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1 Nov, 2011 - 12:50pm

Watch Chuck Palahniuk's DAMNED Reading In NYC

If you missed the livestream of Chuck's Damned reading at the Cooper Union last tuesday, have no fear.  Livestream has been nice enough to archive the entire event for you all.  The video embed below should show it to you, or, just go to their site and watch it there.


31 Oct, 2011 - 6:42pm

Chuck Palahniuk 'Damned' Interview In Fangoria

Here's a pretty cool interview for you today that Chuck did for Fangoria magazine.

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30 Oct, 2011 - 2:12pm

Happy Halloween! Eli Roth as Tyler Durden

You gotta love Eli Roth.  Writer, director, producer, actor, horror fan (like me!) and... inspired Halloween costume afficianado!  I still remember his Ichi The Killer costume he wore at the Toronto Film Festival.  

This year, Eli took the popular Tyler Durden...

21 Oct, 2011 - 1:11pm

So Much 'Damned' Media!

So Much 'Damned' Media!

Hell descends upon Earth as Damned takes over the web! With so much media abound, I figured I'd lend a helping hand and round-up some of the bigger interviews and reviews here.  As always, you can find a full list for all of Chuck's books in our Author Media section.  ...

19 Oct, 2011 - 7:30pm

Tour Dates For 'Damned'

'Damned' Tour Dates!

Update: The 'Damned' tour has begun! See below for all the cities Chuck will be reading at. Some events are ticketed, so read the details carefully.

Couple important details from Random House:

As Doubleday has done in the past, Chuck will pre-sign all... more
18 Oct, 2011 - 2:07pm

DAMNED Is Here!!!

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...

17 Oct, 2011 - 1:27pm

Polish Book Covers: 'Damned' & 'Tell-All'

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....

7 Oct, 2011 - 5:39pm

Chuck Hosting 'Literary Death Match' in Austin, TX on Oct 22nd!

Chuck Hosting 'Literary Death Match' in Austin, TX on Oct 22nd!

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-...

6 Oct, 2011 - 4:45pm

Exclusive! 'Invisible Monsters' Remix Book Cover

'Invisible Monsters' Remix Book Cover

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...

3 Oct, 2011 - 4:56pm

OMG! WANT! Fan-Made 'Invisible Monsters' Shoes

an-Made 'Invisible Monsters' Shoes

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
24 Sep, 2011 - 11:37am

Chuck & Honest Abe... Separated At Birth?

Chuck & Honest Abe... Separated At Birth?

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...

20 Sep, 2011 - 8:41pm

Big Changes Coming To The Cult

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...

9 Sep, 2011 - 4:19pm

Fan Artwork: 'Invisible Monsters' and 'Rant'

Some pretty cool artwork today from 'Hanna.'  First one is Invisible Monsters.  The other is from Rant.  Click each one below to see a larger version and to rate it.



31 Aug, 2011 - 2:17pm

Chuck Palahniuk Interview On

In gearing up for promotion of his upcoming novel Damned, Chuck just did an interview with British weekly mag

Interview with Chuck Palahniuk on

26 Aug, 2011 - 1:25pm

Fake Criterions: 'Fight Club'

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...

25 Aug, 2011 - 3:18pm

Canadian Tour Dates For 'Damned' Added!

Canadian Tour Dates Added for DAMNED

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...

2 Aug, 2011 - 12:50pm

Read 'Nuts and Bolts: "Big Voice" Versus "Little Voice" by Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk, photographed by John Gress

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 $...

22 Jul, 2011 - 2:23pm

An Update On The 'INVISIBLE MONSTERS' Film - Director Attached

'Invisible Monsters' Movie News

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...

19 Jul, 2011 - 1:30pm

Buy the Chuck Palahniuk Documentary DVD Signed Edition!

Buy the Chuck Palahniuk Documentary DVD Signed Edition!

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...

15 Jul, 2011 - 1:56pm

New Story "Romance" In The August Issue of Playboy


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...