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  YouthQuake magazine - Chuck Palahniuk
Chuck Palahniuk himself could not have scripted a more bizarre set of circumstances than those that led Dale Shackelford to stalk Fontaine, shoot her and Fred Palahniuk and then burn their bodies.
Part of Palahniuk’s legacy in years to come may be that some people who otherwise might not even have tried writing are developing their own contributions to the minimalist style he has brought to the forefront of American literature.
Palahniuk’s edgy, blunt style has bled over from the fringe, capturing many mainstream readers who once thought that such topics were too crude to talk about in daylight.
www.geocities.com /youthquakemagazine/author_articles/chuckpalahniuk.htm   (1916 words)

  Chuck Palahniuk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chuck Palahniuk, February 28, 2006, on the Roses and Shit 2006 tour at the University of British Columbia
Palahniuk was born in Pasco, Washington, the son of Carol and Fred Palahniuk, and grew up living in a mobile home in Burbank, Washington, with his family.
Palahniuk has said that there are also some choruses between novels; the color cornflower blue and the city of Missoula, Montana, are said to appear in all of his books.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chuck_Palahniuk   (3184 words)

 CNN Chat transcript with "Fight Club" author Chuck Palahniuk
Chuck Palahniuk: The heaven the narrator is left in is a mental institution where "god" is a psychiatrist still trying to tell him how he should feel and think.
Chuck Palahniuk: No, in fact I think Marla is possibly the most honest character in the book in that she wears her problems on the outside.
Chuck Palahniuk: I think it is because the critics are frightened by the surface appearance of things and they shut down before they can see the deeper meaning that is revealed in the ultimate consequences that are revealed at the end of the movie.
www.joblo.com /fightclubchat.htm   (3056 words)

 Chuck Palahniuk - News & Information
Chuck Palahniuk, like the unnamed narrator of his best-selling novel "Fight Club," appears to be going around the bend.
CHUCK Palahniuk arguably became well known throughout the civilised – or more aptly, uncivilised – world after his book Fight Club was made into a film by...
Chuck Palahniuk is the most prominent member of Portland's "Dangerous Writing" workshop, a loose community of writers mentored by Tom Spanbauer.
books.daylightonline.com /files/Chuck_Palahniuk.html   (1069 words)

 Chuck Palahniuk - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Charles Michael "Chuck" Palahniuk (IPA: Template:IPA) (born February 21 1962) is an American satirical novelist and freelance journalist living in Portland, Oregon.
Image:Chuck Palahniuk on tour.gif Palahniuk was born in Pasco, Washington, the son of Carol and Fred Palahniuk, and grew up living in a mobile home in Burbank, Washington, with his family.
Palahniuk believes that through her personal ad, Fontaine was looking for "the biggest man she could find" to protect her from Shackleford and Palahniuk's father fit this description."Palahniuk, Slapstick, Skyspace".
www.netipedia.com /index.php/PALAHNIUK   (3082 words)

 Chuck Palahniuk Survivor Reviewed by Rick Kleffel
In 'Survivor', Chuck Palahniuk uses his soon-to-be-patented minimalist technique to nail the two to a target and fire away.
Palahniuk's command of the horror genre staples is so confident that the novel doesn't really read like a horror novel, even though you've got mass suicides, serial killers, and people who hang around mortuaries.
Palahniuk's real skill however, is his ability to pack subtext into every little phrase and loop.
trashotron.com /agony/reviews/palahniuk-survivor.htm   (477 words)

 New York State Writers Institute - Chuck Palahniuk
Palahniuk, who grew up in a trailer park in rural Washington, wrote the novel while working as documentation specialist and diesel mechanic for a Portland, Oregon truck company, a job he held for 13 years.
Palahniuk wrote "Fight Club" after the rejection by book publishers of his first novel, "Invisible Monsters," the story of a fashion model who loses the lower half of her face in a shooting.
Palahniuk's most recent novel is "Diary" (2003), a twisted fable about "tortured artists" and the meaning of art.
www.albany.edu /writers-inst/palahniuk_chuck.html   (581 words)

 Chuck Palahniuk - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
de:Chuck Palahniuk Chuck Palahniuk (born in Pasco, Washington on February 21 1961) is a novelist living in Portland, Oregon.
The characters in Palahniuk's works are people who have been marginalised in one form or another by society, and who react with often self-destructive aggressiveness.
Palahniuk's writing style is one of short sentences, repetition and of cynical and ironic humour.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Chuck_Palahniuk   (226 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Chuck Palahniuk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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Charles Michael Palahniuk (born February 21 1961), commonly known as Chuck Palahniuk, is a satirical novelist and freelance journalist living in Portland, Oregon.
Palahniuk was born in Pasco, Washington to Carol and Fred Palahniuk.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Chuck-Palahniuk   (914 words)

