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Past Press Coverage

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Here's a look at some of the press coverage we've received through the years.

August 26, 2011 - CityPaper

JUST DUDE IT: Fight cancer, Big Lebowski-style!

"If you’ve seen The Big Lebowski, you know The Dude doesn’t take many things seriously. Bowling is an exception. The fight against cancer is another. The Dude Hates Cancer (TDHC) is a bowling tournament and fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). Thirty-nine teams will square off, round by round, until a final winner is decided. Last year, the event raised upwards of $60,000. This year, they’re shooting for $80,000." Read More

August 9, 2011 -

North Bowl To Host “The Dude Hates Cancer” Charity Bowling Tournament, Saturday, August 27

"Five years ago, in the wake of his father’s diagnosis with leukemia, Tim Maxwell organized a charity bowling tournament to raise money for cancer research. Since then, The Dude Hates Cancer charity campaign and bowling tournament has raised more than $100,000 for the fight against blood cancer. ..." Read More

May 5, 2011 -

Triumph Brewery To Host “The Dude Hates Cancer,” A Big Lebowski-Themed Happy Hour Fundraiser Tonight

"The Dude Hates Cancer Leukemia and Lymphoma Society fundraiser is back for its sixth annual Philadelphia campaign, crushing cancer and raising funds at Triumph Brewery tonight from 6-9 p.m.

Triumph will be donating $1 to the cause for every beer sold during this happy hour; plus, they’re discounting drinks: $3 beers, $4 wine and $5 well drinks (including margaritas, so you can get your Cinco de Mayo on). ..." Read More

Dec. 1, 2010 -

Dee Roscioli, Andrew Samonsky, Emma Zaks Set for Benefit Concert at the Beechman

"A mix of artists from Broadway and Las Vegas will join forces Dec. 6 for a benefit concert at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.

Presented by RagTag Entertainment, the evening, entitled The Dude's Cancer-Crushing Concert of Emerging Composers, will benefit The Dude Hates Cancer. ..." Read More

August 27-29, 2010 - Metro

We're With The Dude

"Universal Pictures wasn't exactly thrilled to see images from 'The Big Lebowski' on Timothy Maxwell's website. But only a bunch of castrating nihilists would sue The Dude Hates Cancer, Maxwell's annual bowling benefit for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. ..."

August 28, 2010 - The Deli

"Nihilists, Jackie Treehorn, and keeping Walter in line aren’t the only things that The Dude has a problem with. Because for another year Tim Maxwell and his friends, the people behind The Dude Hates Cancer, are organizing an epic bowling tournament that donates it proceeds towards spreading awareness and finding a cure for leukemia and lymphoma. ..."

August 27, 2010 - PWBlogs

“The Dude Hates Cancer” Bowling Tourney And Benefit Show Happens Tomorrow

"It’s time once again for a great and important Philly tradition: “The Dude Hates Cancer” Charity Bowling Tournament and Afterparty — fantastic and super-fun events happening for the fifth straight year, all designed to raise money and awareness for blood cancer research (all proceeds raised go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society). ..." Read More

August 25, 2010 - 215Blog

STFU Already, Cancer!

"Every five minutes someone is diagnosed with blood cancer -- and every ten minutes, someone dies.* This depressing statistic hit home for Philly’s Tim Maxwell several years ago, when both of his parents were diagnosed with blood cancers just a few years apart. ..." Read More

April 26, 2010 - Phrugal Philly

The Dude Hates Cancer Registration Kickoff at WCL

"The big event isn't until August 27, but the party starts Tuesday night downstairs at World Cafe Life. Future competitors in"The Dude Hates Cancer!" (TDHC) Charity Bowling Tournament can register early while watching a free screening of The Big Lebowski, enjoying Bossa Nova music by Roomtone and drinking "Caucasians," "Special Lady Friends," "The Treehorn," and craft beers from California's Bear Republic and Anderson Valley breweries. ..." Read More

April 25, 2010 - Phillyist

"Cancer is a foul, horrifying word. The Dude does not abide scary shit like cancer. He does, however, stand in support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Eastern Pennsylvania's charity bowling tournament. And while the main event isn't until August 28th, The Big Lebowski is fired up about the registration shindig being held at World Cafe Live tonight. ..." Read More