How will you celebrate Edgar Allen Poe’s birthday? Come January 19 there should be 202 candles on the famous writer’s cake. The Washington Post suggests a few silly ways to mark the occasion, such as —
Convince all your friends that you’ve died, then emerge from your vault just as they’re reading something scary. For an extra surprise, undermine the structural integrity of their home so it breaks in half right after you do this.
[Thanks to John King Tarpinian for the story.]