The Big Lebowski, one of the greatest cult movies of all time, has hit home with food lovers across America. Many of the "greatest hits" of America’s favourite foods are in the book. The recipes are mostly quick and easy to make and tasty and with the budget conscious in mind.
The best of the Big Lebowski scenes and characters are captured by imaginative recipe titles with funny twists, such as "Dude's Chocolate Kahlua Sauce," "Crazy Wings," and "Gooey Chop-Meat."
The Big Lebowsi and philosophy are always closely tied in, and this is not ignored by what may seem on the surface to be just another cookbook. But don't judge this book by its cover. This isn't just a book of easy Super Bowl recipes - it aims to make great food easy and cheap to make, so people can spend less time cooking and more time enjoying the food with their friends and loved ones.
"Got Any Kahlua - The Collected Recipes of The Dude" will be a big hit with
Achievers everywhere (the name the cult movie's followers have adopted). Not
just a recipe book, it involves the philosophy of The Dude and forms a small
cookery course in itself - penned by New Yorke writer, Daniel Bellino Zwicke, a
wine and restaurant professional for over 20 years.
Big Lebowski movie was a phenomenon that shot Jeff Bridges to messiah status in
1998 and starred an eclectic mix of movie stars. It seems appropriate that such
a mix of fun and flavoursome foods has been chosen to remind us of its
This recipe book is almost ghost written by The Dude himself, and Daniel describes
the book: “Dude has collected a lifetime of wonderful recipes, like, Dudes Cowboy
Chili, Gooey Chop Meat, Da Fino's Meatballs, and more. Dude will teach you
how to make a tasty Taco, Burrito, Ramen, Tuna-Fish Sandwich or whatever
your little Achiever Heart desires. Being The Dude, all these recipes are Easy,
Economical, and of course Tasty! The Dude wouldn't have it any other way.
And the Dude wants to help you and guide you along the way to a beautiful journey
as you cook along with The Dude, you will always Abide!"
If the movie's nuances have escaped you in the past, you can stop wondering what
is the Big Lebowski about, and start enjoying social gatherings without fuss
whenever you have the guys around for the football game.
"Got Any Kahlua: Collected Recipes of The Dude" is available in both paperback
and digital format on your local Amazon store now.
The Beatles and the Rolling Stones represent two sides of one of the Twentieth Century’s greatest aesthetic debates. In this excerpt from his book Beatles vs. Stones, historian John McMillian describes how the Stones shaped their image in response to what the Beatles had done.
Dick Cavett Interviews MICK JAGGER before MSG Concert
In NEW YORK
Cavett ask Mick about Plates being passed around at a party with White Powdery Stuff on the plates, suggesting without actually saying that it's Cocaine on the plates. Mick eludes to this question and tells Dick Cavett that it was Vitamins and Salt on the plates. Jagger says, "yeah, Vitamin A, B, C, & Vitamin D" ... Mick says , "You have to drink a lot of water with the salt."
Metlife Stadium , East Rutherford , NJ June 13, 2019
"I Listen to STONES MUSIC Everyday."
"Doesn't EVERYBODY" ???
Keith Richards is on the phone talking about one of his favorite subjects.
“The rhythm section … I love rhythm sections, it all starts there,” says the Rolling Stones guitarist as if describing the Book of Genesis. At his most eloquent, as in the passages from his 2010 memoir, “Life,” when he reminisced about the days when he’d press his ear to a phonograph speaker to better hear the interplay of the Jimmy Reed or Muddy Waters band, the back-line figured mightily in his understanding of how music moved the soul.
Now he was thinking about his Stones compatriot, drummer Charlie Watts, possibly for a number of reasons. There’s no doubt that the ebb-and-flow between Watts and Richards gives the best Stones music its eternal elasticity, and puts some jump in the band’s hits-dominated stadium tours. But in an interview earlier this year with the Guardian, Watts cast some doubt on his desire to keep the road show rolling. “It wouldn’t bother me if the Rolling Stones said that’s it ... enough,” the 77-year-old drummer said.
The comment was made several months before the Stones announced a 2019 tour of America, including concerts on June 21 and 25 at Soldier Field (tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday). Richards wanted to make it clear that one of the biggest reasons the Stones aren’t calling it a career just yet is because of their drummer’s ability to keep swinging..
Legend tells that Bill Gates paid something like $14 million to the Rolling Stones to use their song “Start Me Up” in the very first Microsoft television commercial, created by Wieden+Kennedy.
It was August 1995. The commercial was for Windows 95, and the story goes that Bill Gates got the idea from the “start button” feature on the launch screen. Gates was said to have personally asked Mick Jagger how much it would cost to use the song. Jagger, being a rock rebel to his core, tossed out a number in the millions, hoping to dissuade Gates.
We now know that it was actually $3 million, according to now retired Microsoft chief operating officer Bob Herbold. And it was well worth the cost to launch a campaign that made Microsoft a household name at a time when only 3 percent of consumers even knew the company made software.
Whatever the legend tells, the fact still remains: Because of that recognizable song, the Windows 95 campaign was the first grand celebration of the Microsoft brand, and still holds up as one of their most memorable. .