LURID: American Psycho - A Retrospective

Column by Karina Wilson March 6, 2013
Happy Birthday Patrick Bateman! On the anniversary of American Psycho's publication, Lurid takes a look at the enduring appeal of everyone's favorite homicidal yuppie. Murders & Executions, oh my!
Bret Easton Ellis is Writing a New Novel

Never Say Never: Bret Easton Ellis is Writing a New Novel

News by Christopher Shultz March 1, 2013
The author and provocateur decides fiction still interests him. What will come of his latest project?
Bret Easton Ellis apologizes to Kathryn Bigelow

Bret Easton Ellis Apologizes To Kathryn Bigelow For Sexist Tweets

News by Dean Fetzer December 19, 2012
The author of ‘American Psycho’ has wholeheartedly apologized to Kathryn Bigelow, director of the Oscar-winning ‘Hurt Locker’, after he tweeted sexist comments about her directorial ability.
Another Trailer For Bret Easton Ellis' "The Canyons"

Another New Trailer For Bret Easton Ellis' "The Canyons"

News by Benoît Lelièvre November 13, 2012
Iconic writer and Post-Empire prophet's new film project, "The Canyons", has another new trailer. Again, nobody is really sure of what it is.

What Scares You? 30 Terrifying Horror Stories Straight Out Of Your Worst Nightmares

Column by Kimberly Turner October 31, 2012
Nothing to fear but fear itself? What about dead things, evil dolls, darkness, madmen, water, spiders, and snakes? No matter what freaks you out, there's a book that'll scare the hell out of you.

Death Turns The Page: Seven Notable Literary Kills

Column by Jon Korn October 26, 2012
When better than this, the spookiest of all months, to examine 7 of the most memorable - and gruesome! - murders in literary history?
Bret Easton Ellis 'The Canyons' Gets A Trailer

Bret Easton Ellis-Written Film 'The Canyons' Gets A Trailer

News by Rob Hart October 9, 2012
The trailer for the "contemporary L.A. noir" is light on substance but big on style, presenting stars Lindsay Lohan and James Deen with a grindhouse vibe.
Explore The Boston Of 'Infinite Jest'? Ellis on Wallace

Want To Explore The Boston Of 'Infinite Jest'? Also, Bret Easton Ellis Not A Fan Of David Foster Wallace

News by Rob Hart September 6, 2012
William Beutler has created Infinite Atlas, an interactive guide to the Boston of David Foster Wallace's novel. Also, Bret Easton Ellis today launched a Twitter tirade against the late writer.
The Beach

From Page To Screen: David Sedaris, Norman Mailer, 'The Beach,' and More

News by Kimberly Turner
Today in 'From Page To Screen': The first Sedaris film, HBO's fascinating Norman Mailer story, Garland's 'The Beach' as a TV series, Easton Ellis loses 'Fifty Shades,' and Jennifer Lawrence cashes in.
Bret Easton Ellis 'The Canyons' Trailer

UPDATED WITH SET PHOTO: Bret Easton Ellis Releases Trailer For Indie Film 'The Canyons'

News by Rob Hart July 19, 2012
'The Canyons' is written by Ellis, directed by Paul Schrader, and funded via Kickstarter. The trailer is evocative, but is it effective?
Nikki Finke Threatening To Sue Bret Easton Ellis

Hollywood Gossip Columnist Nikki Finke Threatening To Sue Bret Easton Ellis

News by Rob Hart July 17, 2012
Nikki Finke is threatening to sue Bret Easton Ellis, supposedly because Ellis said he lives in the same building as the famously reclusive gossip columnist.
Bret Easton Ellis Wants To Write 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Movie

Bret Easton Ellis Wants To Write Adaptation For 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Movie

News by Rob Hart June 12, 2012
Bret Easton Ellis, author of 'American Psycho,' is pushing for a new gig: To adapt 'Fifty Shades of Grey' for the screen--and he wants David Cronenberg to direct.
'American Psycho' stage play

'American Psycho' To Make Its Stage Debut In The UK

News by Rob Hart April 23, 2012
A British touring company will debut a stage musical based on Bret Easton Ellis' novel, with music by Duncan Shiek. Yes, the guy behing 'Barely Breathing.'
Bret Easton Ellis Plotting 'American Psycho' Sequel

Bret Easton Ellis Plotting 'American Psycho' Sequel

News by Brandon Tietz March 12, 2012
Bret Easton Ellis took to his Twitter over the weekend and started brainstorming a sequel for 'American Psycho.' Will Bateman still have a hard time getting into Dorsia?

Transgression in Theory: The Idea of a Fight Club

Column by Phil Jourdan February 29, 2012
A critical look at how a fight club could turn into Project Mayhem — as part of a new series of columns on transgressive fiction.
News, Bret Easton Ellis, Paul Schrader, James Deen, Film

Bret Easton Ellis Wants Porn Star For Main Role Of Mysterious Noir Project

News by Rob Hart January 24, 2012
Bret Easton Ellis is writing an "LA noir micro budget" movie for director Paul Schrader--and wants porn star James Deen in the lead role.

Top 10 Things We'd Like to See in the 'American Psycho' Remake

Column by Brandon Tietz December 28, 2011
We're still of a mind that an 'American Psycho' remake is a terrible idea, but if you must do it, here's some things we'd like to see.
American Psycho Remake

"American Psycho" to Get Modernized Remake. Fans Outraged.

News by Brandon Tietz December 9, 2011
Lion's Gate has tapped Noble Jones to write and direct an 'American Psycho' remake. How bad of an idea is this?

Roger Avary To Direct Adaptation Of Bret Easton Ellis's "Glamorama", Sex Scenes Hot As Hell

News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 13, 2011
It's been a long time coming, but according to Ellis, Roger Avary's Adaptation of "Glamorama" is finally on its way.

Cavalcade Of Literary Jerks: Part 1

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky October 7, 2011
Yes they are all esteemed authors. Yes they've published some important works. And yes, they're all jerks. Join us in celebrating the Top 10 literary jerks of all time.