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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      Fck buzzfeed

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    Grace Minchin

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    Please do the disappearance of Agatha Christie.

  • Brother Michael

    Brother Michael

    19 mínútum síðan

    Why don't you show anyone's faces?

  • Yuki Sha

    Yuki Sha

    2 klukkustundum síðan

    I love the “I saw Coco” quote

  • Bella Kline

    Bella Kline

    3 klukkustundum síðan

    Shane once he turned 30: “i’m quirky 🤪✌🏼”

  • GreyHorse


    3 klukkustundum síðan

    Came here to watch the last 3 minutes of the video that were cut off of the Amazon Prime Video episode. Season 5 has the same premature cutoff on episodes 1, 3, 5 & 6. Anyone else experiencing this?

    Otherwise, I think this was one of my favourite Buzzfeed True Crime episodes, alongside the one about Vincent Van Gogh. Shane and Ryan are an amazingly funny duo, and my mom and I enjoy sitting down to watch this and the Supernatural series the guys do together.

  • Bill Denbrough

    Bill Denbrough

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    i think i have the same thing poe had, i'm a total lightweight... 3 shots and i'm on the floor with my shirt off lmaoooooo

  • Sara Connolly

    Sara Connolly

    6 klukkustundum síðan

    To those saying he did not live in Baltimore, he did. I was born and raised here in Baltimore and in Literature class in high school we spent a whole month on Poe and I’ve visited his home several times. He’s quite famous here and folks still visit his grave.

  • Alexis Arroyo

    Alexis Arroyo

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    I've actually went to ps.46 which is actually the school of Edgar Allan poe

  • Rehya Zarrelli

    Rehya Zarrelli

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    I very much adore your guys videos but PLEASE do an amityville horror house video

  • tooth fairy

    tooth fairy

    10 klukkustundum síðan

    the cooping scheme could have created the lesion on his brain, leading to his demise.

  • Catherine Ong

    Catherine Ong

    19 klukkustundum síðan

    do the mississippi burning

  • Lisa M

    Lisa M

    20 klukkustundum síðan

    Ryan: "grossly Virginia was his cousin"
    Me: *plays Sweet Home Alabama*

  • Rexma


    22 klukkustundum síðan

    what *REALLY* happened to edgar allan poe?

  • Leah Huntamer

    Leah Huntamer

    22 klukkustundum síðan

    Ryan sounded so grossed out when he said Virginia’s and Edgar’s age 😂😂

  • n1212na ___

    n1212na ___

    Degi Síðan síðan

    The brain tumor theory makes the most sense to me.

  • War pig hammer Jr

    War pig hammer Jr

    Degi Síðan síðan

    As I ponder week and weary
    As I marry one so young it’s Eerie .

  • JMess 00

    JMess 00

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  • s.M. c

    s.M. c

    Degi Síðan síðan

    "...,but, we've never had,...'-A theory, a case where the theories kind of serve as like a madib of sorts.' -Or, yeah, where all theories are possible, but could also all have contributed. -Happened at the same time, yeah. -Yeah, interesting."-Shane & Ryan
    My response: Interesting, indeed...

  • katie l

    katie l

    Degi Síðan síðan

    random comment but i wonder if any teenage girl has ever written a fanfiction about shane, ryan, and the try guys have a threesome (times 2)

  • Melaina Smith

    Melaina Smith

    Degi Síðan síðan

    I had to write an argumentative essay on how Edgar Allen Poe died. It was very interesting.

  • Kel Diaz

    Kel Diaz

    Degi Síðan síðan

    I cackled when his remains fell out 😂

  • jenni


    Degi Síðan síðan

    marrying your cousin was certainly pretty normal back then but marrying someone underage was way less common and way less accepted than we might think today. he was gross by his age's standards as well

  • Eliese Watkins

    Eliese Watkins

    Degi Síðan síðan

    I missed u guys 🤓

  • Diana Moreno

    Diana Moreno

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Do one on nikola Tesla!!!!

