Edward Gorey

Edward Gorey Set to Music at Present Music’s Season Finale

“A is for Amy who fell down the stairs, B is for Basil assaulted by bears …” Thus begins “The Gashlycrumb Tinies,” one of several “volumes of moral instruction” penned by Edward Gorey. The 20th century American writer-artist cultivated an eccentric oeuvre of gaslit Edwardian manners and mores. An illustrated poem depicting an alphabetical array of childhood perils, the mordant humor of “The Gashlycrumb Tinies” is laced with pathos (“ … Z is for Zillah who drank too much gin”).
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Celebrating Edward Gorey, Style Icon

Among the things you might not know about Edward Gorey—the cult American artist known for his moody drawings and fearsome tales of mystery and murder—is that his distinctive sense of style extended beyond the page. The man knew how to put together a look. The cult of Gorey, which has...

Artist and Macabre Specialist Edward Gorey Inspires Upcoming Event

Click here to read the full article. DARK AND DASTARDLY: Edward Gorey’s work casts a haunting gloom and next week party guests will be able to embrace a similar inherent darkness at Gorey 849. Organized by Evan Hungate and Kayvon Zand, the Oct. 30 party will raise money for the Edward Gorey Charitable Trust. Attendees received all the details on a headstone-shaped invitation with a Gorey-sketched image of three flashlight-wielding policemen trailing a well-dressed woman pushing someone bundled up in a wheelchair as an armed man lurks in a stone building. Oh, and an elevated body is outstretched overhead.More from WWDStudio...

The Simpsons Treehouse Of Horror XXXII Clip Teases A Segment Inspired By Edward Gorey

With spooky season just around the corner, everyone's favorite Halloween traditions are coming out in full swing. Costumes are being crafted, lovers of candy corn are defending their favorite treat, and "The Simpsons" are unleashing their annual "Treehouse of Horror" episode for the 32nd consecutive year. This year, for the first time ever, "Treehouse of Horror XXXII" will feature five segments instead of the usual three, parodying properties like "The Ring," "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Parasite," "Bambi," TikTok, and more. For fans of something a little more old school, the Halloween special will also feature a segment inspired by the animation style of Edward Gorey.
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‘The Simpsons’ Parody Edward Gorey In Halloween Special

The latest skit from Homer and Bart pastiches Gorey’s ghoulish art. The new Simpsons “Treehouse of Horror” special — the 32nd, if you’ve lost count — will contain a segment inspired by Edward Gorey, the writer-illustrator renowned for his whimsically macabre books. The episode airs on Fox on Sunday; in the meantime, a sneak peak has been released: