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Drinkman Hip Flask

Drinkman Hip Flask  Do the holidays have you lamenting your lost youth. Recapture those golden days with the super cool Drinkman Hip Flask from the NeatoShop. This fantastic flask is shaped like a totally righteous walkman. Dude! It’s super cool.  Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more great Barware & Cocktail items.  Link

Rockin’ Out with Spoons

All this dude needs to rock are a pair of spoons. Check him out playin’ the spoons and rockin’ out to Insomnia by Faithless: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] – via Metafilter

Unlock the 007 in You!

Unsuspecting train passengers in Belgium had 70 seconds to win exclusive tickets to see the new Bond flick, Skyfall. I think it’s pretty great guerrilla marketing, but then again I am a sucker for Daniel Craig and will most definitely be seeing Skyfall. Dude is just cool. -Via Ulamonge

A Documentary About The Real Life Dude

(Vimeo Link) The Dude abides in the classic Coen Brothers film The Big Lebowski, but did you know that the character played by Jeff Bridges is based on a real life dude? Your response should be “whoa man, you just blew my mind!”, because reacting to this earth- shattering news in any other way makes you a Nihilist.  Plant [...]

The Dude Behind “The Big Lebowski” – A Documentary

You’ve probably heard that The Dude from The Big Lebowski is loosely based on a real guy named Jeff Dowd. But what you probably haven’t seen is this twenty-minute documentary about Dowd, explaining himself in his own words. The film touches on Dowd’s history with politics and independent film, and we see Dowd [...]

Adam Savage Made His Own “Indiana Jones” Bullwhip

In this eight-minute video, MythBuster Adam Savage describes the construction of a replica Indiana Jones bullwhip. Savage made his first bullwhip in the early 90s, then got some advice from master whip maker David Morgan — so Savage bought a piece of kangaroo hide (apparently kangaroo leather is exceedingly strong) and proceeded to make [...]

Pop Culture Paintings By Dave MacDowell

Images of the Dude abound in the newest works by painter and pop culture junkie Dave MacDowell. They’re brightly colored, tongue in cheek dedications to the gods of geekdom. Gallery 1988 is currently showing the works of Dave MacDowell at their Santa Monica location now through June 2nd, and these works look even better in person, [...]

Movie Trivia for Universal’s 100th Anniversary

The Universal Film Manufacturing Company was officially incorporated in New York on this date in 1912. According to company legend, Carl Laemmle named his company Universal after seeing “Universal Pipe Fittings” written on a passing delivery wagon. To commemorate the 100th anniversary, we asked the good people at Universal to share some of their [...]

5 Horror Movies Starring Inanimate Objects

The soul of a horror movie lies in the strength of the monster. Freddy Krueger, Hannibal Lecter—these icons endure because they got under our skin and stayed there long after the lights went up. But what happens when your movie monster has no soul? What if it can’t talk, move, growl, bear teeth or intimidate [...]

How to FedEx a Horse

Many horses will travel to London this summer to participate in the Olympics. But owners can’t just book extra seats on commercial airliners. So when horse owners need to move their steeds over great distances, they turn to Tim Dutta, the owner of a company that specializes in that complex task. When Dutta flies a [...]