 Chuck Palahniuk - Free English Encyclopedia from Turkcebilgi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Palahniuk believes that through her personal ad, Fontaine was looking for andquot;the biggest man she could findandquot; to protect her from Shackleford and Palahniuk's father fit this description.
Palahniuk is apparently not bothered by these incidents, which have not stopped fans from reading andquot;Gutsandquot; or his other works.
Repetitions of certain lines in the stories' narratives (what Palahniuk refers to as andquot;chorusesandquot;) are one of the most common aspects of his writing style, found dispersed within most chapters of his novels.
www.turkcebilgi.com /ansiklopedi/english/Chuck_Palahniuk   (3077 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Diary: Chuck Palahniuk: Books
Chuck Palahniuk is one of those writers who, after you've read one of his books, you have to read all the others.
Chuck Palahniuk's sixth novel takes the form a 'coma diary' written by Misty Wilmot, a washed-up art student whose husband, Peter, has been left unconscious after a botched...
Chuck Palaniuks characteristicly nihilistic take on American society and relations between individuals is evident here, though not as strongly as in his earlier books.
www.amazon.co.uk /Diary-Chuck-Palahniuk/dp/0224063898   (1265 words)

 Barnes & Noble.com - Books: Lullaby, by Chuck Palahniuk, Hardcover
Characteristic for Palahniuk, the novel's setup is more subversively engaging than the follow-through, though his writing remains so deliriously rich in ideas and entertaining in its stream-of-conscious riffing that conventions of character, plot and plausibility seem like comparatively empty anachronisms.
Palahniuk writes with a style and many times makes the reader question reality and the validity of the society in which we live in, and this is why I enjoy his novels so greatly.
Palahniuk also makes a strong statement by having Carl deal with the lose of his wife and son by making perfect little models of houses and schools and destroying them shortly after with his bare feet.
search.barnesandnoble.com /booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?isbn=0385504470   (1793 words)

 eBay Express – Chuck Palahniuk Books
Chuck Palahniuk's novels are notorious for their disturbing--and disturbingly fun--premises that slyly undermine the reader's sense of societal norms.
Chuck Palahniuk abandons fiction for fact in this collection of essays, which includes pieces on Marilyn Manson, his job as a hospice driver, submarines, college wrestling, his father's murder, and the making of the movie of his novel FIGHT CLUB.
Chuck Palahniuk moved to Portland, Oregon, right out of high school, and continues to live there, and to enjoy the city's oddities and traditions.
artist.express.ebay.com /Chuck-Palahniuk_books_W0QQcZ1023712270   (1499 words)

 Biography of Chuck Palahniuk.
Chuck Palahniuk is who is best novelist Born on 21 February 1962, Palahnuik gained major recognition after one of his novels was turned into a film.
Chuck Palahniuk was born and grew up in Pasco, Washington.
Palahniuk has said that there are also some choruses between novels; the color cornflower blue and the city of Missoula, Montana, are said to appear in all of his books.
www.palahniuk.net   (768 words)

 SuicideGirls > Interviews > Chuck Palahniuk 2
Chuck has had the kind of life you only read about in books, his kind of books.
During all the hype for David Fincher's movie adaptation of Fight Club his father was murdered by a girlfriend's jealous ex-husband and Chuck had to be on the witness stand to testify.
Chuck's latest novel, Diary, takes the form of a "coma diary" kept by Misty Tracy Wilmot as her husband, Peter, lies senseless in a hospital after a suicide attempt.
suicidegirls.com /words/Chuck+Palahniuk+2   (2353 words)

 Chuck Palahniuk
Charles Michael Palahniuk (born February 21 1961), commonly known as Chuck Palahniuk, is a satire novelist and freelance journalist living in Portland, Oregon.
Some time later, Palahniuk believed that Valby was going to print this information in her article on him without his consent.
This artikel Chuck is licensed under the GNU free Documentation License.
americanliteraturereview.com /115465_chuck-palahniuk_0099422689choke...   (2586 words)

 Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk: Reviews
Palahniuk does have a point to make about the self-abasement of modern celebrity, and the current price and nature of fame.
Palahniuk tells his story with such blithe disregard for these characters that it's hard not to wish he had dispensed with the novel altogether and published, instead, the 23 short stories that pop up throughout the book.
The lack of any attempt to grant these narrators voices of their own is the reader's first clue that Palahniuk's investment in ''Haunted" may be less than total.
www.metacritic.com /books/authors/palahniukchuck/haunted   (743 words)

