As we approach the midway point of nominating stories from our Writers Workshop for possible inclusion to the Anthology, momentum and excitement builds. But along with this comes more questions from students. To date, we have plowed through 5 months...more
Quentino Tarantino, whose new film "Inglorious Basterds" hits theatres on August 21st, has just compiled a six minute video for Sky Films in which he lists his Favorite 20 Films of the past 17 years. Why 17 years? Because 1992 is when Tarantino began directing...more
I tend not to post about 'Fight Club' movie screenings much anymore. They happen so frequently, in every state, that it just doesn't seem that important to stay on top of. But this screening in particular, is pretty cool. 'Fight Club' will be shown at the...more
Our old friend and longtime contributor to The Cult, Jeffrey Sartain, is dropping in with some very exciting news for you all. There's a new book! Well no... not by Chuck Palahniuk. Rather, it's a new book about Chuck Palahniuk. You see, Jeff is the undisputed king of all...more
Attention writers! Lock and load, because it's time to prowl the wasteland of procrastination and start collecting scalps. Translation: It's time to get serious about your writing. Here at The Cult, we do not rest until we're sure that every writer with...more
The fireworks aren't over just yet! It's my pleasure to announce that Craig Clevenger's second short story (an excerpt from his forthcoming novel Saint Heretic) is now live.
Today we present not five, but six stories selected from our Workshop's April nominations and sent to Chuck. Yes, Chuck's been gracious enough to up the ante and read our top six stories each month.
What does this mean for you?...more
Looks like the good people behind Operation Havoc have awarded a winner of thei photo contest. Chuck himself selected his favorite pic. See below for an update from their newsletter.
A message to all members of Operation Havoc:
All hail most Glorious King of the...more
Well, there's a catch. But fortunately for you, it's a GREAT catch. Because you'll be getting all of Chuck's books loaded onto a brand new Sony Digital Reader!
All you have to do for a chance to win is click here and enter your...more
We have some great news to share with you today! Badass author and fan favorite, Craig Clevenger, has relented (after much wheedling on my part,) to share two exclusive short stories! The first one is called mother howl and...more
Our friends over at JoBlo.com have recently posted the latest episode of their JoBlo Movie Show into an homage to the 10-year anniversary of Fight Club. According to their founder, Berge Garabedian aka JoBlo, it was made by fans, FOR fans. Enjoy!
Today we unveil the next five stories that were selected from our Workshop in March and sent to Chuck. Wait... sent to Chuck? You mean best selling author Chuck Palahniuk actually reads original stories by his fans? Why, yes! Where the hell have you...more
Wow. Chuck has hit a homerun with his latest novel "Pygmy". It just debuted at #3 on The New York Times Best Seller List. I think this might be an all-time high for a Palahniuk release. (someone correct me if I'm wrong).
All of you deserve...more
As is his custom when visiting Canada for book tour, Chuck Palahniuk will be on the popular late night talk show "The Hour" with George Stroumboulopoulos (takes a breath after spelling that one). The show was recorded last week and was originally set...more
This is a big one, folks. Chuck was interviewed for TIME Magazine while on the road for his U.S. 'Pygmy' Tour. The picture above (which I think is one of the best I've ever seen of Chuck) was taken by Neilson Bernard for Getty.
Well, the U.S. leg of the 2009 'Pygmy' tour has ended. Many of you were upset that Chuck was only able to do five cities this time around, not the least of which was Chuck himself. But as you heard him mention in the recent KPBS interview, he lost his mother recently to cancer...more
New Tshirts are available for the upcoming 'Pygmy' tour! You may remember that we did this last year and the year before, for 'Snuff' and 'Rant' (respectively). We initially held off on making these, due to the fact that Chuck is only doing five stops on this tour. But then...more
In a recent audio interview Chuck did with KPBS, while on the road promoting his latest novel "Pygmy", Chuck openly talked about his next novel. In fact, Chuck revealed that, while caring for his mother last year, he actually wrote three novels! The one which is going...more
Pygmy is now out in bookstores across America. Chuck usually doesn't need our help doing this, but let's try and get him in the bestseller list again. In otherwards, don't wait to get your copy. Rush down to your local bookstore and scoop one up today! Or, order a copy from Amazon and get...more