How do you pronounce Palahniuk?
PAUL-AH-NIK (Paula Nick). The story goes that Chuck’s Grandparents decided to pronounce their name as a combination on their two first names, Paula and Nick. As Chuck relates it: So many Palahniuk’s drop letters from the name. We kept all the letter’s but we probably say it the worst.”. The ‘Old World’ pronunciation is PAH-la-NYOOK.
How old is Chuck?
Do the math. His birthdate is February 21st, 1962.
Where did he grow up?
Where did he go to school?
Columbia High, Burbank Washington Class of ’80. He won the “Most-Wittiest” award in high school…anyone want to find that yearbook? Graduated with a BA in Journalism from the University of Oregon in 1986.
Is he an only child?
No, he has a brother and four sisters.
Where does he live now?
He splits his time between homes in Oregon and Washington State.
What is his heritage?
French and Russian by way of Ukraine. (Please do not email us with corrections to this comment. This is a direct quote from Chuck himself!)
“Peeta’s a baker’s son.” ((…That’s great. Thanks, really.))
“Since there’s no help, come let us kiss and part;”
“With Adah, Laban buried his youth, his strength, and perhaps some forgotten better self.”
“Who shall conceive the horrors of my secret toil as I dabbled among the unhallowed damps of the grave or tortured the living animal to animate the lifeless clay?”
… Dagnabbit, Frankenstein.
“In 1989, however, the noted southern theologian Hanson Edwin Rose dramatically revised this reading.”
well, thanks House of Leaves. that was largely unexciting.
“‘Last, but the most important, rule for you to remember at all times is number seventeen,’ adds Guard Arnett in an ominous warning”“
UH EXCUSE ME
Rule 17 is ‘failure to obey any of the above rules may result in punishment,’ nOO I DON’T NEED RULES AND PUNISHMENT, THAT DOESN’T SOUND HEALTHY
” There. Can you… Still move it? ”
not sure how to take this
“Pausing only to employ a few of Uncle Vernon’s choicest swear words, he staggered back into the kitchen, clutching his head and staring out the window into the back garden.”
“In this chapter, we are going to add a few more instruments to our song.”
whoa hot stuff
“Again, although the assault rifle is not ideal for against the living dead, a member of the AK-47 family is your best bet.”
This is what I get for having the Zombie Survival Guide.
“All I can eat is liquids.” oh god. invisible monsters by chuck palahniuk.
lmaolmao. what are the chances that id come home to this on my dash.
yesterday i was too lazy to put the sheets on my bed yes? and i told you i was so comfortable in my nest of comforters and blankets and pillows. well guess where i fell asleep with no sheets on my bed still.
me too buddy :c
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32- The sweetest thing anyone has ever said to me.
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