* HeyItsThatGuy: In the film:
** [[{{Sideways}} Paul Giamatti]] plays Arnie the reporter.
** Creator/ClancyBrown plays Dr. Marconi.
** [[TheWire Glynn Turman]] plays Appleton the cop.
** [[PansLabyrinth Doug Jones]] plays Roger North.
** [[{{Lost}} Daniel Roebuck]] plays Largeman.
** Jimmy Wong, who is best known for his [[http://youtu.be/zulEMWj3sVA musical send-up of the UCLA "ching-chong-ling-long-ting-tong" incident]], plays Fred Chu.
** It's a Don Coscarelli movie, so of course [[{{Phantasm}} Angus Scrimm]] shows up.
* NamesTheSame: ''John Dies at the End'' is often abbreviated "JDATE," which is the name of a popular Jewish dating site.