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20 May, 2011 - 12:22pm

Video: Chuck Palahniuk On Ira Levin

As most of you diehards out there should know by now, Chuck is a big fan of Ira Levin. Haven't heard of him?  Well shame on you.  The man wrote some of the classic horror novels of the 1970's. Rosemary's Baby, The Boys From Brazil and The Stepford Wives...

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12 May, 2011 - 1:56pm

Fan Artwork: 'Survivor' Book Cover

'Survivor' fan designed cover by Ryan Harris

Check out this cool book cover design for Survivor, one of Chuck's most beloved earlier titles.  It was designed by Ryan Harris.  

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7 Apr, 2011 - 6:36pm

Last Chance for Art of the Short Story Intensive Class

Last Chance for Art of the Short Story Intensive Class
Last Chance for Art of the Short Story Intensive Class at ChuckPalahniuk.net

Update:  This class is full.  Congratulations to everyone who acted early to secure a spot.  Prepare to grab your gear and strap in.

Art of the Short Story  - beginning April 18th - is a highly...

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7 Apr, 2011 - 1:16pm

Chuck's Final Set of Reviews for Anthology Volume 1 Nominees

Chuck's Final Set of Reviews for Anthology Volume 1 Nominees

We've made it!  Chuck's last round of feedback on an entire year of top selections.  Below, you'll find the last set of semi-finalists for Anthology Volume 1.  Congratulations to all included!  In the weeks ahead, we'll find out which stories make the final cut for our print...

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1 Apr, 2011 - 5:23pm

Tour Dates For Lidia Yuknavitch's 'The Chronology of Water'

'The Chronology of Water' by Lidia Yuknavitch

Recently, Chuck told me about a new memoir being released called The Chronology of Water. The memoir was written by a friend and fellow workshop member of Chuck's named Lidia Yuknavitch.  Being that Chelsea Cain (Heartsick...

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1 Apr, 2011 - 12:58pm

Join Our Official Book Club! - April Discussion "Victoria" by Knut Hamsun

"Victoria" by Knut Hamsun

You know the drill, folks.  Every month a new book is selected and a new moderator steps up to lead the discussion.  This month, we will be reading and discussing Victoria by Knut Hamsun.  Purchase 'Victoria' here!

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31 Mar, 2011 - 10:50pm

Read "Nuts and Bolts: Hiding a Gun" by Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk: Photograph by Robert Yager

For three years, Chuck Palahniuk contributed to our ground breaking online Writers Workshop (which he also helped conceive, btw) with 36 writing essays.  These are lessons from a best-selling author on how to improve your craft as a writer... the types of lessons they teach in $...

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29 Mar, 2011 - 12:56pm

Video: 'Fight Club' Presented by The Girls on Film

Somehow I missed this one. I guess I shouldn't beat myself up since Fight Club continues to become one of the most spoofed and homaged films of the past 15 years. This spoof comes by way of The Girls on Film.  Here's their bio from their...

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25 Mar, 2011 - 1:34pm

St. Helen's Books Promotion - Chuck Palahniuk Foreign Language Books & Pre-Order of 'Damned' Signed & Personally Inscribed!

Our favorite affiliates and friends, St. Helens Book Shop are having a very awesome and unique promotion.  They have recently acquired a number of foreign language books, signed by Chuck, and they are now offering them up for sale!  They are new/unread...

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22 Mar, 2011 - 1:39pm

Fan Artwork: 'Invisible Monsters' Book Cover

Check out this awesome book cover for Invisible Monsters designed by Elyse Boutall.  This was part of an art project where Elyse had to read the book and then create a book cover illustration for it.  See a high res version of Elyse' design here.  And...

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15 Mar, 2011 - 1:04pm

Chuck Palahniuk Starring In The Short Film 'Georgie's Big Break'

Chuck Palahniuk

Georgie's Big Break is a short film directed by Andy Mingo, based on a story by Monica Drake (Clown Girl).  And guess who's in it?  I'll give you a hint: his name is this website.  Yep, Chuck, along with a host of other local writers (Chelsea...

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11 Mar, 2011 - 4:29pm

'Invisible Monsters' Is Finally Coming To Hardcover

'Invisible Monsters' Is Finally Coming To Hardcover

For several years now, there has been an underground movement to get Invisible Monsters released in hardcover.  Believe it or not, this beloved book of Chuck's is the only novel of his that was never released in this format.  At the time, this was Chuck's specific wish...

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9 Mar, 2011 - 1:38pm

Polish Book Covers: Fight Club, Survivor, Invisible Monsters, Choke, Diary, Fugitives & Refugees and Haunted

  

  

In keeping with our trend of profiling some of Chuck's international book covers, this week we look at Poland.  You decide: are these covers ugly, or works of art?  Click each image to be brought...

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8 Mar, 2011 - 5:02pm

Join Our Official Book Club! - March Discussion "Imperial Bedrooms" by Bret Easton Ellis

"Imperial Bedrooms" by Bret Easton Ellis

You know the drill, folks.  Every month a new book is selected and a new moderator steps up to lead the discussion.  This month, we will be reading and discussing Imperial Bedrooms by Bret Easton Ellis

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3 Mar, 2011 - 2:04pm

Official Synopsis For 'Damned,' The New Novel

Damned

Courtesy of Random House, comes the official synopsis of Chuck Palahniuk's upcoming novel Damned.  What little we know about the book previously, told us that a young girl dies and goes to hell, and that Chuck was very influenced by the Young Adult...

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2 Mar, 2011 - 2:36pm

Random House Joins Apple's iBookStore

Random House Joins Apple's iBookStore

Great news today for all you e-readers.  After years of being absent from the iBookStore, Random House has finally released their catalog.  Yes, this means you can now find almost all of Chuck's books available on your iPad, iPhone or whatever Apple device you use to read books...

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1 Mar, 2011 - 12:55pm

Tyler Durden Quote In High School Hallway

Tyler Durden Quote In High School Hallway

The original blogger said it perfectly: "Man, I wish my high school had been this cool." Really though, I grew up in an era where the most subversive book taught in school was The Catcher in the Rye.  Now don't get me wrong, I love that book.  But nowadays, we get at least an email a...

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28 Feb, 2011 - 1:00pm

Helpful Tyler Durden

Helpful Tyler Durden

Here's a cool little gem from our Twitter feed via 'ThatDrunkViking.'  It's a helpful Tyler Durden, giving sage advice on dating and relationships.

Some of my favorites:

CALL SEX LINE.  ASK THE GIRL HOW HER DAY WAS, DON'T HANG UP.

HIT ON MARRIED WOMEN IN FRONT...

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24 Feb, 2011 - 1:37pm

Italian Book Covers: Tell-All, Pygmy, Snuff, Stranger Than Fiction, Fugitives & Refugees, Diary, Choke, I. Monsters & Survivor

 

Continuing our trend from last week of showcasing some of the coolest international Chuck Palahniuk covers, let's take a look at some of the recent selections from Italy.  In my opinion, Italy has long had some of the more stylish...

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21 Feb, 2011 - 12:59pm

Happy Birthday, Chuck!

Today is Chuck's birthday.  Not going to tell you how old he is, but if you do some research on this site, you can find the year he was born and then do some simple math.

Now, let's hear some well wishes, folks!  This man's earned it!

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