YMMV / As I Lay Dying

The Book:

  • Funny Moments: The pharmacy owner hitting on an oblivious Dewey Dell is definitely this... until he rapes her.
  • Memetic Mutation: My mother is a fish.
  • Squick: Where do you start? Vardaman drills a hole through his mother's corpse's face. Said corpse grows progressively more rotten, as does Cash's poorly-treated broken leg.

The Metalcore band:

  • Growing the Beard: The songs in An Ocean Between Us have gotten more impressive on a technical and melodic level.
  • Signature Song: "Forever", "Nothing Left/The Sound of Truth", "Confined", or "Parallels".
  • What An Idiot: Lambesis hiring what he thought was an ordinary hitman ended up being an undercover cop.