Author(s): David Wong
Originally released as an online serial where it received over 70,000 downloads, "John Dies at the End" has been described as a OHorrortacular, O an epic of OspectacularO horror that combines the laugh-out-loud humor of the best R-rated comedy with the darkest terror of H.P. Lovecraft. It's a wild ride with two slackers from the Midwest who really have better things to do with their time than prevent the apocalypse.
""John Dies at the End"...[is] a case of the author trying to depict actual, soul-sucking lunacy, and succeeding with flying colors." -"Fangoria "
"David Wong is like a mash-up of Douglas Adams and Stephen King . . . 'page-turner' is an understatement." --Don Coscarelli, director, "Phantasm I"-"V "and "Bubba Ho-tep"
"David Wong has managed to write that rarest of things---a genuinely scary story." --David Wellington, author of "Monster"" Island" and" Vampire Zero"
"The rare genre novel that manages to keep its sense of humor strong without ever diminishing the scares." --"The Onion AV Club "
"Sure to please the "Fangoria" set while appealing to a wider audience, the book's smart take on fear manages to tap into readers' existential dread on one page, then have them laughing the next." -"Publishers Weekly "
"When it's funny, it's laugh-out-loud funny, yet when the situation calls for chills, it provides them in spades."-"-Kirkus Reviews"
"The book takes every pop culture trend of the past twenty years, peppers it with 14-year-old dick and fart humor, and blends it all together with a huge heaping of splatterpunk gore.... Successfully blend[s] laugh-out-loud humor with legitimate horror." -i09.com
DAVID WONG is the pseudonym of Jason Pargin, Senior Editor and columnist for humor megasite Cracked.com.