Writing as only a minister’s son with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder can, Johnston has crafted an observational ode to both the blunders and wonders of wedlock, and his writing is punctuated accordingly with absurd alliteration, appalling puns, and madcap metaphors. Nightmarriage is a must-read for fans of David Sedaris, Robert Fulghum, and Anne Lamott.
Nightmarriage features original art by Johnston, as well as BARRR, Dan Billen, Ben Chlapek, Megan Frauenhoffer, Danny Joe Gibson, Mark Montgomery, and Darin M. White. The appendices of the book also include Twitter stream excerpts, recipes, artist information, and other miscellany from the world of Chad Thomas Johnston.
This was a cute book though I must admit that I think it was more geared to something my hubby would like than me. Some of the humor escapes me. Plus I believe I may have gotten an unedited edition as there were some typos.
All in all, I especially enjoyed reading how much Chad adores his wife — yes, that does shine through the book — even as he laughs at how awkward their differences can make life.
|Author:||Chad Thomas Johnston|
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