  • Marissa McKoy

    Marissa McKoy

    Degi Síðan síðan

    It’s crazy because I was born in Baltimore and was born on January 19 ... great writer but weird life lol

  • Mariah Monarrez

    Mariah Monarrez

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Ryan has the best voice for these stories. It really gives you the chills and thrill

  • Amanda Lewis

    Amanda Lewis

    Degi Síðan síðan

    I dont care if it is the norm...I agree with Shane that is nasty that he married his 13 year old cousin!

  • Amanda Lewis

    Amanda Lewis

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    You guys should investigate The Stanely Motel

  • Maryjane Kitiona

    Maryjane Kitiona

    2 dögum síðan

    So Shane is coward towards fights but isn’t afraid to disrespect demons? WHAAA???

  • hayley way

    hayley way

    2 dögum síðan

    Y’all missed the part where his enemy wrote his obituary

  • Antonia Saavedra

    Antonia Saavedra

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    I like buzzed

  • Todoroki Is baby

    Todoroki Is baby

    2 dögum síðan

    Lmao my name is Virginia and I'm 13

  • Katie Meisenheimer

    Katie Meisenheimer

    2 dögum síðan

    Poe was not from Baltimore he was visiting Baltimore when he died

  • Alex Towers

    Alex Towers

    2 dögum síðan

    It makes me so happy that they can make jokes about stuff without ppl over reacting

  • EmilyOfTheState 911

    EmilyOfTheState 911

    2 dögum síðan

    Wasn’t Poe also addicted to Opium?

  • Satan


    2 dögum síðan

    I love how they added a lot of phrases from the raven

  • Hayden Hollywood Hollingsworth

    Hayden Hollywood Hollingsworth

    2 dögum síðan

    13 year old cousin

  • Little_Lion_Heart


    2 dögum síðan

    I really love the theories they covered here because I had not heard some of them.

  • Madison Gaiser

    Madison Gaiser

    2 dögum síðan

    Ryan: Poe was 27 and Virginia was 13
    Shane: (Raises hand) can I just say y-you can’t be doing that
    Ryan: but during the times
    Shane: yeah but you can’t be doing that
    Ryan: but you see what I’m saying
    Shane: eh yeah
    This killed me for some reason

  • Bom Mcjigger

    Bom Mcjigger

    2 dögum síðan

    Po po pOe PoLICe

  • Asuna Yuuki

    Asuna Yuuki

    2 dögum síðan

    I just watched this video because of Bungou Stray Dogs

  • G H O S T

    G H O S T

    2 dögum síðan

    Saving Buzzfeed one murder at a time.

  • Amanda Slay-Soumare

    Amanda Slay-Soumare

    2 dögum síðan

    I judge too Shane! I judge. Just becasue it was historically okay at the time does not mean it's okay. I judge! so I dont repeat.

  • Farida Salim

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    Farida Salim

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  • Fadil Fawzi

    Fadil Fawzi

    2 dögum síðan

    This is going to make people uncomfortable, but back over a 150years ago this was not normal but it was an ok thing in society almost everywhere

  • Madeleine Marie

    Madeleine Marie

    2 dögum síðan

    My mom has told me a few times that I'm related to Edgar Allen Poe from her side of the family, so I find this really interesting.

    • Madeleine Marie

      Madeleine Marie

      2 dögum síðan

      I'm not saying that I'm 100% related to him just because my mom told me that I am. Misunderstandings are always possible. Someday I'd actually like to learn if he truthfully is an ancestor of mine or not.

  • syoo


    2 dögum síðan

    Is someone gonna tell Shane that the temperance movement had more to do with drunken husbands beating their wives and children than people not liking alcohol?

  • Oop Oop

    Oop Oop

    3 dögum síðan

    I only know Poe from bsd I’m sorry

  • AndyBebop300


    3 dögum síðan

    Wait, Shane is trying to look weird/ I thought he looked very nice in this episode. Kinda like a professor. Also, so glad you guys are back with more True Crime. I love these stories. As someone else mentioned, you should visit the Edgar Allen Poe house as it has been reported there have been some haunting there for the Supernatural season.

