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10 Jan, 2015 - 11:43am

Listen to Chuck's Q&A During the 15th Anniversary 'FIGHT CLUB' Screening

Download the latest episode of "The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith" podcast to hear his interview with Chuck Palahniuk and screenwriter, Jim Uhls at the 15th Anniversary screening of Fight Club at Beyond Fest in Los Angeles last September!

Get the podcast interview on iTunes here...

11 Dec, 2014 - 9:05pm

Your First Glimpse at "Fight Club 2," Coming From Dark Horse Comics This Free Comic Book Day!

"Fight Club 2" Issue From Free Comic Book Day

Yep,  Fight Club 2 is a thing. Chuck has written it. Cameron Stewart has drawn it. David Mack has drawn the covers. And Dark Horse Comics will be publishing it as a 12-issue series coming next spring! But you can get your first glimpse into this new story at the upcoming Free Comic Book...

20 Nov, 2014 - 1:49pm

Where To Watch "Starry Eyes" Today!

"Starry Eyes"

You may have heard Chuck talking recently about a new horror movie called Starry Eyes. What is Chuck's connection to this film? Well, for one, it's co-written and co-directed by me. Who is "me?" Me is Dennis Widmyer, and I co-created and have been managing this official site for Chuck...

6 Nov, 2014 - 1:08pm

New Q&A With Vintage Books, Plus Fun Competition For UK Entrants

New Q&A With Vintage Books, Plus Fun Competition For UK Entrants

Check out this new Q&A Chuck did with his UK publishers, Vintage Books. Vintage is also having an exclusive competition for UK readers to win a selection of signed Palahniuk paperbacks (pictured above) and a copy of Beautiful You. See the bottom of the Q&A for details. (*This...

5 Nov, 2014 - 11:36am

"Rant" Has Been Optioned By James Franco!

James Franco options Chuck Palahniuk's novel 'Rant'

Originally reported as an exclusive from LitReactor. The following news post was reported there by Joshua Chaplinsky and, with permission, is being posted here verbatim.

UPDATE: Deadline is reporting that Franco and his producing partner have...

5 Nov, 2014 - 11:32am

"BEAUTIFUL YOU" Hits #5 On The NY Times Bestseller List

Beautiful You fans

Thanks to all you beautiful people, Beautiful You just landed at #5 on the New York Times Bestseller List!

Let’s keep it there, shall we? If you haven’t yet picked up Beautiful You, get it here!...

4 Nov, 2014 - 5:58pm

New Interviews: Guardian UK, Curious Animal and The Talks

Chuck Palahniuk, photographed by Alan Amato

Three great new interviews surfaced this week, as promotion for Chuck's latest novel, Beautiful You.

Author Chuck Palahniuk on Fifty Shades Of Grey, arousal addiction and being visited by the ghost of his dad.

Read the full interview on Curious Animal


21 Oct, 2014 - 11:30am

Chuck's New Novel 'BEAUTIFUL YOU' Is Now Out!

Chuck's New Novel 'BEAUTIFUL YOU' Is Now Out!

It's Christmas! It's Christmas! Actually, no... it's just a Tuesday. But dammit, when Chuck Palahniuk has a new novel out, it feels like Christmas! Today, Beautiful You, Chuck's 14th novel (16th book!) is out in stores. And you know what that means, right? A billion...

8 Oct, 2014 - 1:23pm

Check Out These Hysterical Promo Trailers for 'BEAUTIFUL YOU!'

'Beautiful You' promo trailer image

Beautiful You is out in less than two weeks now (October 21st!) and promotion is ramping up! Check out these two hysterical videos the good folks at Doubleday Books created. 

"A billion husbands are about to be replaced."

"Everything you've ever wished for..."...

1 Oct, 2014 - 12:25pm

Tour Dates For Chuck Palahniuk's "BEAUTIFUL YOU"! - UPDATED

Everyone hates Mondays. Until you get an email from Chuck's publicist giving you all the dates for his upcoming Beautiful You tour. And boy are there a lot of dates on this tour! Ready to dig in?

SEATTLE: Monday, October 20 – 7:00pm Third Place Books 17171...

9 Sep, 2014 - 12:49pm

'Fight Club' Los Angeles Screening With Chuck Palahniuk & Jim Uhls At Beyond Fest!

