Pop Culture References

  - “jims and pams” from the office (page 218)
- “buggers” (name for the aliens used by Ian, Jared, and Wanda) may be a reference to Ender Saga by Orson Scott Card, one of the authors favorite science fiction writers
- the brady bunch tv show (page 480)
- "mayberry" from Leave it to Beaver (page 108)