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9 May, 2014 - 3:08pm

Hold The Phone! New (Official) Cover For 'Beautiful You' Is Here!

Beautiful You

Hold the phone! Turns out the banana cover of Beautiful You was NOT a lock. It was down to both that and this new dragonfly cover-- and this new cover won out! (According to Chuck's publicist, it won out specifically because it ties directly into the plot of the novel.) So behold, the...

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7 May, 2014 - 3:17pm

New, Limited Edition, Leatherbound Hardback of 'FIGHT CLUB'

New, Limited Edition, Leatherbound Hardback of FIGHT CLUB!

Chuck Palahniuk teamed up with Easton Press to release a limited quantity of leatherbound hardbacks of FIGHT CLUB. These are super rare, so I suspect they'll be sold out and gone forever by the end of this week. Below are some details on the book from the publisher:

The loose papers are a... more
7 May, 2014 - 1:49pm

Two New Chuck Palahniuk Interviews: Believer Mag and Quietus

Two awesome interviews dropped this past week:

All Of Creation Just Winks Out: Chuck Palahniuk Interviewed -  Read the interview on The Quietus here.

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Chuck Palahniuk In Conversation with Tom Spanbauer - Read the interview on The Believer here.

3 Apr, 2014 - 12:45pm

Chuck Palahniuk Is Coming To Los Angeles... And He's Bringing Friends

Chuck Palahniuk, Chelsea Cain & Willy Vlautin

Chuck Palahniuk is coming to Los Angeles... and he's bringing friends! To help kick-off musician and author Willy Vlautin's new novel The Free, both Chuck and Chelsea Cain will be joining him on stage at the Echoplex, in an amazing night hosted by Skylight Books! Here's the skinny:...

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26 Mar, 2014 - 4:44pm

Take A Bite Off The Cover Of 'BEAUTIFUL YOU'!

'Beautiful You' by Chuck Palahniuk

Today, we're happy to bring you the Warhol-esque cover for Chuck Palahniuk's upcoming novel Beautiful You! We also have an official description listed on its Amazon page:

From the author of Fight Club, the classic portrait of the damaged contemporary male psyche, now comes...

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14 Mar, 2014 - 2:03pm

Chuck Palahniuk And Douglas Coupland at the New York Public Library

Chuck Palahniuk And Douglas Coupland at the New York Public Library

This is one you do not want to miss. On April 11th, Chuck Palahniuk will be joined with Douglas Coupland for a joint event, to be hosted at The New York Public Library! From the official event page:

"Can a literary conversation double as a social experiment? Absolutely, if the...

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14 Mar, 2014 - 12:50pm

'FIGHT CLUB' - 8 Bit Cinema

'FIGHT CLUB' - 8 Bit Cinema

Congrats to CineFix for creating the greatest thing ever: An 8-bit Nintendo-style video of Fight Club. God, if only this existed as an actual game!

Check out more of their videos on YouTube.

21 Feb, 2014 - 11:10am

Chuck's Appearances In Seattle At The AWP Conference

Next week is AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs).  AWP has been described as the Comic-Con of writers conventions. It moves cities every year and this year, it's in Seattle, WA.  While it's not open to the public, tickets/badges are available if one wants to register and attend.  ...

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17 Feb, 2014 - 11:27am

Brad Pitt and Edward Norton Sing The 'Penis Song' From The Set of 'FIGHT CLUB'

Brad Pitt and Edward Norton Sing The 'Penis Song' From The Set of FIGHT CLUB

Valentine's Day might be over, but it's never too late to be serenaded. Especially if it's by Brad Pitt and Edward Norton doing the Penis Song from the set of Fight Club.

Props to Bobby Kunz on Twitter for digging this up from our very own site. Lotta treasures hiding...

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11 Feb, 2014 - 2:49pm

New Craft Essay - 'Consider This: Coping'

When historians look back on our generation's most prolific writers of fiction, names like Stephen King, Elmore Leonard, and Kurt Vonnegut will be at the top. But another name for that list is our own Chuck Palahniuk. Where I believe Chuck has those other names beat, is in the many different...

