The Simpsons Raven

In The Simpsons version of “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe, Bart is depicted as the raven, with Homer doing a fine rendition of the poem’s bereft narrator, Marge appearing as a painting of the dead Lenore, and James Earl Jones providing a stellar voiceover.

Years ago I posted this video when this site was strictly for my classroom use. It received so many hits, many of which were demanding of my time, that I had to take it down.

Karl Shapiro Interview

This is the only filmed interview of the great poet Karl Shapiro I’ve been able to find. It’s been sourced from a 16mm film by Karl Shapiro and Arthur Hoyle, Santa Monica, CA: Pyramid Films, 1976.

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