Parents have long struggled with their inability to share cult classic dark psychological thrillers with their young children, but at last Mashable has made a video that solves this very problem. In this game-changing clip, Chuck Palahniuk, author of real-book-turned-movie Fight Club reads an excerpt from Fight Club 4 Kids, a fake-book-turned-animation that chronicles one boy’s experience making an imaginary friend and getting involved in an underground Horsing Around Club. Palahniuk makes a valiant effort at reconfiguring his opus for a younger audience, but he ultimately fails because the author cannot escape his need to be vulgar, and maybe this was actually a really bad, awful, idea that’s absolutely not safe 4 kids.


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