How The Dude From ‘The Big Lebowski’ Become an Icon For Laid Back, Uncomplicated Lifestyle


In an abiding episode of their very insightful video essay series, film and television analysis platform ScreenPrism digs into the 1998 Coen Brothers film The Big Lebowski and the main character Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski (Jeff Bridges) has become an iconic inspiration for those who choose to live a laid back, uncomplicated lifestyle without any interruptions or concerns to take them out of their transcendent groove.

The embrace of the dude’s abiding lifestyle over the years has shown that people want to challenge our society’s assumptions that achievement, machismo and a big name are the measures of a man. There might be some value in cutting back, leading a simpler, humbler, more spiritual existence and maybe the world would be a better place if we were all a little more relaxed like The Dude.

The post How The Dude From ‘The Big Lebowski’ Become an Icon For Laid Back, Uncomplicated Lifestyle appeared first on Laughing Squid.

Powered by WPeMatico

A Fabulous Vintage Cabaret Cover of ‘The Final Countdown’ by Europe

Postmodern Jukebox joined up with stunning Swedish jazz musician and multi-instrumentalist, Gunhild Carling, to perform a fabulous vintage cabaret cover of Europe‘s 1986 song “The Final Countdown.” Carling belted out incredible vocals and played her trombone with fierce power. Their cover is available to purchase from iTunes. Here is the …

Bill Nye the Science Guy Offers a Humorous Tutorial on Scientific Slang, Expressions and Jokes

While promoting his PBS POV special, a rather forthright Bill Nye sat down with Vanity Fair to humorously define a series of scientifically specific slang, expressions and jokes that he’s userd throughout his career. Bill Nye teaches you scientific slang words and terms. Find out what “arsole,” “hinny,” “champagne tap” …

A Clever Animation That Explains the Heights and Purposes of Each Layer of the Earth’s Atmosphere

While many of us have a nebulous familiarity with the universe, a very clever animation by the Royal Observatory Greenwich explains the height and purposes of the different layers of the Earth’s atmosphere before it is officially considered to be “space”. These layers include the troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, and the …