So says Will Russel, organizer and founder of Lebowski Fest, a two day event stopping in San Francisco this Friday (Sep. 5) through Saturday (Sep. 6) where Lebowski buffs gather to honor the cult classic.
Achievers as Lebowski fans are called in reference to a line in the movie bowl, knock back Jeff Bridges character The Dudes drink of choice white russians and show their fanaticism in strange ways.
One year, two kids whod watch the movie with their deceased uncle came to the fest, and brought the dead uncle with them.
Russel explains, They put his ashes in a Folgers coffee can, just like in the movie, and entered him in the costume contest. The funny thing is, he only came in second.
Though Russel admits many take their love for the movie too far, theyve never had a toe severed or kidnapped a trophy wife to honor the movie.
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