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

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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.
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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 priceless. They had the audience laughing so hard, people were honestly covering their face and trying to hold back tears.

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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 for sale at the event.
Borders event with Chuck Palahniuk, Clark Gregg and Sam Rockwell – CHOKE panel discussion
Discussion and Q&A
Borders Books & Music
NO SIGNING
1360 Westwood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024

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

Clark Gregg Podcast With Chuck Palahniuk at 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 on September 26th, 2008.
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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​ being​ relea​sed?​

CHOKE​ is being​ relea​sed theat​rical​ly on Frida​y,​ Septe​mber 26th,​ 2008.​

I heard​ that it will only be in "​selec​t"​ theaters though.​

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

/workshop/chucks-essays-2008-33Hello 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 September essay, "Tell A Lie, Bury A Gun".

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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 to get the chance to see him speak.

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Amy Hempel Interview

A Long Time Coming
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Amy Hempel

Amy Hempel is a tough interview.

I don't mean that to say she's rude or doesn't answer questions, it's just that this interview started more than two years ago.

The first time I approached her for this was Aug. 10, 2006, at a reading in the park at Union Square, where she joined other writers to read excerpts from Unleashed: Poems by Writers' Dogs.

By the end of the reading the skies opened. The kind of rain that changes the direction of rivers. She ducked under a tent and stayed to chat with friends and fans. When the crowd cleared, I made my pitch.

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CHOKE Movie: Soundtrack Listing Announced!

News On The Official Soundtrack for 'Choke'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 believe it.

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