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30 Jan, 2014 - 12:16pm

Read Chuck's Introduction To 'Burnt Tongues: Stories'

While Chuck's next novel Beautiful You won't be released until October of this year, a couple months earlier another project he's been heavily involved with-- a passion project, if you were-- will become available. Burnt Tongues: Stories is an anthology of transgressive fiction...

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27 Jan, 2014 - 1:17pm

Chuck Reveals The Inspiration for His Upcoming Novel 'Beautiful You'

In his recent interview with VICE Magazine, Chuck talked about where the inspiration for his upcoming novel Beautiful You came from:

When I was little I was asked to get something from my parents closet, a pair of shoes or something. And I came away with these books that were...

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24 Jan, 2014 - 4:10pm

An Update From Chuck About The Upcoming "Fight Club" Graphic Novel Sequel

In a recent email exchange, Chuck casually dropped me this update about the upcoming Fight Club graphic novel sequel:

The graphic novel "script" for the Fight Club sequel has gone off to the writer Matt Fraction and to an unnamed publisher for review.  Matt writes his...

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20 Jan, 2014 - 2:01pm

Video: 'Fight Club' Minus Tyler Durden

'Fight Club' Minus Tyler Durden

This is one of those things where I wonder why it took someone so long to do it.  And now that I see it, it's pretty awesome.  This video was edited by Richard Trammell who initially posted it on Reddit. Commentors there are now begging Richard to re-edit the entire film like this. There's even...

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17 Jan, 2014 - 4:15pm

VICE Magazine Interview: Chuck Palahniuk Is Keeping Portland Strange

Chuck Palahniuk in VICE Magazine

Peter Rugh from VICE meets up with Chuck Palahniuk to sit down for a great interview, discussing how the town has changed since the release of Fugitives & Refugees.

Chuck Palahniuk is Keeping Portland Strange

15 Jan, 2014 - 2:21pm

Burnt Tongues: New Anthology of Short Stories Co-Edited by Chuck Palahniuk

Burnt Tongues: Stories Edited by Chuck Palahniuk, Richard Thomas and Dennis Widmyer

Update: You can now read Chuck Palahniuk's introduction to Burnt Tongues.

It's been a loooooooong time coming, but today I can happily and proudly announce that Burnt Tongues: Stories is currently available for pre-order. Burnt Tongues is the...

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13 Jan, 2014 - 2:45pm

25 Things You Didn't Know About The Movie "Fight Club"

25 Things You Didn't Know About The Movie "Fight Club"

Most of these you probably know already, but it's cool to see them all in one place (with animated gifs!)

25 Things You Didn't Know About The Movie "Fight Club":

http://www.buzzfeed.com/regajha/25-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-movie-fight-c

1 Jan, 2014 - 3:34pm

'How the Jew Saved Christmas: A New Christmas Tale' by Chuck Palahniuk

'How the Jew Saved Christmas: A New Christmas Tale' by Chuck Palahniuk

As if he wasn't prolific enough with writing novels, Chuck gave us a slew of new short stories and fiction in 2013. First we had 'Phoenix,' an Amazon Kindle Single which dropped in February.  Then in May, he gave us his modern/female answer to 'Guts' with 'Cannibal,' for Playboy Magazine.  And...

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6 Dec, 2013 - 1:52pm

'Cannibal' A New Original Story by Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahiuk short story 'Cannibal'

I say 'new' on this one, but 'recent' is probably the more appropriate term.  'Cannibal' was featured in the May 2013 issue of Playboy.  In Chuck's words, this was the story intended to out-do 'Guts' in the ick factor (you'll see why).  So read it on an empty stomach.

Playboy subleased...

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28 Nov, 2013 - 2:49pm

'Fight Club' Blu-ray On Sale At Amazon

'Fight Club' Blu-ray

Don't normally do this, but shit, sometimes you are your fuckin' khakis, and this deal is too good to pass up.  Fight Club on Blu-ray is currently only $3.99 on Amazon (at the time of this post).  That's sort of nuts.  So if you don't own the blu-ray yet, now's the time to get it....

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