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Chuck Palahniuk’s “Fight Club”

“The first rule about fight club is you don’t talk about fight club.”

Of course you’ve watched the movie already, but you probably didn’t know that it’s based off of a book. This is the one exception where the movie is better than the book (Edward Norton, yum), and the endings are quite different.

For those who’ve seen the movie, the book contains the same unknown narrator speaking the sentences which were lifted verbatim and transposed into Ed Norton’s voice. “I am Joe’s Prostate.” “I am Joe’s Complete Lack of Surprise.” Short statements are peppered throughout “Fight Club” and as you read, they pile up in your mind, slowly pushing on the barriers society and yourself have built up.

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So once again, I will be valentine-less this February the 14th. But hey, why not go out and see this romantic comedy with the girls? And then if one of them is attached, tell her to go screw herself. And then possibly her boyfriend.


I have never seen so many big names in one production–can we say, all-star cast? We’ve got Ashton Kutcher, Jessica Alba, Jennifer Garner, Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, Patrick Dempsey, and Queen Latifah, to name a few. Oh, and don’t forget Taylor Swift and her ever-dreamy boyfriend Taylor Lautner (Yes, New Moon surely has turned me to Team Jacob). (more…)