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Poeiana – Boston Statue/Roger Corman/Travel/Plunkert/Nevermore Review


Congrats to Edgar Allan Poe, and to Boston for arranging such a nice home coming. Also thanks to Katherine Jihyun Kim, PhD, a true fan and “Poe Guy”. Ric Ben-Safed President and founder of the “George Lippard Society” Get a … Continue reading

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Favorite Author Duane Swierczynski to speak at Free Library of Philadelphia (central ) Feb 26, 2015.


Upcoming Author Events on February 26, 2015 Laura Lippman | Hush Hush: A Tess Monaghan Novel with Duane Swierczynski | Canary (A) Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7:30PM Add to your calendar Central Library Cost: FREE No tickets required. For … Continue reading

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Family of VP George M.Dallas, James Dallas, An Anglican Priest of the Church of England.


James Dallas was the nephew of US Treasury Secretary Alexander J. Dallas) and was the first cousin of the US Senator and vice president George M. Dallas. His Father was related by marriage to Lord Byron and a friend of … Continue reading

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Poeiana-Bankruptcy/Boston Bust/Nevermore Off Broadway/Reanimator/Authors Houses


My thanks and appreciation to Herb Moskowitz for this information, which I have re-posted to my WordPress Blog on George Lippard’s “Quaker City” blog. George Lippard was one of many Philadelphia authors and writers. George Lippard also raised money to … Continue reading

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AN EVENING OF EDGAR ALLAN POE – Free Library of Philadelphia


Thanks Herb for forwarding this: At Phila Free Library…an evening of Edgar A. Poe… Ric Ben-Safed rdb1938 Get a signature like this: Click here! On Monday, October 20, 2014 1:20 PM, Herb Moskovitz <herbphilly@aol.com> wrote: AN EVENING OF EDGAR ALLAN … Continue reading

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Another Reality Within, (short story)


“Another Reality Within” by Ricardo Ben-Safed “WAIT A SECOND!“, a Surgical Intern near the table yelled at another employee, they were busy in the ER at Kelpius Heart Centre. “No, The speed of the blood flow is all wrong, and … Continue reading

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On Thomas Flemming de-bunking the Mythology about George Washington


It was really refreshing to hear author, historian Thomas Flemming carefully debunking all the ‘myths’ that have grown up about George Washington. Pointing at the face on the Dollar bill Flemming said; ‘That George Washington" was boring. Sure, George Washington … Continue reading

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