I discuss 'The Big Lebowski' in relation to the slacker movement in the late 80s, and themes of consumerism, authenticity and resistance. This talk is also available to read or download on my Academia.edu page.
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Abide With Me: The Big Lebowski
The Big Lebowski is a 1998 film written and directed by the Coen brothers. The film follows the Dude, played by Jeff Bridges, a laid-back, easygoing slacker whose aims in life are to avoid any trouble or exertion and to get compensated for the damage done to his carpet. 1,097 more words
I’ve been busy trucking on with this:
A band I’ve put a large chunk of my life into for the last four years. Met yesterday with an attack on my level of commitment by the other members of the band, I’m wondering if the time and money I put into it is worth it anymore. 84 more words
This post is written in response to what struck me as a rather affected blog post by a young woman from Dallas. Please read it first, or this post won’t make any sense. 606 more words