You all owe Jeff Goldsmith, of the Q&A Podcast, a round of drinks. The one question I was seeing repeatedly out of Comic-Con this past weekend, was whether or not anyone recorded the FIGHT CLUB panel Saturday night. I was present for it and, man, it was the highlight of the entire convention...more
Earlier this year, we revealed details on Chuck's 2015 book, which would actually be a new collection of short stories called Make Something Up. Today, Doubleday feeds us some new details!
Doubleday announced today that Chuck Palahniuk’s first short story collection, MAKE...more
Chuck Palahniuk is a busy boy at this year's San Diego Comic-Con. So if you're a fan of his, keeping track of all the places he'll be might already be proving a maddening experience. So let me make it easier for you! Here is a round-up of all the signings, panels, etc Chuck has going on this...more
Chuck's involvement in this year's Comic-Con (which starts tomorrow!) keeps getting more and more siginificant. Now he's decided to lend his hand to the Fox booth and will be signing those amazing new FIGHT CLUB Blu-rays, with the exclusive artwork only for San Diego Comic-Con, that we...more
Huge Comic-Con news today. We can finally announce that the long-awaited FIGHT CLUB graphic novel has found a home. Dark Horse Comics will publish the comic as a 10 issue maxiseries. It will be written by Chuck himself and illustrated by Cameron Stewart. Cameron is an Eisner Award winning artist...more
Comic-Con just announced all the details for their much-anticipated panel on FIGHT CLUB, and lo and behold, David Fincher will be joining Chuck on stage to discuss the seminal novel. Here are the details straight from the official Comic-Con site:... more
It's safe to say Chuck Palahniuk is one of the most prolific artists working today. I say this a lot, but perhaps this post will prove it. This is a round-up of all the exciting projects Chuck has on the horizon.
"Burnt Tongues: An Anthology of Transgressive Stories"...more
Hold the phone! Turns out the banana cover of Beautiful You was NOT a lock. It was down to both that and this new dragonfly cover-- and this new cover won out! (According to Chuck's publicist, it won out specifically because it ties directly into the plot of the novel.) So behold, the...more
Chuck Palahniuk teamed up with Easton Press to release a limited quantity of leatherbound hardbacks of FIGHT CLUB. These are super rare, so I suspect they'll be sold out and gone forever by the end of this week. Below are some details on the book from the publisher:The loose papers are a... more
Two awesome interviews dropped this past week:
All Of Creation Just Winks Out: Chuck Palahniuk Interviewed - Read the interview on The Quietus here.
Chuck Palahniuk In Conversation with Tom Spanbauer - Read the interview on The Believer here.
Chuck Palahniuk is coming to Los Angeles... and he's bringing friends! To help kick-off musician and author Willy Vlautin's new novel The Free, both Chuck and Chelsea Cain will be joining him on stage at the Echoplex, in an amazing night hosted by Skylight Books! Here's the skinny:...more
Today, we're happy to bring you the Warhol-esque cover for Chuck Palahniuk's upcoming novel Beautiful You! We also have an official description listed on its Amazon page:
From the author of Fight Club, the classic portrait of the damaged contemporary male psyche, now comes...more
This is one you do not want to miss. On April 11th, Chuck Palahniuk will be joined with Douglas Coupland for a joint event, to be hosted at The New York Public Library! From the official event page:
"Can a literary conversation double as a social experiment? Absolutely, if the...more
Congrats to CineFix for creating the greatest thing ever: An 8-bit Nintendo-style video of Fight Club. God, if only this existed as an actual game!
Check out more of their videos on YouTube.
Next week is AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs). AWP has been described as the Comic-Con of writers conventions. It moves cities every year and this year, it's in Seattle, WA. While it's not open to the public, tickets/badges are available if one wants to register and attend. ...more
Valentine's Day might be over, but it's never too late to be serenaded. Especially if it's by Brad Pitt and Edward Norton doing the Penis Song from the set of Fight Club.
Props to Bobby Kunz on Twitter for digging this up from our very own site. Lotta treasures hiding...more
When historians look back on our generation's most prolific writers of fiction, names like Stephen King, Elmore Leonard, and Kurt Vonnegut will be at the top. But another name for that list is our own Chuck Palahniuk. Where I believe Chuck has those other names beat, is in the many different...more
While Chuck's next novel Beautiful You won't be released until October of this year, a couple months earlier another project he's been heavily involved with-- a passion project, if you were-- will become available. Burnt Tongues: Stories is an anthology of transgressive fiction...more
In his recent interview with VICE Magazine, Chuck talked about where the inspiration for his upcoming novel Beautiful You came from:
When I was little I was asked to get something from my parents closet, a pair of shoes or something. And I came away with these books that were...more
In a recent email exchange, Chuck casually dropped me this update about the upcoming Fight Club graphic novel sequel:
The graphic novel "script" for the Fight Club sequel has gone off to the writer Matt Fraction and to an unnamed publisher for review. Matt writes his...more