Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
six. Although Mr. Whittier died early on in the novel, he totally staged it with the help of Mrs. Clark. He appeared once again in the end to explain the purpose of them being where they are. Miss Sneezy was the one who wanted to leave with Whittier, to be saved. She was the last person to be killed when one of Chef Assassin's knives was thrown and they dragged her back in the abandoned theatre to die.
|When the narrator writes a poem prior to the short story that comes from one of the members of the retreat; he always states that instead of a spotlight on them focused on stage, what is used instead?||"Haunted" by Chuck Palahniuk
a movie fragment. This is consistent on the second or third verse of each poem found when a member was about to tell a story, except for a slight alteration on the last story provided by Mr. Whittier.
Mother Nature. The group thought that they should have a love team that would spice up the stories they would tell to the media after they get out of the abandoned theatre.
Director Denial. Director Denial's real name is Cora Reynolds, but she named her cat that as well. Director Denial worked at a precinct where she became too attached to the life-like dummies they used to extract elaborate details from their molested victims. She was also fond of stuffed toys. She was a very lonely woman, and a nutjob too.
|Mr. Whittier was the proprietor of the Writer's Retreat, but did he tell stories of his own and if so, how many of them?||"Haunted" by Chuck Palahniuk
two. He actually told two stories. The first was about his illness - his body ages faster than his actual age, and the second was about the emmigration of humans to the planet Venus (one of the best stories in the novel).
|Of course, the names of the characters were not their real names, but just nicknames for their characteristics and experiences based on the stories they told. What was Mr. Whittier's real name?||"Haunted" by Chuck Palahniuk
Brandon Whittier. Brandon Whitter was his complete name, although on "The Nightmare Box", it was safe to assume that he also went by the name Rand.
four. She told four stories in between other people's stories. The first being her sex tape with her husband, then the three succeeding stories were primarily about her daughter Cassandra.
Cassandra. Cassandra Clark, the daughter of Tess Clark that looked inside "The Nightmare Box", turned bonkers and joined the Writer's Retreat of Whittier. She was found dead in the woods after escaping from her mother for the last time.
19. They are (in no particular order): Mr. Whittier, Mrs. Clark, Saint Gut-Free, Mother Nature, Lady Baglady, Miss America, Duke of Vandals, Agent Tattletale, Earl of Slander, Comrade Snarky, Miss Sneezy, Chef Assassin, Sister Vigilante, Reverend Godless, Director Denial, Baroness Frostbite, the Countess Foresight, the Matchmaker and the Missing Link. Although Mr. Whittier was the founder of the retreat, he was still involved with the storytelling amongst the group.
Saint Gut-Free. The cheese puff munching saint of, well, "shaking hands with the president", so to say, was the one driving the bus for all the participants of the Writer's Retreat.
Joe. "I am Joe's Blood-Boiling Rage."
"I am Joe's Prostate."
"I am Joe's Raging Bile Duct."
"I am Joe's Grinding Teeth."
The mechanic. The mechanic picks the narrator up from work. After driving for a while and before the eventual crash the mechanic says "Believe in me and you shall die, forever."
Monday. "Arson meets on Monday
Assault on Tuesday
Mischief meets on Wednesday
And Misinformation meets on Thursday"
Partial mastectomy. After the surgery, her husband, carrying her suitcase, says it was too heavy and he felt lopsided. She retorts with "You feel lopsided?"
Australia. It looks like Australia and has a little New Zealand beside it. When he goes to the doctor, they think his birthmark is cancer, but it isn't.
Perfume bottles. He leaves a note in between the hostess' perfume bottles, saying he peed in one of them. It is never clarified if he actually did.
A pint. The narrator's boss won't let him run the presentation with a black eye and stitches. Probably a good thing because his stitches open and he starts swallowing blood.
Ireland. This is where he goes to in the chemical burn scene. Rather than retreating to his cave and finding his power animal, he remembers the time he peed on the Blarney Stone.
Her mother. Marla leaves her collagen at the Paper Street house. It ends up as soap.
6. Chuck Palahniuk wrote the short story about when he got a black eye after getting into a fight while camping. When he returned to work the next week, no one asked him about it.
Fight Club. "Fight Club" was his first book, and only one (so far) to be made into a major motion picture.
A resident in a mental hospital.. Victor thinks she is a doctor working in the hospital his mother resides in.
He replaces them with mints.. He does this because he wants to impregnate her.
Peter later lies comatose in a hospital bed.
|In "Lullaby" what is the name of the poem that is lethal if spoken--or even thought--in a victim's direction?||Chuck Palahniuk Novels
The Culling Song. The main character, Carl Streator, discovers a deadly and uncontrollably catchy tune, he goes on a minor killing spree until he recognizes his crimes and the song's devastating potential. His killing spree turns into a mission to destroy every copy of the poem in existence.
sole survivor of a Creedish death cult. He was away from his village when it happened.
Victor. Victor Mancini is a ruthless con artist, and a med-school dropout who's taken a job in a colonial-era theme park in order to help care for his Alzheimer's-afflicted mother.
|In the movie "Fight Club", our main character is unofficially called Jack, while reading stories from a body part's point of view. Ex. "I am Jack's Lungs." A different name is used in the book. What is it?||Chuck Palahniuk Novels
Joe. In the movie this character, played by Edward Norton, is known by several different names, such as Cornelius, Rupurt, and Tyler. But none of these are his real name.
|Which character shares his name with an animal, has long blonde hair, and becomes a reviver of road kill?||Chuck Palahniuk Novels
Oyster. Oyster is from the book "Lullaby".