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Fight Club Has a Very Different Ending in China
Ending of Fight Club 
is Restored in China

Ending of Fight Club is Restored in China

It had been replaced with text saying authorities foiled plan

(Newser) - Update: The original ending of Fight Club has been restored on a streaming service in China after an outcry over what appeared to be extremely heavy-handed censorship. On Tencent Video, a scene in which skyscrapers containing credit card records are blown up is back, CNN reports. It had been replaced...

Felony Charges in Alleged Day Care Fight Club Incident

At least six children were recorded with a padded glove on one hand

(Newser) - Two St. Louis day care workers are facing felony charges after preschool children in their care were encouraged to fight each other. St. Louis prosecutors charged 28-year-old Mickala Guliford and 22-year-old Tena Dailey with first-degree endangering a child. A summons was issued Monday. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports charging documents...

'I'm an Idiot': Teacher Who Cops Say Ran Classroom 'Fight Club'

Ryan Avery Fish told police he just wanted to befriend his students

(Newser) - The first rule of fight club is you don't talk about fight club, but that becomes even more imperative if you're a substitute teacher running one out of your high school math class. Whether Ryan Avery Fish, fired in October from Connecticut's Montville High School, initially bragged...

Report: HS Baseball Players Ran Underground Fight Club

Coaches investigated for using racist language, mocking hurt players

(Newser) - High-school baseball players in Texas were running an underground fight club while their coaches mocked injured students, according to documents obtained by the Dallas Morning News . An investigation into Plano East Senior High head coach Travis Collins and assistant coach Reagan Allen started last year after parents complained the coaches...

Day Care Workers Accused of Running Child 'Fight Club'

2 women have been fired, face child abuse charges

(Newser) - Investigators say they've uncovered a disturbing fight club at just about the last place you'd expect to find such a ring: a day care. Prosecutors allege teacher's aide Erica Kenny, 22, and teacher Chanese White, 28, encouraged about a dozen boys and girls, aged 4 to 6,...

'Fight Churches' Let Pastors Duke It Out

Hundreds of evangelical churches allow fighting: film

(Newser) - "Can you love your neighbor as yourself and at the same time knee him in the face as hard as you can?" That question is posed in Fight Church, a new documentary about churches that promote mixed martial arts fighting among pastors, Huffington Post reports. The film's directors...

Junior High Suspends Students in Fight Club

At least eight youths participated, with rules and YouTube videos

(Newser) - Fight Club lives on. Eight junior high boys have been suspended from their school in Naperville, Illinois, for running their version of a fight club, reports the Chicago Tribune . It seemed pretty well thought-out: The kids has safety words and rules, and even posted fights to YouTube. (Police have taken...

No Corsets, No Crying: It's Jane Austen's Fight Club

Literary heroines show they can take a punch

(Newser) - Jane Austen's heroines, independent-minded young women burdened by the customs of proper society, are tough—but not like this. The brawling belles of the trailer for the nonexistent movie Jane Austen's Fight Club can literally take a punch, Mashable reports . Does "no corsets, no hairpins, no crying" sound like...

Hot New Game: Dodgeball Fight Club

Players meet in a parking garage around midnight

(Newser) - Combine dodgeball with the ethos of the movie Fight Club, and you get quotes like this: "You tell your friends, 'I went to an underground parking garage last night and got my face smashed in with a dodgeball.' "How cool is that?" So says one fan (a...

Blood Trail Leads From McDonald's to LA 'Fight Club'

Cops arrest suspect at underground match

(Newser) - LAPD officers followed a grisly trail of blood from a McDonald's to a man suspected of stabbing 2 victims—and discovered a brutal "fight club" run from a home. Robert Nguyen, 24, was busted on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after cops found him at a house...

Teen 'Fight Club Bomber' Busted in NY

(Newser) - A Fight Club-obsessed teen has been arrested for the bombing of a Manhattan Starbucks, the New York Daily News reports. Kyle Shaw, 17, modeled himself on the Tyler Durden character in the movie and sought to copy the film's "Project Mayhem" attacks on corporate America, according to police. Shaw—...

A Fight Club at U Chicago?!
A Fight Club at
U Chicago?!

A Fight Club at U Chicago?!

Combats stereotype of student as '5 foot 10, pale, skinny, and good at math.'

(Newser) - While the movie Fight Club spawned many imitators after its 1999 release, it took eight years for a fight club to emerge at the notoriously intellectual University of Chicago. Called Thunderdome, after the 1985 Mad Max movie, the fight club meets outdoors, on the quads on campus, late at night....

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