Nobody had to be told not to talk about Fight Club when it came out.
Portland author Chuck
Palahniuk’s darkly satirical novel about fistfights, manliness
and—spoiler alert!—split personali
Chuck Palahniuk’s Fugitives and Refugees 10 Years Later.
In junior high, they give you To Kill a Mockingbird. In high school, it’s The Catcher in the Rye.
In Texas, we presume, they give you a Bible and a gun. In Portland,
sooner or later most new arr
The new film fest draws big crowds with an appearance by Palahniuk
Movies & Television
Chuck Palahniuk heaves a bulging black garbage bag onstage and climbs up after it, striding toward the podium. The Bagdad, packed to the gills and with stragglers looming in the doorways, is filled with the kind of deafening roar typically reserved for rock stars. The man is, after all, Portland royalty.Palahniuk says nothing as the noise tapers off. Then slowly, calmly, he launches into a reading ...
Arts & Books
Portland refugee Chuck Palahniuk announced last week at Comic-Con, and confirmed to his official fan site this afternoon, that he's working on a graphic novel sequel to his book Fight Club, which was the basis for the cult 1999 movie directed by David Fincher.Specifically, Palahniuk said that he's playing the field among Marvel, DC and our very own Dark Horse Comics, after introductions from ...
In which WW follows up on every single dang thing in Chuck Palahniuk's book.
Arts & Books
The last chapter of Chuck Palahniuk's 2003 Portland guide Fugitives and Refugees begins like this: “The trouble with the fringe is, it does tend to unravel. By the time you read this, small parts of it will already be obsolete. People don't live forever. Even places disappear.”A decade later, we wanted to know which of Chuck Palahniuk’s favorite things have stayed and which have gone. So ...
Butter rum Life Savers, and other visions of hell.
As the setting for a Chuck Palahniuk novel, hell seems
strangely overdue. The Portland-bred novelist specializes in damaged
protagonists in vile scenarios—people well deserving of eternal
Holy crap! Word is that Kristen Wiig, the hilarious and determinedly irritating Saturday Night Live mainstay, has optioned Portlander Monica Drake's rollicking girl with the rubber chicken "memoir" Clown Girl. WW actually gave locals a sneak peek at the book, which is set, in part, at a drunk n' dirty circus manor similar to Northeast Alberta's infamous Clown House, back in 2007. We published the ...