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Chuck Palahniuk

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86: Chuck Palahniuk - We Need Heroes, Not Tourists

The Warrior Priest Podcast

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16 Apr 2021

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Fight Club writer Chuck Palahniuk on Life, Death, and Purpose | Conversations With Tom

Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu

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Order Chuck Palahniuk’s new book, Invention of Sound: https://www.amazon.com/Invention-Sound-Chuck-Palahniuk-ebook/dp/B083J15DPM/ref=as_li_ss_tl?dchild=1&keywords=Chuck+Palahniuk+the+invention+of+sound&qid=1586887098&sr=8-1&linkCode=sl1&tag=officchuckpalaha&linkId=fc193892f0f2fd560adce4b020133392&language=en_US SHOW NOTES: Dark Side | Chuck’s take on types of people not dealing with unresolved darkness [2:42] Guts | Chuck’s experience publicly reading his book Guts & shedding pretense of looking good [5:06] One Thing | Chuck explains history without one person and committing to one thing in life [9:50] Live Forever | Opposing ideals of living forever and doing infinite things or one thing [12:13] So What | Chuck shares his take on this mantra to not be hindered by someone else’s agenda [19:00] Choose Your Problem | Chuck explains the power of inventing your own major problem [22:18] Invention of Sound | Chuck explores the commodification of human experience [25:03] Henry Kissinger | Chuck recalls the game he played and shares why emotional pain is so hard [35:26] Universal | The effect owning your shame and saying it happened can have to freeing others [40:31] Self Soothing | How vulnerable truths are self serving and allowing Chuck to process [49:59] Broken Silence | Chuck defined the tension of silence and the power it can give to narrative [54:10] Break the Rules | Chuck breaks down not wasting life and having the guts to go too far [57:18] Unique Characters | Chuck explains the importance of community and despicable nature [1:02:41] Too Far | Chuck shares his shock about Fight Clubs impact and changing culture [1:06:36] Hospice Volunteer | How Chuck came to accept death and found joy in not dying [1:13:44] Accepting Shadows | Chuck on the comfort of accepting the shadows know they exist [1:19:59] Dominate | Navigating people’s urge to dominate and be right, trolling for an epiphany [1:23:48] Master Storyteller | Chuck reveals the power of elicited emotion and burning “failed” stories [1:27:50] Chuck’s Dad | Chuck recounts the murder of his father and the fate that led to his death [1:33:48] Self Comforting Storied | Chuck explains why these stories are emotionally exhausting [1:40:28] Storytelling | How the repetition of a story without emotion through workshop is a therapy [1:46:47] QUOTES: “....you talk about how we human beings are meaning making machines. We are also looking good machines, and we are machines that just spend all of our time trying not to be dominated, and trying to look good” [5:17] “by focusing on one thing, I've got a bigger life than I ever, ever could have imagined for myself.” [12:07] “It's so often the broken way in which you depict something that establishes your authority” [55:15] And so every book is only something you can do at a certain point in your life. And if you pass that point, without having done that thing, you always look back and think Why was I so gutless? [57:56] “unless you go to the too far you're kind of wasting your life, in my opinion.” [59:35] “I'm much more compelled by a character who is corrupt, but is just trying to do the right thing. Even if it's kind of a despicable thing. But it's the only right thing that the character can think of doing. “ [1:02:50] “...the other thing about sort of working the vein of the extreme, is that if you can lodge yourself in people's memory, whether or not they like you the first time, if they remember you, people change and the culture changes.” [1:07:20] “I am this constant, sort of gathering this harvesting, of human experience, and then organizing, that experience and presenting it in a narrative, so that the experience has a context.” [1:30:35] “...getting back to zero, getting back to sort of empty and meaningless so that you can start the next project without being too attached to the previous project.” [1:32:31] “So in lieu of fixing somebody, I always kind of strive to kind of present them with something that is going to make them excited about living. Blah blah blah” [1:54:34] Follow Chuck PALAHNIUK: Website: https://www.chuckpalahniuk.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chuckpalahniuk Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chuckpalahniuk/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/chuckpalahniuk?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

2hr 3mins

15 Apr 2021

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79 - Chuck Palahniuk

Dead Headspace

Chuck Palahniuk is an American freelance journalist and novelist, most notorious for his award-winning novel, Fight Club. His latest novel is The Invention of Sound.

