Lebowski 2014 Lebowski Fest co-founder Will Russell and festival employee Tyler Gill pose in the parking lot of the Executive Strike and Spare. Dressed as The Dude, Paul Spranger, of Muncie Ind., poses for a portrait with Chris Brown, of Detroit, Mich., who dressed as Walter Sobchak for Lebowski Fest. Festival goers could pay $1 to toss a bag of "whites" out of a Gran Torino and hit a nihilist dummy to raise money for a local charity. Charlie Wellock, of Philadelphia, Pa., wears size 11 jelly sandals he purchased at the festival five years ago. Bryan Beisner, of Louisville, and Ed Fulop of North Palm Beach, Fla., pose with Larry's Homework while dressed as Walter Sobchak. Claire Manor, of Chicago, Ill., poses in her Marty the Landlord costume at Lebowski Fest.