Jason Pargin, also known by his former pen name David Wong, is an American humor writer. He is the former head editor of Cracked, and has also written a number of articles for them. Before that, he ran the website Pointless Waste of Time (PWOT), which was eventually merged with Cracked.
His first novel, John Dies at the End, was originally published online.
In late 2020, he announced that he would be retiring the David Wong pseudonym and that his previous books would be republished under his real name.
John Dies at the End series
- John Dies at the End (2007)
- This Book Is Full of Spiders: Seriously, Dude, Don't Touch It (2012)
- What The Hell Did I Just Read: A Novel of Cosmic Horror (2017)
- If This Book Exists, You're in the Wrong Universe (2022)
Zoey Ashe series
His writings for Cracked can be found here.
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- Pen Name: "David Wong" was originally the name of a villain from one of his old stories. He adopted it as his internet username in the late '90s.