My favorite post from last year's challenge was my P post about Edgar Allen Poe and how awesome Vincent Price was in the Poe movies when I was a kid. I meant to write about Poe again, but forgot about it and wrote about whatever was on my mind that day.
Last year, I purchased several of the DVDs of those movies. The Pit and the Pendulum was my favorite, still is. My husband watched the movies with me with the same enthusiasm. My older kids didn't know what to think.
I definitely wouldn't be the same writer if I hadn't watched those movies and read so much Poe when I was younger. I don't write horror stories, but I do like writing dark humor. Maybe a little too much.
I am repeating the clip from last year's post here. I could play this all day long and never stop enjoying it.
I also want to thank Alex J Cavanaugh for the shout out on Quirky day yesterday and all of his very kind words. I take the label of quirky as the compliment I am certain it was meant to be.
One of my former co-workers once told me I should write because I had a "skewed perspective." You could tell from the other people's faces that were standing around that I might just take that as an insult. They looked a little scared. But I knew what she meant. I am a little quirky. Honestly, I think most people are - some are just better at hiding it than others.
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This post is part of the 2012 A to Z Challenge.