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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.

March, 2010 - The Dudespaper

This Affliction Will Not Stand, Man

"At the beginning of The Big Lebowski, the Stranger says that he won’t call the dude a hero, cause “what’s a hero?” He means that the term has become misused, associated with people performing grandiose actions in the name of lofty ideals, many of which may not be so lofty after all.

But that doesn’t mean there’s no such thing as true heroes out there. ..." Read More

August 21, 2009 - Inquirer WKND

A Strike at Cancer (Cover Story)

"In the cult classic The Big Lebowski, Jeff Bridges' character, "The Dude," is a slacker who doesn't seem to care about much more than bowling, getting high, and Creedence Clearwater Revival.

But here in Philadelphia, there is another "dude" and he has a strong passion: He hates cancer. ..."

August 18, 2009 - CityPaper

"After Robert Maxwell was diagnosed with leukemia, his son, Tim, vowed to create a fundraiser for cancer research. But he didn't want it to be conventional. ..."

July 30, 2009 - Lebowski Podcast

Episode: The Dude Hates Cancer

The Lebowski Podcast is a monthly podcast dedicated to all things Lebowski. They were kind enough to get in touch and interview organizer Tim Maxwell about "The Dude Hates Cancer!" in the summer of '09. Read More and Download