When an asteroid crash causes the dead to come back to life (including all the animals!), the residents of Lake Wobegotten must use their “above average” skills to save themselves from destruction. Communication with anyone is cut off, resources are dwindling, and the undead are hungry!
Harrison Geillor parody The Zombies of Lake Wobegotten combines the humor of the zombie genre and the original comedy of Garrison Keillor’s Lake Wobegon. Readers who have never experienced Keillor’s work and humor will still enjoy this unique story. But those familiar with the Lake Wobegon stories and characters will feel like they’ve come home. Pastor Inkfist and Father Edsel create an International Anti-Zombie Task Force. They recruit the Lutheran Women’s Circle to notify residents of a town meeting (refreshments to be provided). The holiday pageant continues despite the danger and one particularly carnivorous baby Jesus surprises the crowd…but rhubarb pie is still served. In other zombie books you have sheer panic as a response to the epidemic. But in a sleepy, slow town like Lake Wobegotten, a plan of attack is methodical and hilarious. This is a laugh-a-minute story that will have readers dying of laughter.
In 1958 the comic strip B.C. appeared in national daily newspapers. Johnny Hart created the strip and he continued it for the next 58 years until his death in 2007. Since then the strip continues through the efforts of his oldest grandson and [...]
First off – If you are remotely offended by slightly crass or off-color words or topics that used to only be found late at night on Showtime or nowhere, don’t read this book. I was a willing yet initially unknowing participant. Her [...]
Oh, how I really wanted to love love this book, laugh, snort, and guffaw at birds doing silly things through humanizing projection, but sadly, the book just felt a bit overdone after a while. There are 118 photos in the book, and as a bonus, the [...]