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
Update: St. Helen's is shipping more signed 'Snuff' books this week. They have a cut off time for the next batch of orders of Wednesday, 6/11/08 at 10am Pacific Time. This is so that we can best prepare for the orders, and reorder Thursday, if need be.
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For many of you, the conception of this anthology slipped under the radar. I don't think I was even sure it was happening until they asked me to contribute to it. You Do Not Talk About Fight Club: I Am Jack's Completely Unauthorized Essay Collection (wow, that's a mouthfull), is...more
Chuck will be wrapping up his US tour for Snuff in Austin, TX tonight. I did receive word from Chuck's agent last night that there will be a few select stops in Europe soon. Once I have those dates, I'll post them here.
Thursday, June 5 – Austin, TX 7:00pm Book People Interview, Q&A...more
Chuck heads south tonight for a reading in Atlanta, GA:
Wednesday, June 4 – Atlanta, GA 7:00pm Georgia Center for the Book Interview, Q&A, signing offsite @ Clarkston Campus of Georgia Perimeter College Fine Arts Building -- Marvin Cole Auditorium (404) 370-8450www....more
With the server switch this past weekend, I wanted to delay the unveiling of Chuck's latest craft essay. But we seem to be well set up now on the new box, so four days later, here is Chuck's June essay: "Utility Phrases: When Words Fail."
Chuck has comitted to 1 year of these, so...more