  • Lila


    3 dögum síðan

    hmm what if he had a mental break after all the crap he went through

  • Lila


    3 dögum síðan

    I literally live near West Point....damn Poe really following me

  • Arna Cook

    Arna Cook

    3 dögum síðan

    Hold it! The Temperance movement was against hard liquor (spirits) but promoted the drinking of beers and ales as an alternative.

  • Arna Cook

    Arna Cook

    3 dögum síðan

    Grosslier isn't a word - it probably is now though.

  • Ktos Tam

    Ktos Tam

    3 dögum síðan

    Okay so where is this dogs watching TV video?

  • Eliana Harden

    Eliana Harden

    3 dögum síðan

    shane got some the night before

  • rashida mc

    rashida mc

    3 dögum síðan

    I from in Baltimore we talk about him for a long time in middle school and high school so i knew all of this but i missed unsolved unwanted it to be a few episodes 😭

  • Olivia V

    Olivia V

    3 dögum síðan

    I may be wrong, but I’m pretty sure I’ve heard that it actually wasn’t really acceptable for Poe to marry his 13 year old cousin. It was almost as weird then as it is now— not so much the cousin thing, but because she was so young.

  • Shaylee Stapleton

    Shaylee Stapleton

    3 dögum síðan

    Is it just me or does the guy on the left look like Edgar Allan Poe

  • fishpezz


    3 dögum síðan

    Dude looks like a young Adolf! Haha

  • Kayla Teehee

    Kayla Teehee

    3 dögum síðan

    I lived in Maryland this whole time and there used to be three mascot Edgar Allan and Poe then they couldn’t afford it so they just kept poe

  • Alexa Cruz

    Alexa Cruz

    3 dögum síðan

    This man was born 200 year ago and + 200 at his time would be 2009 the year I was born and was born a day before me!!!

  • WhatAmIDoing16


    3 dögum síðan

    A writer of short horror stories and dark poems. This is what Poe would have wanted.

  • Jen Monroe

    Jen Monroe

    3 dögum síðan

    It doesn't help that 13 is known to be a bad luck number

  • Atir Clark

    Atir Clark

    3 dögum síðan

    Shane: Can I say can't be doin that🤣🤣🤣

  • kelsey sorrentino

    kelsey sorrentino

    3 dögum síðan

    Shane quoted the oc and I think about this

  • Fnaf Gurl Anime

    Fnaf Gurl Anime

    3 dögum síðan

    UwU I miek thesa

  • hailey


    3 dögum síðan

    yeah man, they had mascots named Edgar, Allen, and Poe 😂

  • Alanna Powell

    Alanna Powell

    3 dögum síðan

    Hallucinations and illness, including sweating.... havent finished the video yet, but maybe withdrawal?

  • cosmoissleeping


    3 dögum síðan

    Poe actually wrote more comedies than horror etc. He invented the detective story as well

  • Nina


    3 dögum síðan

    “It’s a sad story-“
    Me: Marrying the 13yr old makes it not so sad, but yea hopefully no one else has to deal with that.

  • Chloe Faye

    Chloe Faye

    3 dögum síðan

    -Ryan 2020

  • Vidhu Cheriyan

    Vidhu Cheriyan

    3 dögum síðan

    That mannequin behind Shane will forever haunt me

  • Ravish Kazi

    Ravish Kazi

    3 dögum síðan

    poes life is similar to my life

  • sienna grouios

    sienna grouios

    3 dögum síðan

    i want thier merch omggg

  • Lindlelover Watterson

    Lindlelover Watterson

    4 dögum síðan

    listen to any Edgar Allen Poe documentary other than these two guys. it's faulty, full of gaps, and SEVERALLY lacking research..and they seem very silly and unprofessional in their approach to any accpect of his life

  • Bugoy Na Koykoy

    Bugoy Na Koykoy

    4 dögum síðan

    kurt cobain's death

  • Bugoy Na Koykoy

    Bugoy Na Koykoy

    4 dögum síðan

    marilyn monroe's death

  • The_Infinite_Nerd_Girl


    4 dögum síðan

    is "grosslier" a word??