Monday, May 10, 2010

John Dies @ the End

by David Wong

Buddies John and David are recent college dropouts who come in contact with an illicit concoction called Soy Sauce that offers a gateway to previously unseen dimensions populated by alien creatures who are trying to gain access to the human dimension. Soon the guys are battling shadow men and wig monsters while struggling to keep friends and family from being sucked into an identity-erasing wormhole. Like Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure crossed with Shaun of the Dead, this is a loopy buddy-movie of a book with deadpan humor and great turns of phrase. The plot may leave some readers dazed and confused, but it is sure to make you laugh along the way!

-- Heather, K., Student