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6 Oct, 2008 - 3:24pm

Chuck Palahniuk's October Essay, "A Story from Scratch, Act One"

Apologies for posting this one late, but Chuck has something special for you today that I think you're all going to agree was worth the wait. For years now, fans have loved and coveted these essays Chuck provides the site, on how to improve your writing. But there's one aspect of his lessons...

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1 Oct, 2008 - 1:42pm

Want To Have Your Name In Chuck Palahniuk's Next Book?

UPDATE: The emails have started coming in, so this is just an update to ask all of you now to send in pictures you took if you participated in this weekend's Choke contest. You can email them to me at: chokecontest@chuckpalahniuk.net. Want to get a character named after... more
29 Sep, 2008 - 6:10pm

Chuck Palahniuk In Paste Magazine

Chuck Palahniuk is in the new October issue of Paste magazine:

When a young Chuck Palahniuk pitched his novel Invisible Monsters to publishers, it was rejected because it was too disturbing. His response was to fill his next novel, Fight Club, with even more disturbing and violent events...

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27 Sep, 2008 - 3:58pm

IMPORTANT: We Need Everyone To See CHOKE This Weekend!

Just like the news title says: We Need Everyone To See CHOKE This Weekend! If you planned on seeing it during the week, or even waiting to next weekend, or a couple weekends after that... don't.

We need you to see CHOKE this weekend. Now even. As soon as you'...

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26 Sep, 2008 - 2:37pm

CHOKE Released In Theaters Today!

The day is here. CHOKE is now playing in theaters nationwide. For a list of US & Canadian theater locations, check out this thread. (the Canadian list is lower in the thread) For movie reviews and showtimes, check out Rotten Tomatoes page here. I want to... more
23 Sep, 2008 - 1:36pm

Chuck Palahniuk's 5 Favorite Films

So I got a very cool email yesterday. Ryan Fujitani, who works for one of the best sites online, Rotten Tomatoes, contacted me with a very cool feature. It seems they have a “5 Favorites” column on their site, in which they ask certain celebrities what their 5 Favorite...

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22 Sep, 2008 - 4:15pm

CHOKE Movie: Premiere Magazine Interview With Chuck Palahniuk

Jenni Miller, a senior editor with Premiere.com, was at the press day for CHOKE in NYC and had a chance to interview Chuck Palahniuk.

Check out the full interview here:

http://www.premiere.com/article.asp?section_id=39&article_id=4711

Enjoy!

19 Sep, 2008 - 9:43pm

Chuck Palahniuk On Shoplifting

This was recorded from Borders 1, while in Ann Arbor, MI, for Chuck's 'Snuff' tour. Chuck explains how to prevent stock shrinkage by teaching fans the best books to steal! Hysterical.

17 Sep, 2008 - 2:07pm

CHOKE Movie: Chuck Palahniuk's iTunes Podcast With Clark Gregg

On August 30th, The Apple Store in SoHo, NY, featured a very awesome event. CHOKE director, Clark Gregg, sat down as moderator and interviewer with Chuck Palahniuk. The whole thing is almost an hour of great conversation and discussion about the history of CHOKE the book... and the movie.... more
15 Sep, 2008 - 3:45pm

CHOKE Movie: The Borders Books & Music Microsite!

This weekend Borders Books and Music hosted a very cool event that I was lucky enough to be at. It was a moderated round table discussion with Chuck Palahniuk, Clark Gregg and Sam Rockwell. The questions were good, and the banter between the three men was...

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13 Sep, 2008 - 3:23am

CHOKE Movie: Chuck Palahniuk Round Table At Borders

Here are the details again:

Saturday, September 13 – Los Angeles - 7:00pm NOTE: This event will NOT include an autographing. No memorabilia please. There will be pre-signed, movie-tie-in-versions of CHOKE (signed by Chuck only) as well as pre-signed, selected backlist available...

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11 Sep, 2008 - 6:55pm

CHOKE Movie: Clark Gregg Podcast Interview With Chuck Palahniuk @ Sundance 2008

Jim Rohner, an associate producer at Zoom In Online contacted me today with a very awesome feature. It seems Clark Gregg hosted a podcast interview with Chuck Palahniuk at The 2008 Sundance Film Festival. They've reposted it on their site in honor of the film's upcoming release... more
10 Sep, 2008 - 7:29pm

CHOKE Movie: Update On Theater Info!

Many of you have been askin​g me about​ CHOKE​ latel​y,​ as it's openi​ng later​ this month​.​ There​'​s been conce​rns that it won'​t be in your city,​ or you won'​t be able to find where​ it's playi​ng.​ So let me take this time to answe​r some of you quest​ions:​

When is CHOKE...

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10 Sep, 2008 - 2:38pm

FIGHT CLUB ANTHOLOGY: Read The Introduction Here!

Something I have not done nearly enough promotion on, is the awesome new Fight Club anthology that just came out. I say it's awesome for many reasons (one of them being, that yours truly has an essay in it), but primarily because, Read Mercer Schuchardt, the guy who edited it,...

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6 Sep, 2008 - 3:19pm

Chuck Palahniuk's September Essay, "Tell A Lie, Bury A Gun"

Hello all! Hope you're all enjoying the start of your weekend. As you know, Chuck is just getting back from a few events in NY to promote the upcoming Sep 26th release of 'Choke'! I expect we'll see some pics and clips from those two events soon. In the meantime, he just sent over the...

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4 Sep, 2008 - 1:10pm

CHOKE Movie: Chuck Palahniuk Event At Borders In Los Angeles - Sep 13th!

Hey folks! This is just a reminder that Chuck is doing an event at Borders in Los Angeles on September 13th! Not to mention, he'll have Clark Gregg and Sam Rockwell with him! I had the chance to interview Clark Gregg in person on Tuesday, and he's a very awesome dude. You'll all want...

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23 Aug, 2008 - 11:26am

CHOKE Movie: Soundtrack Listing Announced!

Let me start by saying that Radiohead is NOT doing the score for 'Choke'. Nor are they contributing a previously unreleased song for the soundtrack. Yes, that would be cool as all hell. But it's unfortunately not true. I have that from my contacts at Fox Searchlight, so you can...

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22 Aug, 2008 - 11:43am

Two More Upcoming Chuck Events! One In NYC & One In LA!

I heard from Chuck's publicist yesterday, Todd Doughty, with even more great news on promotion front. Chuck has TWO more upcoming events scheduled to promote CHOKE. It also turns out that Clark Gregg (director of 'Choke') will also be in attendance for Chuck's sold out August 30th reading...

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21 Aug, 2008 - 11:24am

"Rant" Gets A Movie Option!

I was contacted this week by a film industry friend and producer who has just optioned the rights to the movie version of 'Rant'. He kindly asked me to keep this nondescript for now, but I can say that 'Rant' is officially optioned now and is in the early stages of development...

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