Many of you have been asking me about CHOKE lately, as it's opening later this month. There's been concerns that it won't be in your city, or you won't be able to find where it's playing. So let me take this time to answer some of you questions:
When is CHOKE...more
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,...more
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...more
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...more
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...more
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...more
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...more
The Cult Master's Program is back in action with a fall line-up that breaks new ground, adding journalism and non-fiction writing to our exciting roster of upcoming classes. First on this new menu is a killer opportunity for anyone who has ever admired the skills of top investigative reporters...more
Hey guys, apologies for getting this one up late. Lots of our Cult staff (myself included) are doing the whole summer-vacation-with-the-family thing. But we're all back at home now (kind of) and have Chuck's August essay, "Nuts & Bolts: Plot Points" ready for you to devour.
UPDATE: After a short disappearance, the awesomely funny redband trailer for Choke returns online with an updated new website: www.ChokeOnThis.net. Go check it out!
Fox Searchlight has just unveiled the raunchy and wonderful redband (rated...more
UPDATE: You can pre-order signed copies of all of Chuck’s books on our site and view the event live on STRAND TV www.strandbooks.com/tv.
You'll remember that Chuck had to cancel his stop in New York last minute for his recently ended 'Snuff' tour. ...more
UPDATE: The date of the CHOKE screening will be August 11th, at 7pm!
Hey guys. Chuck's UK publicists asked me to post this, for all of those in the London location, excited that Chuck is coming to England.Win tickets to an exclusive preview screening of ‘Choke’... more
UPDATE: Here is the website for the event with more info!
It seems Chuck is doing a reading event in Seattle tomorrow (Tuesday) night at the University of Washington.
Tuesday night, July 29th7 pm at Kane Hall The University of Washington campus
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Hello all! Courtesy of the good folks of Fox Searchlight, this morning we bring you an exclusive clip of the audience Q&A that Clark Gregg and...more
Apologies, as this news is now old. Though I didn't see too many people discussing it here on The Cult. My buddy Josh sent it my way.
It seems there was a real live fight club going on, right in the center of Union Sqaure in NYC late May.
The cops ended up stopping it,...more
At last, we have some European Snuff tour dates coming up. There's not that many but then again, Chuck has never really been able to do a full blown overseas tour. So be happy that he's able to do any at all. Here are the details:
Camden RoundhouseTuesday 12th August,...more
Let me re-iterate our news headline here: Fan concept art. Albeit, a very talented graphic designer of a fan named Xander Davis. But nonetheless, this is unofficial concept art. Still, it gets the juices flowing, eh?
With 'Choke' finished...more
For those of you that don't know, we have a rare gift on our site. Something anyone wishing to be a writer -- or simply wanting to improve their craft in writing -- will benefit from greatly.
Three years ago, Chuck Palahniuk began an amazing partnership with the Writers Workshop...more
I saw Choke Monday night at the LA Film Festival. This was the Los Angeles premiere of the movie, and Fox Searchlight Pictures graciously sent me two tickets so that my roommate and I could attend. I'll admit right off the bat, this was a thing I was sort of worried about. It's been...more