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Tapping into the world of Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk inspires the kind of trembling adulation reserved for Morrissey and Robert Pattinson. His official Web site is called "The Cult."  
Bookclub of the Damned
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  October 28, 2011

How the Decemberists ruined indie rock

If you're a regular reader of the Phoenix's music section, you'll have noticed a decided uptick in the space devoted to electronic music here lately: electro, laptop lo-fi, chillwave, superstar DJs, and whatever other bullshit genre we're about to hype n
Colin Meloy's crew have much to answer for
By LUKE O'NEIL  |  January 28, 2011

Highbrow smackdown: Writers prepare for Literary Death Match

Four writers participate in a Death Match. Though only one will emerge victorious, each will be heard.
Four writers enter, one writer leaves
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  January 15, 2011