Selected Shorts

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Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.


Episode 4 Chuck Palahniuk "Zombies"

September 19th, 2016

Episode 109 of 156 episodes

From the dark mind of cult author Chuck Palahniuk (writer of such classic novels likeFight ClubandChoke), "Zombies" is a tale of what happens when teens at a high school figure out a way to disengage with the pressure of life. It's a story anyone in modern life can relate to, and the powerful ending packs a wallop. Host Aparna Nancherla talks to Chuck about what inspired the story as well as books he loves.

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