(Illustration by Brett Helquist)
Carrie and Diana discuss the first four lamentable books in Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events in relation to the grievous new Netflix show. We talk putrid puttanesca, crummy coconut cake, cumbersome cucumber soup, and tragic chewing gum. You’ve been warned. We’re sure there are more uplifting things you could be listening to, so feel free to turn away now.
- Diana: Uncle Monty’s Coconut Cake & Aunt Josephine’s Cold Cucumber Soup
- Carrie: Lemony White Bean Hummus
- BONUS: Carrie’s Pizza Puttanesca on “Witchy-Kitchen”, & Diana’s Pasta Puttanesca on “Fiction-Food Café”!
- Alice in Matchaland story and matcha cookbook by Mosoko Miyatsuki from Manga University! Watch the trailer here!
- “Space Battle Lunchtime” comics by Natalie Reiss
- #FinalFantaFeast hosted by “Pixelated Provisions”
- “Pan’s Labyrinth” on “Food n’ Flix”
- A Series of Unfortunate Events on Wikipedia
- “30 Easter Eggs You May Have Missed in ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events'” on The Insider
- “‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ Cast Shares Their Most Unfortunate Cooking Disasters” on Bon Appétite
- “Lemony Snicket’s Wikia”, “The Filthy Food”, a list of food from A Series of Unfortunate Events.
- “Ring In ‘Lemony Snicket’ On Netflix With A Series Of Unfortunate Recipes” on NPR Books.
- “Binge Watch ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’ While Eating A Series Of Unfortunate Recipes” on #AmReading
- A Series of Unfortunate Events menu on Alison’s Wonderland Recipes
- “Food in Books: Raspberry Muffins from A Series of Unfortunate Events” by “Little Library Cafe” in The Guardian
Intro music clip: “Look Away”, “A Series of Unfortunate Events” (Netflix) opening (ep. 1 & 2) sung by Neil Patrick Harris, composed by Nick Urata & Daniel Handler. (The lyrics are different every two episodes!)
Outro music clip: “A Series of Unfortunate Events” 2004 film end credits “Drive Away” composed by Thomas Newman. Available for purchase here.