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Tumblr Thread: Raging Nerds And An Orangutan

One does not simply bring up the Orangutan at an Edgar Allen Poe conference, unless they are ready to brandish their sharpest mental swords, and to debate, breathlessly, until there is steam coming out of their ears, and fire in the pit of their hearts. Yes, the Orangutan has a bit of a reputation in the community of Edgar Allen Poe academics. Saying "Orangutan" at a Poe conference is basically equivalent to muttering "Voldemort" at Hogwarts. Tis a big no-no. If you're looking for more wild Tumblr threads, check out the recent thread where Tumblr went full mythological scientist on dragon evolutions. Fun stuff. 

Tumblr thread addresses why you don't bring orangutan up at Edgar Allen Poe literature debates | winchysteria have told this story yet? idk but 's good Orangutan Story: my american lit professor went this poe conference. like be clear this is man who has doctorate being book nerd. he reads moby dick his four-year-old son. and poe is one cornerstones american literature, right, so this should be right up his alley? wrong. apparently poe scholars are like, advanced. there is branch edgar allen poe
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