What the Hell Did I Just Read – Review

What the Hell Did I Just Read By David Wong (pen name of Jason Pargin)

Published in 2017

Pages: 371

Genre: Horror, humor

“It rained like we were a splatter of bird shit God was trying to hose off his deck.”

If you think that the above sentence uses profanity unnecessarily, then this isn’t the book for you. What the Hell Did I Just Read is the newest book by author Justin Pargin, written under the pen name David Wong, who is the protagonist of the novel. Covering everything from seemingly immortal government agents, a drug called Soy Sauce, and the mystery of why John ordered so many silicone butts while under the influence of Soy Sauce are just a few of the plot points that will have the reader chuckling and blowing air out their nose with nearly every page. You want to hear a story? Well buckle the eff up! Continue reading “What the Hell Did I Just Read – Review”

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Young Frankenstein (1974) – Review

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Directed by Mel Brooks

Written by Gene Wilder and Mel Brooks; based on characters in the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Cast: Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Teri Garr, Peter Boyle, Chloris Leachman, Gene Hackman, and Kenneth Mars

Length: 1 hour and 46 minutes

Genre: Comedy, parody

MPAA Rating: PG

Description from IMDB:

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MPAA Rating: R

Description from IMDB:

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Length: 1 hour and 37 minutes

Genre: Adventure, comedy, drama

MPAA Rating: R

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“A hopeless man stranded on a deserted island befriends a dead body and together they go on a surreal journey to get home.” Continue reading “Swiss Army Man (2016) – Review”

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Written by Michael Arndt

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Genre: Comedy, drama

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“A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.” Continue reading “Little Miss Sunshine (2006) – Review”

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MPAA Rating: R

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“In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.” Continue reading “Blazing Saddles (1974) – Review”