'Fight Club' LA screening at Beyond Fest w/ Chuck Palahniuk & Jim Uhls

Earlier this month, when Chuck's tour dates for Beautiful You were announced, there was a little sadness from us here in Los Angeles that Chuck wouldn't be visiting. But a few weeks later, all of that melancholy has evaporated as it's just been announced that, not only will Beyond Fest...

12 Aug, 2014 - 1:39pm

'Burnt Tongues: An Anthology of Transgressive Stories' Is Finally Out!

'Burnt Tongues: An Anthology of Transgressive Stories'

Burnt Tongues: An Anthology of Short Stories is finally out in stores today! This book has been years in the making. I want to thank all of those that had a part in this book's creation over the years and stuck with us through the long periods with no updates. I also want to...

5 Aug, 2014 - 3:19pm

Read An Excerpt From "Beautiful You"

"Beautiful You" by Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk's upcoming novel Beautiful You doesn't come out until October 21st, 2014. But for those who can't wait, and want a taste of what this book has to offer, we have for you today an excerpt.

From Doubleday:

"A billion husbands are about to be replaced." From...

3 Aug, 2014 - 12:00pm

The Complete List Of Tips From Tender Branson in 'Survivor'

'Survivor' by Chuck Palahniuk

Every day on this website I marvel at the love, commitment and inspiration fans of Chuck Palahniuk get from his books. It's pretty awesome stuff. Everything from artwork to writings to tattoos to even photo shoots and music videos. (it's all in our Fan Submissions gallery btw!). But today is...

2 Aug, 2014 - 1:33pm

Bedtime Stories For Adults Portland, Oregon Event Announced!

Bedtime Stories for Adults

Everyone's favorite reading event is back! Bedtime Stories for Adults returns, and this time, it's coming to Portland, OR. Here are the detail:

Who - Chuck Palahniuk, Chelsea Cain, Lidia Yuknavitch and Monica Drake.Where - The event will...

29 Jul, 2014 - 10:45am

SDCC - Listen To The Entire 50 Min FIGHT CLUB Panel From Comic-Con

You all owe Jeff Goldsmith, of the Q&A Podcast, a round of drinks. The one question I was seeing repeatedly out of Comic-Con this past weekend, was whether or not anyone recorded the FIGHT CLUB panel Saturday night. I was present for it and, man, it was the highlight of the entire convention...

24 Jul, 2014 - 11:54am

More Details Revealed For Chuck's Short Story Collection, 'Make Something Up'

Earlier this year, we revealed details on Chuck's 2015 book, which would actually be a new collection of short stories called Make Something Up. Today, Doubleday feeds us some new details!

Doubleday announced today that Chuck Palahniuk’s first short story collection, MAKE...

23 Jul, 2014 - 12:14pm

SDCC - Here Are All The Places Chuck Palahniuk Will Be At Comic-Con This Year!

Chuck Palahniuk at Comic-Con

Chuck Palahniuk is a busy boy at this year's San Diego Comic-Con. So if you're a fan of his, keeping track of all the places he'll be might already be proving a maddening experience. So let me make it easier for you! Here is a round-up of all the signings, panels, etc Chuck has going on this...

23 Jul, 2014 - 11:41am

SDCC - Chuck Will Be Signing Those Exclusive FIGHT CLUB Blu-Rays at The Fox Booth!

Exclusive FIGHT CLUB Blu-ray only at San Diego Comic-Con

Chuck's involvement in this year's Comic-Con (which starts tomorrow!) keeps getting more and more siginificant. Now he's decided to lend his hand to the Fox booth and will be signing those amazing new FIGHT CLUB Blu-rays, with the exclusive artwork only for San Diego Comic-Con, that we...

21 Jul, 2014 - 3:49pm

Dark Horse Comics To Publish 10 Issue Series of FIGHT CLUB 2!

Exclusive FIGHT CLUB 2 cover art, by David Mack

Huge Comic-Con news today. We can finally announce that the long-awaited FIGHT CLUB graphic novel has found a home. Dark Horse Comics will publish the comic as a 10 issue maxiseries. It will be written by Chuck himself and illustrated by Cameron Stewart. Cameron is an Eisner Award winning artist...