For nearly as many books as Chuck has written, journalist Rick Kleffel has conducted a thorough and enlightening audio interview with him for his site, The Agony Column Podcast. While a little late this time around, Rick has just edited together his interview with Chuck that...more
Come the end of a year (and the start of a new one) it seems almost impossible to avoid 'Top 10' fever. This is a fever that spreads to movie and gossip sites and can include everything from 'The Top 10 Worst Movies of 2010' to 'The Best YouTube Parodies'. Don't lie. We all love these lists...more
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 Invisible by Paul Auster. This month's discussion is being led by Timberly AKA littlemisscrapey. ...more
Chuck's next novel, Damned, will be released by Random House on September 6, 2011! The release date just popped up on Amazon last week. There is no pre-order or cover art yet, but you can keep an eye on things at this link. For those of you who don't know anything...more
This one is new for me. Yet another trailer mash-up of movies. This one between Toy Story and Fight Club. Pretty good.
Props to Kasey Carpenter for letting us know about it.
A recent survey of previous cult master class students revealed key areas of craft our students would like to tackle in an upcoming intensive class. In particular, conflict and dramatic arc drew a lot of votes. Next to that, survey respondents chose...more
Late last year we decided it was high time to begin thinking about our next Tshirt. So rather than just arbitrarily picking a book of Chuck's that hadn't been featured yet, we decided to turn the mic over to you, the fans. And so we set up a poll via Twitter and allowed people to vote on which...more
For all you patient kiddies, today is the day you can order your own 'Rant' poster, designed by Kevin Tong. This is the image used on the shirt Kevin also designed us, and really, it's a work of art. This is getting framed and going on my wall. Check out the above video of...more
Our favorite affiliates and friends, St. Helens Book Shop are having a very awesome and unique promotion. They have recently acquired a number of foreign language books, signed by Chuck, and they are now offering them up for sale! They are new/unread...more
Chuck Palahniuk's hilarious short story Knock-Knock, is featured in the December issue of Playboy. So... yep, fellas. you now have an excuse for your woman to go buy Playboy. If you didn't get a chance to see Chuck on his Tell-All...more
New Exclusive Cult Master Class
Note: Class is now officially underway. Congrats to all our students!
He takes us to the places we fear and shows us real-life monsters, sometimes through a child’s eyes. You don’t have to...more
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 Candy: A Novel of Love and Addiction by Luke Davies.
Chuck will be sitting in on a number of panels at the upcoming ZomBcon in Seattle. You can see the full schedule of events here:
A link to a Fight Club screening here:...more
As part of a new push to create more awareness of all the wonderful things we have going on in our Writer's Workshop, each month we are going to 'unlock' one of Chuck's exclusive craft essays.
As you may or may not know, back in 2004, Chuck Palahniuk and...more
We've got a strong month for stories and an incredible month for Chuck's in-depth feedback we'd like to share with you. Read on.
The finalists include:
Dietary by Brandon Tietz
A Vodka Kind of Girl by Matt Egan
Western Eyes by Brien Piech...more
You know the drill, folks. Every month a new book is selected and a new moderator steps up to lead the discussion. This month, our reading is already underway on Gary Shteyngar's bestseller Super Sad True Love Story.
Here's the write-up from Amazon...more
Yesterday I had a chance to go see David Fincher's new film The Social Network. And yes, I loved it. Not at first. But about a few hours later, I found I couldn't shake the film. I kept replaying the scenes over and over in my head. And...more