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March 5, 2015
Last night, to celebrate All the Wrong Questions #1: “Who Could That Be at This Hour?” being in our January clubs (Arrow and TAB), we hosted a live chat with the mysterious Lemony Snicket.
I won’t lie, I was quite star-struck. I can’t say the same for the over 700 of you who tuned in! Your questions were great, and Mr. Snicket’s answers were, of course, dark and hilarious.
Below are some of my favorite quotes.
On his favorite gift: My favorite gift to receive is cufflinks. If I like them, I will wear them and be reminded of the person who gave them to me, and if I don’t like them, I can hide them in a drawer and never think of them again.
On whether he would rather give up reading or writing: I never write without reading, unless it is very dark.
On the Great Unknown: Once you Know, it turns out not to be so very Great.
On proof that he is, in fact, Lemony Snicket: Of course I am. I swear on my ankle. Proof?
I love, pale Beauty, how the shadows mass
beneath the arches of your brow;
black as they are, those eyes of yours inspire
anything but funereal thoughts—
There were many, many more wonderful answers. Check out the full transcript below:
Remember, you can find All the Wrong Questions #1: “Who Could That Be at This Hour?” in Arrow and TAB January!
January 17, 2013