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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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There Will Be No Canadian SNUFF Tour

I unfortunately had to make that news title as blunt as possible.  I just heard back from Chuck's Canadian publicist.  And it turns out that Chuck will not be doing any tour dates in Canada for his Snuff.

Still no word on any European or Asian dates.  Stay tuned though.  I'm working on finding out.

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Snuff Promo - Chuck Palahniuk Interviews Porn Legend Cassie Wright - Part 2

This is Part 2 of a three part interview Chuck Palahniuk composed with porn legend Cassie Wright, star of Chuck's upcoming novel 'Snuff'!

Stay tuned for Part 3 soon, as well as a whole slew of videos leading up to the release of 'Snuff' on May 20th!

Posted by Dennis

Interview: Shawna Kenney, Author of 'I Was A Teenage Dominatrix'

'I Was A Teenage Dominatrix' by Shawna KenneyWill Tupper returns with one of his best interviews for The Cult yet.  Author Shawna Kenney sits down to discuss her work in the California punk scene, her journey to writing, and her two books I Was A Teenage Dominatrix and Imposters.

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SNUFF Tour Dates - Updated With Phone Numbers & Signing Instructions

'Snuff' by Chuck PalahniukUpdated With Phone Numbers & Signing Instructions!

I contacted Chuck's publicist this weekend about ticket info, and he got back to me with not only phone numbers (below) you should each call for event info, but also specific instructions on how the signing is going to work at each store.  I'll begin with that.

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Chuck Palahniuk's April Essay: Objects

Chuck Palahniuk's April Essay: ObjectsIt's April 1st!  Spring is on the horizon.  I've got some bad news though, folks.  Chuck decided not to do an essay for this month.  He's too busy working on the new book.  I'll just stop right there.  That was a horrible attempt at an April Fool's Day prank.  Wow, I think I'm getting old or something.  No worries, the essay is here.

Chuck has comitted to 1 year of these, so expect 9 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 April 1st, this new essay will be available to all, free, for one month only. 

Read Chuck's April Essay, Objects

You can also now read the March essay: Body Language Part 1 here!

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Craig Clevenger Returns To The Cult!


Around this time last year we hosted one of our most popular writing intensives ever: 

The Contortionist’s Hotseat with author Craig Clevenger