1hr 30mins

5 Apr 2021

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Chuck Palahniuk - How The Cult Author Of Fight Club Made Nihilism Fun Again | London Real

London Real

BUILD YOUR DREAM BUSINESS IN 8 WEEKS: https://londonreal.tv/biz/ 2021 SUMMIT TICKETS: https://londonreal.tv/summit/ NEW MASTERCLASS EACH WEEK: http://londonreal.tv/masterclass-yt LATEST EPISODE: https://londonreal.link/latest Chuck Palahniuk is a man who needs little introduction – the iconic author and legendary wordsmith who penned the anarchic 90s cult classic Fight Club and went on to repeat his formula for success with the psychological smash hit Choke. Growing up in a mobile home in Burbank, Washington, followed by a stint on his Grandparents cattle farm, few might have expected such a feverish literary mind to emerge from such rudimentary beginnings. Having begun his career as a journalist working locally for a newspaper in Portland, Chuck perhaps unsurprisingly left the desk job behind to become a diesel mechanic, a job he seemingly flourished in and it was only in his late twenties that his calling began to shout louder. Despite being revered as a game-changing exploration of postmodern masculinity, mixed with equal parts philosophy, satire, violence and shameless seediness, the sensory overload that accompanies Fight Club went unheralded until long after Hollywood’s adaptation. These days, with 23 bestsellers to his name, Chuck Palahniuk continues to push the boundaries while maintaining his unique sense of reverie and with his latest instalment to the repertoire The Invention of Sound, making a similarly typical Palahniuk style impact, his prolific resume shows no signs of abating. His latest work ‘The Invention of Sound’ is a chilling and typically offbeat tale of a man’s search for his missing daughter and show’s Palahniuk at the peak of his literary powers in what has been described as his ‘most suspenseful, most daring, and most genre-defying work yet.’ As a fan of his work, it’s a huge privilege to have him on the show and we are sure all of you will walk away with much to ponder. Join us as we will be talking with Chuck Palahniuk to discuss his new book, Fight Club, censorship in writing, writing workshops and his process.

1hr 26mins

22 Oct 2020

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Dice Funk S7: Part 17 - Chuck Palahniuk & Turkish Delight

Dice Funk - D&D Comedy

The Wolfpack leaves the Gore Fields, minus their leader.Gentleman Bramwell creates light. Khorton gets swole for a future murder. Lola Beans learns some languages. Sabrina Wolfram stays behind. Vindrass can't stop botching. STARRING -Austin Yorski: @austinyorskiChris "RolloT" Larios: @rollotConrad Zimmerman: @conradzimmermanJoa: @pussyfullawasps Laura Kate Dale: @LaurakBuzzLauren Morgan: @rawrgliciousSUPPORT LINKS -Patreon.com/austinyorski Patreon.com/LauraKBuzzPatreon.com/OfHorse Patreon.com/weeklymangarecapPaypal.me/rawrgliciousSkitch.Bandcamp.comART, AUDIO, & MUSIC - Going Nuclear By Miracle Of Sound: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJS3bIpGYT0 Michael "Skitch" Schiciano: @skitchmusicThumbnail Art: @BlackSptDesign DISCORD -https://discord.gg/YMU3qUH

1hr 26mins

20 Sep 2020

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TIH 365: Chuck Palahniuk on The Invention of Sound, Fight Club, and Commodifying Human Experience

This Is Horror Podcast

In this podcast Chuck Palahniuk talks about The Invention of Sound, Fight Club, commodifying human experience, and much more. About Chuck Palahniuk Chuck Palahniuk is the author of many bestselling books including Fight Club, Invisible Monsters, Choke, Lullaby, and Haunted. His forthcoming novel, The Invention of Sound, will be released on September 8th. Earlier this year he … Continue reading

1hr 30mins

3 Sep 2020

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#457: Chuck Palahniuk, Author of Fight Club — A Masterclass in Creative Living and Dangerous Writing

