Rev. GMS was fortunate enough to not only hang out with Jeff Bridges at the Zen Peacemakers’ Symposium, but he also made some fine amigos among the very Dudeish Zen Peacemakers themselves. The good Rev managed to spread dude word among them and now he shares the Zen peacepipe with us, including JB’s cool plan to help them achieve.
Canada’s biggest Lebowski event was a smashing success and Rev. Robert King blathers all about his experience there. Fabulous stuff, man. Our compadres in the Great White North sure know how to throw a garden party, eh?
People are using the power of the Dude to do good in the world. Sometimes it’s just acting nicer than they normally would. But other times it’s to do awesome philanthropic things like fighting cancer. One awesome urban achiever, Tim Maxwell of Philly has been doing just that for four years – The Dude Hates Cancer is a fabulous bowling event that raises money to fight that darkest of human paraquats.
The Coen Brothers’ new film, A Serious Man, looks set to follow in the footsteps of The Big Lebowski — it’s a richly comic story with a profoundly philosophical undercurrent. Comes out today!
Rev. Hieronymous Moondog has alerted us to a holy site of Dudeist pilgrimage: Dude Mountain in Arizona. Only problem is that it might be a bitch to climb. Luckily, there’s a nearby campsite at which you can take in all its glory without straining a muscle. Dudeward ho!
Air Guitar is no longer something you do behind closed doors while jumping on the bed and drunk. It’s now a bona-fide art form, and has been commended as strongly radical. Crash Winfield watched the semis in the City of Angels and found it equally stupefyin’ and spectacular. You can still get drunk, though.
Dudeism’s founder Oliver Benjamin attended Thailand’s Elephant Polo Competition this year and managed to secure free advertising for The Church of the Latter-Day Dude. What’s more, it turns out that elephant polo is a surprisingly apt pasttime for the practicing Dudeist. Reverend Crash Winfield reports.