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15 Oct, 2010 - 1:25pm

Romanian Book Covers

Ever wonder what Chuck's books look like in Romania? Wonder no more!


Props to Claudiu Carbunaru for sending these along.

Remember, if you don't see a specific book cover represented in our Foreign Books Gallery,...

12 Oct, 2010 - 12:33pm

Free Writer's Workshop Essay - 'Developing a Theme'

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...

11 Oct, 2010 - 8:59am

Chuck's Feedback on the November Workshop Anthology Finalists!

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...

8 Oct, 2010 - 2:32pm

Join Our Official Book Club! - October Discussion "Super Sad True Love Story"

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...

4 Oct, 2010 - 12:47pm

'Fight Club' Easter Egg In David Fincher's 'The Social Network'

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...

27 Sep, 2010 - 12:18am

Clevenger Returns for 200 Proof Storytelling!

Introducing The Cult return of Craig Clevenger for an exclusive four-week intensive writing experience:

200 Proof Storytelling!!*October 7th - November 4th


A Cult Special that combines the vital elements of Craig Clevenger's...

21 Sep, 2010 - 2:34pm

'Fight Club' Grindhouse Poster!

Check out this awesome grindhouse-style poster for Fight Club.  This was designed by Liam Carl.  You can check out more of Liam's work at his official site:

21 Sep, 2010 - 1:33pm

'Invisible Monsters' Tshirts Are Back... With 'Tell-All' Posters!

Order A Shirt!

UPDATE: We are running low on Fight Club Tshirts in the Creme color.  We are not sure when we will print another run of this shirt, so...

17 Sep, 2010 - 1:27pm

Join Our Official Book Club! - September Discussion "Transubstantiate"

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 Richard Thomas' neo-noir Transubstantiate

After 3 years as a workshop regular...

7 Sep, 2010 - 2:31pm

Top 10 Things That Would Make the Writing World a Better Place

Writers Digest has just published a funny Top 10 from Chuck Palahniuk in their latest issue.  The topic is "The Top 10 Things That Would Make the Writing World a Better Place'.

The list is not available on their site but we've...

31 Aug, 2010 - 1:02am

Zen Mind Fiction Intensive Returns for Fall Session, Limited Enrollment

Zen Mind Fiction Workshop Returns in September.  If you missed the summer session, this is your last chance this season to take our fastest on-ramp to craft proficiency.

Urgent Update: SOLD OUT: Congratualtions to those on-board and welcome to the journey ahead.  You'll get an...

26 Aug, 2010 - 6:51pm

Chuck's Feedback On The October Workshop Anthology Finalists!

We're moving distinctly into the homestretch now with our Anthology Project. The stories linked below are top selections from October, 2009 (yes, we're a little behind). Be sure to read Chuck's commentaries, as each set of notes contains illuminating lessons in the...

11 Aug, 2010 - 2:35pm

Breakfast Fight Club

This is pretty spectacular.  It's by an artist named Dave MacDowell.  To check out more of his work, visit:

The Acryllic Paintings of Dave MacDowell

He's also got a store...

29 Jul, 2010 - 1:57pm

Our 'Invisible Monsters' Shirt Gets Its First Tattoo!

How's this for an endorsement!?  imjustinescolon , one of our site members, just showed us how much she loves the Invisible Monsters Tshirt Kevin Tong designed for us... by having it tattooed on her thigh!

If you like the design, but aren't ready to...

22 Jul, 2010 - 12:27pm

Behold! Awesome 'Fight Club' / 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' Trailer Spoof: "FERRIS CLUB"

This is one of the better trailer spoofs I've ever seen. Imagine a version of Ferris Bueller's Day Off where Ferris was all in Cameron's mind... sort of like someone else we know.

This was inspired by an article SlashFilm ran last year.

Video Props: ClassyHands

14 Jul, 2010 - 12:38pm

New Chuck Palahniuk Story Featured In Neil Gaiman's New Anthology 'Stories'

Our favorite affiliate, St. Helen's Book Shop, is the best place to not only order Chuck Palahniuk books online, but to also have them personally signed and inscribed to you by the man himself!  (yes, Chuck visits the store quite frequently to fulfill online inscription requests...

6 Jul, 2010 - 3:18pm

'Fight Club' Shirts - On Sale For 1 Week Only!

From July 6 - July 13, all of our Fight Club Tshirts are on sale for only $15.  These shirts were designed by top L.A. designer, Kevin Tong.  The make is Next Level Apparel and they are available in all sizes in both Men's...

22 Jun, 2010 - 10:45pm

Master Classes Relaunch with Zen Mind Beginners' Workshop - CLASS NOW SOLD OUT

Dear Unknown Cult Writer,

We understand that you're something more than a Palahniuk fan, that your literary tastes are wide and varied, and you habituate The Cult for the company of equally articulate souls. Sometime curmudgeon, sometime enthusiast, and sometimes both, you entertain with...

22 Jun, 2010 - 5:43pm Needs An Assistant! (in the Bay Area)

The website needs an Assistant to help out with Merchandise.  Yes, the we have a Store feature.  It's not a big section and we don't make nearly enough to survive off, but it helps the site pay for server fees and whatnot, and it's a great way to promote Chuck's work.  Problem...

22 Jun, 2010 - 1:28pm

Minimalist 'Fight Club' Poster by Pedro Vidotto

Check out this minimalist Fight Club poster by Pedro Vidotto.

You can see more of Pedro's awesome posters at