Table of Contents:
"The Telltale Hardon"
"The Fall of the House of Usher Raymond"
"The Cask of Dijon"
"The Pit and the Pendulous Ballsack"
"The Murders Across the Street from the Rue Whorehouse: A Christmas Story" (also available in the collection It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like F*ck This)
"The Purple Death"
"The Gold Buns"
The Telltale Hardon and Other Perversions
8th Circle Press (2016)
“The Telltale Hardon is a disgusting piece of trash so repulsive I had to read it twice just to be sure I was offended. And then again, in case I missed something the first two times.” — Megan Hart, New York Times bestselling author
In The Telltale Hardon and Other Perversions, Edgar Allan Pole (aka Andrew Shaffer) digs up seven of Edgar Allan Poe’s best-loved stories and gives them a post-mortem makeover.
In “The Telltale Hardon,” a college girl seduces her elderly landlord. Things go awry when his heart gives out and the co-ed must dispose of his body, only to be haunted by his ghostly erection. In “The Purple Death,” Pole reimagines “The Masque of the Red Death” as a post-apocalyptic orgy inside Prince’s fortified Paisley Park compound. And in “The Pit and the Pendulous Ballsack,” a condemned man is tortured in a terrifyingly perverse manner.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies jumpstarted the literary mash-up genre; Edgar Allan Pole’s twisted take on classic Poe short stories such as “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Fall of the House of Usher” will pound the final nail into the genre’s coffin.
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