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22 May, 2009 - 12:13pm

Chuck's March Feedback Of Workshop Submissions

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...

19 May, 2009 - 1:47pm

Pygmy Debuts At #3 On The NY Times Best Seller List!

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...

18 May, 2009 - 2:44am

Chuck Palahniuk On Canadian Talk Show "The Hour"

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...

14 May, 2009 - 12:23pm

Chuck Palahniuk Interview In TIME Magazine

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.

Read the...

14 May, 2009 - 11:23am

Pygmy Tour: Check Out Pictures From The Events

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...

13 May, 2009 - 3:58pm

'Pygmy' Tour Tshirts Are Here!

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...

7 May, 2009 - 1:17pm

First Details For Chuck Palahniuk's 2010 Novel, "Tell All"

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...

5 May, 2009 - 1:35pm

'Pygmy' Is Now Out!

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...

4 May, 2009 - 5:47pm

New Flickr Group Set Up For 'Pygmy' Tour Pics

We're trying something new this year.  Besides the normal way of having fans send in photos themselves from the "Pygmy" tour, we have just set up a specific group on Flickr to host even more pics.

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4 May, 2009 - 5:32pm

Join Operation Havoc!

Not quite sure exactly what this is, but Random House is promoting it, and it seems fun.  Check out the details from their home page, then get over there and join in.

To celebrate the release of Chuck Palahniuk's new book, Pygmy, we invite you to...

1 May, 2009 - 12:59pm

Limited Edition Tour Poster For 'Pygmy' Now Available!

Last year, Doubleday commissioned a very talented artist by the name of David Dwitt to design a tour poster for 'Snuff'.  I was actually not aware of this, but those of you who were at some of the events might have seen it.  So I'm happy to report that David has returned this...

1 May, 2009 - 12:26pm

'Fight Club' Referenced In Two Major TV Shows Last Night

This is becoming more and more a part of our pop culture.  So I tend to not always report about it.  But then again, every now and then, it's just fun to mention:

I was watching CBS tonight and there were Fight Club references in both CSI and...

30 Apr, 2009 - 2:18pm

Get Some Exposure On!

I don't do this often enough, but now is a good time to remind you that we are always looking for people to advertise on Chuck has a new book coming out on May 5th. He's starting his tour that same day. And he's currently doing...

28 Apr, 2009 - 7:10pm

Suicide Girls 'Fight Club' Photo Tribute

This may be old news for some of you, but has recently posted a photo tribute to Fight Club.  I think this has something to do with the site's anniversary or something.  Be careful though.  The following link is NSFW. ...

27 Apr, 2009 - 3:39pm

Winners Selected For Pygmy 'Operation Havoc' Contest

The winners of the Doubleday contest to select stickers for 'Operation Havoc' have been selected.  To recap, this was a contest hosted on Crowdspring to get designs for stickers for the upcoming Pygmy tour.  These...

25 Apr, 2009 - 1:27pm

Chuck Palahniuk Interview In The May Issue Of Playboy

I wanted to get this one up sooner, as the magazine has been on newstands for over a week now, but we've been sort of deluged by news updates lately.  (and the 'Pygmy' tour hasn't even started yet!).  Anyway, Chuck Palahniuk is the main interview in the May issue of Playboy, now...

24 Apr, 2009 - 4:18pm

Pygmy Tour: More Tickets Added To NYC Strand Reading!

Hey, guys!  With the May 6th reading for Chuck Palahniuk's Pygmy tour close to selling out, the good people of The Strand have decided to move the event to a larger venue.  This will allow them to offer more tickets.  Enough from me though, here's the word from...

23 Apr, 2009 - 3:31pm

'Pygmy' CANADA Tour Dates!

'Pygmy' tour dates for Canada are here.   Click each link below for the specific Calendar page, which includes more details on the event, such as websites, times, phone numbers and locations.  Also, read below for instructions for each event.


20 Apr, 2009 - 1:23pm

Dress Up For The 'Pygmy Tour And Receive Prizes From Chuck!

Chuck has a personal request for you all today, about the upcoming 'Pygmy' tour.

Notice Regarding the 2009 Book Tour for Pygmy:

Wear a Costume, Get a Prize.  At this spring’s book events for Pygmy, I’ll be looking for people who attend wearing the native costumes...

17 Apr, 2009 - 12:21pm

'Pygmy': Vote On Your Favorite 'Operation Havoc' Stickers!

Hello all!  Doubleday needs our helps.  Using the site crowdSPRING, they have designed a slew of mock stickers for 'Operation Havoc', the fictitious terrorist group in Chuck Palahniuk's upcoming novel Pygmy.  Doubleday needs you all to vote on...