The protagonist is a bit annoying but the story was fun trying to figure out what the heck was going on. When it's finally revealed it's so stupid and illogical that I wanted to throw my phone across the room. I don't know how to explain it without completely spoiling it so I will just say that if you like stuff to make sense as far as science, biology and psychology should work then you will not like the ending. The more I think about it the more irritated I become so I am just going to stop now and try and purge this from my memory.
I know this is supposed to be horror-comedy and I don't know if its the narrator's delivery or what but I'm not finding this book that funny or scary. So far I'm about 1/2 through and wondering why it isn't over yet. I don't care about either of the main character's. There is nothing to really like about either of them. The female characters that seem to come and go are one-dimensional and interchangeable. Apparently the end of the world is nigh and its a big yawn. At this point I'm just listening out of stubbornness. My advice is skip this and go listen to some Sandman Slim books.
I have read the book a couple of times and I always have a hard time with the beginning but listening to it I enjoyed it quite a bit more.
Warning: Listening to this audio book for extended periods will give your inner voice a Scottish accent. :)
Wil Wheaton's love and knowledge of 80s pop culture comes shining through and adds a whole other level of awesome sauce to this book. If you have an love of 80's movies, music and especially video games you will love this book. I also think that Wil did a great job giving each character a unique voice and identity and I had not problems understanding which characters were speaking.
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