20 Facts About 'The Big Lebowski' (That Are Not, Like, An Opinion, Man)
In 1998, the Coen brothers gave us The Big Lebowski, a movie about the small Lebowski, you know, the Dude, his Dudeness, Duder, or El Duderino, if you’re not into the whole brevity thing. The Big Lebowski quickly became a cult-favorite, and for good reason. For example, here’s just one reason why we love it: it’s a stoner comedy with weird episodic humor -- that includes references to nihilism. Like, it makes fun of nihilists, which is the exact sort of thing Lebowski-following Zen-dudes and actual nihilists would love. Nihilism is the philosophical idea that – wait, no, sorry. Oh yeah, The Big Lebowski.
In this Pictofact, we discuss 20 fun facts about the Coen brothers’ classic. We deal with some behind-the-scene facts, some facts about their cast, directors, and even writing process, and we also deal with its legacy. Although, not that much. Yeah, Dudeism is fun and all, but come on guys, it’s just a movie, why are you taking it so seriously? Just, like, chill, dudes, it’s not like we’re talking German nihilism or something. Because unlike Buddhist acceptance, nihilism considers that — crap, we did it again, didn’t we? Alright, note to self: “20 God-Killing (And Bonkers) Facts About German Nihilism.” Until then, however, check out these silly and surreal facts about The Big Lebowski.