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24 Dec, 2008 - 1:13pm

Happy Holidays From The Cult!

On behalf of, we want to wish you all a Happy Holidays!  We hope that you're with family and friends this season, and that you get to relax and enjoy yourself.  I've got a sister who's moving to San Francisco, so most my time spent in New York this...

18 Dec, 2008 - 11:10pm

Choke On DVD! Details Here

Our friends over at just posted a helluva story.  CHOKE is coming to DVD on February 17th, 2009, and here are all the details:

Featurettes: My Name is Victor and I’m a Sex Addict A Mother’s Love, From the Los Angeles Film... more
12 Dec, 2008 - 3:23pm

Chuck Palahniuk Tshirts & DVD - Holiday Sale!

If any of you are looking for a great gift for a friend or loved one this holiday season, we have it.  Tshirts and DVDs are now on sale!.   First, we have our 'Choke' and 'Survivor' Tshirts, which (along with the rest of our inventory) are all marked down to $16 each.  We also now...

3 Dec, 2008 - 4:09pm

Chuck Palahniuk's December Essay, "A Story from Scratch, Act Three"

Welcome to December. I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving.  I personally drank too much the night before, and was so hung-over, I couldn't taste anything the next day.  So alas, all that great taste was robbed from me.. Today, we continue with, what is easily, one of the best...

24 Nov, 2008 - 1:09pm

Chuck Palahniuk Crafts Swap Site

This is a piece of news that can only exist with the awesome fans of Chuck Palahniuk. It seems someone has gone and set up a site where Chuck fans can take pictures of and swap their handmade Palahniuk items. Similar to how Chuck himself hand-makes a lot of items he sends out in his...

18 Nov, 2008 - 2:15pm

Chuck Palahniuk Signs & Inscribes Books At St. Helens

UPDATE: This date has now passed. As always though, St. Helen's is accepting orders for Chuck's next stop in. At this time though, we do not know when that will be.

Chuck Palahniuk is dropping into St. Helens Book Shop, our favorite affiliates,...

16 Nov, 2008 - 4:12pm

PYGMY: Official Description For Chuck Palahniuk's Next Novel Now On Amazon

Chuck Palahniuk's next book will be "Pygmy". It's not due in stores until May 5, 2009. But the official description just went up on Amazon last week.

"Begins here first account of operative me, agent number 67 on arrival midwestern American airport...

9 Nov, 2008 - 3:44pm

Chuck Palahniuk In The Hollywood Reporter

This news is about a month old now, but it's worth mentioning. Chuck Palahniuk did a cool q&a with The Hollywood Reporter during the 'Choke' release.

Take special note of the last question, where Chuck is asked about a possible collaboration with DC Comics.


4 Nov, 2008 - 1:12am

Go Out And Vote!!!

For me, this is the most important election of my life. Therefore, this is probably one of the most important posts I've ever made on this site. And hey, it's not even Chuck Palahniuk related. Today is Election Day. This was the longest election campaign in our history, and... more
2 Nov, 2008 - 12:54pm

Chuck Palahniuk's November Essay, "A Story from Scratch, Act Two"

Howdy, folks. Welcome to November. I hope you all had a fun Halloween. I know I did. Today, we continue with, what is easily, one of the best features from Chuck we have ever included on this site. Here's a recap, straight from the horse's mouth:

For the next three essays...

21 Oct, 2008 - 3:40pm

HAUNTED Has A Director!

Big news hit the net yesterday, which I missed because I was sitting in Jury Duty selection from 8am on. It seems HAUNTED is now on the fast-track to become Chuck Palahniuk's next movie adaptation. Variety reported that the option was acquired by Brian Levy, who has launched a... more
20 Oct, 2008 - 3:57pm

CHOKE Movie: Round Table Discussion With Chuck Palahniuk, Clark Gregg & Sam Rockwell!

You'll remember that last month, Borders Books & Music hosted a truly great event that I was privileged to be at. It was a moderated round table discussion between Chuck Palahniuk, Clark Gregg and Sam Rockwell. What made the event so special was that, the... more
20 Oct, 2008 - 3:50pm

Chuck Palahniuk Podcast On The Warren Report

As you can see, I'm making up for a lot of backlogged News updates today. Hopefully you're getting a thrill out of this much news in one day.

This one's a specialty though. Warren Etheridge, of The Warren Report, had the pleasure of interviewing Chuck, as he came...

20 Oct, 2008 - 3:45pm

CHOKE Movie: Red Carpet Premiere Video!

Rounding out Premiere magazines awesome coverage of the CHOKE movie last month, Jenni Miller had one more feature to send our way. It's a short video that you all may dig, of the red carpet premiere event in New York.

Click here to see the video

Premiere red...

20 Oct, 2008 - 10:07am

CHOKE Movie: Premiere Magazine Interview With Sam Rockwell

Continuing their awesome coverage of CHOKE last month, Jenni Miller also had a chance to sit down and talk with actor Sam Rockwell. Read The Interview Here You can also read Jenni's review of Choke here.
20 Oct, 2008 - 10:03am

CHOKE Movie: Premiere Magazine Interview With Clark Gregg

I didn't have a chance to post it at the time, but a couple weeks back I heard back again from Jenni Miller, a reporter for Premiere Magazine. While at the press junket for CHOKE in NY last month, she had the chance to interview most of the major players on the film. Here is her Q&A with... more
20 Oct, 2008 - 10:00am

CHOKE Movie: Anjelica Houston Interview

Check out this interview with Anjelica Houston for The Hollywood Interview. It was conducted by Terry Keefe and it goes into Choke quite extensively.

Read The Interview Here

13 Oct, 2008 - 1:37pm

Pre-Order Chuck Palahniuk's Next Book, "Pygmy"!

Chuck Palahniuk's next book will be "Pygmy". It's not due in stores until May 5, 2009. But you can pre-order it today on Amazon. Pre-Order "Pygmy" On Amazon Today!

For those that don't know, here is summary of "Pygmy", right from Chuck:


10 Oct, 2008 - 2:23pm

Last Call For CHOKE Movie Contest Submissions

Chuck's new novel "Pygmy" is now being typeset. This means we have to get Chuck the winning contestant's name of the Choke Movie Contest, so he can include it as a character in the book. So consider this a last call for submissions.

If you participated in last weekend...

6 Oct, 2008 - 3:24pm

Chuck Palahniuk's October Essay, "A Story from Scratch, Act One"

Apologies for posting this one late, but Chuck has something special for you today that I think you're all going to agree was worth the wait. For years now, fans have loved and coveted these essays Chuck provides the site, on how to improve your writing. But there's one aspect of his lessons...