Today is the day, folks! The day you've all been patiently waiting for since we announced the release date almost a year ago. DAMNED is now out! Fans are calling this one of Chuck's best novels in a long time. Plus, it's part 1 of a trilogy! What's important is that it's in...more
Poland continues to pave the way for new and interesting book covers of Chuck's work. You've seen our previous features (here and here) on their quirky and unique covers. Now check out their two latest.
See more at our Galley of Book Covers....more
I've been working too hard today, so this News post is mainly to just get the information to you. On October 22nd, Chuck will be one of three judges at Literary Death Match when it comes to Austin Texas.
Hosted by LDM creator Todd Zuniga & genius-minded do-...more
Update: I spoke with WW Norton a little more about this project and was able to get the following details about what will be different about this version of the book.
"Injected with new material and special design elements, Invisible Monsters Remix fulfills Chuck...more
First thing's first: No, these are not for sale. Secondly: Why the hell not!? If Nike can pimp Marty McFly's kicks, why shouldn't they be able to flaunt some Brandy Alexander leather?
Here's what our talented designer, 'Shane' (the Dez!gner online), had to say about his creation:... more
Gerry Howard, Chuck's long-time editor and friend, is definitely having a good time this week. He emailed me, Chuck's agent, his publicist and some people at Random House with something fun the other day. Shit, I'd say it's more than fun, it's downright uncanny!
Behold! Chuck and...more
Those of you who have been here for a while know that The Cult has gone through many iterations over the years. From about 1999-2002 we were just a Chuck Palahniuk fansite. But that changed in 2003 with the first incarnation of our Writers' Workshop. Over the next few years, we broadened into...more
In gearing up for promotion of his upcoming novel Damned, Chuck just did an interview with British weekly mag Shortlist.com.
Interview with Chuck Palahniuk on Shortlist.com
How the hell have none of you tried something like this before? For as long as it became 'a thing,' I've been a fan of the fake Criterion covers fans have designed. Not only are many of them hysterical (one of my favorites being Days of Thunder), but some of the artwork is...more
Good news for you canucks! Chuck is taking a trip north of the border to British Columbia for two big reading events for Damned. Here's the scoop from his Canadian publishers:
British Columbia audiences have been some of the most enthusiastic...more
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 $...more
Earlier this week I got an update from Cameron MacLaren, the producer who owns the option on the Invisible Monsters movie adaptation. Today, Cameron made the news public by way of a newsletter blast. Check out below for some updates on the production, including...more
Our popular documentary on Chuck Palahniuk, Postcards from the Future is now shipping... with a big fat signature by Chuck right on the cover. We've got a limited amount of these and once they're gone, they're gone. So if you haven't seen this...more
Looking for something new from Chuck? Can't wait until October 18th for the release of Damned? Well you're in luck, because there's a new short story in the August issue of Playboy. The short is called Romance and...more
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 The Tobacco-Stained Mountain Goat by Andrez Bergen.
Purchase 'The Tobacco-...more
Over the years we've received some great Chuck Palahniuk inspired artwork from fans. Banners, portraits, and of course book covers. But it's the fans that go the extra mile and actually design the entire dust jacket of their favorite Palahniuk book, that light me up. Here are three by ...more
We've posted a few of these in the News over the past year. But now Shortlist.com has big collection of all alternative Fight Club posters designed by fans. This is a cool collection, yes, but they missed a few great ones.
Here's one of my favorites, which I...more
Lately, you might have noticed that The Cult has 'Lidia Yuknavitch fever.' This started as a warm recommendation from Chuck for her stirring and brutal memoir The Chronology of Water.
I've read Ms. Yuknavitch's book The Chronology of Water,...more
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 We Are Oblivion by Michael Sonbert, yet another member of our community here who has done well for himself...more