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Chuck Palahniuk's May Essay, "Required Reading: Absurdity"

Chuck Palahniuk's May Essay, Required Reading: AbsurdityWell, it's May 13th and at last, we have the new essay from Chuck.  This essay came a little later this month, and then we made it even later on our end.  I apologize for that.  We'll be sure to give it a full month's run.  And those of you who have been eagerly waiting for the April essay to go all access, you can check it out now for free.

Chuck has comitted to 1 year of these, so expect 7 more yet for 2008.  Also remember that, for the first month they are posted, these essays are only available to Premium Members.  Basic Members can view them one month later.  So come June 13th, this new essay will be available to all, free, for one month only. 

Read Chuck's May Essay, Required Reading: Absurdity

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Mike Carey Interview

Liverpool's Finest
Garrett Faber
Mike Carey

Mike Carey is one of Liverpool's finest. He's a devoted husband and father who worked as a teacher for 15 years. So, where does he get this massive imagination? With such a seemingly normal life, from what recesses of his mind does he pull these fantastically imaginative tales of the strange and unusual? After all, this is the guy who gave Lucifer a voice and took the reigns of the  character after Neil Gaiman -- a tough act to follow -- but Carey's run on Lucifer garnered him a Eisner Award nomination.

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Cassie Wright SNUFF Promotion Makes It On Fleshbot!

Fleshbot, a highly popular Gawker site, just ran a quick story about the viral marketing Doubleday has unleashed to promote Chuck Palahniuk's upcoming novel Snuff.

It's nice to see the efforts of all beging recognized like this.  Like I said, I've never seen marketing like this for a book release before, and I'm thrilled that it seems to be working. 

Read The Article Here!

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SNUFF Promo: Trailer For Cassie Wright's "The Wizard Of Ass"

Hot off the heels of Chuck Palahniuk's indepth and thought-provoking interview with the now fledgling pornstar Cassie Wright, comes a trailer of Cassie during her past heyday.  This is for her bestselling movie "The Wizard Of Ass".

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As I Lay Mostly Dying

Stephen Graham Jonesby Stephen Graham Jones

Everybody loves to badtalk the adverb, and I’ll usually jump right on that bandwagon.

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ESPN Story On Real Fight Clubs

Here's a video story ESPN.com did on real fight clubs.  It chronicles a group of Sillicone Valley workers who meet regularly to do you know what.  Prepare though: This isn't what you'd immediately imagine in your head when you hear 'fight club' and think of the movie.  I dare say, this looks a little ridiculous.

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CHOKE Playing At The Brooklyn Academy of Music Festival

Screenings of Choke have begun popping up.  It's movie festival season, so I need you all to keep things under your radar, as you never know when Choke will end up in a city near you.  Thanks to Patrick DiDomenico, we know that Choke will be screening at the BAM Festival (Brooklyn Academy of Music) on June 5th and June 7th. 

Here are the details!

The official theatrical release for Choke is August 1st, 2008.

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Snuff Promo - Chuck Palahniuk Interviews Porn Legend Cassie Wright - Part 3

This is the conclusion of the three part interview Chuck Palahniuk composed with porn legend Cassie Wright, star of Chuck's upcoming novel 'Snuff'!

Stay tuned for more though, as well as a whole slew of videos leading up to the release of 'Snuff' on May 20th!

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Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter Interview

From The State to Stella
Manuel Garcia
Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter

The air in the night sent a tingling sensation through my spine, with the hairs on my arms and legs standing straight up like obedient soldiers. An hour before the show, I heard the car engine of my friend thumping as the car swerved through downtown streets the size of anorexic tunnels. We parked next to a dumpster and handed a stranger a five dollar bill, hoping he was authentic and not just some bum trying to score some drug money. There was a small line of fifteen people outside of the venue. Is this it?

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Chuck Palahniuk In May Issue Of Maxim

Chuck Palahniuk in the May issue of Maxim magazine!

Chuck has an awesome new article in the May 2008 issue of Maxim magazine. It's about his experiences on the set of the Choke production in New Jersey last summer.

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