fevers.
jungooisbby Acum 18 Zile
Merry Pelican
Merry Pelican Acum 18 Zile
Quoth the Raven; Nevermind.
Devil Devestated
Devil Devestated Acum 18 Zile
Only reasons why I know this man 1. He married someone who was 13 2. The Tell Tale Heart 3. The escape room we had to do based off this man 4. The English assignments we had of this man
Dori The Explori
Dori The Explori Acum 18 Zile
actually it was pretty much frowned upon to marry your cousin back in the day, let alone your 13yr old cousin. any regular folk would have found that gross, and usually the only way that would happen was through arranged marriages. people back then probably thought he was a creep too.
TheAngry Potato
TheAngry Potato Acum 17 Zile
It’s even creepier when you consider that they had a witness testify that Virginia was 21
lucifer carron
lucifer carron Acum 18 Zile
ryan: i'm gonna rip that mustache off your face. shane: i'd love to see you try :D
Andrew Samano
Andrew Samano Acum 18 Zile
Woah I barely just saw this and they have a home Alabama of poe and his cousin woah there buddy
Hudson the yellow Labrador retriever
Hudson the yellow Labrador retriever Acum 18 Zile
Not that I’m saying Poe marrying his young cousin was anything okay but I would like to say he only asked for her hand in marriage because he didn’t want to lose her if she went off to school
BlackSpirit 101
BlackSpirit 101 Acum 19 Zile
Wow. Just wow. Poe's life is one big train wreck. One stroke of bad luck after another. Weird and gross that he got married to his cousin who was half his age as well. But I guess back then it was fine, I think. Now-a-days it isn't. Still, love reading Poe's work. Brilliant man that guy.
TheAngry Potato
TheAngry Potato Acum 17 Zile
No, it was frowned upon even then to marry your cousin, especially one half your age
Glenn Folsom
Glenn Folsom Acum 19 Zile
No love for the rabies theory?
Rookie H
Rookie H Acum 19 Zile
Out of that nice monologue about telling people how to live their lives. You know that's all the democratic party likes to do right? Also, the coffin fell apart?😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
Jason Matson
Jason Matson Acum 20 Zile
So, he was a Poediphile?
Distorted Shadow
Distorted Shadow Acum 20 Zile
After the colts secretly left to Indianapolis, a new team appeared in Baltimore named the Ravens after Edger Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven”
Carrie Parsons
Carrie Parsons Acum 20 Zile
4:43 "Even grosslyier." 😆
claud •
claud • Acum 20 Zile
ryan: we talk to spectres all the time shane: hdhdhe
marcel. Acum 20 Zile
the dude on the left legit looks like Poe
liv Acum 20 Zile
ahh wtf elmira died on my birthday
Erin J
Erin J Acum 21 o Zi
Interestingly I remember reading that Edgar Allan Poe, was actually very respectful physically to his wife until she was older ...they didn't consummate the marriage until later on. ( If I am remembering this correctly). I think it was friends of the family who said she slept in a separate bed until she was 16, but from then on they had a 'normal' marriage. Although some biographers think she may even have died as a virgin , some academics speculating that Edgar Allan Poe was asexual, but loved woman in a deeply romantic / artistic sense. Still pretty uncomfortable by modern standards. The pair did seem to deeply love each other and the impact of her death is visible in his work.
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