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Nearly 15 years after The Big Lebowski, Jeff Dowd – Joel and Ethan Coen’s real-life inspiration for the character of The Dude – is still happily slacking his way through life, largely unaffected by the fame the film has brought him.

In this short documentary, filmmaker Jeff Feuerzeig reveals Dowd’s younger years as an anti-war activist and also tracks his post-Lebowski life.


‘Opera singer’, songwriter, plastic surgery enthusiast, joyful self-publicist and web thing du jour, 21 year old Ukrainian Valeria ‘Living Barbie Doll’ Lukyanova has been responding to a welter of internet hate since her vast Facebook picture archive became a viral sensation in the last week.

Can’t imagine why folk would have a problem.