You know the drill, folks. Every month a new book is selected and a new moderator steps up to lead the discussion. This month, we will be reading and discussing Imperial Bedrooms by Bret Easton Ellis.
Courtesy of Random House, comes the official synopsis of Chuck Palahniuk's upcoming novel Damned. What little we know about the book previously, told us that a young girl dies and goes to hell, and that Chuck was very influenced by the Young Adult...more
Great news today for all you e-readers. After years of being absent from the iBookStore, Random House has finally released their catalog. Yes, this means you can now find almost all of Chuck's books available on your iPad, iPhone or whatever Apple device you use to read books...more
The original blogger said it perfectly: "Man, I wish my high school had been this cool." Really though, I grew up in an era where the most subversive book taught in school was The Catcher in the Rye. Now don't get me wrong, I love that book. But nowadays, we get at least an email a...more
Here's a cool little gem from our Twitter feed via 'ThatDrunkViking.' It's a helpful Tyler Durden, giving sage advice on dating and relationships.
Some of my favorites:
CALL SEX LINE. ASK THE GIRL HOW HER DAY WAS, DON'T HANG UP.
HIT ON MARRIED WOMEN IN FRONT...more
Continuing our trend from last week of showcasing some of the coolest international Chuck Palahniuk covers, let's take a look at some of the recent selections from Italy. In my opinion, Italy has long had some of the more stylish...more
Today is Chuck's birthday. Not going to tell you how old he is, but if you do some research on this site, you can find the year he was born and then do some simple math.
Now, let's hear some well wishes, folks! This man's earned it!
It's that time of year again at The Cult when we appropriate Valentine's Day (close enough) for our own celebration as book smitten fiends. That of course, means publishing our second annual Top Ten list of books from the previous year. It's not only fitting to...more
Hot damn, is this well done. Check out a great mash-up of Fight Club as cut to Florence + The Machine's song "Kiss with a Fist.' It was edited by Jeff Yorkes and is titled 'Fist Club.'
Watch the video on ...more
We're so close to the big wrap-up on on Chuck's reviews of our top workshop stories! I've got his incisive and helpful December feedback for you below, and only one more month to go before we shift gears completely to the next phase and put this anthology into print....more
Dayuuuuuuum, Brazil ain't got NOTHING on the Czech Republic. These are some of the coolest international Palahniuk covers I've seen in a while.
Props to 'Petra' for these...more
I don't know about you, but that's one of the most different Invisible Monsters covers I've seen yet. Props to 'Odio' for sending these along.
Check out more of these in our Book Covers Gallery...more
For the past few Tshirts we've offered on this site (Fight Club and Invisible Monsters) you might have noticed we've featured images of people modeling them. Usually this was close friends of mine (see above). None of them were professional models but they all...more
UPDATE: Earlier this week I posted a News update about Fabien Martorell, the man who currently has the film option to adapt Snuff. He informed me that Daryl Hannah, Thora Birch and Tom Sizemore were on...more
Somehow, this video got past us. It's a one hour speech Chuck gave at Grub Street's writer's conference last May of 2010. This was a non-public event that actually kicked off Chuck's Tell-All tour that year.
Props to our own Mark Vanderpool for...more
This character creation was done by Ned Coker and posted on our Facebook wall. But the MMORPG game EVE Online has such a big following, I thought it only fitting to share it here too.
To see some more celebrities (including...more
For three years, Chuck Palahniuk contributed to our ground breaking online Writers Workshop (which he also helped build, btw) with 36 writing essays. These were lessons from a best-selling author on how to improve your craft as a writer... the types of lessons they teach in $20...more
Check out this short film for the short story Product Placement. This story was featured in Chuck Palahniuk's 2006 novel Haunted.
Link here: http://vimeo.com/17851904
The short was directed and shot by Cailin Yatsko and stars...more
The cover for Chuck Palahniuk's next novel Damned has just surfaced on Amazon.com.
The books release date was pushed back to October 18, 2011. More here: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0385533020/...more