David Wong





David Wong

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January 10, 1975

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David Wong is the pseudonym of Jason Pargin, online humorist, National Lampoon contributor, and editor in chief of Cracked.com. He is the author of John Dies at the End.

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Jason Pargin (born January 10, 1975), known by his pen name David Wong, is an American humor writer. He is the executive editor of humor website Cracked.com and has written two novels, John Dies at the End (2007) and This Book Is Full of Spiders (2012). The former was adapted into a film of the same name in 2012.

Wong was born in Lawrenceville, Illinois. He and fellow Internet writer John Cheese (real name Mack Leighty) went to high school together and met during an art class they shared. Wong then attended the Southern Illinois Univers
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David Wong isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but he does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from his feed.

So, what’s new? A lot, actually.


First of all, I should point out that I don’t update this site so much because I quite frankly have too many sites to update. Day to day stuff goes on the Facebook page and Twitter. My non-book writing goes up every month at Cracked, and I’m always hanging around the forum there. If you want to hear my voice, I’ve started showing up in the Cracked podcast.


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“Son, the greatest trick the Devil pulled was convincing the world there was only one of him.”
David Wong, John Dies at the End

“And watch out for Molly. See if she does anything unusual. There’s something I don’t trust about the way she exploded and then came back from the dead like that.”
David Wong, John Dies at the End

“Scientists talk about dark matter, the invisible, mysterious substance that occupies the space between stars. Dark matter makes up 99.99 percent of the universe, and they don't know what it is. Well I do. It's apathy. That's the truth of it; pile together everything we know and care about in the universe and it will still be nothing more than a tiny speck in the middle of a vast black ocean of Who Gives a Fuck.”
David Wong, John Dies at the End

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