Monday, May 10 2010
Postmodern novelist and essayist Chuck Palahniuk is the literary equivalent of a shock jock.
Monday, March 30 2009
Whether served up on the page or on the screen, this is an intimate assessment of a twisted mother/son relationship with plenty of sardonic humor and scathing satire.
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Using Sartre and superstring theory as a foundation, Vacker adds a voice to the continuation of Palahniuk’s theme, which deals, essentially, with the will to live -- and more importantly, how to live.
Tuesday, May 22 2007
Chuck Palahniuk's new book is a novel, of course, but it's amazing -- it's written like an oral history, with a complicated matrix of characters and events.
Friday, May 11 2007
Tuesday, March 20 2007
With Fight Club, whether he intended to or not, Palahniuk has shown us that fascism can be created right before our eyes, almost invisibly, and we won’t even see it happening.
Tuesday, June 8 2004
Once you've looked at people on a close enough level, you can't pretend to believe in normality any longer.
Thursday, October 9 2003
What's transpiring is equal parts incisive satire and artistic shell game from an audacious writer whose weakness is his emotional detachment from his characters and situations. Getting involved would not violate the rules of satire, although it might fly in the face of postmodern 'cool.'"
Sunday, January 1 1995
In an interview with 'PopMatters', Chuck Palahniuk talks about his new novel 'Choke', Nine Inch Nails, dissecting cadavers, his favorite writers, creating instant ancient relics, and why it's not such a bad thing to be known as 'the 'Fight Club' guy.'"