The Bookening

The Bookening discusses "The Tell-tale Heart" by Edgar Allen Poe.

Show Notes

"TRUE! --nervous --very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses --not destroyed --not dulled them. Above all was the sense of hearing acute. I heard all things in the heaven and in the earth. I heard many things in hell. How, then, am I mad? Hearken! and observe how healthily --how calmly I can tell you the whole story."

Our first Spooky Minisode covers "The Tell-tale Heart" by Edgar Allen Poe. Is this the most transgressive Poe story? What makes it feel so icky? Why is it so frequently anthologized? Should people read this thing for fun?

Music: "Signs In The Fields" by Cinematicwaves, licensed by a Creative Commons 3.0 license.
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What is The Bookening?

3 guys—a pastor, a scholar, and their gleeful provocateur—discuss the great books. We take God and literature seriously—but the second one not overly so.