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Author Chuck Palahniuk's Promotional Porn Ventures

Plenty of authors are shy about pimping themselves -- but not Chuck Palahniuk, the subject of a Q&A conducted in advance of a May 22 event at the Tattered Cover LoDo. His website is a hype spot par excellence that currently lavishes attention on his latest book, Snuff, via t-shirts and even video clips ostensibly starring Cassie Wright, the porn queen whose decision to film herself doing the horizontal mambo with 600 men in a row provides an impetus for the novel's skintastic action. Click above for an example -- a faux preview for a Wright flick called Twilight Bone. It'll transport you to another dimension. -- Michael Roberts

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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