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21 Feb, 2009 - 4:19am

Happy Birthday, Chuck!

Let's all wish the big guy a Happy Birthday today.  Rather then say his age, I'll just tell ya that he was born in 1962 and let you do the math.  ;)

So, in keeping with Chuck's spirit; rather then make this thread all about him.... (after all,...

20 Feb, 2009 - 7:30pm

Chuck Palahnkiuk 'Choke' Q&A In FILTER Magazine

Filter Magazine just posted an exclusive interview with Chuck Palahniuk with his thoughts on the "Choke" film:

Read The Q&A Here!

Short but sweet.

17 Feb, 2009 - 5:12pm

'Choke' Is Now On DVD!

'Choke' is now on DVD and you can order it from Amazon today!

Here's a listing of the features that are included with the DVD:

My Name is Victor and I’m a Sex Addict A Mother’s Love, From the Los Angeles Film Festival Fox... more
1 Feb, 2009 - 8:59pm

The Cult 2009 Launches!!!

Okay, I think my staff and I all have "eyes-bugging-out-of-our-skulls" syndrome. It's a rare condition. It afflicts those who have been working around the clock to launch a massive new version of an expansive author website.

I won't spend too long on a history...

21 Jan, 2009 - 8:56am

Chuck's Plans For The 2009 Workshop

Greetings, all!  2009 is officially underway, so I wanted to take a little more time to hone down and elaborate on Chuck's wonderful post from January 2nd.  There's a lot to digest there, and while Chuck got to the meat and potatoes of it, he didn't quite explain all...

2 Jan, 2009 - 11:40pm

Welcome To 2009

Last night our writers group met at Suzy’s house, and we took turns announcing what we’d accomplish with our writing in the coming year. After a decade of this ritual it’s too easy to simply resolve to complete a current project, then begin and complete another....

24 Dec, 2008 - 1:13pm

Happy Holidays From The Cult!

On behalf of, we want to wish you all a Happy Holidays!  We hope that you're with family and friends this season, and that you get to relax and enjoy yourself.  I've got a sister who's moving to San Francisco, so most my time spent in New York this...

18 Dec, 2008 - 11:10pm

Choke On DVD! Details Here

Our friends over at just posted a helluva story.  CHOKE is coming to DVD on February 17th, 2009, and here are all the details:

Featurettes: My Name is Victor and I’m a Sex Addict A Mother’s Love, From the Los Angeles Film... more
12 Dec, 2008 - 3:23pm

Chuck Palahniuk Tshirts & DVD - Holiday Sale!

If any of you are looking for a great gift for a friend or loved one this holiday season, we have it.  Tshirts and DVDs are now on sale!.   First, we have our 'Choke' and 'Survivor' Tshirts, which (along with the rest of our inventory) are all marked down to $16 each.  We also now...

3 Dec, 2008 - 4:09pm

Chuck Palahniuk's December Essay, "A Story from Scratch, Act Three"

Welcome to December. I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving.  I personally drank too much the night before, and was so hung-over, I couldn't taste anything the next day.  So alas, all that great taste was robbed from me.. Today, we continue with, what is easily, one of the best...

24 Nov, 2008 - 1:09pm

Chuck Palahniuk Crafts Swap Site

This is a piece of news that can only exist with the awesome fans of Chuck Palahniuk. It seems someone has gone and set up a site where Chuck fans can take pictures of and swap their handmade Palahniuk items. Similar to how Chuck himself hand-makes a lot of items he sends out in his...

18 Nov, 2008 - 2:15pm

Chuck Palahniuk Signs & Inscribes Books At St. Helens

UPDATE: This date has now passed. As always though, St. Helen's is accepting orders for Chuck's next stop in. At this time though, we do not know when that will be.

Chuck Palahniuk is dropping into St. Helens Book Shop, our favorite affiliates,...

16 Nov, 2008 - 4:12pm

PYGMY: Official Description For Chuck Palahniuk's Next Novel Now On Amazon

Chuck Palahniuk's next book will be "Pygmy". It's not due in stores until May 5, 2009. But the official description just went up on Amazon last week.

"Begins here first account of operative me, agent number 67 on arrival midwestern American airport...

9 Nov, 2008 - 3:44pm

Chuck Palahniuk In The Hollywood Reporter

This news is about a month old now, but it's worth mentioning. Chuck Palahniuk did a cool q&a with The Hollywood Reporter during the 'Choke' release.

Take special note of the last question, where Chuck is asked about a possible collaboration with DC Comics.


4 Nov, 2008 - 1:12am

Go Out And Vote!!!

For me, this is the most important election of my life. Therefore, this is probably one of the most important posts I've ever made on this site. And hey, it's not even Chuck Palahniuk related. Today is Election Day. This was the longest election campaign in our history, and... more
2 Nov, 2008 - 12:54pm

Chuck Palahniuk's November Essay, "A Story from Scratch, Act Two"

Howdy, folks. Welcome to November. I hope you all had a fun Halloween. I know I did. Today, we continue with, what is easily, one of the best features from Chuck we have ever included on this site. Here's a recap, straight from the horse's mouth:

For the next three essays...

21 Oct, 2008 - 3:40pm

HAUNTED Has A Director!

Big news hit the net yesterday, which I missed because I was sitting in Jury Duty selection from 8am on. It seems HAUNTED is now on the fast-track to become Chuck Palahniuk's next movie adaptation. Variety reported that the option was acquired by Brian Levy, who has launched a... more
20 Oct, 2008 - 3:57pm

CHOKE Movie: Round Table Discussion With Chuck Palahniuk, Clark Gregg & Sam Rockwell!

You'll remember that last month, Borders Books & Music hosted a truly great event that I was privileged to be at. It was a moderated round table discussion between Chuck Palahniuk, Clark Gregg and Sam Rockwell. What made the event so special was that, the... more
20 Oct, 2008 - 3:50pm

Chuck Palahniuk Podcast On The Warren Report

As you can see, I'm making up for a lot of backlogged News updates today. Hopefully you're getting a thrill out of this much news in one day.

This one's a specialty though. Warren Etheridge, of The Warren Report, had the pleasure of interviewing Chuck, as he came...

20 Oct, 2008 - 3:45pm

CHOKE Movie: Red Carpet Premiere Video!

Rounding out Premiere magazines awesome coverage of the CHOKE movie last month, Jenni Miller had one more feature to send our way. It's a short video that you all may dig, of the red carpet premiere event in New York.

Click here to see the video

Premiere red...