© 2005 Static and Feedback
All rights reserved
|Lebowskifest NYC '05
Back inside, 2nd floor.
Drink count: 2 Caucasions (white Russians for the
naïve), 1 PBR (Nectar of the Gods!)
Band: Herbal Nation w/ Jeff the Dude. (The Dude in
the movie was based on a true person, Jeffrey “the
“Seed, plant it, dry it, roll it, smoke it, it goes down
Jeff is standing next to me! (Rambled something
into his ear, got his autograph, signed: Bruce & Will
Rock on Forever. The Dude Abides!)
“We are on the radio.” — Will (Sirius radio just
came up to us!)
This is what I said into the microphone: “My heart
just skipped a beat. I just met the real Dude!!!”
11:15 p.m. Just me webguy in charge, thanked him.
(That’s fucking interesting. I have no clue what that
is. Perhaps it was when I went to the merch table
and met with one of the guys in charge of the event
and thanked him.)
We are exiting the building again.
Thought I saw some dude from the Apprentice. I
hope not though.
Spotted: 1st Jesus, Sam Elliot, Landlord in his
“whathaveyou dance quartet outfit.”
Spot lead singer and bassiest of Hair Supply! Get
the lead singer’s autograph: Phil Costello, Rocking
Back inside to watch the screening of the film.
The real Dude takes the mic and welcomes the
crowd and introduces the film.
The Stranger (Sam Elliot) in costume in front of
crowd lip synching the lines.
Watching the film next to Jesus. More onsite
Q) “Where did you get the outfit?
A) “The Jesus outfit was tailored made from Asia.
His father (assuming God) lives in Asia. (and
probably knows some underprivileged children. 8
year olds, Dude)
Everyone cheered for the Dude as he walked down
the aisle in Ralph’s.
(It felt like I was at a Jack Johnson concert;
everyone was quoting the movie in unison.)
12:45 a.m. We just left the Knitting Factory. We
watched Big Lebowski to the Jesus
I had the Sirius microphone right in front of my face
majority of the time. Just rambling.
1:28 a.m. Cobra — Sylvester Stallone on the
Back at Will’s apartment
“This is a cult film!”— Will.
|Is this your homework, Larry?
|Will and Bruce take in a beer at the lanes.
|The Dude himself, Jeff Dowd, with a happy Achiever.
|Bruce and fellow Americorps Achiever Rachel...and proud we are
of all of them.