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10 Sep, 2008 - 2:38pm

FIGHT CLUB ANTHOLOGY: Read The Introduction Here!

Something I have not done nearly enough promotion on, is the awesome new Fight Club anthology that just came out. I say it's awesome for many reasons (one of them being, that yours truly has an essay in it), but primarily because, Read Mercer Schuchardt, the guy who edited it,...

6 Sep, 2008 - 3:19pm

Chuck Palahniuk's September Essay, "Tell A Lie, Bury A Gun"

Hello all! Hope you're all enjoying the start of your weekend. As you know, Chuck is just getting back from a few events in NY to promote the upcoming Sep 26th release of 'Choke'! I expect we'll see some pics and clips from those two events soon. In the meantime, he just sent over the...

4 Sep, 2008 - 1:10pm

CHOKE Movie: Chuck Palahniuk Event At Borders In Los Angeles - Sep 13th!

Hey folks! This is just a reminder that Chuck is doing an event at Borders in Los Angeles on September 13th! Not to mention, he'll have Clark Gregg and Sam Rockwell with him! I had the chance to interview Clark Gregg in person on Tuesday, and he's a very awesome dude. You'll all want...

23 Aug, 2008 - 11:26am

CHOKE Movie: Soundtrack Listing Announced!

Let me start by saying that Radiohead is NOT doing the score for 'Choke'. Nor are they contributing a previously unreleased song for the soundtrack. Yes, that would be cool as all hell. But it's unfortunately not true. I have that from my contacts at Fox Searchlight, so you can...

22 Aug, 2008 - 11:43am

Two More Upcoming Chuck Events! One In NYC & One In LA!

I heard from Chuck's publicist yesterday, Todd Doughty, with even more great news on promotion front. Chuck has TWO more upcoming events scheduled to promote CHOKE. It also turns out that Clark Gregg (director of 'Choke') will also be in attendance for Chuck's sold out August 30th reading...

21 Aug, 2008 - 11:24am

"Rant" Gets A Movie Option!

I was contacted this week by a film industry friend and producer who has just optioned the rights to the movie version of 'Rant'. He kindly asked me to keep this nondescript for now, but I can say that 'Rant' is officially optioned now and is in the early stages of development...

12 Aug, 2008 - 6:56pm

Cult Master's Program Breaks New Ground

The Cult Master's Program is back in action with a fall line-up that breaks new ground, adding journalism and non-fiction writing to our exciting roster of upcoming classes.  First on this new menu is a killer opportunity for anyone who has ever admired the skills of top investigative reporters...

8 Aug, 2008 - 9:33am

Chuck Palahniuk's August Essay, "Nuts & Bolts: Plot Points"

Hey guys, apologies for getting this one up late.  Lots of our Cult staff (myself included) are doing the whole summer-vacation-with-the-family thing.  But we're all back at home now (kind of) and have Chuck's August essay, "Nuts & Bolts: Plot Points" ready for you to devour. 


2 Aug, 2008 - 5:10am

Choke Movie: Truly Awesome Redband Trailer Returns Online!

UPDATE: After a short disappearance, the awesomely funny redband trailer for Choke returns online with an updated new website:  Go check it out!

Fox Searchlight has just unveiled the raunchy and wonderful redband (rated...

31 Jul, 2008 - 11:25pm

Chuck Is Reading In NYC! With Moderator, Amy Hempel! SOLD OUT!

UPDATE: You can pre-order signed copies of all of Chuck’s books on our site and view the event live on STRAND TV

You'll remember that Chuck had to cancel his stop in New York last minute for his recently ended 'Snuff' tour. ...

31 Jul, 2008 - 2:43pm

Win Tickets To An Exclusive Preview Screening Of CHOKE

UPDATE: The date of the CHOKE screening will be August 11th, at 7pm!

Hey guys.  Chuck's UK publicists asked me to post this, for all of those in the London location, excited that Chuck is coming to England.

Win tickets to an exclusive preview screening of ‘Choke’

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28 Jul, 2008 - 3:03pm

Chuck Is Reading In Seattle, WA Tuesday Night!

UPDATE: Here is the website for the event with more info!

It seems Chuck is doing a reading event in Seattle tomorrow (Tuesday) night at the University of Washington.

Tuesday night, July 29th7 pm at Kane Hall The University of Washington campus

The event...

28 Jul, 2008 - 2:54pm

Choke Exclusive: "I'd Just Get Filthy If I Did That" - Clip Of LAFF Chuck Q&A

*The file is 35MB, so give it a second to load, or Right Click and Save As to download it.

Hello all!  Courtesy of the good folks of Fox Searchlight, this morning we bring you an exclusive clip of the audience Q&A that Clark Gregg and...

23 Jul, 2008 - 2:55pm

Real Fight Club In Union Square, NY!?

Apologies, as this news is now old.  Though I didn't see too many people discussing it here on The Cult.  My buddy Josh sent it my way.

It seems there was a real live fight club going on, right in the center of Union Sqaure in NYC late May.

The cops ended up stopping it,...

16 Jul, 2008 - 12:53pm

Snuff Tour: European Dates At Last!

At last, we have some European Snuff tour dates coming up.  There's not that many but then again, Chuck has never really been able to do a full blown overseas tour.  So be happy that he's able to do any at all.  Here are the details:

Camden RoundhouseTuesday 12th August,...

8 Jul, 2008 - 6:19pm

Invisible Monsters Movie: Fan Concept Art

Let me re-iterate our news headline here: Fan concept art.  Albeit, a very talented graphic designer of a fan named Xander Davis.  But nonetheless, this is unofficial concept art.  Still, it gets the juices flowing, eh?

With 'Choke' finished...

2 Jul, 2008 - 2:28pm

Chuck Palahniuk's July Essay, "Names Versus Pronouns"

For those of you that don't know, we have a rare gift on our site. Something anyone wishing to be a writer -- or simply wanting to improve their craft in writing -- will benefit from greatly.

Three years ago, Chuck Palahniuk began an amazing partnership with the Writers Workshop...

25 Jun, 2008 - 4:40pm

Dennis' Review Of 'Choke'

I saw Choke Monday night at the LA Film Festival.  This was the Los Angeles premiere of the movie, and Fox Searchlight Pictures graciously sent me two tickets so that my roommate and I could attend.  I'll admit right off the bat, this was a thing I was sort of worried about.  It's been...

20 Jun, 2008 - 2:07pm

SURVIVOR T-Shirts Return... With A Raffle!

Want to order your very own Survivor shirt AND save with free shipping AND!!! qualify for a chance to win signed Chuck Palahniuk collectible books?  Then read on for more!

Order T-shirts Here!... more