Author Bret Easton Ellis didn't ask to be turned into a hot, sexy myth. But he's not exactly complaining about it, either."It's
so interesting to see how the myth takes over," he told a Brattle
Theatre audience, in response to a question about how it felt to be
"young and hot" when he first tasted literary success.
Whenever Chuck Palahniuk comes to town, you know you're in for something weird. After all, the man is a card-carrying member of the Cacophony Society (the jolly culture jammers who gave us the Santa Rampage) and claims to have caused some 40 public faintings with his gruesome reading of "Guts," the grim saga of a boy who turns his own colon inside out with a pool filter.