 AbeBooks: Ranting & Raving With Chuck Palahniuk
Chuck Palahniuk is a slight man with well defined biceps.
Palahniuk also relates the outbreak of a rabies epidemic in Rant to the ever-popular zombie phenomenon.
Listening to Palahniuk explain his latest work of fiction with such detail and thought, it is hard to believe that he spent several years working as a mechanic for truck manufacturer Freightliner.
www.abebooks.com /docs/authors-corner/chuck-palahniuk.shtml   (1504 words)

 Chuck Palahniuk Lullaby Reviewed by Rick Kleffel
Palahniuk shows a complete and very blunt control over every aspect of the language of horror.
Palahniuk the writer is hunting big game in 'Lullaby', not just the usual set of temporal thrills and chills.
Palahniuk doesn't want to waste any of his characters' time or any of his readers' time.
trashotron.com /agony/reviews/palahniuk-lullaby.htm   (741 words)

 Chuck Palahniuk Novels Article.
Chuck Palahniuk's darkly funny first novel tells the story of a godforsaken young man who discovers that his rage at living in a world filled with failure and lies cannot be pacified by an empty consumer culture.
At the opening of Chuck Palahniuk's hilariously unnerving second novel, Tender is cruising on autopilot, 39,000 feet up, dictating the whole of his life story into Flight 2039's "fl box" in the final moments before crashing into the vast Australian outback.
Palahniuk plunges into the odd predicament of Waytansea Island resident and ex-art student Misty Marie Kleinman, whose husband, Peter, lies comatose in a hospital bed after a suicide attempt.
www.palahniuk.net /novels.htm   (543 words)

 Chuck Palahniuk
Palahniuk is the keynote speaker for this conference.
Chuck Palahniuk is an Oregon-based fiction writer and is the author of Fight Club, Survivor, Invisible Monsters and a forthcoming novel, Choke, to be released in the spring of 2001.
In Palahniuk we have the rare opportunity to study literary and artistic works that cannot be separated from the relevance of their content.
www.angelfire.com /pa/maleficent/chuckpalahniuk.html   (473 words)

 Search: "Guts" "Chuck Palahniuk"
Chuck Palahniuk's 2003 author tour, 67 unrelated people fainted while he read his short story "Guts." A few folks actually vomited and went to...
Chuck Palahniuk, the author of Fight Club, recently shared his new short story, Guts, with Guardian readers.
Palahniuk at his finest?which means his most extreme and his...
www.dogpile.com /info.dogpl/search/web/%2522Guts%2522%252B%2522Chuck%2BPalahniuk%2522   (387 words)

 Interview: Chuck Palahniuk, author of Fight Club | By genre | guardian.co.uk Books
Chuck is big on the neuroses of modern America: addiction, support groups, cults, plastic surgery, paranoia, New Age therapies, terrorism, eating disorders, terrifying terminal illnesses.
Chuck tells me that after Fight Club became a bestseller, his readings always attracted one or two serious young men who would ask him where they could find a fight club in their area.
The best bits by far are when Chuck chips in, offering suggestions which are always outrageous, as if he wants every one to go as far out in their fictions as he has in his.
books.guardian.co.uk /departments/generalfiction/story/0,6000,1478789,00.html   (2436 words)

 Spiers Static: Bully Pulpit: Chuck Palahniuk (New York Post)
Palahniuk says he has always wanted to be a writer—it was my dream since fifth grade"—though he didn't start doing it professionally until he was 33.
Palahniuk says the book was inspired by the Ira Levin novels of the 1970s (Rosemary's Baby, The Boys from Brazil) and hopes that it will address the issues of gentrification and immigration the way that Rosemary's Baby addressed abortion and women's healthcare.
Palahniuk says he has no plans to slow down—and that he'll always have time to talk to his fans.
www.elizabethspiers.com /files/articles/002875.html   (552 words)

 Interview With Fight Club Author Chuck Palahniuk
Chuck Palahniuk is one of those authors that never pulls punches.
We sat down with Chuck in a little diner in Portland, Oregon.
For the majority of our talk with Chuck Palahniuk we used questions submitted by DVD Talk members.
www.dvdtalk.com /fightclub.html   (3713 words)

 BBC - collective - chuck palahniuk 'haunted' interview
Haunted is in fact a novella about a writer’s retreat that tangos with a collection of short stories and poems about characters with names like Comrade Snarky, Agent Tattletale and Chef Assassin, who refuse to take responsibility for their own actions and lives with hilarious and unpredictable consequences.
Palahniuk has wanted to do a book of short stories for some time.
Palahniuk says, “Sort of at the same time as I wrote the short stories I was also writing a novella about these people who trapped themselves in a building.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/collective/A4172979   (553 words)

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