The Tim Ferriss Show

Chuck Palahniuk, Author of Fight Club — A Masterclass in Creative Living and Dangerous Writing | Brought to you by ShipStation, ButcherBox, and Thrive Market. More on all three below. “The goal is to make people laugh and then to really break their heart.” — Chuck PalahniukWriter Chuck Palahniuk (@chuckpalahniuk) has published twenty-three national and international best-selling books. These include fifteen prose novels, a collection of short stories, two graphic novels, two coloring books, a travel guide, a collection of essays, and a memoir about his life as a writer. He was raised in a desert town with a population of three hundred at the time of his birth in 1962. He received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Oregon.Palahniuk is best known for his novels Fight Club and Choke, both of which were made into films. Publication of his short story Guts in the Sunday Guardian prompted a sharp drop in circulation. He frequently contributed fiction to Playboy, where his stories Romance, Cannibal, and Zombie had to be personally approved by Hugh Hefner. His new book, The Invention of Sound, is coming out on September 8th.Please enjoy!*This episode is brought to you by ShipStation. Do you sell stuff online? Then you know what a pain the shipping process is. ShipStation was created to make your life easier. Whether you’re selling on eBay, Amazon, Shopify, or over 100 other popular selling channels. ShipStation lets you access all of your orders from one simple dashboard, and it works with all of the major shipping carriers, locally and globally, including FedEx, UPS, and USPS.Tim Ferriss Show listeners get to try ShipStation free for 60 days by using promo code TIM. There’s no risk and you can start your free trial without even entering your credit card info. Just visit ShipStation.com, click on the microphone at the top of the homepage, and type in TIM!*This episode is also brought to you by ButcherBox! ButcherBox makes it easy for you to get high-quality, humanely raised meat that you can trust. They deliver delicious 100% grass-fed, grass-finished beef; free-range organic chicken; heritage-breed pork, and wild-caught seafood directly to your door.For a limited time, new members can get 2 lbs of free ground beef in every ButcherBox order by signing up today at ButcherBox.com/Tim. That’s up to $180 in savings per year.*This episode is also brought to you by Thrive Market, which saves me a ton of money and is perfect for these crazy times. Thrive Market is a membership-based site on a mission to make healthy living easy and affordable for everyone. You can find all types of food, supplements, nontoxic home products, clean wine, dog food—just about anything. Members earn wholesale prices every day and save an average of $30 on each order. I personally saved $39 on my most recent order. Go to ThriveMarket.com/Tim to give Thrive Market a try! You can select the membership model that best fits your lifestyle. Choose a free gift, up to $22 in value, when you join today and purchase the one-year membership.***If you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests.For show notes and past guests, please visit tim.blog/podcast.Sign up for Tim’s email newsletter (“5-Bullet Friday”) at tim.blog/friday.For transcripts of episodes, go to tim.blog/transcripts.Interested in sponsoring the podcast? Please fill out the form at tim.blog/sponsor.Discover Tim’s books: tim.blog/books.Follow Tim:Twitter: twitter.com/tferriss Instagram: instagram.com/timferrissFacebook: facebook.com/timferriss YouTube: youtube.com/timferriss

1hr 25mins

2 Sep 2020

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Drunk Book Club: Chuck Palahniuk's Haunted

Trash & Treasures

We swear we decided to read the book about a bunch of asshole writers trapped in a building while the world outside possibly dies of a pandemic all the way back in January. Still, if that subject -- as well as the laundry list of content warnings we've had to do up for Chuck "the Fight Club guy" Palahniuk-- isn't something you're up for right now, that's 110% understandable. We'll catch you on the next one. For everyone who wants a bit of a horrified scream-laugh though...we've got you covered.CONTENT WARNINGS: Discussion of sexual assault, child sexual abuse, racism, misogyny, mutilation, incest, transphobia, ableism, hate crimes, bestiality, animal death, depression, plague/disease imagery, suicide, cannibalism, gore, and bodily decay1:00 Content Warnings6:00 Liquor 8:00 Palahniuk and His Bullshit16:00 The Masque of Red Death, Writers’ Retreat Edition23:30 The Pool Drain Story27:00 Misogyny Interlude I37:00 Fuck the Innocent 42:00 Transphobic Violence I47:00 The Nightmare Box50:30 10/1053:30 Transphobic Violence II57:30 Some Catchall -isms60:00 Misogyny Interlude II66:00 Apocalypse SoonishSay hi to Dorothy and Vrai on Twitter @writervrai and @dorothynotgaleOur icon was designed by Allison Shabet.Get bonus episodes on our Patreon: patreon.com/trashandtreasuresJoin us every two weeks on Soundcloud, iTunes or Stitcher – and if you’d leave a rating and review, so that more people can find their way to us, we’d appreciate it!

1hr 22mins

25 May 2020

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LOCKED IN A VACANCY ep8: "The Nightmare Box" by Chuck Palahniuk


Nestled in the halfway point in Chuck Palahniuk's book "Haunted" a novel of a collection of short stories written by a collection of aspiring suffering artists, "The Nightmare Box" is a story about the psychological effects of the unknown... with true terror coming from the sort of suffering one must undertake alone... DRAMATIC READING BY ERIC R HILL This week marks my second straight month in lockdown and working from home... with at least another six weeks to go before corporate will reevaluate the plans... I like to think I'm hanging in there, but all this solitude is proving to be more difficult than I anticipated... I’d also like to give a shout-out to the following people for supporting STORIES TELLING STORIES on Patreon… Thank you so much for your support! Jim Ross Holly Tamara If you’d like to help support the show and hear your name listed before future episodes, head on over to Patreon.com/StoriesTellingStories


22 May 2020

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First Draft - Chuck Palahniuk

First Draft: A Dialogue on Writing

Chuck Palahnuik is an American novelist and freelance journalist, who describes his work as transgressional fiction. He is the author of the award-winning novel Fight Club, which also was made into a popular film of the same name. Some of his other works include Choke, Lullaby, “Guts”, and Adjustment Day. His new book about writing is called Consider This: Moments in My Writing Life After Which Everything Was Different. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


16 Mar 2020