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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:

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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...

15 Jul, 2011 - 1:16pm

Join Our Official Book Club! - July Discussion "Tobacco-Stained Mountain Goat" by Andrez Bergen

"The Tobacco-Stained Mountain Goat" by Andrez Bergen

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-...

23 Jun, 2011 - 2:00pm

Fan Artwork: Fight Club, Snuff & Pygmy Dust Jackets

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 ...

15 Jun, 2011 - 1:53pm's Collection Of Fan-made 'Fight Club' Posters's Collection Of Fan-made 'Fight Club' Posters

We've posted a few of these in the News over the past year.  But now 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...

9 Jun, 2011 - 12:51pm

St. Helen's Book Shop Promotion - Signed & Inscribed Copies of 'The Chronology of Water'

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,...

8 Jun, 2011 - 12:45pm

Join Our Official Book Club! - June Discussion "We Are Oblivion" by Michael Sonbert

"We Are Oblivion" by Michael Sonbert

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...

7 Jun, 2011 - 4:12pm

Polish Book Cover: Pygmy

Poland continues to shine with some of the most original and interesting covers for Chuck's books.  This time, we actually had the nice people who publish these editions contact us. Apparently they saw my previous post, highlighting their designs, and wanted to inform us of this latest release...