Mystery writer Daniel Handler is best known as the man behind the character Lemony Snicket -- and the gothic Series of Unfortunate Events books. The latest in his Lemony Snicket series is a noir novel called Who Could That Be At This Hour?
Handler joins us with a playlist of three of his favorite dark and beguiling tunes. He also talks about making music with The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt and about a memorable run-in with iconoclast songwriter Leonard Cohen.
Music played in this segment:
• Lloyd Miller, "Gol-E-Gandom"
• Dean and Britta, "Not A Young Man Anymore" (My Robot Friend Remix)
• Low, "Especially Me"
• The Gothic Archies, "Scream And Run Away"