How to Survive a Robot Uprising
|Author||Daniel H. Wilson|
|Genre||Science fiction, Comedy novel|
|November 1, 2005|
|Media type||Print (Paperback) and AudioBook (audio cassette, MP3 CD, and audio-CD)|
|LC Class||PN6231.R58 W55 2005|
The book gives tongue-in-cheek advice on how one can survive in the event that robots become too intelligent and rebel against the human race. How to Survive a Robot Uprising is partially based on scientific fact, and is a prime example of deadpan humor.
In 2007, the American Library Association designated the book a 2007 ALA “Popular Paperback for Young Adults”.
In the summer of 2005, Paramount Pictures optioned film rights to the book and hired Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant (both members of The State comedy troupe and co-creators of the Reno 911! television series) to write a script based on the book. On April 26, 2006 comedian Mike Myers signed with Paramount to star in the movie adaptation.
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